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Chrysler 300C

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Chrysler 300C

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5654 cm3 / 345.0 cu in / 345.0 cu in, 253.5 kW / 339.9 hp / 339.9 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 525.0 N·m / 387.2 lb·ft / 387.2 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 12.3 l/100km / 23.0 mpg-UK / 19.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from2003
Model300CIssued until
Serie300Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS,AU,ES,FR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4999 mm / 196.8 in / 196.8 inTotal (curb) weight1836 kg / 4048 lb / 4048 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1483 mm / 58.4 in / 58.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3048 mm / 120.0 in / 120.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inWeight distribution (front)54.0 % / 54.0 % / 54.0 %
Ground clearance143 mm / 5.6 in / 5.6 inFuel capacity72 l / 15.8 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.35Frontal area (A)2.36 m2 / 25.4 sq ft / 25.4 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.83 m2 / 8.9 sq ft / 8.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.6 kW / 27.7 hp / 27.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminum alloy headBore99.5 mm / 3.92 in / 3.92 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement5654 cm3 / 345.0 cu in / 345.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity706.75 cm3/cylinder / 43.129 cu in/cylinder / 43.129 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power253.5 kW / 339.9 hp / 339.9 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque525.0 N·m / 387.2 lb·ft / 387.2 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)109.3 kW / 146.5 hp / 146.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output44.8 kW/l / 0.985 bhp/cu in / 0.985 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.8 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.82

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.10 s / 5.10 s / 5.10 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio185.2 kW/ton / 140.3 bhp/ton / 140.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.10 s / 7.10 s / 7.10 sFuel consumption, City (urban)18.3 l/100km / 15.4 mpg-UK / 12.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)16.60 s / 16.60 s / 16.60 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.7 l/100km / 32.5 mpg-UK / 27.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.3 l/100km / 23.0 mpg-UK / 19.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time15.10 s / 15.10 s / 15.10 s (top 95 km/h / 59 mph / 59 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions291 g/km / 468 g/mi / 468 g/mi
  Range585 km / 364 mi / 364 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.75Turning circle11.9 m / 39.0 ft / 39.0 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearIndependent, Multi-link
Wheels front7.5 x 18Wheels rear7.5 x 18
Tyres frontP225/60 R 18 99HTyres rearP225/60 R 18 99H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front345 mm / 13.6 in / 13.6 inBrake diameter rear320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler 300C

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