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2005 Chrysler 300 SRT-8 Full-Size Sedan

New Car Review of the 2005 Chrysler 300 SRT-8 Full-Size Sedan

Base MSRP Range: $23,405 - $39,370

Base Invoice Range: $21,905 - $36,708

MSRP As Tested: $43,350

Versions: Base, Touring, 300C, SRT8

Vehicle Category: Full-Size Sedan

Engine Location: Front Engine

Drive Wheels: All-Wheel Drive , Rear-Wheel Drive.

Optional Engine at Tested: 6.1-liter, Overhead Valve, 16- valves, V-8, 425 - horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 420 lb-ft torque at 4,800 rpm.

Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 14/18.

Transmission: Five -speed Automatic.

Standard Safety Features: Dual front airbags, "> antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, brake assist, antiskid system, Emergency inside trunk release, Rear-obstacle-detection system.

Competition: Buick Park Avenue, Mercury Montego, Toyota Avalon.

Review to follow.

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Where Built: Canada

Major Options: SRT Option Group I, SRT Option Group II, Navigation system, Power sunroof, Upgraded Boston Acoustics sound system, Satellite radio, UConnect, (Includes one-year service), Smoker's Package, Xenon headlights.

Seating: 5

Number of Rows: 2

Length in Inches: 196.8

Warranties: 3 years/36,000 miles Bumper to bumper, 7 years/70,000 miles Extended powertrain warranty, 5 years/100,000 miles Corrosion protection, 3 years/36,000 miles Free roadside assistance.

Weight in Pounds: 3712 - 4160 lbs.

Cargo Capacity in Pounds: Not available.

Gross Maximum Vehicle Weight in Pounds: Not available.

Towing Capacity in Pounds: Not available.

Gas Tank Capacity in Gallons: 18.0

Destination Charge: $625