2003 Chrysler 300C US

The Chrysler 300C is a 4 door saloon (sedan) style car with a front located engine powering the rear wheels. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 5.7 litre capacity. This powerplant features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed automatic transmission. The claimed kerb weight is 1808 kg.


Chrysler 300C -
Chrysler 300C
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Key facts

2003 Chrysler 300C US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4999 mm
How heavy?
1808 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5654 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
How much torque?

Chrysler 300C models

4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 5654 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 1836 kg
Chrysler 300C SRT-8 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 6059 cm3 431 PS 425 bhp 317 kW 1888 kg
Chrysler 300C -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 5654 cm3 345 PS 340 bhp 254 kW 291.0 CO2 1836 kg
2003 Chrysler 300C data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3048 mm 120 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1600 mm 63 inches
Length 4999 mm 196.8 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1483 mm 58.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1808 kg 3986 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.7 litre
5654 cc
(345.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 99.5 × 90.9 mm
3.92 × 3.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.09
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
Specific output
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 706.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.
Wheel size front 8 x 20
Wheel size rear 9 x 20
Tyres front 245/45 R 20
Tyres rear 275/40 R 20
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID109736
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 49.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Chrysler 300C added 2003-04-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.