2016 Chrysler 300 Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$17,476 - $26,823
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
18 City / 27 HWY
Horsepower
292-363
Seats
5

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

4.1 Overall Score
Performance 4.5Comfort 4.3Styling 4.4Value 4.0

Editor's Overview

Chrysler’s 300 sedan for 2016 hearkens back to a time when big, rear-drive, V8-powered cars ruled the American highways. Loaded with the most advanced technology and safety features, the 300 is superior to its ancestors, and with its Hemi-powered V8, runs circles around competitors like the Toyota Avalon, Hyundai Azera and Chevy Impala.

Chrysler 300 Models & Trims

chevronDown icon 300S $24,494 - $26,823
Horsepower: 292 hp - 363 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 7.5, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Limited $20,675 - $22,868
Horsepower: 292 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 300C Platinum $19,723 - $22,468
Horsepower: 292 hp - 363 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 7.5, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 300C $17,476 - $19,907
Horsepower: 292 hp - 363 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 18 X 7.5, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Anniversary Edition $19,095 - $21,292
Horsepower: 292 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 17 X 7, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon 300S Alloy Edition $23,542 - $25,797
Horsepower: 292 hp - 363 hp
Engine Type: Regular Unleaded V-6, Regular Unleaded V-8
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 19 X 7.5, 20 X 8 (in.) - Aluminum
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Owner Reviews

4.52
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2016 Chrysler 300 - anniversary edition.

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Very reliable, sleek look, spacious interior, incredibly comfortable and fits a family of four with two car seats comfortably. I haven't had any problems yet with this vehicle but I have only owned it for 6 months. The cars performance is what I would expect. The only thing I have noticed is the cruise control does not seem to hold the steadiest speed when driving on hilly roads.

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Chrysler 300 delivers in all areas.

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Car has amazing interior, very comfortable ride inside and out. Acceleration is very good for v6 and handles like a dream with its AWD even in cold snowy environments. Tons of trunk space. Not all that great on gas average 22-24 mpg. Problems with window switches can be common. A couple little issues but all in all a pretty solid vehicle.

Jarred F
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The integration of the steering wheel with the backup camera is helpful.

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The Chrysler 300 is completely reliable and very comfortable. One extremely helpful feature is the fine backup camera. The navigation system works very well. Heated seats make it very comfortable. Acceleration is excellent. Gas mileage seems fine too. Headlights and running lights make for good visibility under all conditions.

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$24,494 - $26,823
$20,675 - $22,868

Horsepower

Horsepower
292 - 363 (hp)
292 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT, 5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT
3.6L V6 24V VVT
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
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Standard
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Standard

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
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Standard
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Standard

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Standard
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
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Standard
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional
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Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
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Optional
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Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Standard
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Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
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Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.8 (in.)
41.8 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.9 - 38.6 (in.)
36.9 - 38.6 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40.1 (in.)
40.1 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 37.9 (in.)
36.9 - 37.9 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.3 (cu. ft.)
16.3 (cu. ft.)

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
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Standard
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WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
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Standard
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Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
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Standard
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AUX Input

AUX Input
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CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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AC

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
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Standard
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Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Leather
Leather

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
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Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
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Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
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Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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Optional
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Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional
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3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
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Optional
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Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
245/45R20
P245/45VR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120.2 (in.)
120.2 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.9 (ft.)
38.9 (ft.)

Length

Length
198.6 (in.)
198.6 (in.)

Width

Width
75 (in.)
75 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
4029 - 4235 (.lbs)
4029 - 4235 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
292 (hp)
292 (hp)

Torque

Torque
260 (ft. lbs.)
260 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
100 (.lbs)
100 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
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4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
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Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 (gal.)
18.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
23 (mpg)
24 (mpg)

City

City
18 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
28 (mpg)
29 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
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Overdrive

CTV Transmission

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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Standard

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Standard
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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Standard

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Auto Leveling Headlinghts
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
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Optional
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Not Available

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Standard

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
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Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Standard
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Roof Strength
G
Driver-side Overlap Front
M
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Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC) *
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control *
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Uconnect Access Emergency Sos
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • ParkView Back-Up Camera
  • Back-Up Camera

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

J.D. Power Ratings

JD Power's Initial Quality Study measures issues with a vehicle the first 90 days after purchase.

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Safety Recalls (3)

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Power Train > Automatic Transmission > Control Module (tcm, Pcm) Jul 11, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Jul 11, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18E053000
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain Mopar Stage 1 Kit Performance Packages Powertrain Control Modules (PCM) Part Numbers P5160023, P5160025, and Demon Crate PCM Part Number 68412287AA. The PCMs are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.
Consequence:
If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will either perform a software update or replace the PCM, free of charge. The recall began July 26 , 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U82, and U83.
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Electrical System > Wiring May 16, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
May 16, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V332000
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Dodge Journey, Charger and Durango, RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 Cab Chassis and 5500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300, 2014-2019 RAM 1500, 2015-2018 Dodge Challenger, 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, 2016-2018 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica and 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. These vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle's wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating.
Consequence:
If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall began June 4, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Note: Owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. In the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.
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Power Train > Axle Assembly > Axle Shaft Feb 13, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Feb 13, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V097000
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD). The front driveshaft bolts may loosen and allow the front driveshaft to disconnect, potentially causing a loss of motive power.
Consequence:
A loss of motive power can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace all eight front driveshaft bolts, free of charge. The recall began April 7, 2017. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T03.

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