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2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
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The PT Cruiser still transports one back to the glory days of the American automobile but this year they have changed the line-up slightly, offering fewer standards on the Base model to make the 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser more accessible to a wider market.

The choice of three engines and four trim levels mean that the upper end of the PT Cruiser admirers will still be able to get the car they wanted but this versatile Chrysler is going to keep its reputation as a vehicle that can be styled to order.

Available Models
The 2005 PT Cruiser is offered in four models: Base, Touring, Limited and GT editions.

Interior Features
The four-door 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser's innovative design transfers versatility to the owner. It seats five and features a front passenger seat that folds and a rear seat that stows or removes for extra cargo room. All total, the result is 64.2 cubic feet of space. The three models suit different tastes with a functional base, a slightly more luxurious and touring-friendly, appropriately tilted "Touring" model and the more luxurious Limited. Then you get the GT, a performance-oriented sport model with all the luxury of the Limited edition (plus) and a performance ethic thrown in to spice up the mix.

To provide a bit of detail, the Limited comes with A/C, cruise control, driver-seat power height adjuster and lumbar adjustment, power everything else, leather-wrapped steering wheel, CD audio player, compass, outside-temperature indicator, universal garage-door opener and more. GT adds leather upholstery and a power sunroof.

A number of options are available. One, available on all models, is a Sirius® Satellite Radio Receiver. It is factory-installed since 2004, and includes a one-year subscription.

Another new option is the UConnect hands-free communication system. It uses controls on the electrochromic rearview mirror to provide hands-free, in-vehicle communication. Integrated into the PT Cruiser's electrical architecture, the audio is heard through radio speakers, with the customer's own cellular phone conveniently placed anywhere in the vehicle.

Exterior Features
The options keep coming. on the sporty GT model, expect a rear spoiler, and fat 17-inch tires on chrome alloy wheels. Fog lights and rear privacy glass round out the exterior.

With the optional engine, there are now three to choose from with the 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser. The first, standard on base, Touring and Limited Edition models, is a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder model with 150 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 162 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmission are both offered.

The new optional engine is available with Touring and Limited Edition models. It is a 2.4-liter turbocharged I4 with 180 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 210 lb-ft of torque at 2800 rpm.

Top-line GT models employ another 2.4-liter turbocharged inline 4-cylinder engine. It delivers 220 horsepower at 5100 rpm and 245 lb-ft of torque at 2800 rpm.

Safety and Security
A rear seat trapped occupant release, rear door child protection locks and the LATCH child seat anchorage system are standard on all PT Cruiser wagon models, as are driver and passenger front airbags and, at the Limited and GT levels, front side airbags. Anti-lock brakes, including traction control, are standard on the GT, and optionally available for all the others, provided you upgrade to the mid-range 2.4-liter engine choice.

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser - New for 2005

New model lineup — Chrysler PT Cruiser, Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring, Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited and Chrysler PT Cruiser GT.
New Chrysler PT Cruiser model lineup offers one-of-a-kind PT Cruiser styling in a sport tourer package and an established record of high quality, all at a compact car price.
Exterior Colors – Include Linen Gold Pearl Coat, new this year
Standard Homelink® universal garage door opener on Limited and GT models (buttons on driver’s visor)

Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.4L I4
2.4L Turbo I4
2.4L Turbo I4
150 @ 5100
180 @ 5200
220 @ 5100
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
I4 - 20/25
I4 Turbo - 19/25
I4 Turbo - 19/25

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