CarComplaints.com Notes: Chrysler has taken the boring small car frame of the Neon, grafted a 1930s-era roadster body on top and named it the PT Cruiser. While the new look may appeal to some, the vehicle has unfortunately also inherited many of the same problems as the Neon.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
139,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. sold for scrap (1 reports)
2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 152015

PT Cruiser 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 139,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The engine cradle snapped doing 70 miles an hour on a major freeway. When my mechanic put it on the rack he showed me that the entire undercarraige was completely rusted out! The body was pristine when I bought it 2 months before. It did not occur to me to check underneath the car. Sold for scrap, $3000 down the drain. Lesson learned!

- , Davison, MI, USA

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