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The Chrysler PT Cruiser combines the retro look of late-'30s American iron with modern performance, efficiency and features. The PT...

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Model Comparison

Base Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $15,970.00 $26,600.00 $34,735.00
Destination $670.00 $690.00 $925.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.4L I4 3.2L V6
Horsepower 150 @ 5100 RPM 173 @ 6000 RPM 215 @ 5700 RPM
Torque 165 @ 4000 RPM 166 @ 4400 RPM 229 @ 3000 RPM
Valves 4 4 3
Displacement (cc) 2429 2360 3199
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 4.0 3.5 X 3.8 3.5 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.5:1 10:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 21 15
Highway (mpg) 26 30 23

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3071.0 3741.2 3060.0
Wheelbase (in.) 103.0 108.9 94.5
Length (in.) 168.9 193.8 159.8
Width (in.) 67.1 71.5 69.5
Height (in.) 63.0 58.5 51.5
Track Front (in.) 58.3 61.8 58.8
Track Rear (in.) 58.2 61.8 59.1
Ground Clearance (in.) 5.5 N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 4 2
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2 38.8 36.9
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.5 37.2 N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 40.6 42.4 42.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 40.9 33.5 N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.8 56.4 52.7
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.6 48.5 N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 50.1 53.3 53.3
Rear Hip Room (in.) 46.7 44.2 N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 88.0 40.4

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut wishbone
Rear Suspension beam multi-link multi-link
Tires 195/65R15 215/65R16 225/40R18

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM satellite AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes N/A Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes N/A
DVD Player N/A Std. N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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