2014 Chrysler 300 Specs, Features and Price
Whether you see it’s silhouette in a dark alley, it’s shining body gliding down a big boulevard or the way it behaves like an aristocracy on an open road, you get the same feeling. The new 2014 Chrysler 300 tells the story of dignity, taste, class and success. This big 4-doors sedan was made to be a rival to the European high-class sedans and to keep the Chrysler tradition by incorporating it’s distinctive visual moments into contemporary design. But the 2014 Chrysler 300 has preserved the pure essence of the American automotive industry deep inside it’s soul.
2014 CHRYSLER 300 EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
The art of maintaining the spirit of the past inside this sedan’s body is very complex and tough task. Nevertheless, the design team who made the new 2014 Chrysler 300 fully accomplished this task. The look of the 2014 Chrysler 300 is contemporary, but it isn’t just plain redesign, it doesn’t accept pure recognition of an old style as successful keeping the tradition. This 2014 Chrysler 300 oozes elegance thanks to reinventing and reincarnating the aesthetics of the past in our days. The face of the 2014 Chrysler 300 is refreshed by new big chrome grille and outlines of air intakes. Headlights have daytime lights based on LED technology. Besides that, the basic version will have 17″ alloy wheels. Inside the 2014 Chrysler 300 every of the five passengers will have a lot of space. The manufacturer doesn’t like to gamble with the reputation of the Chrysler name, so they invested in high-quality materials, which are tastefully assembled to send a stylish message about the 2014 Chrysler 300 and it’s owner. The seats, with heaters implemented, offer a great back support, so your body takes long journeys miraculously well. Optionally, you can get leather upholstery in two tones and to wrap the instrument panel in leather. The technology keeps the pace with other elements when it comes to quality. The standard trim level will give you 8.4″ touchscreen where you can control music which can be brought via Bluetooth phone and audio streaming or iPod/USB/SD Card connectivity. Also, that’s where dual-zone climate control takes your commands. Within the basic equipment package there’s also a telescopic steering wheel. The more expensive trim levels offer Beats by Dr. Dre audio system with 12-channel amp, sub-woofer and proprietary equalization.
2014 CHRYSLER 300 ENGINES, MPG AND PRICE
The basic version of the 2014 Chrysler 300 which has the 300S label has 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine with 270 lb-ft of torque and 292 horsepower. An another option is V-6 too, but that one has 300 horsepower, 264 lb-ft of torque and cold-air induction. This engines will have it’s drive transmitted to the rear wheels via 8-speed automatic gearbox. All-wheel drive is an option for every trim level.
There are two V-8 engines which can be installed under the hood of the 2014 Chrysler 300. There will be 5.7L HEMI V-8 with 363 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque. Another V-8 is 6.4-liter HEMI which will be a part of the highest trim level SRT8. This engine will impress you with 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. This V-8 engines will be accompanies by 5-speed automatic transmission with AutoStick manual-shift function.
Fuel efficiency estimations say that basic rear-wheel drive 2014 Chrysler 300C will make 19 mpg/city and 31 mpg/highway. The same V-6 engine with all-wheel drive has a little worse result: 18 mpg/city and 27 mpg/highway. The 2014 Chrysler 300S has the EPA fuel efficiency close to this. On the other hand, 5.7-liter V-8 engine can make up to 15 mpg/city and 25 mpg/highway with rear-wheel drive and 15 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway with all-wheel drive. The most expensive trim level of the 2014 Chrysler 300 labeled as SRT8 brings already mentioned 6.4-liter V-8 HEMI which has the fuel efficiency 14 mpg/city and 23 mpg/highway.
The price of the 2014 Chrysler 300 will be, depending on a trim level and the choice of engine, from $31000 for the 2014 Chrysler 300C to $50000 for the 2014 Chrysler 300 SLT8.