2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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Trims

Base
127 national listings
DreamCruiser
Limited
Avg. Price: $4,843
Touring
95 national listings

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4.15 stars

Based on 37 reviews

Yes My Car Is A Chic Car by Rachel
 — My old car was getting rather old and before my family had to put even more cash into her to keep her tiptop shape we just decided to get me a little newer car. So we ended the long and grueling searc... Read More
Love My Car by terryo157
 — i really enjoy my 2002 dream cruiser.i have had no problems in the 3 years i have owned it.i did make one mistake i bought new tires for and i didn't mention i wanted the same kind of tires that were ... Read More
Good Dependable Car, Low Maintenance, Fun To Drive, Has Terrific Cargo Space For This Size Vehilce by VA
 — We bought the care new, almost on a whim in Sept 2001. Since then we've put 60,000+ on it, including several long trips. The car has a good ride, is very nimble (expcept for the poor turning radius)... Read More

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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Based on 37 reviews

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

The PT Cruiser entered its second year of production in 2002, following a year of reviewer praise and great consumer curiosity.  Chrysler could not build enough PTs in 2001 to satisfy the demand, but both production and variety were increased for 2002.

The 2001 PT Cruiser was offered only in Base and Limited Trims, but two new variants are now available.  The Touring finish, which was previously an option package, is now a trim level.  Chrysler has also added the Dream Cruiser Series.  New special appearance packages for the PT also have a retro focus: wood-paneled sides or flame decals are now available.

The PT's unique body style is certainly  head-turning, but it is also functional.  Seating arrangements are highly configurable, and the extra height allows for greater cargo capacity than other compact cars.  The PT offers 19 cubic feet for luggage alone.

Once again, there is only one engine choice.  All models are powered by a 2.4 liter DOHC inline four, which provides 150 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque.  Buyers may select a four-speed automatic or five-manual manual transmission, and both route power to the wagon's front wheels.

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pat_paula
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Overheating Problems

So my wife's 2002 cruiser runs hot and overheats when idle too long (drive thru, red light etc.). Checked debris between condensor and fan, fan works, coolant full, thermostat works, all relays good, ...

19,553 views with 24 answers (last answer about a week ago)
03FustratedCruiser
0

02 Pt Cruiser Will Not Start.

swapped out timing belt due to broken timing belt tensioner, replaced spark plugs, wiring and coil pack, set timing , car turns over nicely but will not start, sprayed starter fluid in intake, small...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
Bobby Mollett
10

A Have A 2002 Pt Cruiser I Will Be Driving Down The Road And It Dies Let It...

13 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)
mikemo
30

Cost Of Replaceing Fuel Pump

replaced starter relay then it cranked but would not turn over. does not seem to be getting any fuel to engine.

576 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
wwmotormama
0

Can A Bad Solenoid Stop A Car When Its Being Driven? I Clicked On My Cruise...

13 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)