Chrysler PT Cruiser 2002 vs Seat Altea 2004

Chrysler PT Cruiser
2002 - 2006
Seat Altea
2004 - 2009
Body: HatchbackMinivan / MPV
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.1 Diesel2.0 Diesel


Power: 121 HP140 HP
Torque: 300 NM320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.1 seconds9.9 seconds
Seat Altea is a more dynamic driving.
Chrysler PT Cruiser engine produces 19 HP less power than Seat Altea, whereas torque is 20 NM less than Seat Altea. Due to the lower power, Chrysler PT Cruiser reaches 100 km/h speed 2.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.95.8
Real fuel consumption: 7.5 l/100km6.7 l/100km
The Seat Altea is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Chrysler PT Cruiser consumes 1.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Seat Altea, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Chrysler PT Cruiser could require 165 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Chrysler PT Cruiser consumes 0.8 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Seat Altea.
Fuel tank capacity: 57 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 820 km in combined cycle940 km in combined cycle
1010 km on highway1170 km on highway
760 km with real consumption820 km with real consumption
Seat Altea gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.39 m4.28 m
Width: 1.71 m1.77 m
Height: 1.42 m1.57 m
Chrysler PT Cruiser is 11 cm longer than the Seat Altea, 6 cm narrower, while the height of Chrysler PT Cruiser is 15 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: no datano data
Turning diameter: 11.1 meters10.9 meters
The turning circle of the Chrysler PT Cruiser is 0.2 metres more than that of the Seat Altea.
Gross weight (kg): 1`0001`400

Seat Altea has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Chrysler PT Cruiser has serious deffects in 95 percent more cases than Seat Altea, so Seat Altea quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 12002200
Rating in user reviews: 8.3/10 7.9/10
Pros and Cons: Chrysler PT Cruiser has
  • lower price
Seat Altea has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • higher safety
  • fewer faults
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