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What Is the Difference Between a 300 Touring & 300 Limited?

by Brian Vaughan

The Chrysler 300 is a four-dour sedan still available through the 2010 model year. The 300 comes in multiple trim levels. Among them are the Touring and Limited. The Limited features a more powerful engine.

Price

Upon the release of the 2010 models, the Touring retailed for $27,260. The Limited retailed for $35,925.

Power

The Touring comes with a 2.7 liter, V6 engine and 178 horsepower at 5,500 revolutions per minute (rpm). The torque of the Touring is 190 foot-pounds at 4,000 rpm and the compression ratio is 9.7:1. The Limited has a 3.5 liter, V6 engine with 250 horsepower at 6,400 rpm. Its torque is 250 foot-pounds at 3,800 rpm and the compression ratio is 9.9:1.

Fuel

The Touring and Limited models have an 18-gallon fuel tank and run on unleaded gasoline. The Touring gets 18 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. The Limited gets 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway with all wheel drive. With rear wheel drive, the Limited gets 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

About the Author

Brian Vaughan is a freelance writer based in Springfield, Mo. He has been writing short stories, reviews and essays for over eight years and is currently pursuing a degree in professional writing at Missouri State University.

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