2014 Chrysler 300 Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Chrysler 300
There are no big changes for the 2014 Chrysler 300 with the exception of a few minor trim level adjustments.
2014 Chrysler 300 Exterior
The Chrysler 300 is everything you could ever want in an American car, including aggressive styling and a prominent grille that merely hints at the power lying behind it. Soft curves and subtle lines create an aerodynamic body that could only be described as slinky, while the dual exhaust adds a touch of sportiness to the car that could turn even if it’s parked.
2014 Chrysler 300 Performance
With the exception of the SRT8, all 2014 Chrysler 300s come standard with a 3.6-liter V6 that churns out a healthy 292 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. For the 300S, the same engine undergoes a few tweaks to get an output of 300 hp. The 300 comes standard with an eight-speed automatic and rear-wheel-drive, though all-wheel-drive is optional.
A 5.7-liter is optional on all but the base and SRT8 trim levels, boasting 363 hp and 394 lb-ft of torque. Instead of an eight-speed, this engine comes standard with a five-speed automatic and rear-wheel-drive. The SRT8 is powered by a 6.4-liter V8, which lays out 470 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque with a mandatory five-speed automatic with paddle shifters and rear-wheel-drive.
2014 Chrysler 300 Efficiency
For both V6s, the EPA-estimated fuel economy is 23 mpg combined, while the 5.7-liter gets a lower 18 combined. The 6.4-liter is rated at the lowest with 17 mpg combined.
2014 Chrysler 300 Interior
Rich finishes and an abundance of soft-touch materials create a classy atmosphere throughout the Chrysler 300’s cabin, while the optional two-tone color scheme adds a whole lot of flair. The standard 8.4-inch touchscreen provides the perfect combination of large buttons with crisp graphics to create an easy-to-use menu that keeps you connected to the 300’s various audio options. Both the front and rear seats offer plenty of room for all passengers, no matter their size.
2014 Chrysler 300 Safety
According to government crash testing, the 2014 Chrysler 300 is top-notch in safety, earning all five stars for overall crashworthiness. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also found the 300 to be tops, awarding the sedan its top rating of “Good” in moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact, and roof-strength crash tests. Standard safety features for the 300 include antilock brakes, stability and traction control, front side airbags, side curtain airbags, a driver knee airbag, and active front head restraints. All trim levels with the exception of the base come with a standard rearview camera, while the SafetyTec package adds a blind spot warning system, a rear cross-traffic warning system, and a forward collision warning system.