2010 Chrysler 300

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2010 Chrysler 300
2010 Chrysler 300

Key specs

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The good:

  • Handling on RWD models
  • Automatic-transmission operation
  • Distinctive appearance
  • Interior space
  • Limo-like rear quarters in long-wheelbase version

The bad:

  • Winter traction and control without stability system
  • Somewhat unresponsive steering
  • Intrusive (but valuable) stability system
  • No front grab handles

6 trims

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Notable features

  • Rear- or all-wheel drive
  • Fuel-saving front-axle disconnect system on AWD models
  • Two V-6s available
  • Available electronic stability system
  • Extended-length version with more backseat room

2010 Chrysler 300 review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
The 300 comes with a choice of two V-6s, while the 300C has Hemi V-8 power. That car is listed separately in the Cars.com Research section. The 300 is offered in Touring, Touring Signature and Limited trim levels for rear-wheel-drive models and Touring Signature and Limited for the all-wheel-drive 300. Chrysler 300 competitors include the Ford Taurus and Chevrolet Impala.

New for 2010
There are no significant changes for 2010.

The 300 looks bold and imposing, flaunting a distinctive shape for a sedan. There are optional automatic headlamps. Base models have heated mirrors, and there are optional auto-dimming, fold-away mirrors with memory features.

  • 17- or 18-inch wheels
  • Standard power trunklid release
  • Optional power sunroof
  • Optional chrome window surrounds

The 300 can seat five. Available options include a premium sound package from Boston Acoustics and an iPod interface with Chrysler’s UConnect hands-free phone system. Limited and Signature trims include dual-zone automatic climate control.

  • Many chrome accents throughout the interior
  • AM/FM/six-CD/DVD/MP3 radio, available touch-screen and 30GB hard drive
  • Illuminated cupholders in front
  • 60/40-split backseat
  • Trunk includes cargo net, grocery-bag hooks, trunk scuff plate and trunk deck-lid liner

Under the Hood
Two V-6 engines are available, and the optional all-wheel-drive system features Chrysler’s active transfer case and front-axle disconnect that automatically disengages the front axle from the drivetrain when all-wheel drive is not needed, in an effort to increase fuel economy.

  • 178-horsepower, 2.7-liter V-6 with 190 pounds-feet of torque
  • 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 with 250 pounds-feet of torque
  • Four- or five-speed automatic transmission

Antilock brakes, traction control and an electronic stability system are optional on the base sedan and standard on higher trim levels.

  • Standard side curtain airbags
  • Available SmartBeam headlights automatically dim when they sense approaching traffic

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.3
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 4.6

Most recent consumer reviews


Very reliable getting me everywhere I needed to go

Very satisifed with the engine as it currently has 175k miles yet it never broke down on me anywhere. However there are many broken parts on the interior such as vents, armrest console, windows power and such, The four exterior door handles also broke, However I still call her my Black Beauty,


Love This Car

Really nice car, enjoyable to drive and to ride in, lots of room, style, luxury and speed. It is our extra car, otherwise we would keep it!


Very dependable

The car is good. I added some things to make it better in my opinion. However, I have had no issues with it and it has a lot of life left.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Chrysler
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
36 months/unlimited distance
60 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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