Changes for 1999 included premium carpeting, a new headliner and new interior fabrics and leathers. A revised leather seating surface was standard on the LXi, while a new fabric would be offered later in the model year on the LX. A new stitched boot design for the shift lever (late availability) also provided a richer look to the overall interior. New, more robust sway bar links would be phased into production mid-model year, as would tubular rear trailing arms. Both provided an added measure of road isolation without affecting driving performance. On the exterior, 16-inch Medallion alloy wheels were added as standard equipment on the Concorde LXi. For enhanced security, Chrysler's exclusive Sentry KeyTM system was offered. Light Cypress Green was added to the color palette.
Aerodynamically, full-stamped doors and optimizing the shapes of the fascia, mirrors and rocker panel areas gave a coefficient of drag (CD) of only .288.
The Intrepid and Concorde were classed as the EPA as large cars, based on interior space; and were assembled in Bramalea (Ontario).
(a) Meets TLEV (Transitional Low Emission Vehicle) requirements in CA, MA, NY & NE Trading Region States; meets Tier 1 requirements in all other states
Front: Iso struts w/integral gas-charged shock absorbers, coil springs,
single transverse lower links, tension struts, link-type stabilizer bar
Rear: Chapman struts w/integral gas-charged shock absorbers and coil springs,
dual transverse lower links, lower trailing links, link-type stabilizer bar
Rack and pinion steering with 3.11 steering turns lock to lock, 17:1 overall ratio, 37.6 turning diameter.
15 x 6 steel disc wheels standard; 16 x 7 steel or aluminum wheels optional.
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