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2008 Chrysler 300
2007 Mercury Montego
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4-Door Sedan 300 RWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 300 RWD LX 18 26 $23,430 $25,150
4-Door Sedan 300 RWD Touring 17 24 $27,332 $29,485
4-Door Sedan 300 AWD Touring 15 22 $29,901 $32,340
4-Door Sedan 300 RWD Limited 17 24 $30,149 $32,615
4-Door Sedan 300 AWD Limited 15 22 $32,124 $34,810
4-Door Sedan 300 RWD C Hemi 15 23 $33,389 $36,215
4-Door Sedan 300 AWD C 15 22 $35,279 $38,315
4-Door Sedan 300 RWD C SRT8 13 18 $39,395 $42,405
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4-Door Sedan 2WD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2WD Base 21 29 $22,056 $23,850
4-Door Sedan 2WD Premier 21 29 $25,250 $27,400
4-Door Sedan AWD Premier 19 25 $26,916 $29,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,430
$22,056
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,150
$23,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$419 / month
$398 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line

Like American gangsters, the 2008 Chrysler 300 exudes a kind of cool that is coveted by all, but attained by few.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 57.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.9 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
40.2 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.6 108.3
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 57.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.0 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.4 60.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 65.0
Wheelbase (in)
120.0 112.9
Liftover Height (in)
30.2 29.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.1 74.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
196.8 200.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.6 21.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.9 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Hydraulic Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 2.86
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/90D17
Front Tire Order Code
TW1 T7B
Spare Tire Order Code
TBC NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/65R17 P215/60R17
Rear Tire Order Code
TW1 T7B
Front Tire Size
P215/65R17 P215/60R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3725 3670
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 600
Engine
Fuel System
MPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 4000 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
EER 991
Displacement
2.7L/167 3.0L/182
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
178 @ 6400 203 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 4.15
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.56
Trans Type
4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.37
Trans Order Code
DGV 44A
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chrysler 300 Mercury Montego
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -

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