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What's Wrong with the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

The Chrysler PT Cruiser has a total of 791 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the engine (23%) followed by the electrical (14%) and the interior (11%).

The PT Cruiser only has one generation which runs from 2001 to 2010. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 20.49

How PT Cruiser Generations Rank

Gen Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen PT Cruiser 2001–2010 791 20.49

Worst Overall PT Cruiser Complaints

Let's take a look at the most common PT Cruiser complaints submitted to over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.

Most Complained About PT Cruiser Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on