2006 Chrysler 300 Overview

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2006 Chrysler 300 Overview

For 2006, Chrysler discontinued several of the 300 trim levels that were offered in the previous year. The Limited and Signature Series were dropped, leaving the C, Touring and Base trims. All upper level trims were available with both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. All 300s were marked by the same bold and distinctive styling, which set the entire line apart from other American luxury cars.

The most modest powerplant available was the base trim's 2.7-liter V6, which produced 190 horsepower. The Touring trim added a larger 3.5-liter V6, bringing horsepower up to 250. The 300C was very performance-focused, swapping the comparatively meek V6 for a 5.7-liter Hemi V8. Horsepower now jumped to 340. And one step further: The special 300C SRT-8 version featured a 6.1-liter Hemi that produced 425 horsepower. The entry-level 300 used a 4-speed automatic, while all other models added a 5-speed with the AutoStick manual shifter.

The 300 series covered much of the price spectrum, from a base version under $20,000 to the high-end SRT-8, which was more than double the Base's price.

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    I tried starting my Chrysler 300 I heard a big pop and I have no power no lights no nothing what could it be

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    Bought this car in February.. Had a pcm prob that was fixed by dealer. Last week was driving car around 65mph. Engine overheated and stalled. Engine in shot. They say the thermostat closed and ove...

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    My drive shaft broke a couole days ago, fixed that. The car had NO other issues before this. After we fixed it the car now doesn't want to start right away, if you crank it for a few it will finall...

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    I was looking forward to buy a 2005-2006 Chrysler 300 with a 5.7L V8. However, as I moved on and checked the websites and consumer reviews, I saw that these 5.7L V8 engines are non-reliable and cost...

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    My Blinker And Brake Comes On Together When I Hit The Brake.

    I have a 2006 Chrysler 300 touring. And I have been tring to get the lights fixed. I haves changed fuses, and relays with new. If I don't hit the brake. Lights work correctly. But hitting the brake...

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