Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic Models and PT Cruiser Classic History

A retro-themed small car first sold in 2001, the Chrysler PT Cruiser was given a final year of production in 2010. Known as the PT Cruiser Classic, the 2010 model year version of the was only offered with a four-door wagon body style.


Available in only a base trim level, the 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classics exterior features included 16-inch cast aluminum wheels, four-wheel disc brakes and rear strip spoiler. For 2010, a 2.4-liter inline four-cylinder engine powered the PT Cruiser Classic.



Generating 150 horsepower and 165 pound-feet of torque, the 2.4-liter powerplant was linked to a four-speed automatic gearbox. Fuel efficiency for the 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic was rated at 19 miles per gallon city and 24 miles per gallon highway. Featuring seating for five passengers, the interior of the 2010 PT Cruiser Classic was configurable to 32 possibly arrangements. Rear seats could be folded or completely removed to expand cargo room to 62.7 cubic feet.



Standard features included inside the 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic consists of front and side airbags, air conditioning, dual 12-volt power outlets and leather-wrapped steering wheel. The optional equipment list for the 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic was short consisting of a Convenience Group package featuring stain repelling seat fabric with six-way drivers seat, Uconnect Web entertainment system, sunroof and block heater.



With over 1.4 million examples built over the course of a 10-year production run, the PT Cruiser Classics discontinuation after the 2010 model year signaled an end of an era. The Chrysler PT Cruiser continues to be revered by a large fan base.


New and Used PT Cruiser Classic Prices, Chrysler PT Cruiser Classic Model Years and History

A retro-inspired utility wagon, the 2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser is offered in one Classic trim for the new year.