The 2016 Chrysler 300 will come as the latest addition to the company’s luxury sedan lineup. The 300 model was presented in 2011, and it scored great sales results, and with the new model coming with improved and widened engine offer, new transmission and RWD systems, and a more modern interior features, the company is focused more than ever, on making even better sales results. The biggest rivals that are expected for the new Chrysler 300 2016 will be the Ford Taurus and Chevy Impala models.
2016 Chrysler 300 redesign
As far as the exterior design is concerned, the new model is going to receive a mid-cycle refresh, which means that it will come with a notably redesigned front end and wear a restyled and bigger, horizontally slotted front grille, as well as the redesigned bi-Xenon HID projector front lights. At the back, the back lights will be LED powered. When it comes to wheels, we can expect the company to offer 20-inch aluminum ones. The 2016 Chrysler 300 will be based on the company’s RWD LX platform, which will also allow the interior to be more comfortable and bigger.
When it comes to the interior, the new 300 model will feature 4 doors and a huge amount of space and comfort. The entire cabin will be fitted with premium materials, such as the leather upholstery for the seats. There will also be new interior themes offered, the Manhattan, Sausalito, La Jolla, and Detroit. As far as the tech features are concerned, Chrysler will offer everything that is expected from a luxury sedan, such as the center console will be equipped with the latest 7-inch display with Uconnect system and much much more.
Chrysler 300 2016 specs and price
Under the hood of the new Chrysler 300 2016, you will find the same base engine that is used for the current model, and that is the 6.4 l V8 Hemi engine, with the ability to generate up to 465 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle will need less than 6 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph, and that is possible thanks to a new 8-speed automatic transmission system. The company will also offer 3 more engine options for the new model, and those are the 5.7 l V8 Hemi, the 3.6 l V6 Pentastar, and the 3.0 l V6 turbo diesel unit. These engines will likewise be paired to the same 8-speed automatic transmission, and a choice between the standard RWD and optional AWD will be available.
As for the expected price, the 2016 Chrysler 300 ought to be available for a price of around $35,000 for the base model. The new model is expected to be seen on the streets in the summer of 2016.
More info on official Chrysler site.