HEMI-V8 Power+All-Wheel-Drive+30 MPG!
The HEMI powered V8 of the Chrysler 300C & AWD traction, safety, stability & every imaginable luxury feature in sports car style sold us on the idea of getting a new 2011 automobile. A brief test drive & taste of ultra luxury dynamics, sporty handling & outstanding bank vault quality, fit, finish & materials led to a down payment & we have been enjoying every mile with front-rear heated seats, heated-cooled cup holders, a heated leather & wood trim steering wheel, heated mirrors, class leading navigation & stereo system & even hill assent-decent security for near off-roading or inclement weather. The dual pane tilt-slide panoramic sun-moon roof combination with one-touch controls & sunshades is worth the slight extra cost of this fun in the sun & under the stars option for 2011. I am impressed. No complaints at all.
A Match for Our Mercedes-Benz S600!
Pleasing luxury vehicle in every way. The technology for 2011 makes for a luxury sedan that is economical, upscale in appearance, execution, handling, ride & handling. This is especially so with the AWD package available on the 5.7 liter HEMI V8 300C. The 2011 300C has a great solid feel lacking in other large automobiles tested, including the Cadillac DTS, Ford Taurus SHO, Lincoln MKS AWD and Hyundai Genesis. The all new interior is rich, inviting & leaps & bounds ahead of all other near luxury & ultra posh four-door?s costing double & more. My AWD 300C is extremely comfortable, compliant, roomy & so easy to maneuver in all sorts of weather, including deep snow, torrential rains & icy roadways. Storage room is abundant, with a cavernous truck with an easy lift- over for loading & unloaded skis, golf bags or luggage. The enormous Garmin Navigation screen also houses climate controls, emergency contact information, telecommunication functions & the best entertainment system in the industry. The ?11 300C?s new look is a huge improvement that generates much praise from countless others & compliments wherever we travel. The perforated heated front & rear leather seats on the Limited & 300C we selected are Mercedes-Benz S600-like! The optional panorama roof lights up the interior whether open or closed. When shade is desired, a one-touch operation will close it for you. The list of safety features & amenities are too numerous to mention (& even remember!). A trip from New York to Key West, Florida proved how terrific the fuel mileage is, even for a HEMI of its size. We capped about 32 MPG on the FL turnpike. Hitting every type of weather & horrific road conditions on our round trip made us all grateful we opted for All-Wheel-Drive! Room? Five of us traveled in first class comfort, with room to spare. Our other car is a 12 cylinder Mercedes S-class, but the 2011 300C comes mighty close to the fondness we have for Chrysler's new crown gem, the 300!
America's Muscle Sedan: Fan for Families, Too!
Always wanted a muscle car, but the adolescent boy in me & reality of obligations would be hard with a family & responsibilities as a new dad. The ALL NEW Chrysler 300C with standard HEMI V8 is everything to me, and more importantly, the family. They knocked the ball out of the park with this home run. With gas prices going up, we had to part with the gas guzzling SUV we were very fond of. Thought I would miss our Ford Expedition, but the 300C is quite roomy and our 28 MPG - 30 MPG of mixed driving made the decision the right one. Considered the Ford Taurus Limited & SHO, but the V8 powered Chrysler w/ traditional RWD were among the reasons for switching brands. However, the Chrysler has proven to be such much more. For roughly $38,000 & change, the car is full of features worthy of a Mercedes-Benz, BMW & even Lincoln, with costing just an ounce of what the luxury brands charge. Aside from the ancient Town Car, Lincoln offers no RWD cars for '11. The soft-touch interior materials of the 300C equal or surpass those of an E-Class, 5-Series & Jaguar XJ, while affording us the usual: making house payments, paying for groceries & taking care of all other essentials, including a second car for two working parents in a tough economy. The safety features on the 300C, i.e., exterior mirrors w/ supplemental signals, rain sensing wipers, hill assent/descent, Bi-Xeon HID headlamps w/ leveling system, SmartBeam head lights, front/rear fog lights, back-up camera, HomeLink Universal garage door openers & home/yard lighting, SmartKey, ABS, blind spot monitoring, ESC, LED illumination, front/rear park assist, various hands-free controls, state-of-the-art BlueTooth phone system/computer/weather advice/entertainment/driving data/navigation (w/ large 8.4" touch screen). The unique heating/cooling cupholders work great! The aroma of the high quality leather seats, switches, gears & steering wheel is awesome. There is even real olive wood accents throughout the luxury-sports car's cabin. We have the "ride" & we have the "handling" of both in perfect proportions, I have to admit. The rear seats are heated, just like the front benches. Sweet! The trunk has loads of room for all of our many things when traveling w/ the children or taking an adult vacation. MOPAR accessories & a host of spiffy new colors inside & out allow you to personalize your 300C. I was tempted to add one a several tasteful grille options, but could not be happier w/ our no-extra-charge Billet Silver Metallic 300C w/ standard perforated Light Frost-Beige Nappa leather seating and trim. A nice color combination my wife selected.