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FWD Base
  • FWD Base
  • FWD Leather
  • FWD Premium 1
  • AWD Leather
  • FWD Premium 2
  • AWD Premium 1
  • FWD Touring
4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Motown RWD
  • 4dr Sdn AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300S RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300S AWD Glacier *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn 300S AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300C RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300C AWD
  • 4dr Sdn Luxury Series RWD *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition RWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300C John Varvatos Limited Edition RWD
  • 4dr Sdn Luxury Series AWD *Ltd Avail*
  • 4dr Sdn 300C John Varvatos Luxury Edition AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 300 SRT8 Core RWD
  • 4dr Sdn SRT8 RWD
4dr Sdn XLE (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn XLE (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn XLE Premium (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn XLE Touring (Natl)
  • 4dr Sdn Limited (Natl)

Prices

MSRP $31,660 $30,345 $30,990
Invoice $30,394 $29,167 $27,892
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.5 8.2
Critics' Rating 8.9 8.8 8.0
Performance 8.0 7.8 7.2
Interior 7.7 8.3 8.0
Safety 9.7 9.7 9.3
Reliability 3.5 3.5 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Luxurious interior
  • Good fuel economy with eAssist models
  • Powerful V6 option
  • High-quality interior
  • User-friendly tech features
  • Powerful base engine
  • Roomy, upscale cabin
  • Numerous standard features
  • Good fuel economy
Cons
  • Small trunk
  • Poor rearward visibility
  • Price escalates quickly with options
  • High price

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.4/145 Gas V6 3.6L/220 Gas V6 3.5L/211
MPG 25 City / 36 Hwy 19 City / 31 Hwy 21 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.7 120.200 111.0
Length, Overall (in) 196.9 198.600 195.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.1 75.000 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 59.2 58.400 57.5

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3774 4029 3461

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Standard Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
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.) 100.0 106.300 102.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.600 38.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.800 42.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 59.500 58.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 56.200 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.900 37.9
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 40.100 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 57.700 56.9
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9 56.100 54.6
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.8 16.300 16.0

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

Brake Assist 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
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Optional Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.4/145 3.6L/220 3.5L/211
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 182 @ 6700 292 @ 6350 268 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 172 @ 4900 260 @ 4800 248 @ 4700
Transmission Automatic w/manual shift Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 38.8 38.700 37.4

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Optional Optional
Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 19 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 31 31 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.8 19.500 17.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Short-Long Arm MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Five-Link Multi-link
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
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
8-Speed Automatic Standard