CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2006 is the worst year for PT Cruiser engine complaints. Having an engine light on is annoying, but it's the complaints about the engine shutting-off while driving that really have us concerned.

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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2006 PT Cruiser 4-DR.********not testednot testednot tested
2006 PT Cruiser 4-DR. w/SAB*****************not tested
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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 4-door wagon

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap FrontSideRearRollover
G Overall
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
A Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
G Structure
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Not tested. Not tested. P Overall
A Geometry
P Dynamic
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Not tested.
 

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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