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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Overview

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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Radio Issues, What Is Going On?

I am having trouble with the radio on my Chrysler 03 ptcruiser. When listening to FM radio, it randomly cuts in and out or stops completely until I wiggle the steering wheel up and down or turn it h...

How To Get More Power From A 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited Automatic

Hi i have a 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser limited automatic and I want to get more power from it without spending alot of money can you please tell me top 5 ways to get more power.

Died Out At A Red Light And Won't Restart Or Turnover

I was at a light the car just died and won't do nothing. You don't even hear a clicking noise for the starter. It is a 2003 PT Cruiser. All lights work headlights taillights dashboard lights. Any i...

Can I Swap Turbo Engine For Non Turbo Engine

I have a 03 pt cruiser dream cruiser with 2.4l turbo that locked up can I put a non turbo engine in the car and it work?

Computer Code 480

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