Notes: The 2015 model year is the first of the sedan's 2nd generation. Maybe they should have stuck with the 1st generation.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
15 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,754 miles

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2015 Chrysler 200 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2015 Chrysler 200 Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #29

Dec 242016


  • 26,000 miles


My wife was involved in an accident Dec 24, 2016. Icy road conditions, hit a stalled vehicle, air bags did not deploy. She suffered a broken arm and broken ribs.

- Raymond, WA, USA

problem #28

Oct 262016


  • 16,000 miles
My husbands Chrysler 200 2015 had huge electrical problems which would cause the vehicle to completely shut off while being driven. The car's electrical would not work, the keyfob wouldn't work, the trunk wouldn't open and you could not shift gears. The dealership could not figure out the issue but "fixed" it several times. The car malfunctioned again and my husband was involved in a car accident as a result, which totaled the car completely, with no airbag deployment. Chrysler has not fixed the issue, instead they have closed several cases/claims we have opened with them, never addressing the issue of the car turning off without notice, only the airbag concern. Again, the car was being driven when it completely shut off and loses all electrical and engine power, which resulted in the accident which totaled the car

- Glendale, CA, USA

problem #27

Dec 052016


  • 43,000 miles
The airbag service light came off an in for 2 days. Now it stays on. I was told there is no recall for my car. The transmission jolts when going from 2nd into 3rdwhile driving

- Orange, CA, USA

problem #26

Nov 162016


  • miles


Purchased/leasing car from american car center and from day 2 there had been problems but they keep giving me the run around. I've taken it to the shop 3X in less than 30 days. The air bag light light was on. They had me take it to a place that doesn't fix them then they sent me to the Chrysler dealership who claimed to have fixed it. Not even a week later the light comes on again. In the meantime I complained about the car seeming like it's going into neutral. Again, acc sends me to one of their shops who says nothing is wrong with the transmission and it just need to be reset so they reset it. Well the same day it was supposed to be fixed it does it two more times especially going downhill. It doesn't shift into gear as it suppose to. I put it in drive but it moves like it's in neutral then jerks into drive, not safe. If I stop at a stop sign it stalls to pull off. The passenger seat got stuck after it was let back for the first time. The speedometer glitches and the radio/phn connection does what it wants to. My main complaint is the transmission. What it's doing scares me whenever I drive it. The date it last happened is listed below.

- Readyville, TN, USA

problem #25

Nov 102016


  • miles
I was involved in a 3car accident yesterday 10-10-16 Thursday where I was the middle car on a city street approaching a red light to stop. I'm not sure if my veh was completely at a stand still of it I was still in motion at about 3mph or less but another car ran into me forcing me into the van in front of me. Although my car filled with smoke and I could smell rubber, and the icon on my dash shows the air bags came out- but they did not. I didnt realise the my car assumed the airbags came out until I got in the car to drive away and the seatbelt was and still is locked as if im not suppose to be driving because my car believe the airbags are out at this time and im unable to drive it and they are not which leads me to believe there may be a faulty parts issue going on with my car.I have contacted my manufacturer but have heard notanything so far except it was moved up to their legal dept.

- Sanford, FL, USA

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problem #24

Oct 272016


  • 39,000 miles
I recently purchased the 2015 Chrysler 200 from concord Honda. I was driving the morning of October 27th, 2015 I received a "service airbag system". I was driving a approximately 20 mph on a residential street when the light just appeared. My vehicle is currently at about 39,200 miles and I purchased it with just under 39,000 miles.

- Bay Point, CA, USA

problem #23

Oct 102016


  • 52,000 miles


The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While driving 40 mph, the gear shifter shifted into neutral independently and the panel surrounding the shifter began to flicker. In addition, while attempting to reverse with the gear shifter in the reverse position, "put in designated gear" displayed across the message board. The vehicle failed to reverse and the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle after some time. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. After the repair for NHTSA campaign number: 16V114000 (air bags, seats) was performed, the air bag warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was included in NHTSA campaign number: 16V529000 (power train); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The failure mileage was 52,000. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- New Orleans, LA, USA

problem #22

Aug 062016


  • 11,365 miles
My air bag system service has been coming on since April had it serviced then it had to be serviced again in June. The light has now come on again as of August 6,2016 no one seems to take this as a serious matter my airbags are deactivated as to what the dealership who worked on it the issue in April explained I have contacted Chrysler to have this fixed or give me a new vehicle they claim they have to fix the problem three times before I am allowed to get a new vehicle so now I am riding in a car without any air bags and praying that I don't have an accident with my kids. The incident has occurred while I am driving or parking the vehicle the message comes on to service airbag system

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #21

Mar 092015


  • 10,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. The contact stated that the air bag warning indicator remained illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the failure could not be duplicated. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 10,000.

- Quincy, FL, USA

problem #20

May 172016


  • miles
Takata recall

- Stone Mountain, GA, USA

problem #19

Mar 012016


  • 8,000 miles


The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While operating the vehicle, the air bag sensor light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the wiring was too tight. The vehicle was repaired, but the failure continued. The manufacturer was notified. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 8,000.

- Corona, CA, USA

problem #18

Nov 012015


  • miles
There have been 6 recalls on this vehicle and only 2 have been corrected by my dealership. They are waiting for parts to correct the others. The power steering part has been recalled since November 2015, and they are still waiting to fix it. I am the sole driver in my household with a family and only this car. I cannot return it, I can not trade it in I owe more than its worth. My credit is also shot.

- Manchester, NH, USA

problem #17

May 042016


  • 15,400 miles
Tamara inflators recall what to have this car checked for defective air bags. Seen recall on the evening news don't know if my car is involved in the recall.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

problem #16

Dec 062015


  • 14,900 miles
The contact owned a 2015 Chrysler 200. While driving 40 mph, the contact crashed into another vehicle. The air bags deployed, but they did not inflate. There were no injuries and a police report was filed. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to an impound lot. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 14,900.

- Southgate, MI, USA

problem #15

Apr 282016


  • 39,000 miles
Was involved in a 3 -car accident on 04/27/2016 per the way he vehicle was hit and the damages, the airbags should have deployed, no airbags deployed and car would not turn off... meaning the push to start would not turn off engine... the vehicle was in motion when accident occurred and there is no reason exactly why the airbags didn't deploy being that the axle is damaged as well.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #14

Apr 052016


  • 30,000 miles
Front end collision occurred on April 5 2016. The vehicle was in motion at 49 mph and caused a 6 car crash. Not a single air bag deployed. Lafontain of saline and Chrysler hq will not return my calls.. I am still paying for this lease.

- New Boston, MI, USA

problem #13

Feb 272016


  • 25,300 miles
On Saturday 2/27/16, my husband and I were going through an intersection (we had the green light) and a Ford F-150 truck ran a red light forcing us to T-bone his truck. We were going approx 25 mph and the truck was going approx 40 mph when we collided. The airbags on my Chrysler 200 did not deploy but the airbags on the F-150 did deploy. My husband and I both received head, neck and back problems from this accident but thankfully nothing extremely major. I am including pictures of the inside and outside of the car immediately after the accident.

- Whitehouse, OH, USA

problem #12

Dec 312015


  • 10,690 miles
Brakes locked while in motion trying to stop at 35 mph. Resulted in rear-end crash and no airbag deployment.

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #11

Dec 182015


  • 5,800 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. While parking the vehicle, it suddenly accelerated and crashed into a tree. The air bags did not deploy. There were no injuries and a police report was not filed. The vehicle was damaged on the front bumper. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed, but the cause of the failure was not found. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 5,800.

- Howell, NJ, USA

problem #10

Oct 222015


  • 4,000 miles
The contact owns a 2015 Chrysler 200. That while parked, the vehicle accelerated without warning. The brake pedal was depressed, but failed to respond. As a result, the contact crashed into a building and the air bags failed to deploy. There were no injuries. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to a collision center, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V470000 (electrical system). The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 4,000.

- Sunrise, FL, USA

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