Chrysler 200: DRIVE 3 - Gear Ranges - Automatic Transmission - Starting and operating - Chrysler 200 Owners ManualChrysler 200: DRIVE 3

This range eliminates shifts into fourth gear. The transmission will operate normally in first and second gear.

Shifts into third may be delayed to provide second gear operation at higher speeds. Using the 3 range while operating the vehicle under heavy operating conditions will improve performance and extend transmission life by reducing excessive shifting and heat build-up. The 3 range should also be used when descending steep grades to avoid brake system distress.

    DRIVE
    This range should be used for most city and highway driving. It provides the smoothest upshifts and downshifts, and the best fuel economy. The transmission automatically upshifts through all for ...

    LOW
    This range should be used for engine braking when descending very steep grades. In this range, the transmission will downshift for maximum engine braking, and upshifts will occur only to prevent ...

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    Using the Paddle Shifters in the S position (Sequential Shift Mode)
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