The Chrysler 300 line offers a wide range of engines and amenities. It includes a waterproof liner and folding divider with cargo retaining nets. There's a definite form-follows-function approach, with little superfluous decoration. They're also responsive for large cars. This unique liftgate architecture also allows for enhanced access to the rear cargo area. Side Impact Crash Test - Rear: Similar to the front side impact test only now the focus is on the rear passenger. 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.
The long hood glides forward and drops off a cliff whose face is the massive grille, framed by wing-like double-beam headlights. But it also has an international quality, measured by its responsiveness and efficiency. Chrysler has gotten the rack-and-pinion steering right. Great for tall folks or anyone who likes space and convenience. That fixed it after two years of malfunctioning. Roadside Assistance: The level of service differs greatly with this warranty, but many manufacturers offer a toll-free number that helps provide assistance in case you run out of gas, get a flat tire or lock your keys in the car. Body lean is minimal, especially considering this 300 is geared more toward family or luxury buyers than sports sedan buyers.
All-Wheel Drive An option not available on many sedans in its price range, the 300's all-wheel-drive system promises to provide increased stability and traction in all driving conditions. Units Affected 4648270 There's an air of uncertainty in the chauffeured transportation industry as the Lincoln Town Car ends production this year. Our loaded 300C featured power-adjustable pedals, which move back and forth with a button on the dash. I didn't know how to rate it because blind spots are a major issue with me. Its styling makes no apologies.
The windshield rake is relatively modest, so visibility forward is enhanced over the 300's long hood. We are also fond of the instrument cluster, which features white-faced gauges with art-deco fonts. So tight that twice we had to back into a driveway just to let an oncoming vehicle pass. The current Chrysler 300 is just as bold, and cool, too. Despite the 300's somewhat colorless interior, exquisite touches, such as the faux tortoise shell steering wheel on the 300C, add an air of individuality and elegance. In fact, there would be no vehicle on the list larger than the 3-series.
So were we, and we got lucky. We also liked the five-speed automatic, which is based on a Mercedes design, though it's built in Kokomo, Indiana, and shifts smoothly and quickly. It is something I am proud of. The front brakes on the 300C are bigger and better than those on the V6 models; antilock brakes with brake assist and elec Summary The Chrysler 300 delivers bold styling, but it's quiet and smooth, with a great ride and tight handling. The seats themselves are on the firm side, but comfortable. Climate control, front seat warmers, sunroof. Chrysler has done an excellent job tuning the traction and stability electronics.
The Chrysler 300 is a carry-over model for 2007. It won't be mistaken for any other sedan the road. The original warranty is often broken down into multiple sections, including: Basic Warranty: Typically covers everything except for parts that wear out through normal use of the vehicle. The Chrysler 300 marked a return to rear-wheel drive for large American sedans, and we consider that a benefit. Of course, rear-wheel drive means a prominent driveshaft tunnel down the center of the car, so anyone sitting rear-center must straddle the tunnel or sit with knees pushed up toward the chest. Opt Opt Fuel Tank, 18.
It is powerful indeed but also confidently quiet, with a smooth-shifting five-speed automatic. This is a large car, to be sure. Touring Model: The 2007 Chrysler 300 Touring trim level comes with a 3. This is my dream car. It can be trimmed with chrome, mono-chrome and various wheels to look stately and elegant or downright mean. The Executive Series package, or long-wheelbase version, is new for 2007. All I have is a good set of all weather tires on her, and I am amazed at how great it handles in severe Colorado snow.
Adaptive Cruise Control, SmartBeam Headlamps, heated rear seats, auto-dimming passenger-side exterior mirror, and supplemental turn signal mirrors with courtesy puddle lamps are also available. The rear end, while handsome, is more conservative and the trunk's tall lid makes gauging reverse parking maneuvers a bit of a guessing game. The dash and instruments are both very clean. Chrysler and Dodge owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Imagine how crowded the roads would be if all your neighbors drove school buses.
With its size, styling and design features, it retains characteristics that might be described as uniquely American. In Switzerland for the Geneva auto show, we took the opportunity to sample a flavor of 300 not available in the U. Rear-wheel drive adds to the driving pleasure, which is partly why luxury sedans and sports car have traditionally used it. I love everything else about it but would never buy another one. To be sure, that view is colored by a preference for rear-wheel drive.