2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base Specs

Chrysler PT Cruiser

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Wagon powered by 2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 5-Speed Manual transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$15,970
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Wagon
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    150 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Torque
    165 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    5-Speed Manual
    4-Speed Automatic (+$825)
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    36.7 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Steel Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    15" x 6.0"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    15" x 6.0"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Macpherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Twist beam

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P195/65R15
  • Rear Tire
    P195/65R15
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    21 MPG
  • Highway
    26 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    15 gallons

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    168.9 in
  • Height
    63 in
  • Max Width
    67.1 in
  • Front Width
    58.3 in
  • Rear Width
    58.2 in
  • Wheelbase
    103 in
  • Ground Clearance
    5.5 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    40.6 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.2 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    53.8 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    49.6 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    40.9 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    39.5 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    53.6 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    41.1 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,070 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Bright Silver Metallic
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Prl
  • Cool Vanilla
  • Inferno Red Crystal Pearl
  • Silver Steel Metallic
  • Stone White
  • Sunset Crystal Pearl
  • Surf Blue Pearl

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Not Available
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Optional
  • Satellite Radio
    Optional
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Not Available
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Not Available

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Not Available
  • Vinyl Seats
    Not Available
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Optional

Additional Packages

27d customer preferred order selection package

2.4L I4 engine, 5-speed manual trans

28d customer preferred order selection package

2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed auto trans *Upon selection of this pkg, the cost of powertrain components will be added*

mopar appearance group

chrome exhaust tip, chrome fuel filler door *Please See Dealer For Dio Pricing*

mopar protection group

rear splash guards, tinted front air deflector *Please See Dealer For Dio Pricing*

sound group

$695

(6) Boston Acoustics speakers w/subwoofer, 368-watt amp, Sirius satellite radio w/(1) year service subscription *Sirius Satellite Radio N/A in HI or PR* *Sirius Satellite Radio offers limited service in AK*

street cruiser series group savings

*Discount*

street cruiser series group

$1,770

16" x 6.0" chrome clad aluminum wheels, P205/55R16 all-season touring BSW tires, bright front door sill scuff pads, chrome bodyside molding, chrome lock knobs, deep tint sunscreen glass, front & rear floor mats, front bright accent ring cupholders *Gross*

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Optional
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Not Available
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
    Not Available
  • Traction Control
    Optional

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Rollover Rating

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Emissions
    2 Years / 24,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Short Term California
    3 Years / 50,000 Miles