Compare 2004 Pontiac Grand Am vs 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2004 Pontiac Grand Am
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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4-Door Sedan SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE 26 37 $15,619 $17,070
4-Door Sedan SE1 26 37 $17,892 $19,555
4-Door Sedan SE2 20 29 $19,974 $21,830
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
4-Door Sedan GT 20 29 $20,386 $22,280
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
4-Door Sedan GT1 20 29 $21,529 $23,530
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,619
$16,416
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,070
$17,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$285 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.6 50.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 99.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 39.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.4 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.0 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
186.3 168.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.1 61.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
107.0 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.6 -
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 -
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 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.5 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 36.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
QMR N/A
Front Tire Size
P205/65R15 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QMR N/A
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3066 3184
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.0 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 120
Engine
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 150 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
L61 EDZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 1.95
Trans Order Code
MM5 DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.50
Summary
Vehicle Name
Pontiac Grand Am Chrysler PT Cruiser
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Small Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front
Independent McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.60 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 .95
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Tri-Link w/Coil Springs

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