Chrysler 2012 Town & Country Touring

REASONS TO BUY

  • Canada’s ultimate luxury minivan
  • Most innovative minivan in its class
  • Best-In-Class power of 283 hp with 7.9 L/100 km (36 mpg) highway
  • 3.6L Pentastar™ V6 VVT with 6-speed transmission
  • Industry exclusive Super Stow ‘n Go®
  • 2011 Consumer’s Digest Best Buy

STANDARD FEATURES

  • 3.6L Pentastar™ VVT V6 with Best-In-Class 283 hp
  • 6-Speed automatic transmission
  • 16-inch aluminum wheels
  • 2nd row Super Stow ‘n Go®
  • 3rd row Stow ‘n Go® with tailgate seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio and cruise controls
  • Power sliding doors & liftgate with alert warning
  • Power eight-way driver’s seat with 2-way power lumbar adjuster
  • Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
  • ParkView® Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Electronic Stability Control(3) with all-speed traction control and Brake Assist
  • Advanced multistage front, side-curtain, front-seat side, and driver’s knee blocker air bags(4)
  • Four-wheel disc antilock brakes
  • Active front head restraints
  • Tire pressure monitoring warning lamp
  • Power locks and front, 2nd row and rear quarter windows
  • Body colour, power heated foldaway mirrors
  • Bright grille and bodyside moulding
  • Black side roof rails with integrated crossbars
  • Keyless entry
  • Premium fog lamps
  • Electronic Vehicle Information Centre
  • Media Centre 430 CD/DVD/MP3/HDD
  • SIRIUS® Satellite Radio with one year subscription
  • Universal Garage Door Opener

WHAT’S NEW
Some extra touches of luxury
Town & Country set the standard for premium travel, and this year, it adds to the experience with a few new features

New for 2012

  • Super Console is now standard on Limited
  • Wood & leather-wrapped steering wheel is now standard on Limited
  • 17-inch wheels is now standard on Limited

EXTERIOR

STYLING DETAILS
Elegant and sophisticated details are beautifully evident throughout the exterior, beginning with the chrome grille featuring the Chrysler winged badge. Along the profile, bright chrome bodyside and belt line moulding accent the expressive contours. At the rear, the refinement is continued with LED taillamps a body coloured, rear spoiler and chrome accents on the liftgate and step pad.

CLASS-EXCLUSIVE STOW ‘N PLACE™ ROOF RACK SYSTEM
Standard on Town & Country, this system lets you stow the crossbars in the side rails and snap them easily into place whenever needed. It reduces aerodynamic drag and wind buffeting, resulting in better overall fuel efficiency and a quieter cabin.

POWER HEATED MIRRORS
Standard on all Town & Country models, the mirrors fold toward the bodyside providing clearance in tight situations, and conveniently help melt ice and snow. They’re body coloured on Touring and Touring-L models, and chrome with supplemental turn signals on Limited.

WHEELS
17-inch tech silver aluminum wheels are standard on Limited, and on Touring-L; while base Touring models ride on 16-inch aluminum wheels.

LIGHTS
Town & Country combines exceptional visibility and expressive style with projector style fog lamps, taillamps with LED lighting and an LED rear light bar.

INTERIOR

PREMIUM MATERIALS
Soft premium materials grace every touch point of Town & Country’s impeccably appointed cabin. The super soft armrests with flawless accent stitching, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob display a clear commitment to craftsmanship. You’ll have a clear and brilliant view with the new one-piece premium instrument panel, with gauges as beautiful as they are functional. Every detail, right down to the classic signature Chrysler analogue clock at the centre of the dash, fuses together to create an atmosphere of style, sophistication and sensibility.

NEW WOOD AND LEATHER-WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL
Be in command like never before with Town & Country’s new wood and leather-wrapped steering wheel, which comes standard on Limited. The classic design – elegantly highlighted by the new Chrysler winged badge – features standard audio and cruise controls, putting important functions conveniently at your fingertips. For added convenience, the steering wheel is easily adjustable thanks to the new tilt and telescoping steering column. A minivan-first and class-exclusive heated steering wheel is standard on Limited, and optional on Touring and Touring-L.

seating
Industry-Exclusive Second-Row Super stow ‘N Go
With the simple pull of a handle, the headrest folds flat, the backrest flips forward and the rear seat anchor unhinges, providing easier access to the third row seating. And it takes mere seconds to completely stow the seats in the in-floor storage compartment.

Third Row Stow ‘N Go
The class-exclusive one-touch power folding third row seats fold and stow in below-the-floor storage bins, significantly increasing cargo-carrying flexibility. So there’s no need to ever remove a seat. And thanks to second row Super Stow ‘n Go® seats, you can enjoy 4-inches (101 mm) of fore/aft movement, making access to the third row even easier. There’s also class-exclusive tailgate seating for hanging out in parking lots, parks and anywhere else.

Heated Leather-Faced Seats
Leather-faced seating and heated driver and front passenger seats are standard on Touring L and Limited models. Limited models feature luxury Nappa leather-faced seating as well as heated second row seats. With accommodations like this, your passengers may never want to leave.

Power Everywhere
There’s a standard 10-way power driver’s seat, including lumbar adjust, power sliding doors and power liftgate. There are even standard power adjustable pedals. Limited goes further with an 8-way power passenger seat, and memory function for both power adjustable pedals and sideview mirrors.

conveniences
Segment-exclusive Super Console
This fully integrated premium centre console has a place for everything and the means to keep it all in place. There’s a storage compartment with two power outlets, covered secured storage drawers with stylish tambour doors, a large storage drawer that can be accessed from front and second rows, two front and two rear passenger cupholders. And it’s all designed with an upscale refined appearance.

Ambient Lighting
You can add a soft glow of light to help keep an eye on activity in the back or find what you need faster. Step it up with targeted LED lights for reading, writing or playing at night without distracting the driver.

Second And Third row Power Windows
Standard on Town & Country, the second row and third row rear quarter vented windows give everyone a breath of fresh air. Retractable sunshades are also included for both second row and third row windows (standard on Touring-L and Limited models).

Interior Conversation Mirror
Keep your eye on rear seat passengers with the standard interior conversation mirror.

INNOVATION

entertainment
There are three Media Centres you can choose from: the standard Media Centre 430, the available Media Centre 430N, and the Media Centre 730N.

MEDIA CENTRE 430

  • CD/DVD/MP3/Hard Drive radio
  • 6.5-inch touch screen display
  • Auxiliary input jack
  • SIRIUS® Satellite Radio

MEDIA CENTRE 430N

  • CD/DVD/MP3/Hard Drive
  • Garmin® GPS Navigation
  • 6.5-inch touch screen
  • Auxiliary input jack
  • Hard-drive for storing thousands of songs and album artwork
  • Remote USB port with copy/read capability
  • Uconnect™ Voice Command of phone, radio and music
  • Bluetooth® streaming audio

MEDIA CENTRE 730N

  • CD/DVD/MP3/Hard Drive radio
  • 6.5-inch touch screen display
  • Split-screen capability
  • Auxiliary input jack
  • SIRIUS® Satellite Radio
  • Harmon GPS Navigation
  • Voice command of navigation
  • Dead reckoning
  • Uconnect™ Voice Command of phone, radio and music
  • Bluetooth® streaming audio
  • iPod® control

Class-Exclusive Dual DVD Video Subscription Included
Included with the optional Entertainment Group 2, it features:
two 9-inch screens that swing down from the overhead console – one in the second row, one in the third row
independent playback so two DVD entertainment sources can be viewed simultaneously
dual media jacks and a 115-volt outlet to connect game systems, video cameras or audio devices
two sets of flat-storing wireless headphones and a video remote control

HOMELINK® UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER
Integrated in the driver’s sun visor for easy access, HomeLink® can learn and store three separate transmitter radio frequency codes to operate garage door openers, security gates and security lighting. Buttons can recall up to three radio frequency codes.

PERFORMANCE
engines & transmissions
3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 Engine
This Detroit original gives you more power to help you get by traffic, and greater efficiency to pass by gas stations. It delivers best-in-class power with 283 horsepower while also delivering fuel-economy up to 7.9 L / 100 km (36 MPG) on the highway.

Six-Speed Automatic Transmission
It’s mated to the Pentastar and features a Serpentine gated gear shifter on the dash to make changing gears more ergonomically convenient.

Class-Exclusive Fuel Economizer
No other minivan has anything like it. A simple push of a button seamlessly changes the transmission shift schedule and delivers a real world improvement in fuel economy.

RIDE AND HANDLING SUSPENSION
Recently tuned with front and rear springs and shocks, larger diameter rear shocks, and smart damping control, the Town & Country suspension features a high-rate rear torsion beam axle and track bar bushings to help improve body control and make for a more solid and confident feel.

STEERING
Town & Country has a quicker-ratio steering system which, along with its torsional stiffness in the steering column, provides a more precise steering feel. Likewise, the chassis architecture delivers precision steering with maximum grip and control.

SAFETY

SAFETYTEC GROUP
Standard on Limited and optional on Touring and Touring-L, it combines seven advanced safety technology features to alert, react and protect you and your passengers. This includes:
1. Segment-exclusive Blind-Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection
2. Park-Sense® Rear Park Assist System
3. SmartBeam™ headlights
4. A Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
5. Rain sensitive wipers
6. Auto-dimming rearview mirror
7. Power multi-function fold-away mirror

ADVANCED MULTISTAGE AIR BAGS
Standard on Town & Country, driver and front passenger advanced multi-stage air bags deploy according to the severity of impact, providing the appropriate level of protection.

NEW SUPPLEMENTARY FRONT-SEAT SIDE AIR BAGS
New for 2012, Town & Country is equipped with supplementary front-seat side air bags, providing additional protection to the driver and front passenger.

SIDE-CURTAIN AIR BAGS
Side curtain air bags offer side-impact protection to all rows of outboard seat occupants

DRIVER’S KNEE BLOCKER AIR BAG
Located in the lower instrument panel, this air bag is designed to help position the driver properly for the front air bag and offer additional lower leg protection

FRONT ACTIVE HEAD RESTRAINTS
In the event of a rear-end collision, they move forward and upward, decreasing the space between the head restraint and occupant’s head and reducing the risk of neck and head injury.

UNIBODY CONSTRUCTION
Town & Country is a strong, lightweight single structure with a stiff body and torsional rigidity. This means better impact protection, a smoother ride, better handling characteristics and less interior noise.

PARKVIEW® REAR BACKUP CAMERA
The standard ParkView® rear backup camera positioned in the tailgate activates automatically when the vehicle is shifted into reverse. The camera image is displayed on the touch screen, giving you a clear rear view

OBSTACLE DETECTION SYSTEM
As all Town & Country models are equipped with power sliding door and power liftgate, the Obstacle Detection System works in either direction to help prevent damage to cargo items.

FOUR-WHEEL DISC ANTILOCK BRAKES (ABS)
The four-wheel disc brakes with ABS monitor wheel speed and automatically modulate brake pressure during hard braking, preventing wheel lockup and improving steering control under extreme braking and/or slippery conditions.

Chrysler 2012 300 Touring

REASONS TO BUY

  • Icon of attainable style & performance that sets it apart from anything else on the road
  • Luxury full-size sedan with the fuel economy of a mid-size
  • Best-in-Class V6 Power
  • 2011 IIHS Top Safety Pick (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)
  • Premium interior featuring soft-touch surfaces
  • Standout exterior styling
  • 2011 Ward’s Automotive “10 Best Engines” – Pentastar™ VVT V6
  • Pentastar™ V6 – 292 hp, 260 lb-ft torque, 39 mpg (7.3 L/100 km)
  • More than 70 Safety & Security Features

WHAT’S NEW
Fog lamps

STANDARD FEATURES

  • 3.6L Pentastar™ VVT V6 (292 hp and 260 lb-ft torque) with 5-speed automatic (avail. 8-speed)
  • Premium Cloth Seating
  • 17-inch Aluminum wheels
  • Electronic Stability Control including: Hill Start Assist, Ready Alert Braking, All-Speed Traction Control, Brake Assist and Rain Brake Support
  • Uconnect™ Touch radio with 8.4-inch touch screen
  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • 12-way power driver’s seat
  • Keyless Enter-N-Go with proximity sensor
  • Leather-wrapped, tilt/telescoping steering-wheel with cruise and audio controls
  • SIRIUS® Satellite radio with one year subscription

WHAT’S NEW

Just what the Doctor ordered.
300 is the first vehicle in the world to integrate Beats by Dr. Dre audio technology. It includes a 10 speaker, 552-watt, 12-channel amplifier for studio-quality sound. It’s standard on 300S V6 and 300S V8.

New for 2012

  • Premium Audio System by Harman Kardon® including 19 speakers & 12 channel, 900-watt amp.
  • New STR8 model with 470 hp & 470 lb-ft torque
  • New ‘S’ model in both V6 and V8
  • No-charge leather on 300S V6 with Luxury Group

EXTERIOR

CHROME ACCENTS
Between the jewel-like headlamps, the liquid chrome grille with the Chrysler badge instantly conveys elegance and grace. On Limited and 300C models, standard chrome sideview mirrors and chrome door handles add further refinement.

REAR FASCIA
300 features a sleekly sculpted rear fascia with Chrysler wings, model badging, chrome insert, and bright-tipped Integrated dual rear exhaust. On 300C models, standard vertical chrome tail lamp highlights provide a bold accent so it looks as dramatic leaving as it does arriving.

PANORAMIC SUNROOF
The available dual-pane panoramic sunroof is the largest you can get in the segment.

WHEELS
Striking 17-inch cast aluminum wheels are standard on 300 Touring. 300 Limited and 300C RWD models ride with poise on standard 18-inch chrome clad aluminum wheels, or choose optional 20-inch polished aluminum rims. On 300C AWD, 19-inch polished aluminum wheels are standard.

LIGHTS
Bi-halogen projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights are standard on 300 Touring, while Limited and 300C models also add bi-halogen projector fog lamps. For ultimate brilliance, bi-xenon headlamps are standard on both 300C RWD and AWD.

INTERIOR

PREMIUM INTERIOR
Inspired design, sumptuous comfort and meticulous craftsmanship greet you the moment you enter the cabin. It’s an atmosphere of sheer indulgence, setting a benchmark for styling, function and quality with features such as: soft-touch materials, world-class interior sound insulation, advanced infotainment technology, LED-ambient lighting and more.

SOFT-TOUCH MATERIALS
From the door trim panels to the armrest console, every surface you interact with in the 300 is crafted with premium soft-touch materials.

STEERING WHEEL
Leather-wrapped and adorned with audio and speed controls, it, along with a leather-wrapped shift knob are standard on 300. For an extra measure of distinction, a heated genuine wood and leather-wrapped steering wheel is available on Limited models and standard on 300C.

SEATING
300 welcomes passengers with Best-in-Class seating comfort. Bask in the luxuriously supple feel of premium Nappa leather seating and heated front seats standard on Limited models. On 300C, premium perforated Nappa leather seating and ventilated front seats are standard.

POWERFUL CONVENIENCE
Glide effortlessly into perfect driving position with standard power 6-way driver’s seat and 4-way lumbar adjust. For ultimate convenience, power adjustable pedals and power tilt/telescoping steering wheel are available. On 300C, a driver memory function for seat, steering wheel, mirrors and pedals is standard.

ILLUMINATION
You’ll see the soft ambient glow of lighting features, including illuminated vanity mirrors and rear assist handles. On 300C models, front and rear LED-lit map pockets and power backlit sunshade are also standard.

CLASS-LEADING SOUND INSULATION
300 virtually eliminates wind and road noise with its world-class interior sound abatement system It includes dual pane acoustic windshield and front-door side glass, flush roll-framed doors with triple seals, acoustic wheel-well liners and body cavity silencing foam. Additionally, the 300′s class-leading body structural stiffness prevents noise, vibration and harshness from penetrating into the cabin.

INNOVATION

DR. DRE BEATS™

  • This professional-grade system delivers sound in the mid-to-high range needed for studio quality sound. It comes with:
  • Three 3.5-inch speakers located in the IP
  • Two 3.5-inch speakers located in the rear doors
  • Two 6×9-inch front door woofers for bass
  • Two 6×9-inch speakers
  • A centre-mounted 8-inch speaker in the rear shelf

Entertainment
Unconnect Touch 8.4 Media
Access and control a myriad of entertainment, information and communication functions. Store and play thousands of your favourite songs. Connect your iPod®. Make and receive hands-free calls with optional Uconnect™†. This state-of-the-art system gives you the power to do it all safely and conveniently. This 300 standard feature includes 30 GB hard drive, iPod® control, SD Card Slot, Remote USB, available Uconnect™ with voice command and Bluetooth® Streaming audio. One year subscription to SIRIUS® Satellite Radio is standard.

Available Unconnect Touch 8.4N
You may lose yourself in the elegance and style of 300, but you can always stay on track with the available Uconnect™ touch 8.4N, featuring industry-leading Garmin® GPS Navigation*. As one of the top-selling personal navigation systems in North America, Garmin® provides easy-to-follow directions, including quick guidance to local points of interest, attraction, restaurants, hospitals, airports and much more.
*GPS mapping may not be detailed in all areas or reflect current road regulations. Navigation function uses part of the 30GB HD capacity

Sirius Satellite Radio
Standard on all models, SIRIUS® Satellite Radio is factory installed and includes a one-year subscription with free online listening. Every drive will be full of discovery with 120 channels, including 69 commercial-free music channels and the best programming in sports, talk, comedy, and news. With coast-to-coast reception coverage, listen to what you want, when you want, in your SIRIUS® equipped vehicle. For more information, visit sirius.ca
*Subscriptions governed by SIRIUS Terms and Conditions available; at siriuscanada.ca.

KEYLESS ENTER-N-GO WITH PROXIMITY SENSOR
Unlock the vehicle without ever handling the key fob. With the new proximity sensor, the fob can remain in your pocket or a purse and automatically unlocks the driver’s door as you approach. Similarly, it locks the vehicle automatically as you exit.

HOMELINK® UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER
Integrated in the driver’s sun visor for easy access, HomeLink® can learn and store three separate transmitter radio frequency codes to operate garage door openers, security gates and security lighting.

HUMIDITY SENSOR
Standard on all models, it’s mounted inside the vehicle on the upper windshield and provides true climate control as opposed to mere temperature control. This innovative feature continuously monitors the windshield for risk of fogging, and automatically adjusts interior climate level to prevent the windshield from fogging up. In addition to maintaining optimum level of temperature comfort, it helps increase fuel economy through optimized use of the air conditioning compressor.

PERFORMANCE

engines & transmissions
3.6L Pentastar Engine
Even under the hood, Chrysler 300 offers exceptional refinement. The Pentastar™ 3.6L VVT V6 engine, standard on Touring and Limited models,is quietly composed yet generates a potent 292 horsepower – a 42 horsepower increase versus the previous V6 – and 260 lb-ft of fluid torque. Mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission, the Pentastar™ is also incredibly efficient, delivering up to 39 MPG (7.3L / 100 km) highway

5.7L HEMI VVT V8 With Fuelsaver MDS Technology
Standard on 300C, the HEMI® generates an awe-inspiring 363 horsepower and 394 lb-ft of torque, yet delivers exceptional efficiency with 35 MPG (8.0L / 100 km) highway on rear-wheel drive models, and 33 MPG (8.5L / 100 km) highway on all-wheel drive models.

ALL-WHEEL DRIVE
Available on 300C, the new All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system features a segment-exclusive On-Demand Transfer Case and Front Axle Disconnect. When AWD is not required, the system automatically disconnects the front axle for maximum fuel economy, without any compromise in performance or handling. A low stance enhances wind resistance and helps improve fuel efficiency.

SRT8 MODEL
For more powerful luxury, upgrade to the 470 hp & 470 lb-ft torque of the SRT8.

SAFETY

EXCEPTIONAL LEVEL OF SAFETY FEATURES
Chrysler 300 offers greater on-road confidence and peace-of-mind with over 70 safety and security features, including: complete system of front, side and rear air bags, Electronic Stability Control with hill start assist, traction control and segment-exclusive ready alert braking and rain brake support.

FOUR-WHEEL BRAKE ANTI-LOCK BRAKES (ABS)
Chrysler 300′s four-wheel disc brakes with ABS constantly monitors wheel position and brake pedal usage. In an extreme braking situation, it takes over and pumps the brakes hundreds of times per second, to provide maximum braking performance while avoiding dangerous wheel lockup. This helps you to maintain steering control, improving your ability to avoid hazards and get home safely.
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC)
You can’t always count on ideal driving conditions. But you can depend on the cutting-edge assistance of ESC. This system provides oversteer and understeer control to help you maintain control when treacherous road conditions have other ideas. Includes brake assist and all-speed traction control. Standard on all models.