2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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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

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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

w1958
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Hi I've Got Pt Cruiser 2lt Petrol 201 My I Had A Overheating Problem And Re...

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Jennifer Hood
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Car Won't Start

I have a 2000 pt cruiser, I was driving it yesterday, when it jerked pretty hard, it lost all power, when I pressed The gas nothing I can not get it to crank any idea what could be wrong with it

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Rebekah Brown
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My Pt Crusier Was Overheating Now Wont Start

Help

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Proudmamaof3
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When I Turn On My Headlights My Dashboard Lights Shut Of Completely.

I have a 2001 crysler pt crusier When I turn on my headlights my dashboard lights shut of completely. When my headlights are off my dashboard is bright. My dashboard lights are all the way up

13 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 weeks ago)
mattsa01
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2002 Overheating Pt Crusior

I have a 2002 p.t. crusior .water bubbling in overflow tank.temp went up to top. took to garage.. they said they did a pressure test overnight and everything was fine. said a tube was loose and tigh...

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