(4.8) 32 reviews
MSRP: $7,034$25,206
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2012 Chrysler 300
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Our Take on the 2012 Chrysler 300

Our Take

Redesigned last year, the full-size Chrysler 300 sedan retains its iconic silhouette and is one of the few remaining American rear-wheel-drive sedans. All-wheel drive is available. With seating for five, the Chrysler 300 offers V-6 or V-8 power, and the high-performance SRT8 version returns for ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Backseat not as roomy as some competitors
  • Clumsy navigation system
  • Lazy five-speed automatic (with V-8)
  • Small side mirrors

Notable Features

  • V-6 or V-8 power
  • Newly eight-speed automatic transmission for V-6 models
  • New S trim level
  • Newly optional Beats by Dr. Dre premium audio
  • Standard touch-screen multimedia system
  • RWD or AWD
  • High-performance SRT8 version returns


Our Expert Reviews

The 2012 Chrysler 300S is like my husband's favorite sweater. Both are stylish with healthy doses of retro flair; both are roomy and comfortable; and, both are beloved by my hubby and coveted by me. In an ideal world, my husband would own the 300S so I could sneak in the same amount of quality time with the 300S that I've long been relishing with the sweater. It's not that I wo... Read full review for the 2012 Chrysler 300

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Consumer Reviews


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An impressive luxury car and value

by Muscle Car Enthsiast from East Norwich, New York on July 24, 2012

On a par or better than imported German and Japanese luxury brands. Best riding, quietest car I've ever experienced. Does everything well. Interior is so comfortable and has all the features. V-6 with... Read Full Review


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2012 Chrysler 300.

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Warranties Explained


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.


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.

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).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

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.

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