1998 Chrysler 300M US

This automobile has a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. The Chrysler 300M's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 2.7 litre, double overhead camshaft 60 degree V 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 258 N·m (190 lb·ft/26.3 kgm) at 4850 rpm. The power is supplied to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Claimed weight at the kerb is 1612 kg.

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Key facts

1998 Chrysler 300M US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5024 mm
How heavy?
1612 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2736 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
258 Nm / 190 ft.lb / 26.3 kgm @ 4850 rpm

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
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3518 cm3 257 PS 253 bhp 189 kW 1628 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) 1565 mm 61.6 inches
Length 5024 mm 197.8 inches
Width 1890 mm 74.4 inches
Height 1422 mm 56 inches
Ground clearance 128 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1612 kg 3554 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 2.7 litre
2736 cc
(166.961 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86 × 78.5 mm
3.39 × 3.09 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
73.1 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
258 Nm (190 ft·lb) (26.3 kgm)
at 4850 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
94.3 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.7:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1185 kPa (171.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6464 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 456 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 125.79 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
92.52 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
124.07 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.81 kg/kW
18.05 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 3.110
Turning circle 11.50 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.TLLi.
Rear suspension I.CS.MultiLi.
Wheel size front 7.0JJ x 16
Wheel size rear 7.0JJ x 16
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle GA P225/60 R 16
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle GA P225/60 R 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 297 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area 2382 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID3894
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 27.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Chrysler 300M added 1998-06-12.
Last modified 2013-02-28.