2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo US

The Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo is a 5 door multi-purpose vehicle style road car with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels. The power is produced by a turbocharged engine of 2.4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 215 bhp (218 PS/160 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 332 N·m (245 lb·ft/33.9 kgm) at 3600 rpm. The engine drives the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual 'box. The Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo weighs a claimed 1502 kg at the kerb.

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Key facts

2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo US information summary

What body style?
5 door multi-purpose vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4288 mm
How heavy?
1502 kg
What size engine?
2.4 litre, 2429 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
218 PS / 215 bhp / 160 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
332 Nm / 245 ft.lb / 33.9 kgm @ 3600 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
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FF 4A 2429 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 1556 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
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
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater multi-purpose vehicle
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2616 mm 103 inches
Track/tread (front) 1481 mm 58.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1478 mm 58.2 inches
Length 4288 mm 168.8 inches
Width 1705 mm 67.1 inches
Height 1601 mm 63 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1502 kg 3311 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
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 × 101.4 mm
3.44 × 3.99 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
218 PS (215 bhp) (160 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
88.5 bhp/litre
1.45 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
332 Nm (245 ft·lb) (33.9 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
136.68 Nm/litre
1.65 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium alloy heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.1:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1717.6 kPa (249.1 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 145.13 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
106.74 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
143.14 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.37 kg/kW
15.65 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P205/50 HR 17
Tyres rear P205/50 HR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 270 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID95513
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Turbo added 2002-06-18.
Last modified 2013-02-28.