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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 21 26 $16,950 $18,000
4-Door Wagon Touring 19 24 $19,508 $20,780
4-Door Wagon Limited 18 24 $22,939 $24,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$16,950
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$18,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$300 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
There's no more convertible, but if you want to be seen, the 2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser still lends some novelty to everyday driving.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 21 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- 41.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.8
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
- 40.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- 49.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 98.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
- 168.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
- 63.0
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
- 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- - TBD -
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)
- - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- NA
Brake Type
- Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 8.97 x 1.57
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 18.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.7
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
- P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
- TNC
Front Tire Size
- P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TNC
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBC
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3070
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 510
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 120
Engine
Displacement
- 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 150 @ 5200
Engine Type
- Gas I4
Fuel System
- SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
- EDZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.36
Trans Type
- 5
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.96
Trans Order Code
- DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.55
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Chrysler PT Cruiser
Body Style
- Small Station Wagon
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Twist beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Macpherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6

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