2006 Chrysler 300 3.0 CRD US

The 300 3.0 CRD is a motor car from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 3 litre turbocharged 6 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) at 4000 rpm and 510 N·m (376 lb·ft/52 kgm) at 1600-2800 rpm respectively. A 5 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the wheels. Quoted kerb weight is 1910 kg. Top quoted speed is 230 km/h (143 mph), official fuel consumption figures are 10.8/6.6/8.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 215.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2006 Chrysler 300 3.0 CRD US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5015 mm
How heavy?
1910 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2987 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
510 Nm / 376 ft.lb / 52 kgm @ 1600-2800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.6 s
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph
How economical?
10.8/6.6/8.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
215.0 CO2 g/km

Chrysler 300 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 3518 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1829 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 3518 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1710 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4A 2736 cm3 193 PS 190 bhp 142 kW 1688 kg

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2006 Chrysler 300 3.0 CRD data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3048 mm 120 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1605 mm 63.2 inches
Length 5015 mm 197.4 inches
Width 1880 mm 74 inches
Height 1475 mm 58.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1910 kg 4211 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged diesel
Engine manufacturer Mercedes-Benz
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3 litre
2987 cc
(182.278 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 92 mm
3.27 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 72 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 510 Nm (376 ft·lb) (52 kgm)
at 1600-2800 rpm
Specific torque 170.74 Nm/litre
2.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 18:1
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2145.6 kPa (311.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 497.83 cc
Aspiration Turbo D.
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 114.13 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
83.94 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
112.57 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.91 kg/kW
19.9 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 10.8/6.6/8.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km10.8/6.6/8.1 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre9.3/15.2/12.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG26.2/42.8/34.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG21.8/35.6/29.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 215.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 214.65 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.750
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7½ x 18
Wheel size rear 7½ x 18
Tyres front 225/60 R 18
Tyres rear 225/60 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 345 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID151140
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Chrysler 300 3.0 CRD added 2007-01-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.