Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2004 Toyota Matrix vs 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2004 Toyota Matrix Change
2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 5-Door Wagon Std Manual (Natl)
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $16,968 $18,750
4-Door Wagon
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

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
$13,568
$16,416
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,670
$17,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$245 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 40.9
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 99.6
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 6.5
Length, Overall (in) 171.3 168.8
Height, Overall (in) 60.6 61.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.2
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 67.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 21.8 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 53.2 -
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 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 64.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD - 8.66 x 1.57
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - 10.94 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.5 36.7
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2679 3184
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) T135/80R16 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 162 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA EDZ
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 150 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.95
Trans Order Code NA DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.98
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.36
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.42
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Wagon Small Wagon
Vehicle Name Toyota Matrix Chrysler PT Cruiser
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 .95
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 25
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut McPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
© 2015 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.