2017 Chrysler 300 Sedan
- Quiet cabin has an upscale look and feel
- Available V8 engine is well suited to the car's personality
- Touchscreen technology interface is easy to use
- Hard to see out the back because of small rear window and thick roof pillars
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2017 Chrysler 300 video
MARK TAKAHASHI: I'm Edmund's editor Mark Takahashi. And here's an expert rundown of the 2017 Chrysler 300. Among other full-sized sedans, the 2017 Chrysler 300 stands out for its bold styling, oversized oldschool proportions, and power to match its attitude. You can choose between a more than capable based V6 engine or burly 363 horsepower V8. With either engine you can also add all wheel drive. The 300 sedan gets a mix of weak and strong grades in every category. But overall, it remains a solid choice thanks to its quiet, roomy, and attractive interior. Cargo capacity is about average for this large sedan. But the wheel wells may get in the way of larger items. With this in mind, it will still hold plenty. The same can be said of the rear seats. A few competitors may offer more space, but not that you'd notice. Both front and rear seats are rather wide and flat so average or slim passengers might feel a lack of lateral support. We're especially fond of the Uconnect infotainment system, which has a big screen and is one of the easier to operate. Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto make it even better. The bottom line for the 2017 Chrysler 300 is it's still strong after all this time. Recent updates have kept it fresh. And with a V8, you get a grin-inducing wallop in power that you simply won't get with rivals. Compared to newer cars like the Buick Lacrosse, Lexus ES350, and Toyota Avalon we think the 300 is an excellent choice. If you'd like to see more Edmund's expert rundowns, hit subscribe. [MUSIC PLAYING]
2017 Chrysler 300 Expert Rundown Review
Looking for a family sedan that's comfortable, quiet and equipped with all sorts of modern tech? The 2017 Chrysler 300 might be a good match. Here's a quick rundown of what we like, what we don't and the bottom line from the Edmunds editors.
Features & Specs
Our experts’ favorite 300 safety features:
- Forward Collision Mitigation
- Forward collision warning with automatic braking is optional on the 300, and it gets a Superior rating from the IIHS.
- Lane Departure Warning
- Optional lane departure warning and prevention warns drivers if they drift out of their lane and will even make minor steering corrections.
- Uconnect Access
- Uconnect Access (standard on the 300) includes automatic crash notification, roadside assistance and stolen vehicle assistance.
The 2017 Chrysler 300 is something of a throwback. It's a big and brawny American sedan with rear-wheel drive at a time when that's faded out of fashion. And it looks like the sort of car that hybrids were designed to replace. It's a dinosaur that can be had with a pounding Hemi V8 under its hood. It's everything a 21st-century sedan isn't supposed to be, and that's why buyers love it.
Sold only as a four-door, the 300 is available in four trim levels. The least expensive model is the Limited that still includes things like 18-inch polished alloy wheels as standard equipment. Or it wears 19-inch wheels when ordered with all-wheel drive. Its standard power is Chrysler's 292-horsepower Pentastar 3.6-liter V6 paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The 363-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V8 is optional.
One step up from the Limited is the S that gets a performance suspension, 20-inch wheels on rear-drive models and 19s on the AWD versions, and a thumping BeatsAudio stereo system. Throw in some "Hyperblack" trim and it's got some jewelry to go along with its attitude. The drivetrain options are the same as the Limited, but the V6 is tweaked to 300 hp and paddle shifters are now fitted to control the transmission manually.
Next up the ladder is the 300C which adds luxury features like a dual-pane panoramic sunroof, ventilated and heated front and heated rear seats, a heated wood and leather steering wheel, and memory systems for the seats, mirrors and radio station presets. At the top of the line is the 300C Platinum that gets HID headlights, a Harmon Kardon sound system that puts the Philadelphia Philharmonic in your dashboard, and 20-inch wheels polished to a glistening reflective finish.
Rear-wheel-drive 300s powered by the 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 are EPA rated at 23 mpg combined (19 city/30 highway). The Hemi V8 version, which can't be combined with all-wheel drive, rates at 19 mpg combined (16 city/25 highway). Some of the Hemi's solid highway fuel economy can be credited to Chrysler's "Multi Displacement System" that shuts down cylinders when the car is cruising under light loads.
There's nothing timid about the Chrysler 300 and there's something reassuring in its old-school demeanor. Use the buying tools here on Edmunds to optimize a 300 to exactly your specifications and then get a great deal from a great dealer.
2017 Chrysler 300 Sedan Overview
The 2017 Chrysler 300 Sedan is offered in the following styles: S 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), Limited 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A), Limited 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), S 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A), C 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A), C 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), Alloy 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A), C Platinum 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), Alloy 4dr Sedan AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A), and C Platinum 4dr Sedan (3.6L 6cyl 8A).
What do people think of the 2017 Chrysler 300 Sedan?
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Edmunds Expert Reviews
Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2017 Chrysler 300 Sedan and all model years in our database. Our rich analysis includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2017 300 Sedan featuring deep dives into trim levels including S, Limited, C, etc. with careful analysis around pricing, features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving and performance. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.Read our full review of the 2017 Chrysler 300 Sedan here.
Our Review Process
This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.
We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.
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