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Pros: Interior and power
Advice: Purchase the best maintenance policy you can...you will need it.My Chrysler 300C was in the shop 14 times in the first year of purchase (August 04). Problems still exist from day one that Chrysler will not fix. I am frustrated to say the least!! Luckily, I leased the vehicle. It's definitely going back at the end of my lease. Nice looking car, but Chrysler has a long way to go on improving the durability of the car!
Cons: Repeated tire failure with no recourse on Chrysler or Continental!!
Advice: Make sure you get in writing a guaranteed lifetime supply of tires for this car before you buy!Great car to drive, good power and most of the bells & whistles, but LOOK OUT. The car came with 60k continental tires on it that failed at 10k. Despite having read a chrysler memo stating they are working to solve the tire wear issues with the 300, the official Chrysler 'customer service' response is they have nothing to do with the tires and provide no support. Continental says the problem is with the 300 because they have had many similar issues with that model and it's not Continental's problem. Finally gave up and bought a 2nd set of tires that started showing signs of failing at at 7k miles, same response from both companies. Putting $1k of tires on the car annually has me looking to dump this car.
Advice: Don't test it because it will get you.Try it you'll like it. I have been a Buick fan for many years. But when I tested the new Lucerne againt the 300C, there was no comparison. The ride is great, the looks outstanding and the engine is very responsive. Also gets good mileage for a large car. You will not be disappointed.
Pros: The look and power
Cons: I can't think of anything!
Advice: Just do it, you won't regret it...better and less expensive than a Cadillac!Love this car...I researched it the 1st year it was out and had to have it...you got to get the Hemi it is smooth, fast and powerful, I love everything about this car. No regrets I would recommend this to anyone who loves to drive and needs a roomy comfortable car.
Pros: The 300 has its own style like no other vehicle on the road today !
Cons: The car does not come equipped with a compass. Thats the only thing that comes to mind.
Advice: Buy it and enjoy the 2005 trend car. It's all worth it.This luxury sedan is a smooth ride that turns heads while your on the road ! Their is not a thing NOT to like when you own the 2005 Chrysler 300.
Pros: The feeling that you're sitting in your living room on the coach while going down the highway at 80 mph
Cons: The agonizing feeling each time I see a rock kicked up from the car in front of me!
Advice: Get ready to repeatedly answer the questionI was finally at point in life were I could buy a car that suited me not my kids. I did some research on the web and narrowed the choices down to the Audi, Cadi CTS and the 300C Hemi. The research showed that the 300C Hemi was the best value for the money with out sacrificing performance or luxury. I decided to test drive it first. I was hooked and tried to keep my excitement from the dealer. I brought it that day no need to test drive the others. This car is magnificent! In 25 years of marriage and a number of new cars this car is the only one that I've actually made room in the garage for! And believe me that says a lot!
Pros: Appearance and Engine
Cons: Passenger Dashboard and Winter driving (2wd)
Advice: Don't buy itI've owned my 300C for 3 months. I've got a little over 6200 miles on the engine. I decided at about 1500 miles I would take it on a 4000 mile tour of SW US. It was an excellent experience. Car handled extremely well through the mountain passes. No slow down's required. On the open roads, it was quiet, smooth and when the occassional person wouldn't move over to the right, it was no problem accelerating pass them. It's not a car I would suggest to get if you have a lot of winter driving. I would recommend the AWD if you live near snow.