The Crossfire's base engine was a naturally aspirated 3.2-liter V-6. This 18-valve, SOHC motor has a 3.54-inch bore, 3.31-inch stroke and a compression ratio of 9 to 1. This power plant produces 215 horsepower and 229 foot lbs. of torque. The SRT6 performance model is powered by a turbocharged version of this engine, which generates 330 horsepower and 310 foot lbs. of torque.
The naturally aspirated base Crossfire can go from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds and has a governed top speed of 155 mph. The turbocharged SRT6 variant, however, reaches 60 mph in 5.1 seconds and 100 mph in 12.4 seconds. The SRT6 runs through the quarter-mile in 13.5 seconds at 107 mph with a governed maximum speed of 155 mph.
Braking and Handling
The Crossfire reaches a stop from 70 mph in 157 feet and has a 300-foot skid pad rating of 0.90 g.
This sports coupe's fuel economy is rated at 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
Chrysler added a sports coupe to its lineup for the 2004 model year. While the Crossfire's production run was rather short, it did offer a splash of sporty styling and performance to the Chrysler nameplate.