Compare 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser vs 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer

2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $16,416 $17,490
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $18,031 $19,265
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $20,070 $21,505
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $23,669 $25,460
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4-Door Sedan Manual ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 28 35 $12,912 $13,597
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 31 $13,766 $14,497
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 25 31 $15,191 $15,997
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 28 35 $15,190 $15,997
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sportback LS 22 28 $15,868 $16,709
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 25 31 $15,950 $16,797
4-Door Sedan Manual Ralliart 23 29 $17,090 $17,997
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ralliart 22 28 $17,945 $18,897
4-Door Wagon Automatic Sportback Ralliart 22 28 $18,346 $19,319
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution RS 18 26 $25,176 $26,799
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution VIII 18 26 $28,182 $29,999
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,416
$12,912
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,490
$13,597
Monthly Payment Estimate
$292 / month
$227 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.5 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.6 43.2
Front Hip Room (in)
50.2 51.2
Second Leg Room (in)
40.9 36.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.6 93.9
Second Hip Room (in)
46.7 50.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
168.8 180.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
61.8 57.1
Liftover Height (in)
23.3 NA
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.2 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.0 102.4
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.1 66.8
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
19.0 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.66 x 1.57 8.0 x 1.17
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.94 x 0.9 10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.0 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 32.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.19
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 45.74
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65TR15 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3184 2646
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x 4.0 NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 6.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 85
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
162 @ 4000 130 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
EDZ 4G94
Displacement
2.4L/148 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5500 120 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.50 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
8.98 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.38
Trans Type
5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.36
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 1.95
Trans Order Code
DD5 NA
Summary
Body Style
Small Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chrysler PT Cruiser Mitsubishi Lancer
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
.95 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
McPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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