Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo, 2008 MY US

The PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo is a motor car from Chrysler, with front wheel drive, a front located engine and a 4 door convertible/cabriolet body style. The Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo's engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2.4 litre, double overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 180 bhp (183 PS/134 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 285 N·m (210 lb·ft/29.1 kgm) at 2800-4000 rpm. A 4 speed automatic transmission supplies the power to the wheels. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1556 kg.

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Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo, 2008 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4290 mm
How heavy?
1556 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2429 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
183 PS / 180 bhp / 134 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
285 Nm / 210 ft.lb / 29.1 kgm @ 2800-4000 rpm

Chrysler PT models

4 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 5M 2429 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1498 kg
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 2429 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1533 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 1598 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1870 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2429 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 2429 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2429 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 2429 cm3 223 PS 220 bhp 164 kW
Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2429 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1502 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 2429 cm3 218 PS 215 bhp 160 kW 1505 kg
Chrysler PT Cruiser CRD -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2148 cm3 121 PS 119 bhp 89 kW 185.0 CO2 1613 kg
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 1995 cm3 142 PS 140 bhp 104 kW 1383 kg
Chrysler PT Cruiser -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 5M 2429 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1418 kg
Chrysler PT Cruiser  -
5 door multi-purpose vehicle FF 4A 2429 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1446 kg

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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2616 mm 103 inches
Track/tread (front) 1476 mm 58.1 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1478 mm 58.2 inches
Length 4290 mm 168.9 inches
Width 1704 mm 67.1 inches
Height 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1556 kg 3430 lb
Weight distribution 59 % front
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.4 litre
2429 cc
(148.227 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 101 mm
3.44 × 3.98 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.87
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
183 PS (180 bhp) (134 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
74.1 bhp/litre
1.21 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
285 Nm (210 ft·lb) (29.1 kgm)
at 2800-4000 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
117.33 Nm/litre
1.42 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.1:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1474.4 kPa (213.8 psi)
Maximum RPM 6240 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 607.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 117.29 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
86.26 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
115.68 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.59 kg/kW
19.36 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.600
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension TBA.TA.WL.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6 x 17
Wheel size rear 6 x 17
Tyres front P205/50 R 17
Tyres rear P205/55 R 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.69
Final drive ratio 3.91
general
Carfolio.com ID168201
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo added 2007-12-21.
Last modified 2013-02-28.