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

Use this range when vehicle is standing for prolonged periods with engine running. The engine may be started in this range. Set the parking brake and shift the transmission into PARK if you must leave the vehicle.

WARNING!
Do not coast in NEUTRAL and never turn off the ignition to coast down a hill. These are unsafe practices that limit your response to changing traffic or road conditions. You might lose control of the vehicle and have a collision.

CAUTION!
Towing the vehicle, coasting, or driving for any other reason with the transmission in NEUTRAL can result in severe transmission damage. Refer to “Recreational Towing” in “Starting And Operating” and “Towing A Disabled Vehicle” in What To Do In Emergencies” for further information.

    REVERSE
    This range is for moving the vehicle backward. Shift into REVERSE only after the vehicle has come to a complete stop. ...

    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 underdr ...

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