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2016 Chrysler 200 Towing Capacity

How much can a 2016 Chrysler 200 pull? Compare 6 trim levels.

What will it tow?

RV   Car   Boat   Typical trailers

2016 Chrysler 200 Trims
Towing capacity by engine

Choose a towing vehicle wisely. Make sure the engine has enough power, the gearbox is capable of withstanding heavy loads, and the axle ratio is optimal for hauling.

  • 2.4L I-4, 3.73 axle ratio, 184 hp, 173 lb/ft - 1,000 lbs
  • 3.6L V-6, 3.25 axle ratio, 295 hp, 262 lb/ft - 1,000 lbs

LX 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan

Maximum Towing Capacity - 1000 lb

It is the same for all trims.

The maximum weight that Chrysler 200 is allowed to tow. The maximum trailer weights listed are only applicable for altitudes up to 3280 ft (1,000 m) above sea level. With increasing altitude the engine power and therefore the car's climbing ability are impaired because of the reduced air density, so the maximum trailer weight has to be reduced accordingly. The weight of the car and trailer must be reduced by 10% for every further 3280 ft (1,000 m) (or part thereof).

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - 4612 lb

This is the maximum amount of weight Chrysler 200 is rated to carry (engine, chassis, fluids, passengers, cargo, load - everything). It is often determined by the manufacturer and is indicated in the owner's manual or on the inside of the drive's door panel.

Curb Weight - 3473 lb

This is how much Chrysler 200 weighs sitting on the curb with no driver, passengers, no cargo and no load with all standard options.

Payload Capacity - 1139 lb

Payload is considered all the extra stuff you put inside your vehicle, whether it be passengers or a pile of rocks, that weight is all considered payload. You can increase it by:

  1. Upgrading the Rear Springs.
  2. Adding Coil-Over Shock Absorbers.
  3. Installing a Longer Truck Bed.
  4. Attaching a Trailer.
  5. Adding Bed Racks.

Horsepower - 184 hp

The higher the power of your engine, the more weight your car can pull.

Torque - 173 Lb-Ft

High torque is essential for towing because it allows you to pull the trailer at a lower RPM, reducing the strain on the engine.

Axle Ratio - 3.73

The higher the axle ratio, the more power your vehicle produces, and as a result, the more weight this car can tow.

Drive Type - front-wheel

All-wheel or rear-wheel drive vehicles are best suited for towing, while front-wheel drive vehicles can haul much less weight.

Transmission - 9-spd auto w/OD

It is the same for all trims.

Do not overload your vehicle while towing, as this can cause the transmission to overheat and fail. If your transmission has "Towing mode" - be sure to turn it on.

Turbocharger - no data

Turbocharged engines produce more power, so if you need a vehicle for towing, choose the one equipped with a turbo.

Wheelbase - 108

It is the same for all trims.

The longer your vehicle's wheelbase, the less likely the trailer you tow will push down on the rear axle and lift the front end.

Front Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - no data

It is the maximum allowable weight that can be placed on a front axle of your Chrysler 200.

Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) - no data

It is the maximum allowable weight that can be placed on a rear axle of your Chrysler 200.

Limited 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan

S 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan

C 4dr Front-wheel Drive Sedan

S 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan

C 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan

Trailers that Your Vehicle Can Tow



Inside the RV, you will find everything you need for a comfortable stay, even away from civilization.

Car Trailers

If you need to transport your car over a long distance - use a car trailer - this method is much safer and more reliable than towing with a rope.

Choose the car you want to haul:


Boat Trailers

If you need to transport a boat, make sure you choose the right size trailer.

Boat trailer

Typical Trailers

Whatever your needs, you can find a trailer that's perfect for you.

Boat trailer

What is a 2016 Chrysler 200 maximum towing capacity?

When organizing energizing excursions in the open air, you definitely ought to bear in mind the 2016 Chrysler 200 towing capacity, which is the most important attribute for such endevour. The towing capacity is really the vehicle's highest volume of weight that it will safely tow. This information can generally be found on a sticker located on the inside of the driver's front door near to the door latch. The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) is definitely the greatest functional weight (including cargo and passengers) and must not be violated. Usually, the load of a trailer being pulled is suggested to stay within 10-15 % of the GVWR.

Down the page, the info on the towing capacity of the 2016 Chrysler 200 with all trims and generations. Take note the maximum towing weight can vary greatly based on the braking system of what is being pulled. If a trailer is equipped with its own brakes then its "braked capacity". On the contrary, it is actually unbraked capacity. When purchasing the future RV, you should remember that the weight and rating is obtained from the trailer's manufacturer plus all the additional payload you are going to place into it must never exceed the 2016 Chrysler 200 towing capacity. Violating this significant principle will affect your capability to control and stop in time and might eventually result in permanent harm to your automobile or even trigger accidents on the roads.


Drivers must not exceed the Chrysler 200 towing capacity as it can have serious consequences such as interfering with your car's braking ability

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The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has developed the J2807 set of recommended practices. The tow test procedures designed by the big brains at the SAE consist of a series of rigorous real-world challenges to determine the Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR) of a vehicle and trailer combination.