The Truth About Cars » PT Cruiser http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:14:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » PT Cruiser http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Doug Drives: The Problem With Selling A Stylish Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/doug-drives-the-problem-with-selling-a-stylish-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/doug-drives-the-problem-with-selling-a-stylish-car/#comments Fri, 20 Nov 2015 17:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1223585 I recently got up behind a Smart car in traffic the other day, and I realized something: Smart has managed to do what very few other brands can boast about. They’ve successfully redesigned a car that sells primarily based on its style. Now, you might think this is a bit of an unusual point, because […]

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I recently got up behind a Smart car in traffic the other day, and I realized something: Smart has managed to do what very few other brands can boast about. They’ve successfully redesigned a car that sells primarily based on its style. Now, you might think this is a bit of an unusual point, because […]

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Hammer Time: Can A 1994 Dodge Viper Bite You In The Ass? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/hammer-time-can-1994-dodge-viper-bite-ass/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/hammer-time-can-1994-dodge-viper-bite-ass/#comments Thu, 10 Sep 2015 13:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1161682 Monday morning. Auction time. I have 116 vehicles in front of me and a 21-year-old supercar that’s making me think back to the days when truck engines in car bodies were still all the rage. This 1994 Dodge Viper is a bit different than most of those you don’t see on the road these days. For starters, […]

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Monday morning. Auction time. I have 116 vehicles in front of me and a 21-year-old supercar that’s making me think back to the days when truck engines in car bodies were still all the rage. This 1994 Dodge Viper is a bit different than most of those you don’t see on the road these days. For starters, […]

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Hammer Time: PT Cruiser? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hammer-time-pt-cruiser/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/hammer-time-pt-cruiser/#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 21:45:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461266 $11,800. That was the asking price for a 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser down at my local Chrysler dealer back in June 2008. Throw in a $1500 rebate or the “Refuel America” $2.99 per gallon guarantee into the equation, and you may have ended-up with a pre-tax, tag, title price right around $10,300. Not bad. Not […]

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$11,800. That was the asking price for a 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser down at my local Chrysler dealer back in June 2008. Throw in a $1500 rebate or the “Refuel America” $2.99 per gallon guarantee into the equation, and you may have ended-up with a pre-tax, tag, title price right around $10,300. Not bad. Not […]

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Piston Slap: The Two-Sided Ethical Dilemma http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-the-two-sided-ethical-dilemma/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/piston-slap-the-two-sided-ethical-dilemma/#comments Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:10:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414908   Bill writes: Hello TTAC crew! My Mom is in need of a new car. The problem is her trade in: It is a 2002 PT Cruiser with a serious overheating problem ($1700+ quote at two reputable repair places) Now here is the problem. Do I keep my dang mouth shut when we go to […]

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  Bill writes: Hello TTAC crew! My Mom is in need of a new car. The problem is her trade in: It is a 2002 PT Cruiser with a serious overheating problem ($1700+ quote at two reputable repair places) Now here is the problem. Do I keep my dang mouth shut when we go to […]

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Farewell, PT Cruiser http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/farewell-pt-cruiser/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/07/farewell-pt-cruiser/#comments Tue, 13 Jul 2010 15:07:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=360767 The last-ever PT Cruiser rolled off the line last week, decked out in the “Couture Edition” trim shown above. After 11 years on the market, familiarity has bred its fair share of contempt for the old PT, but the old Neon-based hatch certainly had its uses. For one thing, by classifying the compact-based Cruiser as […]

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The last-ever PT Cruiser rolled off the line last week, decked out in the “Couture Edition” trim shown above. After 11 years on the market, familiarity has bred its fair share of contempt for the old PT, but the old Neon-based hatch certainly had its uses. For one thing, by classifying the compact-based Cruiser as […]

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PT Cruiser Special Brazil Edition: Yours For $38K Only! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/pt-cruiser-special-brazil-edition-yours-for-38k-only/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/05/pt-cruiser-special-brazil-edition-yours-for-38k-only/#comments Sat, 15 May 2010 12:11:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=356628 Brazil’s Chrysler is launching a special edition called the Decade Edition. Love the little retro wagon? Well come on down to Brazil, where for the cool little sum of $69,990 Brazilian reais (at 1.8 reais to the dollar, around USD$38,000) you can get your fix! According to Brazil’s best known car rag, Quatro Rodas, for […]

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Brazil’s Chrysler is launching a special edition called the Decade Edition. Love the little retro wagon? Well come on down to Brazil, where for the cool little sum of $69,990 Brazilian reais (at 1.8 reais to the dollar, around USD$38,000) you can get your fix! According to Brazil’s best known car rag, Quatro Rodas, for […]

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A Note From The Editor On Our Most Recent Review http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/a-note-from-the-editor-on-our-most-recent-review/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/a-note-from-the-editor-on-our-most-recent-review/#comments Wed, 03 Feb 2010 14:28:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=344000 Today’s review of the Fiat Bravo is more than just a unique look at a European-market vehicle that will never be sold in the United States: it’s an(other) early look at the future of Chrysler. Sergio Marchionne has called the C and D segments “critical” for US-market success, and the C-Evo platform that lies beneath […]

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Today’s review of the Fiat Bravo is more than just a unique look at a European-market vehicle that will never be sold in the United States: it’s an(other) early look at the future of Chrysler. Sergio Marchionne has called the C and D segments “critical” for US-market success, and the C-Evo platform that lies beneath […]

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The UK’s Answer To JDM Tuners Celebrate The Season http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/the-uks-answer-to-jdm-tuners-celebrate-the-season/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/the-uks-answer-to-jdm-tuners-celebrate-the-season/#comments Mon, 30 Nov 2009 20:08:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=337398 Are you a lonely American, stuck in Merry Old England for the holidays and looking for a slice of Wal-Mart shopping lot nostalgia amid the plum pudding and “Fathers Christmas”? Look no further than the UK Cruisers’ Charity Christmas Party. Who knew there were enough “owners and admirers of PT Cruisers” in Old Blighty to […]

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Are you a lonely American, stuck in Merry Old England for the holidays and looking for a slice of Wal-Mart shopping lot nostalgia amid the plum pudding and “Fathers Christmas”? Look no further than the UK Cruisers’ Charity Christmas Party. Who knew there were enough “owners and admirers of PT Cruisers” in Old Blighty to […]

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