The 1st generation of the PT Cruiser has a cumulative PainRank™ of 20.51. That can be compared against other Chrysler generations. Shopping for a Chrysler? You should probably steer clear of this generation.
Owners of the 2001–2010 PT Cruiser model years have sent in 798 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (23%) followed by the electrical (14%) and the interior (11%).