2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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I Love My Pt Cruiser! by Steven
 — I love my PT Cruiser. I bought it new in April, 2005. It was the last 2004 on the dealer's lot and I got a great deal on it. I absolutely love this car. I already (as of February, 2009) have 130,000 m... Read More
Pt Cruiser Gt Is A Fantastic Jack Of All Trades by PaulEden
 — I purchased this PT Cruiser GT new back in 2004 and it has been an outstanding vehicle for these last ten years. The PT Cruier GT was initially purchased primarily to be a family car, yet... Read More
I Like The Turbo'd Ones In Red! Great Car For Daily Use And Plenty Of Hauling Space For A Small Car. by Bluesman
 — Bought my Red 04 GT PT in 09. Had 60K, it now has 95K and runs like a, well, you know. Had an ignition module go bad on it (easy fix)and replaced tires. Other than that the only problem I have is the ... Read More

2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

The first-generation PT Cruiser is now in its fourth year of production, and Chrysler has continued to add new options. There are now eight trims, thanks to the addition of turbo-charged versions of the Touring and Limited trims. Again, Chrysler will offer the unique Dream Cruiser (now Series 3) in limited production.

A special new option package called the Chrome Accent Group is now available on the Limited, which adds a chrome fuel door, exterior chrome accents, and metallic pedals and shift knob.

There are now three engine options for the PT lineup. The Base, Touring, and Limited models are still powered by an unaltered 2.4 liter inline 4-cylinder, which delivers 150 hp and 162 lb-ft of torque. Both the Touring and Limited trims are now eligible for a powerplant upgrade, in the form of turbocharged 2.4-liter engine, which generates 180 hp and 210 lb-ft of torque. A new Limited edition Platinum Series trim will also use this engine.

The two top-shelf PT Cruisers, Dream Cruiser and GT, house a more powerful version of the 2.4-liter four cylinder. This engine provides 220 hp and 245 lb-ft of torque, sending the PT from 0 to 60 in just 6.7 seconds.  

Chrysler has also changed the transmission options for 2004. The Base, GT, and Dream Cruiser automatically get the 5-speed Getrag manual transmission. All other models use a 4-speed automatic.


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Normal Temp But Steam In The Car

I can smell coolant when I turn on the heat in my 2004 Cruiser. It also fogs up the center of the windshield and if I leave it on, it fogs up all of the windows.The only way to keep the windows from...

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William Holder

P0499 I Have Changed The Whole Gas Tank Evap Can Filter On Tank And The 2 S...

While driving the fuel gauge drops the high beam light on the dash comes on

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With Only 47,000 Miles, Should Timing Belt Be Replaced?

A repairman thinks that timing belt should be replaced because car is 9 years old, even though mileage is only 47,000 miles. This is very expensive. We now drive less than 5,000 miles a year. Is it ...

1,012 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Sherry Morgan

Flood Lights

Flood lights won't go off. Unless I turn my left turn signal on after I turncar off is there a fuse I can remove for flood lights?

11 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
William Nichols

I Have A 2004 Pt Cruiser And I Put A Brand New Water Pump On And Now It Is ...

can someone help

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