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2005 Chrysler 300 , Dead Battery & Need To Pop Trunk
Call me an idiot please ! I unhook the the battery to change the starter. Couldn't finish job last night so with out thinking, and with spare tire cover up (battery is in trunk to) I slam the trun...
Chrysler 300 Problem
The other day my 2006 Chrysler 300 and touring addition wouldn't speed up. Felt like I was stuck in 1st gear. Service engine light was flashing. As soon as I stopped and took off again it was d...
Starter Relay Fuse
When the starter relay fuse is out , do we have to have the entire starter relay fuse box changed out?
Does The Entire Starter Relay Fuse Box Have To Be Changed If The Starter Re...
car in the shop
cooling fans not coming on i have replaced the relays still dont come on,where is the fuse located , my wife called me because the car ran out due to the car running out i noticed the fans haven't ...
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About the Chrysler 300
The Chrysler 300 nameplate has a long history. It was a source of great pride for Chrysler when it first appeared in the 1950s. The American automaker attempted to keep the name alive, but after a thoroughly unimpressive model in the late 1970s, the 300 nearly sputtered out. However, the large sedan returned in 2005 with a bold new look and serious power.
The new 300 is available in a variety of trim levels. The base model features the most modest power plant: a 190-horsepower V6 mated to a four-speed automatic transmission. A Touring model also uses a V6, but it grows from 2.7 to 3.5 liters and makes an additional 60 horsepower. A Limited edition has come and gone, also powered by the larger V6. Both the Touring and Limited Trims are equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission. An extended wheelbase model would also debut in 2006.
At the pinnacle of the 300 series is the C model. The 300 C also uses the 5-speed automatic, but it is now paired with a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI. This engine produces 340 horsepower and 390 pound feet of torque. The sedan even goes one step further: the 300 C SRT-8. While it wears a similar badge and utilizes the same platform, this 300 is an entirely different car. Chrysler drops a 6.1-liter Hemi V8 into the SRT, giving it 425 horsepower. In addition to a considerably higher price than the other 300s, buyers can also expect to pay a gas guzzler tax.
All the regular 300 trims are available with either rear wheel or all-wheel drive. The sedan is built upon the Chrysler's LX platform, which utilizes several elements of the last-generation Mercedes E-Class. Suspension, transmission, and drivetrains move from the Mercedes to the 300, thanks to their Daimler kinship.