The upcoming 2016 Chrysler 300 is the 3rd-gen vehicle from Chrysler which has achieved the rep tag of the auto company thanks to its amazing sales volumes it has been able to achieve in the previous models.The car comes with an impressive makeover over the previous model, though subtle. The redesigns will, however, be minor and will simply be facelifts. Nonetheless, buyers should expect astounding interior and exterior designs considering this is a vehicle coming from Chrysler. The luxury segment has increasingly become competitive thanks to the important revisions being done on the vehicles continuously every year. This model was first released to the market back in 2003 and since then has undergone numerous changes.The 2016 Chrysler 300 will come adorned in a fresh design that will certainly be desirable among the Chrysler 300 fogeys.
2016 Chrysler 300 Exterior Changes & Interior Photos
This vehicle, according to reliable sources, will be available in four trims: 300 Limited, 300S, 300C and top-of-the-line 300C Platinum. Some of the standard features that will be provided for in the base 300 Limited model includes automatic headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels (19-inch with all-wheel drive), LED taillights, keyless ignition and entry, heated mirrors, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror, dual-zone automatic climate control, cruise control, leather upholstery, eight-way power front seats, heated front seats, and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. Technology features includes a Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot access, voice commands, an 8.4” central touchscreen interface and a 6-speaker sound system with an iPod/USB connectivity, an auxiliary audio jack, and satellite radio.
The 300S comes with the Limited’s equipment plus 20-inch alloy wheels with performance tires (19s with AWD), an additional 8 horsepower and 4 pound-feet of torque for the standard V6 engine, a “performance” tuned suspension (for the RWD only) and steering calibration, a Sport driving mode and shift paddles for the transmission, a dual sport exhaust, remote start, foglights, sport front bucket seats, unique black-out styling elements, a rear-view camera and a ten-speaker Beats Audio sound system.
Stepping up to the 300C adds 18-inch alloy wheels (19s with AWD), foglights, remote start, additional chrome exterior accents, LED cabin lighting, a driver-side auto-dimming mirror, a power tilt-and-telescoping heated steering wheel, driver memory functions, heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a rear-view camera, a power rear sunshade, HD radio and a six-speaker Alpine audio system, and a navigation system. At the top of the food chain is the 300C Platinum which adds 20-inch wheels, even more chrome accents, a “touring” tuned suspension, heated and cooled front cup holders, leather upholstery, extended leather upholstery, power-adjustable pedals, and a Sport mode and shift paddles for the transmission. Other option highlights include a panoramic sunroof, xenon headlights, and a 19-speaker Harman Kardon sound system.
Price & Release Date For the New 2016 Chrysler 300 Sedan
We should expect the vehicle to be available in the market before the fall of this year. The base model of 2016 Chrysler 300 will set you back by an MSRP of $40,000, while the top of the range model will cost you more than $80,000 depending on the packages.
2016 Chrysler 300 Engine Specs
The new Chrysler 300 for 2016 will come with the same engines as that of the previous model it is replacing. Under the hood you should expect a 3.6L Pentastar engine and 6.4L HEMI engines. Buyers should expect the new engine to be agile than the existing ones. They will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission system. Also, the set of improved engines will offer better fuel consumption than their predecessor’s. The 3.6L capacity engine will be able crank 300 horsepower and 270 pounds of torque and will be fitted in the standard engine. The next one is a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine capable of generating 364 horsepower and 389 pounds of torque. The EPA estimates the Hemi engine to return 19/31 mpg in the city/highway when the drive system is rear-wheel-drive and when powered through the AWD expect 15/25 mpg in the city/highway. On the other hand, the 6.4L HEMI engine will be able to crank out 485 horsepower and 465 pounds of torque. Also, there are rumours suggesting that the automaker will offer another 3.0L capacity engine able to generate 250 horsepower and 500 pound of torque. However, Chrysler hasn’t denied or confirmed them as yet.
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