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  • (4.2) 31 reviews
  • MSRP: $746$7,038
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 24-25
  • Engine: 150-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Our Take on the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Our Take

Chrysler’s retro-looking PT Cruiser wagon became available in 2003 with a turbocharged engine, which addressed some complaints about the PT Cruiser being underpowered. Operating with a 14-psi boost, the GT model’s high-output turbocharged engine produces 220 horsepower and 245 pounds-... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Performance in non-turbo model with automatic
  • Body lean

Notable Features

  • Unabashed retro styling
  • Two turbocharged engines
  • Manual or automatic
  • Versatile interior layout
  • Available convertible for 2005


Our Expert Reviews

Ragtop PT Cruiser a blast to drive If you're looking for a sweet little ride for this summer's Woodward Dream Cruise, look no further than the 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser convertible. At least that's what Anita says. She's convinced that the newest convertible to hit the market has the potential to attract both sexes -- something that doesn't seem to be the case ... Read full review for the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Consumer Reviews


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PT Cruiser GT HO Turbo 2004

by Trained Technician from California on February 9, 2012

When I was 5 years old I told my parents that I would design a car like the VW that had the engine in the front and the gas tank in the rear, well Chrysler did it for me, My brother owned a panel van ... Read Full Review

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