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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Trim Comparison

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General Pricing

Resale Value $15,935.00
Destination $565.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4
Horsepower 150 @ 5200 RPM
Torque 164 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4
Displacement (cc) 2429
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 4.0
Compression Ratio 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 20
Highway (mpg) 25

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3124.0
Wheelbase (in.) 103.0
Length (in.) 168.8
Width (in.) 67.1
Height (in.) 63.0
Track Front (in.) 58.3
Track Rear (in.) 58.2
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5
Front Headroom (in.) 40.4
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.6
Front Legroom (in.) 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 40.6
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.6
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.9
Front Hip Room (in.) 54.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.0

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut
Rear Suspension beam
Tires 195/65R15

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio N/A
Cassette Player Yes
CD Player N/A
CD Changer N/A
DVD Player N/A
Navigation Aid N/A


Cruise Control N/A
Tilt Steering Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std.


Driver Airbag Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std.

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