1998 Chrysler 300M US

The Chrysler 300M is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits the power to the front wheels. Its 6 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 3.5 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 253 bhp (257 PS/189 kW) at 6400 rpm and 346 Nm (255 lbft/35.3 kgm) at 3950 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic gearbox delivers the power to the wheels. The Chrysler 300M weighs a claimed 1628 kg at the kerb. The Chrysler 300M is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 190 km/h or 118 mph.

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1998 Chrysler 300M US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4999 mm
How heavy?
1628 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3518 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
257 PS / 253 bhp / 189 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
346 Nm / 255 ft.lb / 35.3 kgm @ 3950 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.7 s
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

Chrysler 300M models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3518 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1629 kg
Chrysler 300M Special -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3518 cm3 259 PS 255 bhp 190 kW 1656 kg
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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2736 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1612 kg

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1998 Chrysler 300M data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2870 mm 113 inches
Track/tread (front) 1572 mm 61.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1562 mm 61.5 inches
Length 4999 mm 196.8 inches
Width 1890 mm 74.4 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance 128 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.74
Kerb weight 1628 kg 3589 lb
Weight distribution 64 % front
fuel tank capacity 65.1 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.312
Frontal area 2.22
CdA 0.69
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3518 cc
(214.682 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 81 mm
3.78 × 3.19 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.19
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
257 PS (253 bhp) (189 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
71.9 bhp/litre
1.18 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
346 Nm (255 ft·lb) (35.3 kgm)
at 3950 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
98.35 Nm/litre
1.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system ESP fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1235.9 kPa (179.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 6800 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 586.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.7 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.7 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.8 s
@ 88.5 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 157.57 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
115.89 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
155.41 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.63 kg/kW
14.41 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 3.100
Turning circle 11.50 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.S.TrailLi.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7.0 x 17
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 17
Tyres front Michelin Energy MXV4 Rus P225/55 R 17
Tyres rear Michelin Energy MXV4 Rus P225/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 297 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area 2381 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.66
general
Carfolio.com ID22011
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Chrysler 300M added 1999-06-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.