A Sergio Marchionne makeover, the 200 more than doubled sales of its sad-sack predecessor, the Sebring, in 2011, thanks to a new interior and V-6 engine. Chrysler has never shined in this segment, and the 200 is priced to sell, making it a decent value. Given the roasting the Sebring took from analysts, it is hard to escape the observation that Marchionne succeeded by putting lipstick on a pig.
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