Both vehicles were ordered and built for me. My annual maintenance bill on this car is nowhere near what some other high end luxury car owners would pay. A couple thousand miles later, the idiot lights came on and stayed on, accompanied by a flickering of the entire gauge cluster. I regularly get 32mpg on the highway. I actually drove from Vegas to Ogden, Utah on one tank. The affected vehicles may have improperly sized terminal crimps on the seat side-airbag wiring harness which may cause the seat side-airbags to malfunction and illuminate the airbag warning light. Technicians replaced the engine computer and the oil-control-valve solenoid, which corrected the situation.
Chrysler's number for this recall is P60. Highlights include heated and ventilated seats and cup holders, heated steering wheel, automatic lights and wipers, an 8. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. The 8-speed also gets a new shifter. I have more music choices than I know what to do with. Summary The Chrysler 300 is a big American car with room, comfort, power, presence. Well, the transmission comes from Germany.
However, a few noted that some hard plastic surfaces look shoddy. A package of safety technology on higher trim levels adds on lane-departure warnings, blind-spot monitors, a forward-collision warning system, front and rear parking sensors, and adaptive cruise control. Suave's the word, not showy. As a result the same motion is used for changing from Drive to Sport or Sport to Drive, and it's very easy to get Park when you want Reverse by pushing once too often. Interior Features The Chrysler 300 instrument panel, seat trims, center stack, switches and controls, door panels and door pockets were all redesigned for 2011. Thoroughly revamped and restyled for 2011, the 2012 Chrysler 300 nonetheless gets some revisions. The 300 doesn't drive or feel small at all, but it has a big-car charm without the usual body roll and mushy, pitchy body motions; steering is secure on center--in the sense that you could truly eat up the highway miles--and while it's not at all enthusiastic in feel it loads up nicely off center.
Our Take on the 2012 Chrysler 300 As Kelsey Mays detailed in an , Chrysler redesigned its 300 full-size sedan for the 2011 model year, bringing the car up to date in all ways except one: Its automatic transmission continued as a five-speed. That is until the sweater-wearing Sergio Marchionne, boss of Italy's Fiat, came along in 2009 and, effectively, bought the company and merged it with his own. The recall began on April 22, 2013. Chrysler is aware but sattes the repair would not last and would not guarantee the repair. Granted I sweated that last 45 miles. The recall began February 12, 2018. An ace in the hole for Chrysler-Jeep, Dodge-Ram and Fiat.
Remedy Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will replace the alternator, free of charge. The 2012 Chrysler 300 has rear-wheel drive and a roofline that favors design over utility--so it's no big surprise that compared to other sedans of this size, the 300 isn't quite as roomy in back as other large front-drivers like the Toyota Avalon or even Volkswagen Passat. Designed with luxury in mind, soft-touch plastics and leather cover almost every surface inside the 300C. Standard equipment mirrors the 300 Limited with Luxury Group and navigation, but with Olive wood optional. The most satisfying Chrysler sedan you can buy, the 300 returns for the 2012 model year with better performance at the entry level and the top end, and with more tech and luxury features. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. One of the more pleasant surprises in the Chrysler 300 is the amount of light entering the car.
Available features include a panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats, heated and cooled cup holders, navigation, a rearview camera and adaptive cruise control. The latest refresh brought a host of small improvements that add up to a significantly better car. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Brawny and muscular, the sedan packs plenty of punch in both V6 and V8 forms. Whether V6 or V8 and regardless of model it's a roomy, comfortable, quiet cruiser. The rear seats can also fold down, providing extra space if needed. The recall began on March 27, 2017.
It was a computer problem. Chrysler's number for this recall is T36. The 300's handling rises from controlled to truly sporty as you step up the performance ladder. I love the infotainment center I love everything about my new 300c and at 70mph it gets 28 mpg!!!!!!! The stubby T-handle looks like an inverted putter head and is essentially an electronic switch. Currently the Chrysler 300 has a score of 8. And you might see even better real-world numbers with the V-8 if you can keep your right foot light, thanks to cylinder deactivation. And for that reason we think the subdued 19-inch wheels are more fitting; 20-inch chrome wheels are still available and provide the bold note others will want.
And that's without compromising on fit and finish. Combine this with plenty of trunk space, and the 300 makes for a welcoming road-trip machine. My car average at just over 31. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. It's a minor annoyance but worth mentioning. The 12 came with the adaptive headlights, as part of the safety tech package. They claimed that the problem was caused by a bad gasket on the oil filter.
The 300C gets a premium grade of leather upholstery; natural wood trim; navigation; power-adjustable pedals; and a heated steering wheel. After repairing a short circuit and performing a reset of the cluster module, the problem disappeared. Handling and ride is better, Harmon Kardon Sound system blows away the Levinson. Car sales only accounted for… This forum topic comes courtesy of member Turtle-Power, who wants to know what engines are overhyped. It's muted enough to make a fast, comfortable touring machine and amped-up enough to make quick work of any road.
Suspension, f: independent, coil springs, stabilizer bar Suspension, r: independent, multi-link, coil springs, stabilizer bar Ground clearance: 4. The recall began on June 24, 2016. The Latest Model A for the second-gen returned the front end to its former imposing glory and added more luxurious interior options. Chrysler sees itself as part of the revitalization of Americana after the Gulf wars and the economic recession along with brands like Timberlands, Levis and Old Spice I didn't get that one either. Note: On October 19, 2016 Chrysler identified some previously repaired vehicles did not receive the complete software updates. Interested in buying a Chrysler 300C? The Chrysler 300 is classy, ornate, and a swaggering hulk of a sedan, with a uniquely American look.