Chrysler 300M Models and 300M History

Chrysler resurrected the 300 series numbering in 1999 to signifying luxury using the cab forward design vehicle platform. The latter M denotes the continuation of the original Chrysler 300 models sold from 1955 to 1965. The Chrysler sedan served as a replacement of the Vision produced by the defunct Eagle vehicle brand. Measuring 197.8 inches in length, the 1999 Chrysler 300M was a stylish premium car equipped with 17-inch aluminum wheels and four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system.

 

Besides being a four-door sedan, the 300M broke tradition with the previous Chrysler 300 series vehicle by bring a front-wheel drive powered by a V-6 engine. Engine power for the 1999 Chrysler 300M was derived from a 3.5-liter six-cylinder powerplant generating 253 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque.

 

 

Channeling engine output through a four-speed automatic transmission, Chryslers AutoStick shifter allowed drivers to operate the gearbox like a manual. The five-passenger interior of the 1999 300M received numerous premium appointments including leather-trimmed seats, automatic climate control and AM/FM/Cassette/CD player audio system. From 1999 to 2004, the Chrysler 300M received a series minor year-to-year improvements. In 2001, the taillights were given a jewel-like appearance. The 2002 300M Special model was introduced as performance appearance model. The 3.5-liter V-6 engine of the Chrysler 300 M Special received a subtle power bump and was connected to a dual exhaust system.

 

 

18-inch wheels, lowered ride height, HID headlights and faux carbon fiber interior trim is also included with the 300M Special. The 2004 Chrysler 300M Platinum edition offered a two-tone color interior, 360-watt Infinity II sound system and chrome wheels. After the 2004 model year, the Chrysler 300M made way for the 2005 model year 300 sedan.

 


New and Used 300M Prices, Chrysler 300M Model Years and History

The 2004 Chrysler 300M is a full-size five-passenger sedan that offers blends a sporty driving nature with an upscale interior.
A full-size five-passenger sedan with a sporty 250 hp V6, the 2003 Chrysler 300M is very nicely equipped with heated seats inside and stand-out styling outside.
The 2002 Chrysler 300M is a five-passenger sports sedan that features a 3.5L V6 under the hood which generates 250 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque.
Offered in one well-equipped trim, the 2001 Chrysler 300M is a five-passenger sporty sedan with plenty of interior space and a 253 hp V6 engine under the hood.
The 2000 Chrysler 300M is a stylish and sporty four-door sedan powered by a 253 hp 3.5L V6 engine which is linked to a four-speed automatic transmission.
A brand-new full-size sedan, the 1999 Chrysler 300M is a nod to the classic letter cars of the past and this new model carries the tradition wonderfully.