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Average User Score
4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 24 reviews
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 24 reviews
The PT Cruiser Base model is unchanged for 2003. Now in its third year of production, the in-demand PT continues to turn heads. However, as earlier models start to get older, owners have begun to voice complaints about Chrysler'ss well-known build quality and service issues.
The PT is powered by a 2.4 liter DOHC inline four, producing 150 horsepower and 162 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual transmission is included, and a four-speed automatic is optional. Gas mileage is estimated at 21/29 mpg with the manual and 19/25 mpg for the automatic.
The PT's unique chassis offers class-leading cargo space, and the flexible seating arrangements allow drivers to create additional space. Standard features on this model include front airbags, air conditioning, a CD audio system, power windows and mirrors, and intermittent wipers.
This base model offers prospective buyers a reasonably affordable route to PT ownership. Yet, many owners are finding that the true cost of ownership is not what it should be. For a compact car, the mixed driving fuel economy is comparatively low (low 20s), and the cost service for minor but nagging problems can add up quickly.
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Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions
2003 Pt Cruiser. Changed Timing Belt, Water Pump And Thermostat. Check All ...
Well I have a friend that has a heating problem with his PT cruiser. Well he actually changed everything that has to do with the cooling system. Does anybody have an actual idea what could be goi...
My 2003 Pt Cruiser Overheats And The Vents Blow Out Cold Air Any Idea What ...
I Have A 2003 Cruiser And The Light For The Gear Shift Doesn't Come On Can ...
My Pt Cruiser Keep Shutting Off While Driving
Changed the cam sensor , computer , crank sensor