Harkening back to a different time with the 2016 Chrysler 300
What do real car enthusiasts want in their cars? Many of them feel they should have driving from the rear wheels even though most cars today are driven from the front. The great feel of driving a car that is rear-wheel drive is exceptional compared to a front-wheel drive model to give an awesome experience. In this world where we see a great deal of driving heading toward the need for better fuel mileage, it’s great to see when a car comes out with the right RWD model to drive and has the equipment we want that we can still have the driving experience we want in order to enjoy the driving that was enjoyed for many years.
The car that brings back this feeling of driving and gives you the updated equipment is the new Chrysler 300. This car is elegant, large, long and offers a fantastic high powered engine to be the Hemi-powered monster that will take over the segment where the Toyota Avalon, Hyundai Azera and Chevrolet Impala play. Not only can you enjoy the great drive of the RWD model but you can also have an AWD model that allows you to really hug corners and handle curves the way you really want to while still experiencing a fantastic sedan that fits the whole family.
2016 is the 90th anniversary of Chrysler and for this new model year the 300 offers a Limited Anniversary version that lets us enjoy the celebration with Chrysler. Even though the actual Chrysler name has now come down to only a small number of models, the name still continues to ring true as a symbol of true quality and with this new version of the 300 model you will see some awesome style and great features to make sure you appreciate the history of such a fantastic name in the automotive world.
The Chrysler 300 is a premium full size sedan that has a price that you can certainly understand and appreciate. The starting price shows up at $32,89- for the Limited model while the Platinum edition starts at $43,440. Putting AWD on the V6 will add $2,500 to the price and adding the Hemi V8, which is only RWD, will increase your cost by $3,000. A fully loaded 300 will show up near the $50,000 price mark and bring you a car that is certainly on par with some of the best luxury models on the market but for thousands less.
For these prices you will have lots of great equipment to enjoy. The standard offerings for the Chrysler 300 include an 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Uconnect, a seven-inch driver information display, dual zone climate control, a 12-way power driver’s seat, keyless entry, 17-inch cast aluminum alloy wheels and a six-speaker audio system with satellite radio with USB and Bluetooth input. Moving up the trims will add a rearview camera, a dual pane panoramic sunroof, fine grade leather, heated and cooled front seats, heated and cooled cup holders, a navigation system and a power operated rear sunshade.
Going to the optional equipment the list includes a selection of upgraded audio systems from Alpine, Beats or Harman/Kardon, adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, forward collision warnings, lane departure warning, AWD, traction control, a more aggressive interior and exterior for the 300S models, a performance tuned suspension, Nappa leather seats, hand sanded wood accents and 20-inch wheels. With all these awesome added features you can have on this amazing car you can have one of the best cars on the road today that fit the entire family.
When you look under the hood you see there are two great engines for you to take advantage for the driving you want to do. The first is the 3.6-liter V6 which offers 292 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque for the base version which is upgraded to 300 horsepower and 264 lb.-ft. of torque for the 300S model. This engine is attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission bringing in a fuel mileage of 19 city/31 hwy mpg fir the RWD model and 18 city/27 hwy mpg for the AWD version to give you a car that can be amazing to drive from either of these models.
The larger engine is the massive 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that shows off with 363 horsepower and 394 lb.-ft. of torque. With the same transmission as the smaller engine this beast will give you a fuel number of 16 city/25 hwy mpg making it a difficult decision as to what engine you should choose. This engine is so powerful in the 300 that it actually has a towing capacity of 1,000 pounds in the Chrysler 300 making this a car with an engine that has been admired for such a long time.
When you look at the Chrysler 300 on the outside you see an elegant car with great chrome accents, good design and style and plenty of great upgraded features such as Led lighting and awesome looking wheels. Open the door and you will be greeted with an interior full of materials that are beautiful and well-designed, beautifully displayed and exquisitely admired. This car is full of great space from the large leg room offered and a huge trunk that makes this a car that you can fill with people and stuff to drive and enjoy an awesome ride on any road. This car is one of the best for a great Sunday drive in the country or for heading around town for errands that have to be done each week.
When you think of the Chrysler 300 you might think this is a car that is a steal at its price and amazing with all the luxury like features. This includes the smooth drive that is balanced right from the great suspension and dynamic from the excellent steering system. No matter which model you choose this car has plenty of great acceleration to make it fun to drive while offering you the awesome space you need for the whole family to ride along.