- The 2002 PT Cruiser is a four-door sedan released by Chrysler in 2001. There are four different versions. Among them are the base version, Touring Edition, Limited Edition, and Dream Cruiser. They were originally priced between $16,000 and $23,000, and as of October 2010, are valued between $4,000 and $5,000, according to the Kelley Blue Book. They come in blue, red, silver, black, almond, and white.
- The 2002 PT Cruiser is 168.8 inches long, 67.1 inches wide, and 63 inches tall. The Base and Touring Edition weigh 3,108 lbs. if manual and 3,190 lbs. if automatic. The Limited and Dream Cruiser Editions weigh 3,124 lbs. if manual and 3,206 lbs. if automatic. The wheelbase is 103 inches and the turning radius is 40 inches for all versions but the Base, which has a radius of 36.5 inches. All versions sit 6 inches above the ground.
- Each edition of the PT Cruiser seats a maximum of five passengers. The headroom is 40.4 inches in the front seat and 39.6 inches in the back seat. The legroom is 40.6 inches in the front seat and 40.8 inches in the back seat. Shoulder room measures 54.6 inches in the front seat and 53.9 inches in the back seat.
- All versions come standard with a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder engine and 150 horsepower. Each version has a five-speed manual overdrive transmission, though all versions but the Dream Cruiser have the option to switch to a four-speed automatic transmission. The PT Cruiser can tow up to 1,000 lbs., and its maximum payload is 865 lbs. The torque is rated at 163 feet-pounds per 4,000 rpm.
- The 2002 PT Cruiser has a 15-gallon tank and takes regular unleaded fuel. The manual transmission versions get 21 miles per gallon (mpg) in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. The automatic transmission versions get 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
- Child safety locks are included for all versions. Power door locks and anti-theft systems are installed for all versions but the Base. Driver and passenger airbags are also included.