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2008 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2006 Chrysler 300

To start off, 2008 Chrysler Sebring is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Chrysler 300. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Chrysler 300 would be higher. At 5,654 cc (8 cylinders), 2006 Chrysler 300 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chrysler 300 (336 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 198 more horse power than 2008 Chrysler Sebring. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chrysler 300 should accelerate faster than 2008 Chrysler Sebring. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chrysler 300 weights approximately 23 kg more than 2008 Chrysler Sebring. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Chrysler 300 is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2006 Chrysler 300. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2008 Chrysler Sebring, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2006 Chrysler 300 (525 Nm @ 4000 RPM) has 214 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Chrysler Sebring. (311 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2006 Chrysler 300 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Chrysler Sebring.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Chrysler Sebring 2006 Chrysler 300
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model Sebring 300
Year Released 2008 2006
Body Type Convertible Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1968 cc 5654 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 138 HP 336 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 311 Nm 525 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81 mm 99.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 90.9 mm
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 200 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 11.8 seconds 6.4 seconds
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1850 kg 1873 kg
Vehicle Length 4940 mm 5010 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1890 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2770 mm 3050 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.8 L/100km 12.5 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 73 L


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