2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Ratings

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Chrysler PT Cruiser 2009
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    2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser

    greenpt

    Pros: power seats

    Cons: nothing

    excellent vehicle, clean, well-maintained,

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser

    best vehicle ever

    Pros: ability to know where it ends and begins

    Cons: seat removal

    perfect car -- packer 'green', just great, mileage is super

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? Yes
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser - LX

    Pros: Styling that's different, comfortable seats, even in the base version, interior room and color

    Cons: relatively poor gas mileage

    Advice: Weight the trade offs of gas mileage, price, and interior room between the vehicles you are looking at.

    I have the 2009 base LX model with automatic transmission. Easy to get in and out of. Seating is comfortable with good lower back support. Ride is firm but not harsh, handling is good, steering feel is excellent. Car is very quiet. Standard radio is good and gets good reception and has good sound. If you are familiar with the PT at all you know it has lots of room inside. That includes teh drivers and passengers seats - they are very roomy. The rear seats are also decent. One thing I like about the car is that it doesn't look like every other small car on the road. Another nice thing is that you can get a light color interior, not just the dark charcol that seems to be all that's availble in most cars. In fact, even though the PT is a fairly small vehicle it does not look small. The transmission shifts smoothly. The base engine is just adequate to propel the car. You have to be willing to let it rev up if you want to accelerate very fast. Figure 0 - 60 in about 10 seconds with the automatic. By todays standards thats not very quick but there was a time when that would have been considered better then average. In any case, it's enough power for any normal driving. The major issue with the PT is that the gas mileage by today's standards is about 4 mpg less then you'd expect for this engine size.