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2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Available Price Range $1,500-$5,948 Trims4 Combined MPG 24-25 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Our Take

Posted on 12/18/02Chrysler’s retro-looking wagon is available in 2003 with a turbocharged engine, which addresses some complaints about the PT Cruiser being underpowered. Operating with a 14-psi boost, the new engine produces 215 horsepower and 245 pounds-feet of torque — enough power ... Read Full Report


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Does utility have to be so boring? Just look at the choices you face if you want a practical vehicle with a bit of fun. Minivan? Too much of a soccer mom mobile. SUV? Only if you throw in an oil well to feed it. Station wagon? They went out of style about the same time as Duran Duran. That's why the Chrysler PT Turbo is a perfect answer in so many ways. First let's start with t... Read full review for the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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My First Love

by Kruizer Kid from Long Pond, PA on April 28, 2009

I got my GT right after scoring my license. Mom was a little worried about the Turbo's power but I pointed out that the car had great safety ratings, front and side airbags and ABS brakes. With a litt... Read Full Review

4 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.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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