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2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,994
28 listings nationwide

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2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,130
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
Rob Feeman Review:

Chrysler says it decided to extend production of the PT Cruiser into 2...

The Good: Fans of the uniquely designed PT Cruiser can rejoice, as Chrysler exte...

The Bad: Chrysler streamlined the PT Cruiser lineup to a single trim for 2010, ...

2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD

That look. People just couldn't get past that look. And though Pontiac offered discounts galore, the crossover hatch/wagon Aztek never received a proper marketing campaign that highlig...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
30
2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Wagon FWDReview:

Fun To Drive — Sporty and stylish vehicle. Lots of extra features that are for safety and comfort. Ease of handlin...

writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 Kia Soul Shadow Dragon Special Edition worse.
"its epic what can i say"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Kia Soul Shadow Dragon Special Edition worse.
"it suck please i want to slay it if you own this go die and fester slowly"
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writes:
Power Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"I believe it is the size of the engine"
Handling Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"The front suspension was designed by the same person that designed the PTs, having owned the PT first the HHR is by far better"
Looks/Style Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"I have had My HHR lowered 2s with softer rubber tires and as one person said it corners like it was on tracks, I could not find anyone who could lower ny PTs"
Front Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"its more like a race car seat holds you in the seat in hard conering"
Back Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD worse.
"The HHR Panel has no back seats, which is thew main reason I purchased it, if the PT had a panel I would give it a try"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"the HHR is designed to haul stuff, the PT is not"
Family Car Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD worse.
"the PT has a back seat, the HHR Panel does not "
Value Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"comes stock with so much more features"
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Chevrolet HHR 2LT Panel FWD better.
"Actually I own a 2010 HHR Panel but if GM decides to bring them back I would buy it"
2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
195
2005 Pontiac Aztek AWDReview:

Functional — functional, i have had to do basic maintenance and that it is. it moves the kids around, does not g...

Primary Use: Family transportation

20
2005 Pontiac Aztek AWDReview:

Awesome Car — Wish they still made them so I could get another one to replace it!

Specs

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
150 hp @ 5,100 RPM
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
165 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
3,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.98 in
3.6 in x 3.3 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars 3 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Optional Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.6 in 40.5 in
Back Legroom 40.9 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 21.6 cu ft 45.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 168.9 in 182.1 in
Width 67.1 in 73.7 in
Height 63 in 66.7 in
Wheelbase 103 in 108.3 in

Available Options

2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Wagon FWD
2005 Pontiac Aztek
AWD

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