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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!
Pros: Stereo CD player audio system - It is like a concert in your car if you enjoy music.
Cons: Plastic Door Panel Trim (under car doors-entire length of vehicle. It fell off my 300C, and also, fell off on two other 300C owners. No warrenty service granted, yet is under a warranty protection plan.
Advice: A $40,000 car, you don't deserve plastic trim falling off vehicle. Any trim parts of plastic form should be securely glued during attachment. Trim is not glued. It is moveable, you can pull it off, near the real wheel attachment.Am a recent owner, with roughly 9,000 on mileage. Purchased used at 3,000 on the mileage. V8 engine, and drives with excellent handling and impressive speed. On gas mileage, air-conditioner not running, the car performed 63 miles (city and highway drive combined). With air-conditioner running, on a highway drive of 2 hours, the car used 1/2 gallon of fuel, one way trip. With gas prices, be somewhat conservative on utilizing a/c to preserve gas mileage.
Pros: It's all about the HEMI, man!!
Cons: Interior material quality could be better
Advice: Buy it now!!Fantastic power, with good handling. Very comfortable interior. Outrageously great sound system!! Can't beat it at the price!!
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.
Cons: VISABILITY FROM COCKPIT IS LIMITED.
Advice: BUY ONE. GREAT BANG FOR THE BUCKBOUGHT ONE WITH THE V6. MAY OPT FOR THE 8 IN THE FUTURE, DEPENDING ON FUEL PRICES. SUN ROOF RATTLES ON ROUGH ROADS BUT OVERALL QUAlity is great.
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.