2012 Chrysler 300C EU

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front mounted engine delivering its power to the rear wheels. Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 3 litres. This unit produces power and torque figures of 233 bhp (236 PS/174 kW) at 4000 rpm and 540 Nm (398 lbft/55.1 kgm) at 1600-2800 rpm respectively. A 5 speed automatic 'box supplies the power to the driven wheels. The stated weight at the kerb is 2117 kg. Top quoted speed is 232 km/h or 144 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 7.1/5.7/9.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 185.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2012 Chrysler 300C EU information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5066 mm
How heavy?
2117 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2987 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
236 PS / 233 bhp / 174 kW @ 4000 rpm
How much torque?
540 Nm / 398 ft.lb / 55.1 kgm @ 1600-2800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.4 s
How fast?
232 km/h, 144 mph
How economical?
7.1/5.7/9.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
185.0 CO2 g/km

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 300 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 1937 kg
Chrysler 300 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 5A 5654 cm3 368 PS 363 bhp 271 kW 2047 kg

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2012 Chrysler 300C data
Applicable to the European domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3052 mm 120.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1623 mm 63.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1640 mm 64.6 inches
Length 5066 mm 199.4 inches
Width 1902 mm 74.9 inches
Height 1488 mm 58.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 2117 kg 4667 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
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 236 PS (233 bhp) (174 kW)
at 4000 rpm
Specific output 78 bhp/litre
1.28 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 540 Nm (398 ft·lb) (55.1 kgm)
at 1600-2800 rpm
Specific torque 180.78 Nm/litre
2.19 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system common rail direct diesel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2271.8 kPa (329.5 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 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 232 km/h (144 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 111.59 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
82.07 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
110.06 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.18 kg/kW
20.35 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 7.1/5.7/9.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km7.1/5.7/9.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre14.1/17.5/10.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG39.8/49.6/29.7 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG33.1/41.3/24.8 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 185.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 188.15 g/km
VED band (UK) I
CO2 Effizienz (DE) C
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
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
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 ID273944
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Chrysler 300C added 2012-05-31.
Last modified 2013-02-28.