2018 Chrysler 300C
According to The Car Connection, the Chrysler 300 has become a still-living legend. The 2018 Chrysler 300 C is the highest trim level out of the five trims included offered by the 300 model. The Chrysler 300 C is perfect 4-door reminder that even after 14 model cycles, Chrysler buyers still prefer large, wide shoulder, and well-tailored machine.
Considered by Chrysler to be the most powerful available engine in its class, the Chrysler 300C comes standard equipped with a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that produces 363 horses and 394 lb-ft of torque. Plus, the 300C can hit 60 mph in 5.8 seconds. The Chrysler 300C’s impressive engine is also paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and high speed engine controller.
The Chrysler 300C has the ability to adapt to any driving condition due to the Advanced All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) System. According to Chrysler, the AWD system seamlessly engaged at any speed, to enable optimal tractions and control based on conditions, driving style and road surface. The axle disconnect function, the Electronic Stability Control system and powertrain controls come together to provide exceptional traction and performance.The Chrysler 300C is not just available as a rear-drive vehicle, but also has the capabilities to be fitted with AWD with an axle-disconnect feature in order to maximize fuel efficiency when the extra front-wheel traction isn’t needed.
The Chrysler 300C’s huge-car feel is quite pleasant to drive due to its electric power steering and quick-responsive handling. The electric power steering makes perfect adjustments in turning starting with a highly responsive steering for those eclectic drivers to those looking for a more low-speed, easy handling type of experience. Some additional standard mechanical features include a 180-amp, 730-amp maintenance free battery, black rotary shifter, conventional differential rear axle plus the optional engine block heater feature.
The Chrysler 300C’s fuel saver technology allows drivers to not only save more in fuel, but because of the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine, sensors are used to identify when full engine power isn’t required or being utilized. As a result, the fuel saver disables four of the eight cylinders. With the 18.5-gallon fuel tank, the Chrysler 300C has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 16 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
The interior of the 2018 Chrysler 300C was built with the intent to provide drivers and passengers with incredible cabin space and modern luxury. Apart from the lower trims, the Chrysler 300C features standard premium Nappa leather seating with heated and ventilated front seats. This five passenger maximum sedan is also standard equipped with power front driver and passenger seats, rear 60/40 folding seat, and optional premium leather wrapped interior accents. For added convenience, there is a 12-volt center console power outlets, 160-mph primary speedometer, dual zone automatic air conditioning, front and rear solar control glass, heated/cooled front console cup holders (SWEET!), heated steering wheel, passenger assist handles and speed sensitive power locks.
According to Chrysler, the 2018 Chrysler 300C has a distinctive exterior with a platinum chrome finish on the grille surround, exterior mirrors and door handles plus 20-inch x 8.0-inch polished aluminum wheels. The lighting features included in the Chrysler 300C are the finishing touches to the already stylish and sleek exterior. Some of these features include, adaptive Bi-Xenon HID headlamps, automatic headlamps, chrome headlamp bezels, chrome LED tail lamps and daytime running headlamps. The 300C exterior convenience features compliment the exceptional exterior style with solar control glass, remote fuel door release, power heated chrome exterior mirrors, exterior mirrors with heating element, and dual rear exhaust with bright tips.
Tech + Safety Features
The 2018 Chrysler 300C’s easy-to-use infotainment system allows drivers to have total control with the Uconnect 4C system that features an 8.4-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto capabilities, integrated Uconnect voice command, 1 year subscription of SiriusXM Satellite Radio plus guardian service, 276-watt amplifier, 6 premium speakers, and an integrated center stack radio. The awesome part about the SiriusXM satellite radio allows drivers to enjoy over 150 channels – commercial-free music, news, sports, and entertainment. The Uconnect theater is every kiddos dream especially during those long roadtrips. 10.1-inch HD touch screens are compatible with smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, and digital cameras are just some features included in the Uconnect Theater. Plus, second- and third-row USB ports allow passengers to charge a variety of devices simultaneously. The Bluetooth Streaming Audio feature has the capability to pair and prioritize up to ten smartphones allowing multiple drivers to connect and call.
The Chrysler brand makes the protection of drivers and passengers a huge priority – so of course, the 2018 Chrysler 300C offers an abundance of standard safety and security features like Rear Cross Path Detection, ParkView Rear Backup Camera, Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirrors, Electronic Roll Mitigation, Hill Start Assist, Keyless Go, Inside Emergency Trunk Lid Release plus Supplemental Front Seat-Mounted Side Airbags and Supplemental Side-Curtain Front and Rear Airbags. Specifically, the Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System prevents unauthorized vehicle operation. While utilizing an embedded electronic chip encoded ignition key that is programmed to operate the vehicle, the Chrysler 300C engine will shut off in seconds if someone attempts to use an invalid key.