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What brand are PT Cruisers?

What brand are PT Cruisers?

Chrysler PT Cruiser
Manufacturer DaimlerChrysler (2000–2007) Chrysler LLC (2007–2009) Chrysler Group LLC (2009–2010)
Production 2000–2010
Model years 2001–2010
Assembly Toluca, Mexico (Toluca Car Assembly) Graz, Austria (Eurostar)

What was the first PT Cruiser?

When the Chrysler PT Cruiser first hit the market in 2001, the retro styled five-door hatchback took the market by storm. Over time, rival brands released their own retro cars, decreasing the popularity of Chrysler’s vehicle.

When did the Chrysler PT Cruiser come out?

Part car, part truck and entirely different from everything else on the road, the 2001 PT Cruiser went on sale in March 2000 and was an instant hit with buyers. PT stands for “personal transportation,” and Chrysler describes it as “too cool to categorize” because it has elements of a sedan, wagon, sport utility vehicle and minivan.

What was the name of the Plymouth PT Cruiser?

The look was refined, and in 1998, another Plymouth concept called the Pronto Cruizer directly previewed the styling of the PT Cruiser. The Pronto Cruizer was designed as a modern interpretation of the Chrysler Airflow with Dodge Neon components, but the final design used a separate platform.

How many horsepower does a PT Cruiser have?

It produced 140 hp (104 kW) SAE at 6500 rpm with 130 lb⋅ft (176 N⋅m) of torque at 4800 rpm. In July 2000, the PT Cruiser replaced the Neon in Japan as their small car offering.

How many rows of seats does a PT Cruiser have?

Though there are only two rows of seats, the cabin is extremely well thought out, with no fewer than 26 different interior combinations. For a start, the second row can be removed completely and have rollers to make the task easier (why has no one apart from Chrysler thought of that before?).

Are PT Cruisers reliable?

The Chrysler PT Cruiser Reliability Rating is 3.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 30th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $641 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average and the frequency of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the PT Cruiser. Compare With Another Vehicle

What is PT Cruiser body style?

Chrysler PT Cruiser body style2-door convertible5-door hatchback

Who makes the PT Cruiser?

Originally conceived as a Plymouth model, the PT Cruiser received the Chrysler nameplate on introduction in anticipation of the 2001 discontinuation of the Plymouth brand. The PT Cruiser was designed by Bryan Nesbitt, who later also styled the Chevrolet HHR.

What is a Chrysler PT Cruiser?

The Chrysler PT Cruiser is a “retro”-styled station wagon built by Chrysler, a marque of DaimlerChrysler. It was introduced for 2001 and has become Chrysler’s entry-level vehicle (replacing the Plymouth Neon after the demise of the Plymouth marque), slotting below the Sebring in the lineup. It was designed as…

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