Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6 petrol description

Hatchback Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i has been produced from January, 2006 to January, 2010. It has four-cylinder petrol engine with displacement of 1.6 litres, which produces power of 116 horsepower on 6300 rpm and torque 157 Nm (Newton metres) on 4550 revolutions per minute.

This 4-cylinder 16-valve engine camshaft is driven by chain (What is an engine chain and belt? ). Engine has fuel injection system without turbocharger. The engine meets the Euro 3 emissions standard. Average engine life expectancy (mileage before serious repairs are needed) is from 270 000 to 450 000 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 1.6 engine oil type is 5W-30 and oil capacity is 4.3 litres.

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i has front wheel drive (FWD) and manual gearbox with 5 gears.
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i accelerates to speed 100 kilometres per hour in 13.5 seconds. The maximum speed of this car is 176 km/h.

The fuel consumption of this Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i in combined mode (combining urban and highway driving) is 7.7 litres per 100km (13 km/l) - this is one of most fuel efficient Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 - 2010 versions. Fuel tank capacity is 57 litres or 15.06 gallons, which gives a mileage up to 740 kilometers without refueling in urban cycle.
According to user reviews, this Chrysler real everyday fuel consumption is 9 litres per 100 km, which is 17% more than the manufacturer's stated. More - Real Chrysler PT Cruiser fuel consumption.

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i technical data

Model: Chrysler PT Cruiser 1.6i
Body style: Hatchback
Production period: 2006. January ... 2010. January 
Engine: 1600 cm3 Petrol, 4 cylinders CO2 emissions: 180 g/km
Power: 116 HP ON 6300 RPM Torque: 157 NM ON 4550 RPM
Gearbox: Manual gearbox (5 gears) Drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)
Maximum speed: 176 km/h Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13.5 seconds
Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.7 (combined)
Real fuel consumption: 9 l/100km (26.1 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
Trunk capacity: 538 litres
Gross weight: 1000 kg

Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i engine EJD

Engine reliability:

Overall, this engine can last around 270,000 to 450,000 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 1598 cm3
Number of cylinders 4
Bore (cylinder diameter) 77 mm
Stroke length (piston move) 85.8 mm
Compression ratio 10.5 : 1
Camshaft drive Timing chain

Chain motors are considered more reliable, chain replacement usually is required less often than a timing belt, but they are often louder and vibrate more.

Fuel system Injection
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i oil type 5W-30
Oil capacity 4.3 litres (4.5 quarts)
Power 116 HP ON 6300 RPM
Torque 157 NM ON 4550 RPM
Start of production (year) 2000
Duration of production 10 years
Engine also used on Chrysler Neon

All Chrysler PT Cruiser hatchback [2006 - 2010] modifications

Modification Engine Power Consumption Gearbox
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 1.6i

Most fuel efficient petrol version

1.6 Petrol 115 HP 7.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 2.2 CRD 2.2 Diesel 150 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 2.4i

Most fuel efficient petrol version by real consumption

2.4 Petrol 143 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 2.4i

Only version with automatic transmission

2.4 Petrol 143 HP 10.1 l/100km Automatic (4)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 2.4i GT Turbo

Most dynamic version - 100 km/h in 7.5 seconds

2.4 Petrol 223 HP 9.6 l/100km Manual (5)
Chrysler PT Cruiser 2006 reviews
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