1st Generation (2005—2010) 300C Problems

300C owners with a 2005—2010 model year have the most problems with the engine (45%), interior (18%), and the fuel system (8%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Complete Engine Failure 31 complaints at an average of 108,823 miles in the 2006 Chrysler 300C.
  2. Engine Stalls/shuts Off While Driving 42 complaints at an average of 120,061 miles in the 2006 Chrysler 300C.
  3. Engine Failure 14 complaints at an average of 86,940 miles in the 2005 Chrysler 300C.

What 300C Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chrysler model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 3 1 15 0.75
2009 4 1 15 1.55
2008 14 1 16 4.32
2007 32 1 19 16.66
2006 179 1 17 45.45
2005 58 2 13 14.52

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