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Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo

4-door 5-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2429 cm3 / 148.2 cu in / 148.2 cu in, 134.2 kW / 180.0 hp / 180.0 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from2008
ModelPT Cruiser Convertible Limited TurboIssued until
SeriePT CruiserNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS,AU,ES,FR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1556 kg / 3430 lb / 3430 lb
Width1704 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1539 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2616 mm / 103.0 in / 103.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1476 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1478 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inWeight distribution (front)59.0 % / 59.0 % / 59.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminum headBore87.5 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke101.0 mm / 3.98 in / 3.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.87
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement2429 cm3 / 148.2 cu in / 148.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity607.25 cm3/cylinder / 37.057 cu in/cylinder / 37.057 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.1 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power134.2 kW / 180.0 hp / 180.0 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque285.0 N·m / 210.2 lb·ft / 210.2 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm6240 rpm / 6240 rpm / 6240 rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)53.7 kW / 72.0 hp / 72.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.2 kW/l / 1.214 bhp/cu in / 1.214 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque117.3 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.91

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio115.7 kW/ton / 87.6 bhp/ton / 87.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.6Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearTorsion barA, Trailing arm, Watt's linkage, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6 x 17Wheels rear6 x 17
Tyres frontP205/50 R 17Tyres rearP205/55 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front280 mm / 11.0 in / 11.0 inBrake diameter rear270 mm / 10.6 in / 10.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible Limited Turbo

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