2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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45 stars

Based on 27 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
Very Good. by Bobby5876
 — I've had the car about 3 years. Bought it with about 81000 on it and it now has 91000. Haven't had any problems whatsoever with this car. Just change the oil every 3000, changed the plugs and plug wir... Read More
Over All I Am Very Happy With The Style Quality And Performance by 123look
 — Alignment never seems to be right. even after new tires, new brakes, the works. This car is still despite any flaws one of my favorites to drive. fits my life style perfect.for hauling children, taki... 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

Zach Rhodes
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03pt Cruiser Bucking And Idling Rough

My 03 pt cruiser is idling rough and bucking when you try to accelerate I just replaced the cam sensor and cam shaft position sensor and it's still doing it

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Brandy Baugh
0

2003 Pt Cruiser

I bought a 2003 PT Cruiser yesterday & when we use spare key to unlock the front passenger door the car cranks up. Using spare key to unlock front driver door it doesn't.

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johngawron
0

My Pt Cruiser Cranks But Doesnt Start,ive Chaged The Battery,jumoed The Bat...

pls help?

837 views with 5 answers (last answer about a week ago)
BluePT
0

Water Coming Into Pt Cruiser

The driver's side footwell at front and back keep filling up with water, up to 4". There is no sign of damp on the doors so we think it's coming in through the bonnet.

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Kris Wooden
0

Problem With Pt Cruiser

My mom has a pt cruiser and sometimes it will not start an to get it stated we have to unhook the battery terminal an loosen the gas cap an it still takes a few turns to get it started anybody go...

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