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Full Interior Swap
I have a 2005 Chrysler 300m. I bought a 2006 Chrysler 300 touring. Put the interior and dash into the 2005 Chrysler 300m and the car only ran for like 3 seconds then died. I accidentally didn't di...
What Is The Specifications For The Wheels. As I Would Like To Purchase Some...
I would like to purchase some new aftermarket chrome rims, specifically brand called Zinik Ikeda and have the exiting tires mounted on them which are Continental P225/60 R18. Will they fit? My email a...
Car Won’t Restart After I Shut It Off
I have a 2006 Chrysler 300C SRT8. I noticed that once my car temp gage gets to about halfway or a little above I cannot restart my car. I’ve been to 2 mechanics and they both diagnosed the starter....
Power Steering ???
Cannot locate my power steering reservoir to add fluid, looked everywhere
Chrysler 300 Wont Start
I have a 2010 Chrysler 300 it wont start it has power no lights from the engine nothing and the pod won't come out of the ignition steering wheel is not locked and car is all the way in park can a...
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Chrysler 300 Overview
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.