2010 Chrysler 300

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Key Specs

of the 2010 Chrysler 300. Base trim shown.

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    20-22 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    178-hp, 2.7-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    4-speed automatic w/OD
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

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

Notable Features of the 2010 Chrysler 300

  • 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 Overview

By Cars.com Editors
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.

Exterior
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


Interior
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 a...
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.

Exterior
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


Interior
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


Safety
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



Latest 2010 300 Stories

Consumer Reviews

Exterior Styling
(4.6)
Performance
(4.6)
Interior Design
(4.4)
Comfort
(4.6)
Reliability
(4.6)
Value For The Money
(4.6)

What Drivers Are Saying

(5.0)

Loving my first car

by Cristal R from Dallas, Tx on July 2, 2018

I love it!! Got it for a good price. It?s in really good conditions. I?m always getting compliments about my car! I really think I did a great investment and my payments are low can?t beat that. Read full review

(4.0)

GREAT CAR AND RELIABLE

by Benadic from Toronto,,,,Ontario,,,Canada on March 7, 2018

this is a great car,,good on gas and very comfortable,,, mine is a 3.5 litter engine made in Brampton Ontario,,Canada,,,i bought it used at 64,000 kilometers,, i,ve owned it 14 months and i love it,,,... Read full review

Safety & Recalls

Recalls

The 2010 Chrysler 300 currently has 0 recalls

Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

The 2010 Chrysler 300 has not been tested.

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Bumper-to-Bumper

    36 months / 36,000 miles

  • Roadside Assistance

    36 months / 36,000 miles

CPO Program & Warranty

Certified Pre-Owned by Chrysler

Program Benefits

24-hour roadside assistance, Carfax vehicle history report, rental car and 24-hour towing, and first day rental

  • Limited Warranty

    7 years / 100,000 miles

    7 years/100,000 mile warranty on all certified vehicles
  • Eligibility

    Under 5 years / 75,000 miles

    Vehicles receive a 125 point inspection and reconditioning.

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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The 300 received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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