There is just the one engine to choose from, and the 215bhp 3.0-litre turbodiesel is a thoroughly sensible option, with impressive pulling power and decent refinement.
Chrysler 300C ride & handling
On the road, the 300C always feels like a big car, which isn’t surprising given its weight and length. The ride is fidgety at lower speeds and some body float is evident over dips and crests, although changes of direction through fast sweeping bends are carried off with assured ease.
Chrysler 300C refinement
For the most part, the 300C wafts its occupants along serenely, and it’s only at higher speeds that road and wind noise become audible. The 3.0-litre diesel also remains quiet unless pushed hard.