The Chrysler 300: Two Great Engines, One Great Car

So you've made the big choice; the incredible 2013 Chrysler 300 is the car for you, with its dashing style, luxurious interior features and amenities, and overall aura of pure elegance. But there's one final choice to make before you drive home in your newest automotive love: which engine do you choose?


The wonderful thing about options is that you get to choose. The hardest part about options, though, is that you must choose just one. Well, we're here to try and ease the burden of indecision for you, dear reader, by explaining both choices simply so you can get the most for your wants and needs. Here's what you'll get with either engine.


The 5.7-liter HEMI V8 Engine

  • Available in the 300S, 300C, and 300C Luxury Series models

  • Old-school V8 muscle feel

  • Incredible 363 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque

  • Fuel Saver Technology to improve efficiency while cruising, switching from eight cylinders to four

  • EPA estimated 16 miles per gallon in the city and 25 on the highway1


The 3.6L DOHC VVT Pentastar V6 Engine

  • Available on all 300 models

  • Balances power and efficiency

  • Burly 292 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque

  • EPA estimated 19 miles per gallon in the city and 31 on the highway2


No matter which you choose though, you'll find they'll get you where you're going with the power you want and the performance you need. If you're interested in learning even more, come over to Towne Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Hamburg, NY. Look at the 300 or any other new Chrysler models that catch your eye and our automotive experts will help you out in any way they can.


1 Based on the latest available competitive information and the Chrysler Group LLC Upper Large Car Segmentation. When equipped with RWD, 3.6L engine, and 5-speed transmission. Based on EPA-estimated 16 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.

2 Based on the latest available competitive information and the Chrysler Group LLC Upper Large Car Segmentation. When equipped with RWD, 3.6L engine, and 8-speed transmission. Based on EPA-estimated 18 mpg city and 27 mpg highway.

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