Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4 petrol description

Hatchback Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i has been produced from January, 2005 to January, 2006. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 2.4 litres, which produces power of 143 horsepower on 5200 rpm and torque 214 Nm (Newton metres) on 4000 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by belt (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system, this is an atmospheric engine (without turbine). Engine versions compliant with Euro 3 and Euro 4 emission standards available.
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This Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4 engine oil type is 5W-30, 5W-40 and oil capacity is 5.5 litres.

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 10.3 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 195 km/h.

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i fuel consumption is 9.7 litres per 100km in combined city/highway mode (10.3 km/l), city fuel economy - 13.5 l/100km, fuel consumption on highway - 7.6 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 57 litres or 15.06 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 580 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 740 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, the real everyday fuel consumption of this Chrysler is in line with the figure specified by the manufacturer. More - Real Chrysler PT Cruiser fuel consumption.

Chrysler PT Cruiser safety

During safety testing Chrysler PT Cruiser has obtained 3 stars from five, which means average safety level.
Adults (driver and passenger) safety of Chrysler PT Cruiser is evaluated with three stars, and for pedestrian protection Chrysler PT Cruiser got one star.

With the same engine there is also Chrysler PT Cruiser version with automatic gearbox (Chrysler PT Cruiser 2005 2.4i AT) available, which is more sluggish, reaching 100 km/h 1.9 seconds later (in 12.2 seconds), moreover, it is less economic with manufacturer's fuel consumption is higher by 0.8 litres per 100 km or 8 % - 10.5 litres per 100 km, whereas users reported real fuel consumption is higher by 2.9 litres per 100 km or 30 % - 12.5 litres per 100 km.
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4 service information and maintenance intervals Oil change intervals, capacities and specifications, service information for filters, spark plugs, belts etc.
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i technical data

Model: Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4i
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2005. January ... 2006. January 
Engine: 2429 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 231 g/km
Power: 143 HP ON 5200 RPM Torque: 214 NM ON 4000 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 195 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.3 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 9.7 (combined) 13.5 (urban) 7.6 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 9.6 l/100km (24.5 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 57 litres (15.1 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.29m (length) 1.70m (width) 1.60m (height)
Turning diameter: 11.1 meters
Gross weight: 1000 kg

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i engine EDZ

Engine displacement 2429 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 87.5 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 101 mm
Compression ratio 9.4 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing belt

Timing belt engines are generally quieter and less vibrating than chain engines, but belt usually needs to be replaced more often and the risk of breakage is higher. However, the timing belt change interval for a particular engine is long enough to be comparable to the life of some engine chains.

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Timing belt change interval 140,000 km (specified), 100,000 km (recommended)

Fuel system Injection
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i oil type 5W-30, 5W-40
Oil capacity 5.5 litres (5.8 quarts) More service info
Power 137 - 152 HP ON 5200 RPM
Torque 210 - 230 NM ON 4000 RPM
Start of production (year) 1995
Duration of production 15 years
Engine also used on Chrysler Grand Voyager Chrysler Voyager Jeep Cherokee Dodge Grand Caravan and 4 other models

Generally, the use of an engine in several models and its long production run is an indication of the quality of the engine and the success of its design.

All Chrysler PT Cruiser hatchback [2000 - 2006] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2003 1.6i Jan 2003 — Jan 2006

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 115 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.0i Jul 2000 — Jan 2005 2.0 Petrol 140 HP 8.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.0i Jan 2000 — Jan 2005 2.0 Petrol 140 HP 9.8 l/100km Automatic (4)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2002 2.1 2.2 CRD Mar 2002 — Jan 2006 2.1 Diesel 121 HP 6.9 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2005 2.4i Jan 2005 — Jan 2006 2.4 Petrol 143 HP 9.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2005 2.4i Jan 2005 — Jan 2006 2.4 Petrol 143 HP 10.5 l/100km Automatic (4)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2004 2.4i GT Turbo Jan 2004 — Jan 2006

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.5 seconds

2.4 Petrol 223 HP 10.0 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 reviews
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