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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2008 Chrysler 300

To start off, 2008 Chrysler 300 is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Chrysler Sebring would be higher. At 3,518 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Chrysler 300 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Chrysler 300 (250 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 101 more horse power than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Chrysler 300 should accelerate faster than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Chrysler 300 weights approximately 463 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2008 Chrysler 300 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Chrysler 300 will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Chrysler 300 (340 Nm @ 3800 RPM) has 114 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2008 Chrysler 300 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Chrysler Sebring 2008 Chrysler 300
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model Sebring 300
Year Released 2002 2008
Body Type Sedan Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 3518 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 340 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 3800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 96 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 81 mm
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1915 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 5010 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 3050 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 72 L


 

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