Compare 2001 Saturn SW vs 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2001 Saturn SW
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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SW2 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SW2 Manual 27 38 $12,432 $14,290
SW2 Automatic 25 35 $13,180 $15,150
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 20 26 $15,001 $15,935
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,432
$15,001
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,290
$15,935
Monthly Payment Estimate
$238 / month
$266 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Wagon Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
49.2 54.0
Second Leg Room (in)
30.7 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.8 107.0
Second Hip Room (in)
50.2 46.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 54.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 40.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
25.1 23.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.0 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 103
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
25.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.4 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
56.8 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 4.49
Length, Overall (in)
178.1 168.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
39.7 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 63.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
24.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
48.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
58.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x 1.2 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.9 x 0.7 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 15.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.67 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.3 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R14 T125/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2452 3124
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 6.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4800 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
N/A EDZ
Displacement
1.9L/116 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
124 @ 5600 150 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I-4
Fuel System
SPFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.423 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.730 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.923 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.950 1.95
Trans Order Code
N/A DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.060 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.032 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Trans Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saturn SW Chrysler PT Cruiser
Body Style
4 Door Wagon Small Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
28 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.60 .63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
28 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.1 .95
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep. Tri-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs

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