What's Wrong with the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

PT Cruiser owners have made 798 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (23%), followed by the electrical (14%) and the interior (11%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the PT Cruiser.

Comparing PT Cruiser Generations

The PT Cruiser only has one generation which runs from 2001 to 2010. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 20.51 which ranks 29th. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen PT Cruiser 2001–2010
798 20.51

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The Worst PT Cruiser Years

This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2008 (39), 2009 (29), and 2010 (9).