2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Consumer Review: Best Car I've Ever Owned
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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser - Consumer Review

2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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150 Total Reviews

Base Wagon (2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Best Car I've Ever Owned
By Dennis on

Vehicle

2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4dr Wagon (2.4L 4cyl 5M)

Review

Bought in 12/2001. Now has 98K. Replaced suspension & exhaust w/better quality aftermarket. Car has no lean into curves like other PT's. Replaced 16x6 wheels w/17x7. Replaced air cleaner w/cold air box for more power & better sound. Sunroof glass shattered, brake caliper bent, bad LED light but no other probs. Always synthetic oil. Never a prob w/inspection. Disabled & it fits my needs perfectly. Cargo area will gobble up anything you want to put in it. Fits 4 tall adults w/no complaints. Can't really fit 5 because of load limit not because there's not enough space. 3 recalls all important. One of the best designed cars I've ever seen. Daimler cheapened subsequent years so avoid them.

Best Features

Everything except weak engine & dated transmission. Most were babied so relatively easy to find a good used one. So many of them that used parts are readily available. Owners' clubs are still around and active so you can keep up on probs & fixes.

Worst Features

Can't make any except aftermarket modifications at owner's cost noted above. Chrysler's not making PTs anymore and won't be updating it. They're letting a good car die.
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