The new ones have a much nicer interior and I would consider buying a newer one. Perhaps more impressive is that from 70 to 0, it halts those two-plus tons in a fade-free 162 feet. But the star of the show is the 5. Tricks such as variable valve timing or a multistage intake manifold are not present. Which isn't a bad thing, because it's really a high-powered land yacht.
As for comfort and ride around 75 on the interstate and the 300C is as comfortable as sitting in your favorite recliner. The instrument cluster is clean and simple. Many of my friends spent nearly twice as much as I did for their German engineered rides, but outside of the high end interiors, my 300C would hold it's own on the road and especially in a straight line. I should have bought it. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Up front, the traditional armchairs are replaced with a pair of Sparco racing seats with five-point harnesses. I thought the Hemi was the hot one.
I live in Alaska and the roads are quite rutted. I still think this car is cool though. Still only has 96K on odometer. This thing can stop and go better than LeBron. If you are looking for a full size sedan stop your search and go out and drive one, it will bring the teenager out in you! After the muscle-car era, U. This engine is generally considered to be the most reliable of the offerings on the 2006 300, as the 2.
I have added a few extras and it just makes the car that much more special! With a German engineered chassis, original styling and a good old fashioned American V8, it was everything I wanted in a family sedan. No doubt about it, this is one of the coolest cars I have driven. This would keep the engine in its considerable sweet spot rather than letting it drop off the boil immediately after the shift. Verdict If you like the in-yer-face styling of the 300C then you might as well have some in-yer-face performance to go with it. It was the next big thing; everyone would want one, and after appearances in trendy hip-hop videos, even the likes of Snoop Dogg were trying to get their hands on one. There are a few complaints, however. Wouldn't hesitate for a second to buy another, I had mine for 12 years and 150,000 miles.
It looks great, the engine is a peach, it is quiet and roomy, but it is missing that special something. The front end scrapes everywhere. As for the Hemi, is there room for still another increase? Opt Opt Fuel Tank, 18. New technology has also helped the case for rear-wheel drive. The car has been awesome besides regular maintenance only things I have replaced are shocks struts alternator thermostat and radiator. First, visibility is pretty bad with the thin windows and high beltlines; add in a huge c-pillar, and you've got a one-way ticket to Blindspotville. It is very comfortable around town as well as on the road.
The ride, the space, the style, the color Satin Jade and everything else about it. On the road, I could go from Anaheim to Phoenix with one tank of gas. And its unmistakable appearance is so classy. There's lots of cheap Dodge Charger black and grey plastics, and the buttons and radio controls are also taken straight from Dodge. Pieces of Mercedes-Benz are slipping into Chrysler cars nowadays, and the 300C features a Mercedes-like steering wheel, leather under an arc of wood at the top. Not old school, just old.
You can definitely feel the Mercedes-Benz in its structure. Excellent value on a vehicle that came loaded with everything including navigation. However, when I say corners, I mean driving in corners the American way i. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company. After I drove the 300C I was in awe. It had 78,000 miles on it when I got it, 81,000 today. I do wish there wasn's so much plastic inside, but it't still really nice inside.
When combined with the free-flow exhaust, the engines in the rally cars were pushing somewhere between 450 and 460 hp. Handling is superb for something so big. The interior of the 300C is more spacious than the Audi, but otherwise on a par which means it's quite good. The back seat has plenty of leg room. So I leased a 2006 300C -and that turned our to be a mistake.
But when there is no tire shredding involved, the Chrysler does not encourage enthusiastic driving unless it is in a straight line. Academic for sure, but if you paid more for those other cars, you'd definitely want the bragging rights. Here are some of the most underrated… President-elect Barack Obama may have ditched his Chrysler 300C back in 2007 for a Ford Escape Hybrid, but the car still carries his legacy. If you can live with those numbers. The 300C was announced in 2004 with much fanfare and applause. Chrysler has even borrowed from famous Hemis past, painting the block orange and the rocker covers black though neither has much to do with the 425bhp and 420lb ft totals, up from 340bhp and 387lb ft for the regular Hemi.
It sometimes feels a bit sloppy, and you can't change the gears yourself like you can on the 5-speed. Antilock brakes with emergency brake assist, electronic stability program and traction control are also standard. The recall began for Chrylser on June 8, 2015. It gets around 17 mpg. On one hand, it is quiet and comfortable with an outstanding sound system so it feels like riding in a high end luxury car. The observed low was 12.