Verdict The entire 300 lineup features handsome exterior styling, spacious interiors, rear-drive handling, and luxury-car refinement. Keep these serviced and they are reliable good looking and powerful. But over all great car. He hauled it to a mechanic that informs me the engine just blew up and it would be between 6,000. Academic for sure, but if you paid more for those other cars, you'd definitely want the bragging rights. Overall the Chrysler 300c luxury has been a great car to drive and the engine has been reliable as I haven't had any major issues with it over 4 and a half years, but a few other things have broken on the car so if you're thinking of buying one of these second hand you might want to be careful and have the car inspected very carefully before purchase. They refuse to do anything about it.
The car always starts eventually but sometimes after after 8 tries. The brakes, though they do the most important job of stopping the car, likewise suffer numbness in the pedal and don't allow you to modulate brake pressure as well as some custom brake systems do. On the highway this car become a lounge sofa; sit back in the heated leather seat and immerse yourself in crisp Alphine 9-speaker system while sipping a cold drink from the chilled cup-holders is all part of the standard 300c experience. The car has the 2. After inspection found that the fuel neck hose needed to be replaced and would take 5 days to get part.
On October 4, 2017, I submitted the repair ticket and the tow bill for reimbursement. Note: This recall has been superseded by recall 16V-352. The alternator and battery had to be replaced and now the computer is going berserk at 91000 miles. We are very pleased with this purchase. In some cases, they even look the same. All new cars are nice during the test drive but what about 5 years later and 60k? Original review: July 30, 2016 I own a 2013 Chrysler 300 that was purchased as a Chrysler certified pre-owned vehicle. Steering feel isn't quite as award-worthy as the rest of the chassis.
That makes it a bit of a two-face, and while the massive engine does add a lot of appeal, parts of the 300C still find a difficult task in hiding its age. If you bought the car used it's possible it was low to begin with or that it started leaking during your drive. Full-Size Sedans Compared Length in. Legroom for a tall individual. Immediately turned it off and called my mechanic.
The brakes are also up there with the finest from the autobahn nation. I now have about a thousand miles on my 300 C. After seeking a good will claim for a faulty headlight, as my vehicle is only 5 months out of warranty, my claim has been rejected. After buying the car in April, six months later, after coming off of the highway I hear a loud rattling noise coming from the engine. I understand that all cars have items that break and need replaced but this is crazy. The steering is nothing if not manly.
I have loose interior trim that they will not fix. You can make your own dip stick or take it to the dealership and they will check for free. A quick recap of the major damage so far. We're on our 4th transmission and 1 rebuilt motor. Not one warning light came on and the car was driving perfectly well. I am going to replace the upper and lower control arms next.
Because in both cases a Ferrari-like devotion to driver happiness is the reason they exist, and no one does it as well for the money. Taller sidewalls on smaller wheels would help. I have had my Chrysler 300c Luxury for 4 and a half years and overall it has been a good car; it is such a cruiser and it looks like a beast on the road. I walked two miles back home after calling to have the car towed. The torque peak arrives at 4800 rpm. It was big and roomy, it offered all-wheel drive and a huge Hemi V-8 as options, and in the eyes of many it looked like a Bentley. One had lot of issues with engine and got it fixed after 2 years of complaints and leaving cat at several dealerships.
Same with us, I will never buy a Chrysler again. When I got the vehicle diagnosed I had two funky codes F81D4 and F1D95 which was the clutch failure. I'm keeping this car forever, out of respect for all of you! 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. 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. We found a place that could check our battery and they said the alternator had quit working.