Chrysler PT Cruiser

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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  • (4.0) 33 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,165$6,181
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 24-25
  • Engine: 150-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Our Take on the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Reviews Expert Reviews

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

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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