2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Expert Reviews

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on June 27, 2002

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on June 27, 2002

CHELSEA, Mich. -- You can please all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, but Chrysler just can't seem to please all of the people all of the time with a real... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on October 17, 2002

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on October 17, 2002

Since the PT Cruiser bowed for the 2001 model year, the gripe has been that the retro sedan looks stunning, but the 2.4-liter 4-cylinder that propels it is a tad anemic. "The No. 1 feedback from bu... Read full review

Our view: 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

By Jason Stein on January 12, 2003

Our view: 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser

By Jason Stein on January 12, 2003

The first time the PT Cruiser rolled around, the little Chrysler wonder car appeared out of nowhere and disappeared even faster. Dealers sold them to the highest bidders. The plant in Mexico was fl... Read full review


The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on February 21, 2003

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on February 21, 2003

Here's the quick lowdown on the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser GT: Same style, lots more substance. Under the hood a turbocharged, 2.4-liter, in-line 4 engine with 215 horsepower replaces the standa... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on March 23, 2003

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on March 23, 2003

There are cars that emerge, now and again, to catch the fancy of the motoring public with almost cult-like adoration. Some are reborn and fly on the wings of nostalgia - like the Volkswagen New Bee... Read full review

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on March 30, 2003

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on March 30, 2003

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 we... Read full review