2016 Chrysler 100 sedan will compete with Ford Focus

April 5, 2015 at 10:32 am

Chrysler Company plans to double its Chrysler lineup and become a massive North American brand by 2018. The Company hopes to compete in the global market with Ford, Chevrolet and Hyundai. The line of Chrysler products will include a compact sedan and two new crossovers. This statement was made by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles leadership.

New expected Chrysler 100 sedan pic

New expected Chrysler 100 sedan pic

Americans already released restyled 2015 Chrysler 300 sedan, which premiere took place at the Los Angeles Motor Show. Another premiere of a Chrysler 100 compact sedan is scheduled for 2016; it will be designed to compete with the mass representatives of the C-segment, such as the Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla ,Honda Civic, and Chevrolet Cruze.

2016 Chrysler 100 powerful compact sedan pic

2016 Chrysler 100 powerful compact sedan pic

The new Chrysler 100 will share Fiat Viaggio and Dodge Dart sedans platform. It is worth to note that the production version of the Chrysler 100 will be powered by 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine coupled with a brand robotic gearbox with two clutches.

Currently, Chrysler 100 is ready to become a serial model, but the final decision about its production is not yet made. According to Sergio Marchionne, a Head of the Chrysler-Fiat, if the serial production of Chrysler 100 will be launched, the model will go to the European market, and will be presented under the name Lancia Delta.