ABS and ESC standard. Side and head protection air bags standard.
Midsized sedans are the largest-volume, most-competitive car segment in the auto industry. So when a major automaker conducts a redesign of their family sedan, the competitors are eager to benchmark against this new standard. Except for the case of the 2015 Chrysler 200, which although vastly improved from its unforgivably lousy predecessor, still trails the rest of the pack by a large margin.
The new model's klutzy handling, thrashy base engine, and cramped packaging combine to make this the segment laggard.