Chrysler PT Cruiser 2002 vs Volkswagen Scirocco 1983

Chrysler PT Cruiser
2002 - 2006
Volkswagen Scirocco
1983 - 1986
Body: HatchbackCoupe
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 2.1 Diesel1.8 Petrol


Power: 121 HP90 HP
Torque: 300 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 12.1 seconds9.9 seconds
Chrysler PT Cruiser engine produces 31 HP more power than Volkswagen Scirocco, whereas torque is 155 NM more than Volkswagen Scirocco. Despite the higher power, Chrysler PT Cruiser reaches 100 km/h speed 2.2 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.97.1
Real fuel consumption: 7.5 l/100km7.7 l/100km
By specification Chrysler PT Cruiser consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Scirocco, which means that by driving the Chrysler PT Cruiser over 15,000 km in a year you can save 30 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Chrysler PT Cruiser consumes 0.2 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Scirocco.
Fuel tank capacity: 57 litres40 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 820 km in combined cycle560 km in combined cycle
1010 km on highway600 km on highway
760 km with real consumption510 km with real consumption
Chrysler PT Cruiser gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.39 m4.05 m
Width: 1.71 m1.64 m
Height: 1.42 m1.28 m
Chrysler PT Cruiser is larger.
Chrysler PT Cruiser is 34 cm longer than the Volkswagen Scirocco, 7 cm wider, while the height of Chrysler PT Cruiser is 14 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: no data415 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1195 litres
Turning diameter: 11.1 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Chrysler PT Cruiser is 0.6 metres more than that of the Volkswagen Scirocco, which means Chrysler PT Cruiser can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`0001`320
Safety: no data
no data
Average price (€): 12001200
Pros and Cons: Chrysler PT Cruiser has
  • more power
  • more full fuel tank mileage
Volkswagen Scirocco has
  • more dynamic
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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