2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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Base
175 national listings
DreamCruiser
GT
Avg. Price: $4,928
Limited
61 national listings
Limited Platinum
2 national listings
Touring
115 national listings

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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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Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Thomas Miller
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Using To Much Coolent

04 pt cruser using to much coolant doesn't run hot but after every drive I have to add coolant to it whats the problem,also my engine fan doesn't work or I just haven't hurd it thanks

4 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 days ago)
Shanitra Lewis
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My Water Gauge Is Going Up On My Car

Where do I put my coolant if my water gauge is going up? Do I put it in the reserve tank or in the radiator?

3 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 days ago)
gatorbabe
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I Have A 2004 Pt Cruiser Its Overheating And The Heat Doesnt Get Hot Just R...

overheating and heat not working..

12 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
BEVALINKA
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I Have A 2004 Pt Cruiser With Less Than 5,000 Miles And New Tires How Much ...

I PUT NEW TIRES ON CAR LAST JULY AS THEY WOULD NOT ROTATE ANY OVER 10 YEARS OLD. IT HAS BEEN DRIVEN LESS THAN 100 MILES ON NEW TIRES. THESE TIRES WERE TOP OF THE LINE. IT HAS A SMALL HICKEY , FROM ...

12 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Carlady_99
10

Charge Car Battery

I have found the positive terminal post. Do I take the cover right off or just open it to attach the cable.

24 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)