The 2016 Chrysler 300 will hit the showroom floors with a new facelift, comfortable and very stylish interior and some new interesting engine options.
Interior and exterior redesign and improvements
Chrysler 300 has been produced since 2004. Very soon this great full size model will come with some new changes and improvements when compared to the previous model. 2016 Chrysler 300 will share the same platform as its predecessor, but it will look very different from it. Chrysler’s engineers have made this great sedan ligter than before to improve its performances and fuel consumption. As usually, this has been acheived by using lightweight materials, mostly aluminum. When we are talking about changes that 2016 Chrysler 300 will suffer, we have to mention all the exterior and interior improvements, reshaped lines and technologies that will make this stunning car even better than before. As far as the exterior of the vehicle is concerned, it will come with few changes. First, we have to say that new 2016 Chrysler 300 will be available in some new exterior colors. Engineers intended to refresh it whole exterior look, and they have given it a little bit futuristic and aggressive appearance. This is why their redesign has included bumper, grille, intakes headlights and taillights. Headlights will suffer some minor changes. Also, there will be some new alloy wheels. 2016 Chrysler 300 will get 18 inches alloy wheels as standard ones, but also those will be offered and upgraded up to 21 inches. When we are talking about the interior design of the vehicle, new Chrysler 300 will come in a luxurious and elegant style. Design of the cabin will come with new leather upholstery which will give it a pretty classy look. 2016 Chrysler 300 will also come with some new and improved features like dash-mounted display, navigation system, 10 hi-tech speakers,4-wheel ABS, integrated stability and traction control and advanced airbags.
2016 Chrysler 300 powertrain
Beside the redesign of the body look and interior, this great full-size sedan will get some changes under the hood. So far we know that it will keep some of its predecessor’s engines. The base engine of the new model will be 3.6 – liter Pentastar V6 power unit. This angine is capable to produce around 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. As the second engine option there will be a 6.4 – liter V8 Hemi power unit. This power unit has the ability of producing 465 horses and 465 lb-ft of torque. The third, and very interesting engine option for the new 2016 Chrysler 300 will be the 3,0 – liter diesel engine. This power unit can produce around 250 horsepower and 500 lb-ft of torque. 2016 Chrysler 300 will come with rear-wheel drive as standard option, and also there will be option with all-wheel drive system. All engines will be paired with either 5 – speed automatic or 8 – speed 8HP45 automatic transmission.
Release date, price and competitors
We could expect to see the new 2016 Chrysler 300 on the market sometime in the end of 2015. As far as we know, price for the base model will be around $40,000, while the higher models will go and up to $80,000. This great sedan will have many competitors. Some of them are American models like Buick Lacrosse, Chevrolet Impala and Ford Taurus