• (4.5) 24 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,491$13,499
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 17-21
  • Engine: 340-hp, 5.7-liter V-8 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2005 Chrysler 300C

Our Take on the 2005 Chrysler 300C

Chrysler has marketed automobiles under the "300" designation off and on for half a century. The 300 series premiered in 1955 with a high-performance hardtop coupe that held a 300-horsepower Hemi V-8 engine. In its 1999 to 2004 iteration, the Chrysler 300M was a front-drive sedan with V-6 power.A... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Intrusive (but valuable) ESP
  • No front grab handles
  • Vulnerable grille when parallel parking

Notable Features

  • RWD layout
  • Hemi V-8
  • Available all-wheel drive
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • 18-inch tires

2005 Chrysler 300C Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Sometimes, 340 horsepower isn't enough.Ask Dale Earnhardt Jr.But what if you're just the average Joe or Jill looking at Chrysler's wildly popular 2005 300C sedan and lusting for something more under the hood than a wimpy 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 with 340 ponies?Cheer up. There's the SRT-8 version of the 300C, a bonus added to Chrysler's sedan lineup this year. The SRT-8, this... Read full review for the 2005 Chrysler 300 C

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Consumer Reviews


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Economical to own & drive

by Carro from Phoenix, AZ on July 31, 2011

The manufacturer recommends regular gas which is cheaper than the premium gas other high performance cars require. In addition, the engine runs on all 8 cylinders when when you need power, but when yo... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Chrysler 300C Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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