The Average Maintenance & Repair Costs for a Chrysler 300

by Erik Arvidson

The Chrysler 300 is a stylish sedan that many automotive analysts rate positively for its total cost of ownership, including maintenance and repair costs. In general, Chrysler 300 models that have higher mileage per year are more costly to repair and maintain.

Newer Models

According to automotive expert Vincentric, a 2010 Chrysler 300C that drives 10,000 miles per year costs an average of $2,258 in maintenance and $1,581 in repairs over the first five years of ownership. If the same vehicle drives $20,000 miles annually, the maintenance costs over five years increase to $6,588, and repair costs jump to $2,229.

Older Models

According to Automotive.com, the 2008 Chrysler 300 requires average maintenance costs of $2,992 over the first five years of ownership, along with about $2,089 in repair costs. By comparison, the 2007 Chrysler 300 has an estimated $3,087 in maintenance costs, and about $2,316 in repairs over the first five years.

Considerations

J.D. Power and Associates gave the 2010 Chrysler 300 a reliability score of 7.0 out of 10. The rating looks at how dependable the vehicle is mechanically.

About the Author

Erik Arvidson has 12 years of professional writing experience, including six years as a senior reporter at the Massachusetts Statehouse for several suburban dailies, and most recently as PR Manager of a telecommunications company near Boston. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/communications from North Adams State College.