Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4 petrol description

Hatchback Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo has been produced from January, 2004 to January, 2006. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 2.4 litres, which produces power of 223 horsepower on 5100 rpm - this is the most powerfull Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 - 2006 version and torque 332 Nm (Newton metres) on 2400 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 and MHI TD04LR turbine. Engine versions compliant with Euro 3 and Euro 4 emission standards available. Approximate engine life expectancy (mileage until serious repairs are required) for this engine is between 180 000 and 300 000 kilometres. It is important to remember that engine life is highly dependent on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used.
More engine specs 
This Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4.7 litres.

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 7.5 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 200 km/h.

In combined cycle (city and motorway), the Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo fuel consumption is 10 litres per 100km (10 km/l), fuel consumption in city - 13.1 l/100km, highway fuel economy - 8.2 l/100km. Fuel tank capacity is 57 litres or 15.06 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 560 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle and even up to 680 kilometers on highway.
According to user reviews, this Chrysler real everyday fuel consumption is 10.8 litres per 100 km, which is 8% more than the manufacturer's stated. 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.

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo technical data

Model: Chrysler PT Cruiser 2.4i GT Turbo
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2004. January ... 2006. January 
Engine: 2429 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 237 g/km
Power: 223 HP ON 5100 RPM Torque: 332 NM ON 2400 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Top speed: 200 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.5 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 10.0 (combined) 13.1 (urban) 8.2 (highway)
Real fuel consumption: 10.8 l/100km (21.8 MPG) by user reviews from various sources
Fuel tank capacity: 57 litres (15.1 gallons)
Car dimensions: 4.39m (length) 1.71m (width) 1.42m (height)
Turning diameter: 11.1 meters
Gross weight: 1000 kg

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo engine EDV

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 180,000 to 300,000 km if properly maintained, using the correct quality oil and fuel, and carrying out regular checks and maintenance.
The engine has hydraulic valve tappets (lifters), which provide quieter operation and do not require periodic adjustment, but are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in the event of failure.
Engine displacement 2429 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 87.5 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 101 mm
Compression ratio 8.1 : 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.

Fuel system Injection
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2000 2.4i GT Turbo oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4.7 litres (5 quarts)
Power 215 - 235 HP ON 5100 RPM
Torque 330 - 340 NM ON 2400 RPM
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Start of production (year) 2002
Duration of production 7 years

Often in the first years of production, engines tend to have various constructive problems, so it is recommended to choose a car with this engine from 2005 onwards.

Engine also used on Dodge Neon

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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