What can we expect from 2018 Chrysler 300 model? Since the last facelift was done in 2015, we can be sure that redesign will be a priority. Since design of this full-size luxury sedan is beautiful as it is, company will pay more attention to redesigning the cabin.
2018 Chrysler 300 – Redesign
Chrysler 300 has always looked like the toughest kid in the block and company would love to keep it that way. Chrysler head of design, Ralph Gilles said: “Presence can come in many ways. The silhouette has to be unique. Whatever it is, wherever we end up, it has to be unique.” They are considering more than one design, and therefore lose that gangster look. But that is more than enough information to know for sure that there won’t be any dramatic exterior changes since the current design is recognizable by far. The interior on the other hand is a whole different story.
2018 Chrysler 300 – New Cabin
Nothing was said about interior of the 2018 Chrysler 300 model, but to keep up with competitors like 2018 Chevrolet Impala, we can expect a full redesign of the cabin. What can be improved in already luxurious looking cockpit? Besides larger infotainment system (current is 7-inch screen, while 8.4-inch was optional), updated technology we can expect more soft-touch surfaces and added premium features. The dual-pane panoramic power sunroof is large enough for both front and rear passengers to enjoy. Multifunctional heated steering wheel has voice-activated control, and with premium upholstery and boosted comfort we can’t say for sure what will 2018 Chrysler 300 bring.
2018 Chrysler 300 – Powertrains
The powertrains that we already know of will probably be in future use. Knowledge of new engines from Chrysler is still a complete mystery. Even if Chrysler doesn’t work on a brand new engines they are certainly improve the current ones. The current economy with standard 3.6-liter V6 engine boosting to 292 horsepower is 31 mpg on highway. This engine is connected to Class-Exclusive eight-speed automatic transmission. On the other hand with 5.7-liter HEMI V8 with Fuel Saver Technology, 363 horsepower you will go 25 mpg.
2018 Chrysler 300 – Conclusion
Will Chrysler lose that all around globe known aggressive design on their 2018 Chrysler 300? And what can they do to improve this full-size sedan to attract more customers? We’ll wait for some more information this year. We’ll then know what is really going on behind closed doors of this American car manufacturer.