(4.7) 48 reviews
MSRP: $3,445$14,705
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
2006 Chrysler 300C

Our Take on the 2006 Chrysler 300C

Our Take

Chrysler's first 300 series premiered in 1955 as a high-performance hardtop coupe that held a 300-horsepower Hemi V-8. In its 1999 to 2004 iteration, the Chrysler 300M was a front-wheel-drive sedan with V-6 power.A completely different line of 300 sedans joined Chrysler's lineup for 200... 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 AWD
  • Electronic Stability Program

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

There was a big whoop-to-do about the Chrylser 300C when it appeared on the market last year. It was the next big thing; everyone would want one, and after appearances in trendy hip-hop videos, even the likes of Snoop Dogg were trying to get their hands on one. I haven't heard much about the vehicle since then, although that may be a direct result of my MTV-viewing days being left behind t... Read full review for the 2006 Chrysler 300 C

Consumer Reviews

4.7

Average based on 48 reviews

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High Mileage Review

by Skip from Walnut Creek, CA on December 28, 2012

I purchased my Chrysler with 26,000 miles on it. I had a problem with the dash lights that was fixed under warranty. I drove the car with only normal maintenance until it hit 105,000 miles. I then had... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

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Recalls

There is currently 1 recall for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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