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4dr Sdn 300C RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RWD *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn Limited RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300C RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300C AWD
4dr Sdn (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn (SE)
  • 4dr Sdn Limited (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Limited (GS)
  • 4dr Sdn Limited (SE)
4dr Sdn RT RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SE RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Rallye RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Rallye Plus RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Plus RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Road/Track RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Max RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Mopar 11 RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT AWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Plus AWD
  • 4dr Sdn RT Max AWD

Prices

MSRP $38,170 $33,195 $30,395
Invoice $36,342 $29,876 $29,108
Avg. Paid $23,248 $20,629 $23,350

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 9.0 7.9
Critics' Rating 9.2 8.8 8.2
Performance 7.4 8.6 7.8
Interior 8.3 8.5 7.9
Operating Cost 7.7 8.0 7.7
Safety 10.0 9.7 10.0
Reliability 3.0 5.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • High-quality interior
  • Outstanding safety ratings
  • Standard Uconnect infotainment system
  • Powerful base engine
  • Powerful engine with good fuel economy
  • High safety and reliability scores
  • Near-luxury quality interior
  • Powerful engine choices
  • Standard USB/iPod interface and touch screen
  • Great safety scores
Cons
  • Outdated five-speed transmission
  • Subpar reliability score
  • Rear seats don’t fold, limiting cargo space
  • Some controls are inconveniently placed
  • Vague steering feel
  • Rear-seat headroom may be tight for taller passengers
  • Low reliability score

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 5.7L/345 Gas V6 3.5L/211 Gas V8 5.7L/345
MPG 16 City / 25 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy 16 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan 4dr Sdn

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 120.0 111.0 120.2
Length, Overall (in) 198.6 197.6 199.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 72.8 75.0
Height, Overall (in) 58.5 58.5 58.4

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4270 3572 4253

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Optional Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 106.3 106.9 104.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.9 38.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.3 41.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 59.4 59.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.2 55.8 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 37.5 36.6
Second Leg Room (in) 40.1 40.9 40.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 58.2 57.9
Second Hip Room (in) 56.1 56.2 56.1
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3 14.4 15.4

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Standard Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Optional
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional Standard
Adjustable Pedals Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6 Gas V8
Displacement 5.7L/345 3.5L/211 5.7L/345
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 363 @ 5200 268 @ 6200 370 @ 5250
Torque (Net @ RPM) 394 @ 4200 248 @ 4700 395 @ 4200
Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter - TBD - 36.9 37.7

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.1 18.5 19.1

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA MacPherson Strut Performance
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Multi-link Strut Performance
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.