300C at £35,995

Time 7:55 am, May 3, 2012

AMERICAN brand Chrysler has announced that its flagship saloon – the new 300C – will go on sale in the UK in June, with prices starting at £35,995.

Customers will be able to slip into the 300C Limited for £35,995, which boasts heated front and rear seats, load levelling suspension and height control, LED daytime running lamps, electronic stability control (ESC), hill start assist, active head restraints, and curtain, side, front and rear airbags.

The 300C range tops out with the Executive at £39,995 which adds adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring system, forward collision warning, keyless entry, powered rear sunshade, and heated and ventilated nappa leather seats.

From launch the 300C will be available with 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine producing 236bhp and 540Nm of torque. A combined mpg figure is quoted at 39.8 mpg while CO2 figures range from 185-191g/km.

‘Production of this eagerly-awaited new executive saloon is well underway and I am delighted to be able to announce pricing,’ said Nigel Land, brand director, Jeep Chrysler UK. ‘The 300C promises distinction and innovation, as the car sets a new course for the Chrysler brand in the UK.’

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James – or Batch as he’s known – started at Car Dealer in 2010, first as the work experience boy, eventually becoming editor in 2013. He worked for Auto Express as editor-at-large and was the face of Carbuyer’s YouTube reviews. In 2020, he went freelance and now writes for a number of national titles and contributes regularly to Car Dealer. In October 2021 he became Car Dealer's associate editor.

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