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FEATURES | 8 out of 10
a lot of style for the money, provided you keep the options to a minimum
Car and Driver
a tire-pressure monitor and front side air bags are now standard on all models
Options include UConnect Hands-free Communication System
Kelley Blue Book
The 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser has a full range of options for those willing to pay for them.
Car and Driver notes "the [Chrysler] PT Cruiser has always offered a lot of style for the money, provided you like the style and you keep the options to a minimum." The base LX model "includes power windows and locks, keyless entry, and a rear wiper and defroster."
Cars.com states that the PT Cruiser’s "standard equipment includes remote keyless entry, power windows and a CD stereo."
Moving to uplevel options, Car and Driver reports that "the [Chrysler PT Cruiser 2008] Touring, with a base price of $19,600, adds an automatic transmission, air conditioning, a power driver's seat, stain-resistant seat fabric, 16-inch tires with aluminum wheels, fog lamps, and floor mats."
Automotive.com attests that Chrysler PT Cruiser options include "a 368-watt Boston Acoustics premium sound system, a six-disc CD changer, a sunroof for Touring wagons, heated front seats for the convertible and Touring wagon and Chrysler's UConnect hands-free cell phone link." In addition, this source points out "standard features on higher-line [2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser] models are also available as options on the less expensive models."
The 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser can be optioned lavishly, and even base models come with a reasonable set of features.