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Chrysler PT Cruiser

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

5-door 5-seater minivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 188.0 N·m / 138.7 lb·ft / 138.7 lb·ft @ 4150 rpm / 4150 rpm / 4150 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from2001
ModelPT CruiserIssued until
SeriePT CruiserNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeminivan (multi-purpose vehicle, MPV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)521 l / 18.40 cu ft / 18.40 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4460 l / 157.50 cu ft / 157.50 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4288 mm / 168.8 in / 168.8 inTotal (curb) weight1383 kg / 3049 lb / 3049 lb
Width1705 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1601 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2616 mm / 103.0 in / 103.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1481 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1478 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance166 mm / 6.5 in / 6.5 inFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.379Frontal area (A)2.32 m2 / 25.0 sq ft / 25.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.88 m2 / 9.5 sq ft / 9.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)21.9 kW / 29.3 hp / 29.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium alloy headBore87.5 mm / 3.44 in / 3.44 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.05
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power104.4 kW / 140.0 hp / 140.0 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque188.0 N·m / 138.7 lb·ft / 138.7 lb·ft at 4150 rpm / 4150 rpm / 4150 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.8 kW / 56.0 hp / 56.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.3 kW/l / 1.150 bhp/cu in / 1.150 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque94.2 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio101.2 kW/ton / 76.7 bhp/ton / 76.7 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-lock3Turning circle11.1 m / 36.4 ft / 36.4 ft
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 frontWheels rear
Tyres frontGoodyear Eagle NCT5 195/65 HR 15Tyres rearGoodyear Eagle NCT5 195/65 HR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter front278 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 inBrake diameter rear220 mm / 8.7 in / 8.7 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler PT Cruiser

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