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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...

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General Pricing

Resale Value $15,970.00 $17,035.00 $19,845.00
Destination $670.00 $640.00 $675.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.4L I4 2.2L I4 2.7L V6
Horsepower 150 @ 5100 RPM 149 @ 5600 RPM 185 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 165 @ 4000 RPM 152 @ 4200 RPM 182 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2429 2189 2656
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 4.0 3.4 X 3.7 3.4 X 3.0
Compression Ratio 9.5:1 10.0:1 10.4:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 20 20
Highway (mpg) 26 30 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3071.0 3154.8 3287.1
Wheelbase (in.) 103.0 103.5 107.1
Length (in.) 168.9 176.2 186.4
Width (in.) 67.1 69.2 71.1
Height (in.) 63.0 65.2 58.3
Track Front (in.) 58.3 58.7 61.5
Track Rear (in.) 58.2 58.7 61.1
Ground Clearance (in.) 5.5 6.3 N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 2 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.2 39.6 39.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 39.5 N/A 38.0
Front Legroom (in.) 40.6 40.6 43.7
Rear Legroom (in.) 40.9 N/A 37.8
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.8 53.5 57.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 53.6 N/A 56.3
Front Hip Room (in.) 50.1 50.1 54.5
Rear Hip Room (in.) 46.7 N/A 54.7

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A 104.2

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension beam torsion multi-link
Tires 195/65R15 215/55R16 205/60R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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