2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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Avg. Price: $4,173
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Avg. Price: $5,279
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Avg. Price: $4,993
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Avg. Price: $4,843

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45 stars

Based on 24 reviews

The P.t Cruizer. It Really Is Personal Transportation! by Vickie
 — I love the room in this car as well as the versatility. Its a small vehicle but has the features of a mini van and small SUV all rolled into one. It may be a "Cruizer: but the turbo engine makes this ... Read More
The Cruiser by Amy Manser
 — I can throw the seats down and haul my Kayak to the lake!Gets around in the snow pretty good...hasn't needed any major repairs. The glove box and part of dash board matches the color of the car. It's ... Read More
I Love My Car But She Definitly Needs Some Work. by Nicole
 — Overall a very nice ride, it handles very well but is a little sluggish when accelerating. The interior is spacious and is great for hauling things in as the rear seats not only fold flat but come out... Read More

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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

gabby5412
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I Have A 03 Pt Cruiser Turbo It Sprung A Bad Oil Leak And Now It Won't Star...

I had noticed the oil light came on and tried making it home. It shut off luckily in my driveway. I had the leak fixed and added oil and all it does is makes one click but won't turn over. I'm not...

7 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
_Javier_6
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What Is The Driving Cycle Range And Speed For The Onboard Computer To Reset...

I had a misfire on cylinder two and have 94,000 miles on it so i replaced the plugs, wires and cleared the codes. the car runs good and the light is off but the smog test failed because the catalyst a...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
my2003
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My 2003 Pt Only Has 51,000 On It. It Had Been Over Heating And It Died. My ...

The radiator had been making sounds like bubbles now it is

19 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
ozzy50
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Had A Shop Install Timing Belt Said Started It Had A Little Miss Not Real B...

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Crystal Murray
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Do They Have The Oil Light To Let You Know It Is Time To Change It?

does the oil light come on to let you know if it needs to be changed?

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