2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Top Comparisons

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Wagon FWDReview
    Krystal writes:
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    Pt — doing really care for it, not a race car! good braking time tho. for an everyday car it ok but not for racing or extended driveing(other than round town) pretty good gas mileage. not my kind of car! DONT buy if wanting a strong car either!

    Pros: drives like a go cart

    Cons: Build bad

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Wagon FWDReview
    Laura writes:
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    Cruises Like A Dream — I love the ride of this Cruiser. It cruises like a dream. For a 4-cylinder it has great pick up and go. It gets 25-30 mpg. It's a lot of fun to drive. It already needed a head gasket change at $24,000 and new control arm bushings at $34,000. This car really is a comfortable ride. I took it to NC and the kids never complained about being cramped in the back seat. I love it so much I rented on when I went to TX in April 08.

    Pros: fun, comfortable ride.

    Cons: has had to have work a few times.

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Wagon FWDReview
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    05 Pt Cruser — its a piece of crap sucks on highway for fuel when its driven into the wind, no abs, no trunk room and rough driving had to replace cam seals and head seals now i might have to replace the axls ac sucks and the color sucks to cool vin haha

    Pros: gets us from point a to b

    Cons: cost to much

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Wagon FWDReview
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    Great Ride — Overall, a decent car. I haven't had any major repair issues (knock on wood), and it's fun to drive. The interior is hard and plasticky, but at least it's interesting. I'd suggest opting for the five-speed manual or springing for the turbo motor. It's a very comfortable ride, and I'm pretty happy with it.

    Pros: Funky styling, utility, price

    Cons: Slushbox tranny, slow, could be better on gas

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited Wagon FWDReview
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    Fun To Drive — hate the gas mileage get about 19 kilometers to a litre. At the price of fuel not a very good fuel effient car to have. I love the apperance and the car is very comfortable. The car has a ghost the lights go off and on the horn blows. The door locks go irratically while sitting. Took the car to Chrysler to have it fixed 7 times and they say and I quote there is nothing physically wrong with your car maybe you should call a priest. The employees I work with many of times came and got me to tell me my lights are going off and the the locks are opening irratically and all 4 windows went up and down for 10 minutes. The mechanics think I am nuts but why would I bring a car in to have it fixed and pay for the repairs with my money if there is nothing wrong? I just live with the ghost I call her penelopy cruiser

    Pros: LOVE THE LOOKS

    Cons: ELECTRICAL NIGHTMARE

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT Convertible FWDReview
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    My Baby — absolutely love it. wish I had purchased a convertible long ago.attracts attention too. plenty of room and adequate storage space.no drop down back seats for the pass thrus is a bummer. plenty of get up and go with the high output turbo. drinks fuel when pushed but overall if driven realtively "easy" then mileage is good. My "hot rod"...has after market chrome grille

    Pros: the look

    Cons: nothing

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT Wagon FWDReview
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    The Most Exciting Car I've Ever Driven — It's a pint sized rocket ship. It's flippin amazing. If you want the ultimate in front wheel drive, the 2005 PT Turbo is the car to beat.

    Pros: Great acceletration, a 5-speed transmission to die for, perfect feel of brakes and clutch

    Cons: None.  I mean, it's perfect!

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited Wagon FWDReview
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    Fun To Drive. — Gets great gas mileage. I've driven mine to New York twice. Fun to drive, rides remarkably well and, so far, very low maintainance.

    Pros: Gas Mileage

    Cons: Room for 5, but only if 2 of them are small.

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT Wagon FWDReview
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    Great Handling, Manual Shifting, Good Gas Mileage, Easy To Get In And Out Of, Lots Of Space! — We wanted manual shift when we bought this car which meant we had to order the GT package, the most expensive package they had for the PT Cruiser. My ex-husband liked pickup trucks but needed a daily commuter and we wanted to save gas, the interior has high seats which gave him the feel he liked, and it came with the manual shifting he liked and enough space to pack all his books (even a shelf for them in the back) he takes to refer to at work. We still had plenty of space to take friends and clients to dinner. It was easy for them to get in and out of even people who normally have trouble with most cars that have low seats. A lot of people liked the retro styling, people either loved or hated the looks of it. Once they rode in it they usually liked the ride. The turbo gave it plenty of power and it wore the first set of tires out very quickly. It's easier to go faster than you think you're going in this car.

    Pros: Comfortable, good handling, plenty of room

    Cons: People either love it or hate the looks of it.

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    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Review
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    vs2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser
    2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser winning categories:
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    • Family Car
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    Power Ranked 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser better.
    "It just runs great."
    Would Buy Ranked 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser better.
    "A tad sluggish."

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

    Review By Jonusatrk

    Great solid transportation vehicle dependable price right good every day driver Read More

    Fun To Drive By louisianalady43

    Sporty and stylish vehicle. Lots of extra features that are for safety and comfort. Ease of handling while driving and parking. Great features for a couple or family and plenty of cargo room. Fun ... Read More

    2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

    Review By Guru9BZQ1M

    it ran well, drove well, very clean nice car Read More

    Review By Henry

    every thing was as new,except the tires were the original and had to be replaced .Didnt realize until Ihad bought the car and driven it home. Read More

    2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

    Review By Guru9DRPMM

    It’s a 2008 so no Bluetooth radio but a new radio will solve that. Car is fully loaded and low mileage a great value! Read More

    Review By Guru9D5R3Z

    Car was ok. The hatch didnt open on the trunk. Some minor hail damage. Didnt buy but it was priced right. Read More

    2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

    Review By Guru5MXBN

    Clean. Neat. Low mileage. Trustworthy dealer. Great value. Missing nothing. . Read More

    All Around Dependable Car! By Schulze57

    Overall it was a nice clean car.very well taken care of. Very roomy and the floor boards clean. The sun roof and tented windows great for summer. Very dependable car and Purrs like a kitten Yes I wou... Read More

    2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews

    Review By Guru9BLT27

    That’s fine, a little less mileages would have been ideal Read More

    Review By TxRangerFan

    Needed belts replaced, felt like motor mounts were loose or possibly a transmission issue, hydraulics on hatch were bad, door locks and windows worked intermittently. Read More

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