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06 300 Limited 3.5
By carhopper on
2006 Chrysler 300 Touring 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 5A)
In my opinion Chrysler does not deserve the "poor vehicle quality" reputation everyone seems to know them by. I purchased my 300 as a one year old used car with 23k existing miles on it. I have owned the car for nearly two years now and the odometer currently reads 63000. I have never had to bring this car into the shop for any repair work of any type. Nothing has ever broken. It alway starts and gets me where I need to go. The brakes are original and still have life left.
The car has great looks and a very smooth ride. Power from the 3.5 liter six is good. One of the smoothest shifting automatic transmissions I have ever used. Smoth quiet ride. Outstanding overall reliability. No squeeks or rattles at 63k miles. Fuel economy 22mpg on average, best hwy milage 29mpg.
A six speed manual transmission would be a nice addition. Installing a small displacment diesel would help improve fuel economy. If you buy a rear wheel drive 300 and you live in snow country get four good snow tires.