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Is It Supposed To Be Normal Where The Mileage Count On The Gps Map Data Lay...
Help Fixing Chrysler 300 I have a 07 chrysler 300 3.5 v6. It will not start when i turn ny key over it just click nd everything inside car still works.. I have just replaced start nd still just cli...
Help Fixing Chrysler 300
I have a 07 chrysler 300 3.5 v6. It will not start when i turn ny key over it just click nd everything inside car still works.. I have just replaced start nd still just click.. Can someone point me...
My 2007 Chrysler 300 Wont Start.
My 2007 chrysler 300 wont start just a click. The day prior to this happening I had to turn the key twice to start, now nothing but a click. I have tried jumping it and it still wont start. My car i...
My Car Will Not Accelerate?
I have a 2005 Chrysler 300 and it will not go barely above 5mph when I press the gas. It does rev up. It is not the throttle body. I have already taken it to 4 shops and they all thought it was the ...
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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.