2011 Chrysler
300 300C
vs. 2011 Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited

2011 Chrysler 300 300C

9.9

starting from

$38,995

Reasons to buy the Chrysler 300 300C

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Better suspension
Independent
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Has stability control system
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More airbags
6
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Has auxiliary audio input
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited

8.9

starting from

$48,170

Reasons to buy the Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited

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Longer basic warranty
50,000 mile
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Longer-lasting basic warranty
4 year
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More passenger seats
6
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CD changer
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Safety Features 10.0 vs 7.4
2011 Chrysler 300 300C Winner: 300 300C
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  • The 300 300C's electronic stability control reduces the risk of skidding during cornering
  • The 300 300C has 3 more airbags (including Head / Curtain, Knee, Rear Curtain), 6 vs 3
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 7.6
2011 Chrysler 300 300C Winner: 300 300C
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  • The 300 300C's auxiliary audio input jack lets you connect your MP3 player to the car's stereo
  • If you want to keep the kids occupied with an entertainment system, it comes standard in the 300 300C; no amount of money can buy it on the Town Car Signature Limited
Practicality 10.0 vs 9.4
2011 Chrysler 300 300C Winner: 300 300C
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  • You won't find this in the Town Car Signature Limited, but the 300 300C's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again
  • The 300 300C's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the Town Car Signature Limited
  • The 300 300C has 2 more cupholders, 6 vs 4
Cost 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Winner: Town Car Signature Limited
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  • Basic warranty lasts 14,000 more miles, 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Basic warranty lasts 1 more year, 4 year vs 3 year
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both have power seats
  • Neither offers a sun roof
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs -
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Performance - vs 10.0
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  • Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
Overall 9.9 vs 8.9

Safety Features

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs No The 300 300C has electronic stability control, but the Town Car Signature Limited does not
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Airbags 6 vs 3 The 300 300C has a good number of airbags, but the Town Car Signature Limited does not (missing Head / Curtain, Knee, Rear Curtain)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system Uconnect vs None

Entertainment System

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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Number of speakers 6 vs 8 The Town Car Signature Limited has an OK number of speakers, while the 300 300C has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Standard Both come standard with satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs No The 300 300C can connect your personal music device to the stereo system
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Standard vs Not Available If you want to keep the kids occupied with an entertainment system, it comes standard in the 300 300C; no amount of money can buy it on the Town Car Signature Limited

Practicality

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300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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Passengers 5 vs 6 The Town Car Signature Limited can carry a soccer team, and the 300 300C has an OK number of seats
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Highway driving range 478 miles vs 456 miles Average highway range
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Cargo space 16.3 ft3 vs 21.0 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 55.6 ft3 vs 57.2 ft3 Both have spacious front seats
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folding rear seats Standard vs Not Available The 300 300C's standard folding rear seat will get you extra cargo room; not available on the Town Car Signature Limited
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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roof rails Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers roof rails
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navigation system Standard vs Not Available You won't find this in the Town Car Signature Limited, but the 300 300C's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again
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Cupholders 6 vs 4 The 300 300C has a good number of cupholders, but the Town Car Signature Limited is just OK
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Cost

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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MSRP $38,995 vs $48,170 Both are priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage 16 mpg vs 16 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile The Town Car Signature Limited's %s warranty covers lots of miles, but the 300 300C's doesn't cover many
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 4 year The Town Car Signature Limited's basic warranty is long lasting, but the 300 300C's is very short

Luxury Features

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Crash Test Ratings

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs 5 stars
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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0-60 mph 5.5 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 120 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 14.0 s @ 101 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration 0.84 g vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

Performance

Chrysler
300 300C
2011 Chrysler 300 300C
2011 Lincoln Town Car Signature Limited Lincoln
Town Car Signature Limited
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Horsepower 363 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 239 HP @ 4,900 RPM The 300 300C is fairly powerful, but the Town Car Signature Limited is not far behind
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Number of gears 5 vs 4 The 300 300C has an OK number of gears, while the Town Car Signature Limited has very few
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission The 300 300C's semi-automatic transmission is a rare find for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor to maximize power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 11.8 lb/hp vs 18.2 lb/hp The 300 300C is a sporty car, while the Town Car Signature Limited is just average
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Drivetrain type rear-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive Both have the usual drivetrain for this class of vehicle
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Curb-to-curb turning radius Unknown vs 39.9 ft

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