fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
12,789 miles

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2005 Chrysler 300 Owner Comments

problem #11

Jun 062007

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I purchased a 2005 Chrysler 300 new. After 20000 miles I now must purchase a complete new set of tires due to very poor ware on the oem tires. The oem tires are Continental contiseal tires. These tires are rated for 60000 miles so I only obtained 1/3 rd og their life rating. Contenintal offered me a 35% discount off of the purchase of new set of their tires. Unacceptable to me.

- Jamestown, NC, USA

problem #10

Nov 162006

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,134 miles
: the contact stated while the vehicle was at a dealer having general maintenance performed, the dealer determined all four tires had premature wear on the tread and needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was alerted. The tires were Continental contiseal, size: P225/60R18 and dot af7D.

- Laurence Harbor, NJ, USA

problem #9

Oct 242006

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
I have noticed unusual tire wear for the last few months. I just brought my 2005 Chrysler 300 limited in for inspection and I was told all four tires were worn out and needed to be replaced. Car has only 24,000 miles with very limited driving due to an extended illness. Tires were rotated every 6,000 miles. Tires are Continental. The dealer has said there is nothing they can do, however my front end steering arm was said to be defective and is being replaced under warranty. Whats the problem, the car or the tires?

- Bensalem, PA, USA

problem #8

Apr 192006

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,843 miles


: the contact stated all four tires have worn prematurely, although they were serviced properly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, however no cause was found for the problem. All four tires were replaced. The tire line is 225/60R18. Updated 6/16/2006 - the tire were rotated every 6000 miles. All four rims were pitting and coming apart.

- Canton, MI, USA

problem #7

Jan 262006

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles
Continental oem tires cupped and at wear indicator at 16,000 miles. Tires regularly rotated. Continental denied any responsibility nor did they offer any form of adjustment.

- Roscoe, IL, USA

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problem #6

Oct 102005

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
The Continental tires on our 300C are worn to a 2 or 3 rating with only 20K miles on the vehicle. Continental has offered a 35% discount on a new set of tires. Our dealer has agreed to pay for two new tires or 50% off of the purchase of 4 new tires. The only other manchestermanufacturer that we can find that makes this size of tire is Goodyear.

- Mcgregor, IA, USA

problem #5

Sep 262005

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 22,000 miles


Rapid wear of tires on new car. Severely cupped and down to tread wear indicators in under 20000 miles. Tire manufacturer and car manufacturer unresponsive in replacement of tires.

- Orland Park, IL, USA

problem #4

Aug 302005

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 17,700 miles
The caller said the tires were wearing out too soon. The vehicle hydroplaned in light rain. He said the front tires are at 3/32, and the rear are at 4/32 on the tire measurement. There is only 18,000 miles on the vehicle. The caller said that he had other complaints regarding this problem. The dealer said to get in touch with sears who in turn got in touch with the manufacturer. They said they would give the caller a discount if he brought another set of tires.

- Cedar, MN, USA

problem #3

Jul 162005

300 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 0 miles
The car never seems to hold an alignment. It gives the feeling that it wants to drift over the road (beyond the geometry of the road.) and sometimes suspension shudders over transition joints in roads.

- Kissimmee, FL, USA

problem #2

Aug 232005

300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 24,000 miles
All four tires wore out at 19,000 and 20,000. They are all worn unevenly and the wiring in the tires were coming through. The consumer contacted Continental, they could not assist consumer because he had to purchase to tires for an emergency trip. This happened on August 23, 2005. Had to rotate three times in the 20,000 miles. Purchased four Chrysler 300 since 2000.

- Frederick , OK, USA

problem #1

Apr 292005


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Cupping of front tires on 2005 Chrysler 300 limited at 11,000 miles -- Chrysler says it is because of lack of tire rotation every 3,000 miles. I rotated a tires T 6,000 miles. Currently there is no cupping on rear tires. They not replaced, problem not resolved/corrected.

- Mckinney, TX, USA

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