2011 Chrysler 300C US

The Chrysler 300C is a rear wheel drive road car, with its motor placed in the front, and a 4 door saloon bodyshell. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 5.7 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 363 bhp (368 PS/271 kW) at 5200 rpm and 534 Nm (394 lbft/54.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm respectively. A 5 speed automatic 'box transfers the power to the driven wheels. The Chrysler 300C weighs a quoted 1937 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2011 Chrysler 300C US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5044 mm
How heavy?
1937 kg
What size engine?
5.7 litre, 5654 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
368 PS / 363 bhp / 271 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
534 Nm / 394 ft.lb / 54.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How economical?
16/25 US MPG EPA city/highway

Chrysler 300C models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1820 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 1987 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 1820 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 1987 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
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 300C Platinum -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 1921 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 1921 kg
Chrysler 300C -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 2987 cm3 236 PS 233 bhp 174 kW 185.0 CO2 2117 kg
Chrysler 300 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 2047 kg

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2011 Chrysler 300C 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 1486 mm 58.5 inches
Ground clearance 119 mm 4.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.65
Kerb weight 1937 kg 4270 lb
Weight distribution 53 % 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 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
(SAE net)
368 PS (363 bhp) (271 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
64.2 bhp/litre
1.05 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
534 Nm (394 ft·lb) (54.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
94.45 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum alloy heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1186.8 kPa (172.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 706.75 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 190.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
139.75 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
187.4 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.16 kg/kW
11.95 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 16/25 US MPG EPA city/highway
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km14.7/9.4 l/100km city/highway
km/litre6.8/10.6 km/l city/highway
UK MPG19.2/30.0 UK MPG city/highway
US MPG16.0/25.0 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 7½ x 18
Wheel size rear 7½ x 18
Tyres front P225/60 R 18
Tyres rear P225/60 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 0.83
Final drive ratio 2.65
general
Carfolio.com ID228767
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 49.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Chrysler 300C added 2011-01-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.