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2017 Chrysler 300

2017 Chrysler 300
September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Celebrating more than nine decades of American ingenuity, the 2017 Chrysler 300 lineup delivers on the brand's promise of style, sophistication, world-class quality and technology – all at an attainable value. Through iconic design proportions with inspired materials; class-exclusive innovations, including all-new fourth-generation Úconnect touchscreen systems with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus improved features, performance and award-winning interface; TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission delivering 30 miles per gallon (mpg) highway fuel economy standard on every model; plus the availability of the segment's most advanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system and numerous style packages, including the all-new Exterior and Interior Sport Appearance Packages with enthusiast appointments on 300S, the Chrysler 300 lineup is America's big and bold sedan. (concept carz)

Highlights •Class-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission is standard on every model, delivering best-in-class V-6 highway fuel economy, plus best-in-class V-6 and V-8 driving range
•All Chrysler 300 models are available with the segment's most technologically advanced AWD system, which includes a segment-exclusive active transfer case and front-axle-disconnect system to improve real-world fuel economy. This advanced AWD system seamlessly transitions between rear-wheel drive (RWD) and AWD with no driver intervention to maximize fuel economy
•Chrysler 300S represents the brand's Y-strategy, offering more athletic and youthful appointments to the lineup thanks to a unique 300 horsepower Pentastar V-6 engine with paddle shifters and sport mode, touring-tuned (performance-tuned with V-8) suspension, blacked-out exterior accents, 20-inch Hyper Black wheels, leather-wrapped sport seats, exclusive Piano Black interior accents and signature 10-speaker BeatsAudio system
•As the pinnacle of the Chrysler lineup, the 300C Platinum features model-exclusive Platinum Chrome finishes, 20-inch polished-aluminum wheels, sport mode with paddle shifters, signature two-tone Indigo/Linen (Black also available) interior environment with segment-exclusive quilted and perforated Nappa leather seats and door panels, hand-sanded natural pore wood, French accent stitching and leather-wrapped steering wheel with unique chrome accent ring
•Sport mode instantly transforms the personality and performance of the Chrysler 300S, plus 300C with V-8 and 300C Platinum models, by reducing shift times from approximately 400 milliseconds to 250 milliseconds, increased engine and throttle responsiveness, firmer steering feel and turns AWD 'on' (if off) with AWD models for improved dynamics
•For drivers who want even more performance from the Chrysler 300S, 300C or 300C Platinum models, the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine with four-cylinder mode Fuel Saver Technology delivers 363 horsepower, 394 lb.-ft. of torque, 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in less than 6 seconds and best-in-class V-8 driving range (EPA estimated 16 mpg city/25 mpg highway/19 combined)
•Building on its 'Top Safety Pick' credentials, Chrysler 300 offers a 360-degree perspective thanks to the SafetyTec Plus Group's Full-speed Forward Collision Warning – Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control-Plus with Full Stop, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, Blind-spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Path detection and more
•For drivers who want more handling capability, a performance-tuned suspension with increased spring rates, performance-tuned steering and bushings, larger sway bars (with V-8 engine) and Goodyear Eagle F1 three-season tires is available on rear-wheel drive Chrysler 300S models

Model Lineup
For 2017, the Chrysler 300 lineup consists of four models, all of which are available with the segment's most innovative AWD system: •300 Limited
•300S
•300C
•300C Platinum

Exterior Colors •Ceramic Gray Clear Coat (NEW)
•Velvet Red Pearl Coat
•Bright White Clear Coat
•Redline Red Tri-coat Pearl
•Gloss Black Clear Coat
•Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
•Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat
•Jazz Blue Pearl Coat
•Maximum Steel Metallic Clear Coat

Interior Colors •Black
•Black/Linen
•Black/Caramel
•Black/Sydney Gray (NEW)
•Indigo/Linen

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Bolder and More Athletic Inside and Out: New 2017 Chrysler 300S Sport Appearance Packages

2017 Chrysler 300•New Exterior and Interior Sport Appearance Packages provide even more athletic attitude to the blacked-out 2017 Chrysler 300S model
•Exterior Sport Appearance Package is standard on 300S V-8 model, available on 300S V-6 models, and includes a more aggressive front fascia, unique LED fog lamps, plus sculpted side sills and deck-lid spoiler
•New for 2017, the Interior Sport Appearance Package adds premium perforated leather performance seats with high-bolstered contours in suede, along with new discretely appointed interior accents and materials
•New Ceramic Gray exterior paint provides the 300S with a 'straight shade' hue for a truly avant-garde look
•Ordering for the 2017 Chrysler 300S with new Sport Appearance Packages will start in August March 23, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - For 2017, the Chrysler brand is updating its bold and blacked-out Chrysler 300S model with even more athletic and aggressive styling appointments thanks to new Exterior and Interior Sport Appearance Packages, plus updated color and materials to make this flagship 300 model the most enthusiast-focused ever.

2017 Chrysler 300
'The new 2017 Chrysler 300S re-excites the passion of what owning an American flagship sedan is about,' said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. 'And now for our Chrysler enthusiasts, two all-new sport appearance packages that take the 300S model's athletic styling and appointments to the next level.'


2017 Chrysler 300
The 2017 Chrysler 300S with new Exterior and Interior Sport Appearance Packages will debut at the 2016 New York International Auto Show and be available at Chrysler dealerships nationwide for ordering this August.

2017 Chrysler 300
New Exterior Sport Appearance Package provides Chrysler 300S with even bolder styling
The new Exterior Sport Appearance Package makes the Chrysler 300S model's commanding presence even more prominent.


Standard with the 300S V-8 model, and available on the 300S V-6 model, the new Exterior Sport Appearance Package features a more aggressively styled front fascia with larger air intakes and integrated LED fog lamps highlighting the 300S model's world-class handling and levels of technology. These fog lamps are exclusive to the Exterior Sport Appearance Package and are comprised of a strip of eight horizontal LEDs each, for an even more distinctive signature look at night.

Nestled below the Gloss Black headlamps and dimensional grille is a larger body-color painted Mobius strip, which further emphasizes the flagship sedan's road-holding width, while tying in the brand's design DNA. The Chrysler 300S model's signature proportions take on an even sportier aesthetic as 20-inch (19-inch with AWD) wheels flank the new package's sculpted side sills.

At the rear, Chrysler 300S model's new Exterior Sport Appearance Package adds a deck-lid spoiler to complement the dual exhausts and further the sedan's athletic appearance.

Vital Stats and Specifications
Vital Stats
Engine : 3.6 L., 6-cylinder
Power: 292 hp
Torque: 260 ft-lbs

Engine : 5.7 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 363 hp
Torque: 394 ft-lbs


8-speed Automatic, 8-speed Automatic
Interior Sport Appearance Package upgrades 300S
New for 2017, the Interior Sport Appearance Package takes the Chrysler 300S model's sport-contoured leather seating and upgrades it for more cradling and comfort.


New premium perforated leather performance seats with high-bolstered contours in suede provide front seat passengers with more lateral support during spirited driving. In addition, these front performance seats are heated and ventilated – adding to the flagship sedan's already lengthy list of convenience features.

Úpdated 300S color and material selection for a truly avant-garde look
The Chrysler brand's product design office (PDO) team continues to build on the brand's leadership position in expressive and industrious exterior and interior selections by integrating colors and materials that were inspired outside of the automotive industry, including fashion, architecture and technology, and even in the design office's backyard – the Motor City.

In keeping with the Chrysler brand design team's use of unique finishes, the 2017 Chrysler 300S exudes an athletic-luxury interior with new Piano Black interior trim appointments on the instrument panel, door panel and instrument cluster bezels. New Light Gray Diesel colored accent stitching expressively highlights the Chrysler 300S model's craftsmanship on door and center console armrests, instrument panel brow, steering wheel as well as the leather-wrapped sport seats, or on the new performance seats as part of the new Interior Sport Appearance Package.

New Ceramic Gray exterior paint provides the 300S with a 'straight shade' hue for a truly industrial-tough look. Other 300S colors include Bright White, Gloss Black, Granite Crystal Metallic, Billet Silver Metallic, Maximum Steel Metallic, Jazz Blue Pearl and Redline Red Tri-coat.

Sport mode, plus an available 363 horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 engine
In the Chrysler 300 lineup, the 300S model is the most dynamically capable and driver focused.

Sport mode instantly transforms the Chrysler 300S model's performance and personality. By engaging Sport mode, drivers can reduce shift times from approximately 400 milliseconds to 250 milliseconds, increase engine and throttle responsiveness, plus firm up the steering feel of the electric power steering (EPS) system.

For even greater V-6 performance, the Chrysler 300S model increases the standard 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine's output to 300 horsepower and 264 lb.-ft. of torque, plus adds a unique sport-tuned dual exhaust system with a more distinctive sound. For customers who want more performance, the Chrysler 300S can be had with a 363-horsepower 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine with four-cylinder mode Fuel Saver Technology.

The Chrysler 300S model's chassis features a sport-tuned suspension with increased damping to make sure the flagship sedan's power and precision connects the driver to the road. For drivers who want more handling capability, a performance-tuned suspension with increased spring rates, performance-tuned steering and bushings, larger sway bars (with V-8 engine) and Goodyear Eagle F1 Three-season tires are also available on rear-wheel drive Chrysler 300S models.

Segment's most innovative all-wheel-drive (AWD) system
For customers who want the best of Detroit-born style and even more all-weather traction, the Chrysler 300S AWD model includes an advanced AWD system that delivers traction to all four wheels when necessary, or thanks to its segment-exclusive technology, can electronically adjust back to two-wheel drive for maximum fuel efficiency.

The Chrysler 300S AWD pairs the 300-horsepower 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with the state-of-the-art TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission and the segment's most innovative AWD system for up to 27 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway. And for driving enthusiasts, Sport mode turns AWD 'on' (if off) and enables the 300S to deliver rear-biased torque for improved dynamics.

About Chrysler Brand
The Chrysler brand has delighted customers with distinctive designs, craftsmanship, intuitive innovation and technology all at an extraordinary value since the company was founded in 1925.

Whether it is the family-room-on-wheels functionality of the all-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan, the groundbreaking, bold design of the Chrysler 300, or the simple elegance and extraordinary driving experience of the Chrysler 200, Chrysler brand vehicles reward the passion, creativity and sense of accomplishment of its owners. Beyond just exceptionally designed vehicles, the Chrysler brand has incorporated thoughtful features into all of its products, such as the innovative center console with pass through storage and sliding cup holders in the Chrysler 200, the industry-exclusive Stow 'n Go seating and storage system on the Chrysler Pacifica and the fuel-saving Fuel Saver Technology in the Chrysler 300.

The Chrysler brand's succession of innovative product introductions continues to solidify the brand's standing as the leader in design, engineering and value. The premium for the Chrysler brand is in the product, not the price.

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Model Year Changes

  • All-new fourth-generation Uconnect System debuts smartphone integrations standard on all 2017 Chrysler 300 models
  • Alloy Edition Package elevates the 300S model's Detroit-born style with the brilliance of Dark Bronze accenting its blacked-out exterior, while Black Nappa leather with Caramel stitching and Liquid Titanium accents are exclusively appointed inside
  • Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google voice search, Google Maps and Google Play Music via the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen or steering-wheel controls
  • Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, Messages, phone and Apple Music through Siri Voice control or the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen
  • Exterior Sport Appearance Package includes a more aggressive front fascia, unique LED fog lamps, plus sculpted side sills and deck-lid spoiler (included with V-8 engine, available on 300S with V-6 engine)
  • Interior Sport Appearance Package adds premium perforated leather performance seats with high-bolstered contours in suede and available ventilation (available on all 300S models)
  • New 8.4-inch touchscreens with navigation offer multi-touch gestures with pinch, tap and swipe capability
  • New Ceramic Gray exterior paint provides the 300S with a 'straight shade' hue for a truly avant-garde look
  • New Exterior and Interior Sport Appearance Packages provide even more athletic attitude to the blacked-out 2017 Chrysler 300S model
  • New Uconnect system includes performance improvements with faster startup time, enhanced processing power, vivid imagery, plus higher resolution and sharper graphics
  • Updated Chrysler 300S interior includes new discretely appointed interior accents and materials, plus an all-new Black with Sydney Gray leather interior option, as well as heated and ventilated seats

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    Chrysler Monthly Sales Volume

    June 2019
    12,941
    May 2019
    10,903
    April 2019
    8,987
    March 2019
    12,169
    February 2019
    10,368
    January 2019
    9,054
    December 2018
    12,425
    November 2018
    13,094
    October 2018
    13,289
    September 2018
    14,683
    August 2018
    12,219
    July 2018
    11,624
    Additional Sales Volume Data


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