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2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser

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When you look at the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser, it is like being transported back to the true glory days of the American automobile. Retro-styled, the PT Cruiser hopes to usher in a new age of accomplishment. Since its inception, the PT Cruiser has steadily improved itself with the dawning of each model year, and 2004 is no different.

The main news for the new year is the introduction of an optional engine to the PT Cruiser family. It makes turbocharged power available for less money, a welcome addition to people on a budget who nevertheless like to crank things up once and awhile.

Available Models
The 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser is offered in four models: base, Touring, Limited Edition and GT.

Interior Features
The four-door 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser's innovative design transfers versatility to the owner. It seats five and features a front passenger seat that folds and a rear seat that stows or removes for extra cargo room. All total, the result is 64.2 cubic feet of space.

There are a variety of models to choose from, as well as a number of attractive options. One, available on all models, is a Sirius® Satellite Radio Receiver. It is factory-installed for 2004, and includes a one-year subscription.

Another new option is a hands-free communication system. It uses controls on the electrochromic rearview mirror to provide hands-free, in-vehicle communication. Integrated into the PT Cruiser's electrical architecture, the audio is heard through radio speakers, with the customer's own cellular phone conveniently placed anywhere in the vehicle.

Exterior Features
The options keep coming. A liftgate-mounted, body-colored spoiler is also available for 2004.

With the new optional engine, there are now three to choose from with the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The first, standard on base, Touring and Limited Edition models, is a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder model with 150 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 162 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission are both offered.

The new optional engine is available with Touring and Limited Edition models. It is a 2.4-liter turbocharged I4 with 180 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 210 lb-ft of torque at 2800 rpm.

Top-line GT models employ another 2.4-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine. It delivers 220 horsepower at 5100 rpm and 245 lb-ft of torque at 2800 rpm.

Safety and Security
A rear seat trapped occupant release, rear door child protection locks and the LATCH child seat anchorage system are standard on all Chrysler PT Cruiser models, as are driver and passenger front airbags.

New for the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Highlights

New 2.4-liter turbo with 180-horsepower (134 kW), 210 lb.-ft. (285 N•m), and four-speed automatic transaxle powertrain option, available on Touring and Limited models. Includes special power-assisted disc/drum brakes and large-diameter chrome exhaust tip
New exterior colors: Deep Plum Pearl Coat replaces Deep Cranberry Pearl Coat; Bright Seamist Green Metallic Clear Coat replaces Steel Blue Pearl Coat; Cool Vanilla Clear Coat replaces Stone White Clear Coat
Sirius® Satellite Radio Receiver option available on all models; includes 1-year subscription
UConnect® Hands-Free Communication Option (late availability) on Touring, Limited and PT Turbo models
Liftgate-mounted spoiler: optional on Base, Touring and Limited; Standard on PT Turbo
Chrome Accent Group expanded with leather-wrapped steering wheel with Bright Silver painted spokes and bright pedal package
New 16-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheel for 2.4-liter Turbo applications

Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.4L I4
2.4L Turbo I4
2.4L HO Turbo I4
150 @ 5100
180 @ 5200
220 @ 5100
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
I4 man: 21/29
I4 auto: 20/25
Turbo: 19/25
HO Turbo: 18/25

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