An optional cargo-management system is available, which stores below the tri-fold panel. Car and Driver readers know we're fans of the Chrysler 300 and its cousin, the Dodge Magnum. The chassis offers a combination of smooth ride and reasonable handling. This feature adds some security in dark garages and is very useful if you happen to drop something as you're getting into the car. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company.
The seats are very comfortable, and the interior volume means that five adults could travel comfortably, with a reasonable amount of luggage stowed into the trunk. We didn't catch the sunset, but we returned to paved roads intact. While that's good, its also upsetting, because I don't know why the gas mileage is this low? We wish all models came with rear Park Assist or, better yet, a rearview camera, because it is a big car. With the big-torque V8, it also allows something buyers have been seeking through sport-utility vehicles: enough towing capacity to pull a lightweight trailer. With its rear-wheel-drive architecture, the Chrysler 300 might be a case of back to the future. Rear Suspension : Coil springs.
Outside, it gives the 300 a stately, limo look. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. To be sure, that view is colored by a preference for rear-wheel drive. So tight that twice we had to back into a driveway just to let an oncoming vehicle pass. It includes a waterproof liner and folding divider with cargo retaining nets.
Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. Top speed will be electronically limited to 168 mph. The rear seat in long-wheelbase 300 models is cavernous. In addition, a specially designed rear deck spoiler, while refined in appearance, is also functional — increasing rear downforce by 39 percent without increasing drag. Except for a slight snarl when pushing hard while climbing, the V-6 is very quiet.
To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. With its size, styling and design features, it retains characteristics that might be described as uniquely American. Performance-oriented camshaft profiles were developed to balance total vehicle requirements, simultaneously allowing more air in and out of cylinders. Our leather interior was a subtle gray-beige two-tone, and again, Mercedes-like. Units Affected 4648270 There's an air of uncertainty in the chauffeured transportation industry as the Lincoln Town Car ends production this year.
Aimed primarily at the chauffeur-driven executive class, they may also appeal to families. Imagine how crowded the roads would be if all your neighbors drove school buses. It is powerful indeed but also confidently quiet, with a smooth-shifting five-speed automatic. Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Intake and exhaust valve stems are hollow, and the exhaust valve stems are filled with sodium to help dissipate heat more efficiently. In the past, the 300 reputation has been nagged by reliability and quality issues, and even the occasional recall.
When we took the Chrysler to an automatic carwash, the attendant was horrified but willing to experiment. Most quarter mile tests have the 300C around 14 seconds. The 300s are good, appealing cars, and they've set the benchmark for Detroit's car builders. A heavy-duty four-flange prop shaft sends the torque from the transmission to an upgraded rear differential and axle. Seats are by far the best of both worlds. When used, small items can be stored below this floor panel. Downside - some areas of the car were starting to rust and had to be repainted due to poor paint coverage at the factory shame on you Chrysler for the poor quality control! I just took it into a mechanic for a headlight issue whom is a certified federal chrysler mechanic.
But new technology has made rear-wheel drive preferable again. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. The 2007 300C continues the trend for me. In conjunction with the inclusion of a small engine, this full size sedan to sheds some weight, down from 4000 to 3700 pounds. The 0-60 time remains at just over ten seconds.
Don't trust the mechanic - unless the mechanic is you. Yet what the 300 has more than anything is bold styling that appeals to a lot of people. So were we, and we got lucky. A decent set of snow tires would eliminate the smallest doubt. Power is effortless, the motor is nicely isolated but never dead quiet the aim isn't Lexus luxury, it's all-American power and passing is a snap. It has a longer wheelbase 120 inches than the Chrysler 300s from the 1950s, yet its overall length is shorter, and it doesn't feel balky or cumbersome.
Walkaround The Chrysler 300 has collected a host of design awards around the world, and we'd call them well-earned. Great for tall folks or anyone who likes space and convenience. The 2007 Chrysler 300C offers a dizzying array of engines reminiscent of the late 1960s. About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the 300C has Coil springs. The 300 Touring and Limited trims are powered by a 3. You Boyz must be runnin' Jack Daniels in your tanks. The level of standard equipment is good for this price class.