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1st Generation Chrysler PT Cruiser Problems

The PT Cruiser's 1st generation runs from 2001 to 2010 and has generated 791 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 20.49 PainRank™ which ranks 29th in reliability out of 34 generations.

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Problem Areas Between the 2001 and 2010 Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

Worst Complaints for this Generation

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