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Vehicle 4dr Wagon (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
Review Milage on mine is 85,000. So far Pros: Stick shift has great pick up and very fun to drive. After 9yrs of driving this car, the seats are still super plump and comfortable and offer plenty of back support. The back seats are very simple to remove so I can haul an amazing amount of stuff. My gas milage seemed to improve substantially after I broke in the engine over time. I've gotten as high as 27mpg hwy and as low as 19. I thought this car was a tin can in the beginning and considered it to be a temporary car for me, but to my surprize...it's really held up pretty well for such an inexpensive car. Cons: So far I've had to replace the cam shaft, hub bearings, clutch and the fan under hood. Needs the starter replaced or ignition switch...not sure which. Oxidation on roof only. Claying and waxing helped make it look a bit better. I have noticed so many cruisers have this paint failure problem. Not sure if there is a recall on the exterior paint. If there isn't...there should be. I clayed the exterior and waxed it. I detailed the inside. Took my mother for a ride...she complimented me that it looks brand new inside. It's looks and sounds great! Although I do take very good care of my cars...I think this car is overall a really nice and fun car to drive.
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Available Chrysler PT Cruiser 2008 Submodel Types: Wagon, Convertible
Exterior Colors: Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat, Cool Vanilla Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Electric Blue Pearlcoat, Marine Blue Pearlcoat, Inferno Red Tinted Pearlcoat, Linen Gold Metallic Pearlcoat, Stone White Clearcoat, Midnight Blue Pearlcoat, Deep Water Blue Pearlcoat, Patriot Blue Pearlcoat, Silver Steel Metallic Clearcoat, Steel Blue Pearlcoat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat, Graphite Metallic Clearcoat, Onyx Green Pearlcoat, Dark Plum Pearlcoat, Deep Cranberry Pearlcoat, Light Almond Pearl Metallic Clearcoat, Magnesium Pearlcoat, Ocean Blue Pearlcoat, Opal Metallic Clearcoat, Pastel Yellow Clearcoat, Seamist Green Metallic Clearcoat, Surf Blue Pearlcoat, Tangerine Pearlcoat