(4.0) 27 reviews
MSRP: $773$6,329
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 25
Engine: 150-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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This is a wagon? Certainly, Chrysler’s retro-look PT Cruiser looks nothing like traditional station wagons of the past — or like any other wagon or vehicle on the market today. Instead, it vaguely resembles several fastback panel trucks and sedans of the 1930s, laden with overtones of ... Read Full Report


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With some cars, accelerating from zero to 60 m.p.h. in six seconds or less brings pleasure and enjoyment. In others, cruising from zero to 60 m.p.h. in 60 seconds or more brings just as much pleasure and enjoyment. While the Chevrolet Corvette is meant for sit-back-and-hold-on zero-to-60-m.p.h. bursts, the Chrysler PT Cruiser Woodie is meant for sit back, relax and be cool fun. We tested the ... Read full review for the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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Love the Practicality.

by Cruiser for Life from New Jersey on January 23, 2012

This is my second 2002 PT Cruiser. The first was totalled two years ago. I replaced it with a Lexus ES300 and although the Lexus was luxury, I missed my PT Cruiser. Love it, Love it, Love it. Don't ge... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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