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

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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Can You Put A 2002 Pt Crusier Engine Into A 2001 Pt Crusier Linited Tourin...

i have a 2001 pt crusier with a egr and i found a 2002 engine with a egr my mechanic say i can awap the two engines and i want to know if he is right and if i use the 2002 engine will i have a lot...

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twistd329
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I Accidentally Lost My Keys Down The Defrost Vent. I Am Unable To See Them ...

honestly this is now the 2nd set that has fallen into the broken defrost vent. this time it is a big key ring and the remote key ring that unlocks the doors is on it. PLEASE HELP

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Aziz Watson
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2001 Pt Cruiser Start Up But Want Stay Running

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What other rims from different cars fit our 2001 PT Cruiser? Looking for rims for winter....could be steel rims

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Brian Miller
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Switched Motors In 01 Cruiser, Put An Auto Motor Into Standard Car, Every T...

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