It automatically clocks your times to 60 mph, the eighth-mile and the quarter-mile. What's hard to understand is why Chrysler doesn't make the side airbags standard to at least allay concerns. A drop down menu will appear. The Taurus offers sleek looks and cavernous trunk space. The 2009 Chrysler 300 and 300C models are good people-haulers, with a smooth ride, comfortable interior and lots of trunk space. The steering, in particular, provides minimal feedback and is in no hurry to return to center, on the street or track, especially at lower speeds.
The 300 offers them all, as options. When one model draws attention to the brand and shoppers to dealerships, other models tend to sell better, too. The opening and trunk itself are large, and the rear seats fold forward — a feature that remains the exception in full-size cars. The 2009 Chrysler 300 is disappointing with respect to safety features and protection. Show full review Upon its introduction in 2004, the 2005 Chrysler 300 full-size sedan became the force behind the flagging company's turnaround.
The Chrysler 300C is the luxury version of the Chrysler 300, only with the addition of a standard Hemi V8. If anything, in previous years it was unnecessarily sensitive, but if memory serves, the new behavior has swung the pendulum pretty far. Current statistics show that a large percentage of all cars on the road have a negative history. Best Price Program Buying a car should always be this easy. You'll note upscale touches everywhere, from the chrome accents to the soft-opening glove box. These versions are equipped with a standard four-speed automatic transmission.
It's not truly made of woven metal, but the smoked-chrome finish makes it look better to me than the bright-chromed plastic grille I've criticized, ironically, on Bentley's Continental. Interest in the 300 and the Hemi-equipped 300C had already begun to wane when gas prices began their historic climb, and that pretty much ended the party. Send Joe an Hide full review. Chief among them is a new, advanced all-wheel-drive system. Where it had beaten the 300 soundly in almost all dimensions, it now trails the 300 in the critical backseat legroom category, and it's narrowed its advantage in most other measurements. All-season tires are standard equipment.
As a used car buyer you would like to be informed if the vehicles has been inspected regularly. One good thing about the 300 is that it's roomy, as you'd expect from a large car — though its stylish profile gives it a relatively low roofline and less headroom than competitors. Safety features ought to be available a la carte for the lowest price. Vehicles regularly get tested for roadworthiness. The 2009 Chrysler 300 doesn't change much for this model year since going through a refresh for 2008. And thanks for reading Autoblog.
The big, retro-themed Chrysler sedan has been around for a couple years, but it still turns heads with its strong and imposing styling that harkens back to the Chryslers of the 1950s and 1960s. Facing is comfortable microfiber leather and filling is elastic sponge. All 300s get increased standard equipment -- adaptive cruise control is available, and Limited and 300C models have a more refined suspension for a softer ride. As much as anything, the 300 sedan is an example of how products — even one product — can turn an auto company around. This year, a new active-transfer case disconnects the front axle for better fuel economy and performance. It captures braking distance from any given speed and shows g-force in all directions on a bull's-eye display — storing peak readings for review when the driving is done. According to reviews read by TheCarConnection.
Now that Ford is in the process of phasing out the ancient Crown Victoria and its sibling vehicles, the Chrysler 300 and closely related Dodge Charger remain the only options for shoppers wanting this type of vehicle. Based on the number of technology and entertainment features available onboard, the 2009 Chrysler 300 has definite appeal for those who spend a lot of time in the car. Fortunately, it's not very intrusive during normal driving. The latest Chrysler 300 series offers a comfortable, quiet ride and some upgraded interior materials that take the cabin to the next level in terms of luxury. The top-of-the-range 300C comes with a 5.
Systems like these have made rear-drive cars more feasible, if not optimal, in winter climates, but if you're going to try it, you'll want to avoid the summer tires, which, as a class, are dangerous in cold temps and on snow and ice. Inside, reviewers found the 300 to be spacious and comfortable. Some also found the controls hard to read at night, but most reviewers agreed that the controls were well-placed and easy to use. Also new for 2009 is a retuned suspension that should make the ride more acceptable for those with long commutes. People just don't know what their missing. And one of the most common forms of automotive fraud in the second hand car market relates to odometer manipulation.
Mileage inconsistency, stolen entries or an excessive amount of previous owners are facts that change the value of your car significantly, whether you know about it or not. Big 20-inch wheels, a functional hood scoop for added cooling, Brembo vented brakes, and larger dual chromed exhaust tips are also included. Like the big domestic sedans of old, the 2009 Chrysler 300 is one thirsty vehicle. The 300C is available with rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Chrysler didn't invent this kind of computer, but it bothered to integrate a full-featured one, and for that it deserves plaudits. If you're going to pattern your affordable car after another brand, Bentley turns out to be a good way to go.