Compare 2005 Toyota Matrix vs 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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4-Door Wagon Manual STD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual STD 30 36 $13,744 $14,860
4-Door Wagon Automatic STD 28 34 $14,484 $15,660
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 30 36 $14,786 $16,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 34 $15,537 $17,170
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,954 $18,735
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $17,058 $18,850
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4-Door Wagon
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 22 29 $12,812 $13,530
4-Door Wagon Touring 22 29 $14,664 $15,565
4-Door Wagon Limited 22 29 $16,484 $17,565
2-Door Convertible 22 29 $18,622 $19,405
4-Door Wagon GT 21 27 $21,489 $23,065
2-Door Convertible Touring 22 29 $21,664 $23,175
2-Door Convertible GT 21 27 $25,991 $27,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,744
$12,812
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,860
$13,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$248 / month
$226 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
30 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.3 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
118.0 84.3
Second Hip Room (in)
47.8 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 54.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 39.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 23.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 67.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 6.5
Length, Overall (in)
171.3 168.8
Height, Overall (in)
61.6 63.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 58.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 103.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
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 -
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 15.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5 18
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 36.5
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TNC
Front Tire Size
P205/55R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TNC
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2675 2924
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 6.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement
1.8L/110 2.4L/148
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 6000 150 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4200 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA EDZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
30 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 29
Transmission
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
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.95
Trans Order Code
NA DD5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 2.80
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 0.97
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Matrix Chrysler PT Cruiser
Body Style
5 Door Wagon Small Wagon
Suspension
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
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 Macpherson Strut

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