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Chrysler PT Cruiser Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2008)

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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 2dr Convertible 4dr Wagon
Wheelbase 103.0 in 103.0 in
Length 168.8 in 168.9 in
Width 67.1 in 67.1 in
Height 60.6 in 65.2 in
Curb Weight 3286 lb. 3197 lb.
Fuel Capacity 15.0 gal. 15.0 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 38.9 in 39.2 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 53.0 in 53.8 in
Hip Room, Row 1 49.6 in 50.1 in
Legroom, Row 1 40.6 in 40.6 in
Headroom, Row 2 36.5 in 39.5 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 41.9 in 53.6 in
Hip Room, Row 2 41.4 in 46.7 in
Legroom, Row 2 40.9 in 40.9 in
Total Legroom 81.5 in (over 2 rows) 81.5 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 7.4 ft3 21.6 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 13.3 ft3 64.2 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Wagon 150-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
The PT Cruiser is surprisingly roomy in the back seat, in terms of legroom and headroom. The backrest angle though is a bit too upright for full comfort. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2008 4dr Wagon 150-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have a bad leg ,the high seat ,wide door opening and extra leg make it easy for me to swing my leg in and out. It has more room than lots of other cars. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2008 2dr Convertible turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Can seat 2 adults comfortably. Plenty of leg room and visibility. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2007 2dr Convertible turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Surprising amount of rear seat room see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
 

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2-door Convertible Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim Touring
Standard Engine 2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
150 hp@5100
165 lb-ft@4000
Optional Engine(s)turbocharged
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
180 hp@5200
210 lb-ft@2800
Standard Transmission5-speed manual
Optional Transmission(s)4-speed automatic
Standard DrivetrainFWD
Standard Tires205/55R16 tires
Optional Tires205/50R17 tires

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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4-door Wagon Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim LX Touring Limited
Standard Engine 2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
150 hp@5100
165 lb-ft@4000
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
150 hp@5100
165 lb-ft@4000
turbocharged
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
180 hp@5200
210 lb-ft@2800
Optional Engine(s) turbocharged
2.4L I4
DOHC-4v
180 hp@5200
210 lb-ft@2800
 
Standard Transmission5-speed manual4-speed automatic4-speed automatic
Optional Transmission(s)4-speed automatic  
Standard DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
Standard Tires195/65R15 tires205/55R16 tires205/50R17 tires
Optional Tires205/55R16 tires205/50R17 tires 

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Powertrain: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Wagon 150-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Very underpowered. When passing maneuvers are called for, engine works much too hard. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
2007 2dr Convertible turbocharged 180hp 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Chrysler has a new 2.4 liter engine that gets much better mileage but has refused to spend the money to update the PT with it. see full Chrysler PT Cruiser review
 

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2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
2dr Convertible Touring 18,430 17,346 670
4dr Wagon LX 15,970 15,033 670
4dr Wagon Touring 19,785 18,504 670
4dr Wagon Limited 23,515 21,899 670

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