1st Generation (1999—2004) 300M Problems

300M owners with a 1999—2004 model year have the most problems with the interior (23%), electrical (18%), and the engine (10%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Dashboard Is Cracking 10 complaints at an average of 73,505 miles in the 2001 Chrysler 300M.
  2. A/C Doesn\'t Work 6 complaints at an average of 104,983 miles in the 1999 Chrysler 300M.
  3. Check Engine Light on Code P740 4 complaints at an average of 75,621 miles in the 2001 Chrysler 300M.

What 300M 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 2001 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2004 9 2 39 3.14
2003 9 1 51 3.23
2002 13 2 63 4.22
2001 44 4 60 15.28
2000 49 7 82 8.22
1999 33 4 137 6.78

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