2011 Chrysler 300 US

This car has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Powering the Chrysler 300 is a double overhead camshaft, 3.6 litre naturally aspirated 6 cylinder motor, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 292 bhp (296 PS/218 kW) at 6350 rpm and 353 N·m (260 lb·ft/36 kgm) at 4800 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels through a 5 speed automatic transmission. It weighs a claimed 1797 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2011 Chrysler 300 US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5044 mm
How heavy?
1797 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3605 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
296 PS / 292 bhp / 218 kW @ 6350 rpm
How much torque?
353 Nm / 260 ft.lb / 36 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How economical?
18/27 US MPG EPA city/highway

Chrysler 300 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1820 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1935 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1828 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1921 kg
Chrysler 300 SRT8 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 6410 cm3 477 PS 470 bhp 350 kW 1980 kg

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2011 Chrysler 300 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3053 mm 120.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1621 mm 63.8 inches
Length 5044 mm 198.6 inches
Width 1905 mm 75 inches
Height 1483 mm 58.4 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1797 kg 3962 lb
Weight distribution 52 % front
fuel tank capacity 72.4 litres 15.9 UK Gal 19.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.32
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.6 litre
3605 cc
(219.991 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 83 mm
3.78 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.16
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
296 PS (292 bhp) (218 kW)
at 6350 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
81 bhp/litre
1.33 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
353 Nm (260 ft·lb) (36 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
97.92 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminum block; aluminum alloy heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.2:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1230.5 kPa (178.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 600.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
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 164.75 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
121.17 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
162.49 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.25 kg/kW
13.79 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18/27 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.1/8.7 l/100km city/highway
km/litre7.7/11.5 km/l city/highway
UK MPG21.6/32.4 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG18.0/27.0 US MPG city/highway
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
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 2.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 7.0 x 17
Wheel size rear 7.0 x 17
Tyres front P215/65 R 17
Tyres rear P215/65 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 320 mm
Rear brake diameter 320 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.65
general
Carfolio.com ID228756
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Chrysler 300 added 2011-01-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.