2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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Base
150 national listings
Limited
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Average User Score

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

Nick Yurske
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I Am In The Prosess Of Changing My Head Gasket In 2001 Pt Is There Any Good...

i an in the proses of changing my head gasket on my 2001 pt cruiser, is there any good hints on this proses or no

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LadyBug PerfectAngel
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What A Pcm For 2001 Pt Cruiser

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ronene
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Over Heating

over heats,drinks coolent and rattles when steping on gas

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Angel Vemich
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Over Heating Issue

I have a 2001 Pt Cruiser that over heated while driving on freeway. Temp gage went up to hot and I had to blast my heater to try and get it down, worked a little before spiking to hot again. Eventuall...

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2LUSHUS
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What Do I Do Now To Fix My Car?

I have 117K miles on my car. Changed the water pump and timing belt @ 87K miles. Just had new radiator and thermostat changed. Having issues with my air conditioning blower not always working, bu...

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