Chrysler has built a true four-door American muscle car here—for pity's sake, it's a 4212-pound brick that can hit 173 mph! To my understanding it's the choice in material they used in the seat itself and then pressing it into an aluminum head is where the problem lies. As with Mercedes products, pushing the stability button on the dash doesn't completely disable the control system, but you'll be permitted even more freedom before the system finally intervenes. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. Opened up hood and found out radiator fan blade broke off and punctured the radiator resulting in having to replace both radiator and fan assembly. Legroom is abundant throughout, as is headroom both front and rear. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
Turn the key and the Hemi rumbles to life, reminding you that you've got 340 horses under the hood and they're ready to play. Tricks such as variable valve timing or a multistage intake manifold are not present. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. With the beautiful red interior and 6. For the latest Chrysler zero to 60 and quarter mile stats, we have taken the time to gather the most accurate level of information possible. If you are considering the 2008 Chrysler 300C, the list of competitors changes dramatically. After extensive research I have found out that many Dodge and Chrysler vehicle owners have had the very same issue, maybe just another cylinder where valve seats have just dropped.
Causing valve seats to come loose and drop into the cylinder chamber causing catastrophic failure in engines. The car had 127,000 miles on it but trust me when I say this it wasn't from lack maintenance. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. This thing can stop and go better than LeBron. Not that I haven't seen them around: rolling on dubs, sporting all manner of mesh grilles and more blindingly-polished chrome than, well, a '57 C. And while most of the time I did have four occupants on board, that's the kind of mileage Exxon execs smile all the way to the bank about.
You can guess which one we'd pick, but after a weekend in the loaded-up 300C, we wouldn't turn it down, either. We will continue to update our 0 to 60 results as new Chrysler cars are released and as new 0 to 60 mph test data is made available for Chrysler vehicles. These results are based on the latest information on Chrysler vehicles derived from the best 0 to 60 tests available. Within each of the large diameter 20-inch wheels are high performance brake calipers developed by Brembo — well known in racing and high-performance circles — equipped with four pistons for unrivalled stopping performance. On the plus side there are new pseudo-suede and leather front seats that look like Viper seats let out between the bolsters. On the road, the 2008 Chrysler 300 delivers a good driving experience from its rear-wheel-drive chassis. Right now we are well on course to post the data on transmission and engine on the Chrysler 300C acceleration page of our website.
Comprehensive style mixed with all around versatility makes it an outstanding performance sedan! This vehicle combines luxury and sporty perfectly! The ride quality is just this side of Fred Flintstone. You'll note upscale touches everywhere, from the chrome accents to the soft-opening glove box. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. A four-speed automatic transmission is standard, but curiously, anti-lock brakes are not though they should be. Not that I haven't seen them around: rolling on dubs, sporting all manner of mesh grilles and more blindingly-polished chrome than, well, a '57 C.
Different metals have different reactions to heat where one metal such as aluminum will heat faster than then the metal used in the valve seat. Wind rush rises with speed but doesn't interfere with conversation. Rear-wheel drive adds to the pleasure and excitement of driving this big sedan, and that's partly why luxury sedans and sports cars continue to use it. Fast with loads of torque. The liftgate, fitted with a two-speed wiper and wash system for additional customer convenience, can be unlocked using the button on the key fob and opened by the centrally mounted external handle. The car had 127,000 miles on it but trust me when I say this it wasn't from lack maintenance.
I know this problem usually happens on short driving distances but here is that one occurrence where it happened when engine was at full operating temperature. How can this not be recalled by the manufacturer when it is clearly a manufacturing defect. We had no warning lights come on. This thing can stop and go better than LeBron. . But I also suppose no one is immune.
The 300C comes with the 5. The 300C tips the scales at just south of 4100 pounds, and you feel its heft shift around when you hustle it into and out of corners. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Yet what the 300 has more than anything is bold, appealing styling. The first thing I noticed upon entry was how comfortable and supportive the performance seats trimmed in Chrysler's perforated suede fabric were.
Another noticeable difference is the cabin's materials and overall build quality. The chairs are supportive, and the wider size will fit big-and-tall shoppers with ease. The standard engine on the rear-drive 300 is a 2. That may sound high for an engine this big, but the copious displacement means enough torque is available off idle to put the limited-slip differential to good use. Of course, you can hook up video games and the like to it as well.