Worst Complaints About the Chrysler PT Cruiser

PT Cruiser owners are having the most trouble with the engine (23%), electrical (14%), and the interior (10%). We've listed the most common owner complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Chrome Wheels Peel Causing Air Leakage 19 complaints at an average of 78,122 miles in the 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser.
  2. Engine Light on and Idles Rough 8 complaints at an average of 55,085 miles in the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser.
  3. Engine Stalls/shuts Off While Driving 16 complaints at an average of 69,839 miles in the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

What's Wrong with the PT Cruiser?

The PT Cruiser only has one generation which runs from 2001 to 2010. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 20.55 which ranks 28th.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen PT Cruiser 2001–2010
807 20.55

The most common PT Cruiser problems