2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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Base
120 national listings
Limited
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4.15 stars

Based on 47 reviews

A Fun Car And A Good Car! by Craig
 — The PT Cruiser was one of the best cars from the Chrysler family. It changed a lot over the years, but the basics were still the same. Performance wise, there's an OK amount of power with the no... Read More
Love My Car! by Dawn
 — Problems with defective paint on bumpers. Didn't show up for a couple of years. By then the dealer wouldn't fix it. Slow upon acceleration, but the power is there on the other end, if you need to pass... Read More
Love It Or Hate It by Efren
 — I love the acceleration....it takes 13 sec from 0 to 100 km/hr....but because is AT so it takes a little...but the version MT is so fast.....The quality of brakes is incredible.... Appearance, it onl... Read More

2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 47 reviews

2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

The PT Cruiser was introduced in 2001 as the production embodiment of both a 1997 Plymouth concept and Chrysler's desire to capture its heritage in a unique new model. The 2001 PT Cruiser was named the North American Car of the Year, and it also appeared on Car and Driver's Ten Best List.

Two trim levels were offered in this initial year: Base and Limited. The Base model's standard features included air conditioning, power windows and mirrors, and power brakes and steering.  The Limited added a power moonroof, keyless entry, fog lamps, power locks, heated mirrors, cruise control, leather seats and chrome wheels.

Both models were powered by a 2.4 liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder, which produced 150 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. A 5-speed manual transmission came standard, and a 4-speed automatic was optional. Both route power to the car's front wheels. Fuel economy was estimated at 20 mpg city/25 highway with the manual and 20/26 with the automatic.

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Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Vanpollack
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2001 Pt Cruiser Overheating

I have a 2001 PT Cruiser. It over heats sitting in traffic but if I turn on the A/C it cools down. Is it a fan issue?

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jerie47
25

Fog Lights Stay On.

Fog lights stay on after lights are turned off. Fog lights will go off if turn indicator is placed in left turn position. Why???

1,999 views with 7 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
_josie_
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I Need Help

Need help fixing my car I need help, I'm not sure what I should do to fix my car. It's a PT cruiser 2001. I found what it is exactly doing on this website http://www.ehow.com/list_60810... signs-t...

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Gailann Melzer
0

I Have A 2001 Pt Cruiser, Ran Great, Went To Start It 10 Minutes After Turn...

I have a 2001 PT Cruiser, ran great, went to start it 10 minutes after turning it off and it won't start. Replaced plugs and wires, new starter and new battery. All it does is click when we try to s...

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
ladytas
5

Car Stopped Running While Driving

heard a rattling sound while driving and then I could no longer accelerate speed then it just stopped

32 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)