2002 Chrysler 300M Special US

The Chrysler 300M Special is a sedan/saloon with 4 doors and a front mounted powerplant which transmits its power through the front wheels. Its 3.5 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that has an output of 255 bhp (259 PS/190 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 3900 rpm. The engine powers the wheels by means of a 4 speed automatic 'box. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1656 kg.

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Key facts

2002 Chrysler 300M Special US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5024 mm
How heavy?
1656 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3518 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
259 PS / 255 bhp / 190 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 ft.lb / 35.7 kgm @ 3900 rpm

Chrysler 300M models

4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3518 cm3 253 PS 250 bhp 186 kW 1629 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3518 cm3 257 PS 253 bhp 189 kW 1628 kg
Chrysler 300M -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 2736 cm3 203 PS 200 bhp 149 kW 1612 kg

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2002 Chrysler 300M Special 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 1410 mm 55.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1656 kg 3651 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65.2 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.313
Frontal area
CdA
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 double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE)
259 PS (255 bhp) (190 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(SAE)
72.5 bhp/litre
1.19 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE)
350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 3900 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE)
99.49 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.9:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1250.2 kPa (181.3 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)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 156.13 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
114.83 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
153.99 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.71 kg/kW
14.55 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.LowLi.ARB.
Rear suspension I.ChpmnS.CS.2LowTrailLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½ x 18
Wheel size rear 7½ x 18
Tyres front Michelin Pilot Sport P245/45 ZR 18
Tyres rear Michelin Pilot Sport P245/45 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 297 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area 3045 cm2
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID94787
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 Chrysler 300M Special added 2002-06-10.
Last modified 2013-02-28.