Common problems with the Chrysler 200 include the engine dying while driving, thumping when shifting gears and either stalling or a experiencing a rough idle. The 2011 model has received the most complaints, as of March 2015.
The top complaint for the 2015 Chrysler 200 model year is the engine stalling or shutting off while driving. Other top reported problems include squealing when backing up, the car stuttering when pressing on the gas and the emergency brake coming on by itself. There are also several common transmission issues, such as transmissions failing or slipping into neutral while driving. During 2014 and 2015, Chrysler recalled specific 200 models because of malfunctioning transmissions, faulty wiring and insufficient welding on rear shock absorbers.