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Chrysler PT Cruiser MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
18 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2008 2008 2dr Convertible turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 22.4
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With the turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser has been averaging 22.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008 Chrysler PT Cruisers in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 66.3 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (9.7 percent), in heavy traffic (6.3 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2008 2008 4dr Wagon turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 18.8
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2008 2008 4dr Wagon 150-hp 2.4L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 22.57
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr Wagon 150-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
For a car that weights over 3100 lbs and has this much room inside, the 22-24 mpg is not bad. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Wagon 150-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
For size of vehicle, fuel economy should be 40% better. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2008 4dr Wagon 150-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
For a 4 cyl engine it really show get a little better MPG. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2007 2dr Convertible turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
It averages around 15 in town and no better than 20 highway. This is way behind the curve of other more modern small cars. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
 

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chrysler PT Cruiser's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.