Review: 2018 Chrysler 300

Review: 2018 Chrysler 300

Boston area drivers who care more about comfort and quality than they do about luxury badges will love the 2018 Chrysler 300, a full-size sedan that has it all, and then some.

We’d love to take you for a test drive of the new Chrysler 300, so read our full review for a summary of all the details, then come visit us today at our convenient Newton location.

Comfort and Convenience

The 2018 Chrysler 300 comes in eight trims: 300 Unlimited, 300S, 300C, 300C Platinum, 300 Limited AWD, 300S AWD, 300C AWD, and 300C Platinum AWD. All models come standard with heated, power-adjustable front seats, leather-trimmed bucket seats, power heated mirrors, leather steering wheel and shift knob, dual-zone climate control, rear 60/40 split-folding seats, and steering-wheel-mounted controls.

For seating, you have the choice between Nappa leather, Sport Nappa leather, Performance Nappa leather, luxury-quilted leather, and perforated leather trim. The 300 is also available with ventilated front seats, a Power Backlight Sunshade, panoramic sunroof, heated second-row seats, luxury berber floor mats, and a heated/cooled front console cup holder.

Safety and Tech

The 2018 Chrysler 300 is available with the SafetyTec Plus system, which includes Advanced Brake Assist, rain-sensitive wipers, LaneSense Lane Departure Warning with Active Braking, Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop, auto-dimming mirrors, and ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist. It also comes standard with the ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera, Rain Brake Support, Hill Start Assist, LED daytime running lights, and Sentry Key Theft Deterrent System.

Standard entertainment features include a 6-speaker audio system, Integrated Voice Command, Sirius XM Radio, and the Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, dual USB ports, navigation, and high-res touchscreen. You can also opt for Uconnect 8.4 with Navigation, which adds Sirius XM Travel Link and Traffic Plus, and Bluetooth Streaming Audio.


The Chrysler 300 comes with two engine options, a V6 and a V8. The base is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes up to 300 horsepower and 264 lb-ft of torque (standard rear-wheel drive, optional all-wheel drive), while you can also upgrade to a 5.7-liter V8 that makes 363 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque (standard all-wheel drive). Both engines are mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. According to EPA estimates, the V6 engine gets up to 30 MPG and the V8 gets up to 25 MPG.

The 2018 Chrysler 300 comes available with an array of packages and equipment groups so you can customize your full-size sedan with features to enhance interior and exterior styling, as well as comfort, convenience, and entertainment upgrades. Talk to your McGovern rep today about your needs, and we’ll help you find a model that’s perfect for you.


Starting at $42,885 MSRP

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