2012 Chrysler 300C Price & Review

The latest 2012 Chrysler 300C is here, after a long wait of 2 years, to redefine the executive sedan segment. 2012 Chrysler 300C sports bold design with advanced technological features. 2012 Chrysler 300C is a product of the partnership between Fiat and Chrysler. This partnership also came up with the Lancia Thema targeted at the European market. Hence, 2012 Chrysler 300C is the epitome of European finesse, German quality and American comfort – thanks to the trans-Atlantic partnership between Fiat and Chrysler.

Highlights of 2012 Chrysler 300C include 3.6L V6 diesel engine that renders 292 hp and sports 5-speed automatic transmission. Another model with 8-speed automatic transmission is also made available for markets other than the UK.

2012 Chrysler 300C Features

Exterior

2012 Chrysler 300C

2012 Chrysler 300C sports broad shoulders to make stronger statement on the road. For 2012, Chrysler has reduced the cartoonish grille in the 300C.

Interior

2012 Chrysler 300C has impressive and premium quality interior components that are pleasing to eyes and hands. In short, 2012 Chrysler 300C makes heavy use of leather, wood and chrome to bring out sheer elegance. Large touchscreen display defines the dashboard. The steering has audio controls mounted on it. However, storage compartments exude a cheap feeling. 2012 Chrysler 300C sports high-end features such as adaptive cruise control, heated seats, cup holders, digital radio, etc.

Interior

Security features include lane-departure warnings and forward-collision warning. Although 2012 Chrysler 300C offers ample space at the front, the headroom will surely fall short for tall people. Electric adjustments make the journey comfortable. 2012 Chrysler 300C also sports a middle seat meant especially for toddlers. It offers 481L boot space that increases when seats are folded.

Engine

2012 Chrysler 300C is powered by Pentastar 3.6L V6 engine that renders 292 horsepower.

Performance

2012 Chrysler 300C is the epitome of ultra comfort and absorbs the slightest imperfections on road. Driving on rough patches may at best call for some suspension noise unlike in other cars that meet with unnecessary jolts. However, 2012 Chrysler 300C does not impress by the way it turns at corners and the driver is bound to feel some staggering. Although the driver feels confident driving the new Chrysler 300C, it does not match up to the higher levels of perfection as flaunted by BMW 5 series.

Performance

Nevertheless, it exudes higher degree of refinement in terms of minimal noise from engine or tires irrespective of the speed of the car. The V6 engine exhibits impressive pulling even without a not-so-extraordinary gearbox. The 5-speed transmission may seem inadequate for the enthusiasts as it does not allow quick changing of gears on occasions when gushing acceleration is direly needed. It touches 60mph mark in about 8 seconds. Sport mode and shift response are the strengths of 2012 Chrysler 300C.

Fuel economy

EPA estimates of fuel economy for 2012 Chrysler 300C are 31mpg on the highway.

2012 Chrysler 300C Price

2012 Chrysler 300C is available at a starting price of £35,995. The best thing about it is that it offers ample equipments within the tagged price.

Conclusion

2012 Chrysler 300C with its impressive looks, luxurious interior and power-packed performance is sure to make statement in the sedan segment. It only drawback remains its CO2 emissions rated at 185g/km because of which it is likely to lose the battle to most of its competitors.