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PT cruiser is the biggest POS

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Zac808, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    Zac808

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    My truck is in the body shop and I got a PT cruiser as a rental. This car is garbage. It handles like crap, looks like crap, and gets MPG's like crap. If you know someone who is thinking about buying one, make sure they stick w/ Toyota.
     
  2. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:20 AM
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    TurfTaco

    TurfTaco Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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    X1,0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
     
  3. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:20 AM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    I wouldn't be caught dead in one.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:21 AM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Why not? They already look like a hearse. :confused:

    **I thought it looked wrong**
     
  5. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    My older bother wanted one and told him to look at Toyota, so he decided to go with the hybrid highlander. I know but it's Toyota!
     
  6. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    SManZ

    SManZ el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    And the sky is blue!

    Seriously...Chrysler will ultimately fail.
     
  7. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    xJuice

    xJuice My spoon is too Big!

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    hearse*

    I concur. I had one for a rental in Vegas and it was junk. Not because it was ragged on being a rental or anything, but just because there's no power, road noise, the blinker levers are wierd, etc. One thing that bugged the shit out of me was the gear selector only had D, 3, and 1. I really needed that 2!!!
     
  8. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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    1337Taco

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    My girlfriend had a rental PT cruiser about 2 years ago and it was a major P.O.S.
     
  9. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:44 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    oh man, if anyone is in Vegas right now, snap a picture of him for TW with his beloved PTLooser!!!!
     
  10. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:48 AM
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    If I had another TW sticker, I would hook you up. In fact I'll get some PTLooser flexing pics for you.
     
  11. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:48 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    YES DO IT!! Lets see that FLEX
     
  12. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    BirdTRD

    BirdTRD Unsuspectingly striking from above

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    If it wasn't for Jeep, (I must admit I do love the four dour Rubicon) Chrysler would already be dead.

    Well, I guess the fact that they mooch off the government like a 30 year old living in his parents' basement doesn't hurt either.
     
  13. Jan 13, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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    Chrysler/Dodge. What do you expect? The only think they can build worth half a damn is the Ram, and even that thing is in last place among full-size pickups. With competition like GM, that's saying something.

    Edit: Fair enough, Jeep is a decent brand. But their reliability is still highly suspect.
     
  14. Jan 13, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    someone that owed me $$$ tried to give me their PT as payment... I told them to go fuck themselves and get the cash.
     
  15. Jan 13, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    steve o 77 braaap

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    I almost won a pt cruiser for having perfect attendance my senior year (even though I didn't:confused:). There were three cars to choose from, a saturn, a pontiac g8, and pt cruiser. I was going to take the cruiser and sell it lol. Some girl from la cuava (the rich kid school) ended up winning it.
     
  16. Jan 13, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    x10000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
    My truck is in the shop to :/ but i got a charger as a rental lol ;p
     
  17. Jan 13, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    thats awesome
     
  18. Jan 13, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    My mom has a 2002 Sebring. Junk. It only has 29000 miles on it and it's on it's third transmission leak. Not only that, but it is the poster child for convertible cowl shake. This car has so many rattles I can't count them all. Oh yea, the rear defogger is broken too. POS :mad:

    I tell my family and friends to stick with Toyota and Honda, but they go out and buy some POS Chrysler and then ask for my help to fix it everytime it breaks. The only thing that company has going for it is the Cummins Diesel. Other than that, nothing but junk. JMO. Sorry for the rant.:)

    edit- I kind of like Jeeps too, but I miss the old 4.0 inline six. The new Wrangler has a 3.8 V6 out of a mini van. That about explains it all.
     
  19. Jan 13, 2010 at 10:35 AM
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    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    i had a sebring convert i got given to me cause the engine was shot. drove it for 2 years before it literally fell apart.. the exhaust broke off the car! nuts.. and i didnt even abuse it (that much)! I had crazy cowl shake and my rear defroster didnt work either. It ended up blowing up its water pump and i was done. Sold it for parts and junked it. Pile of crap.
     
  20. Jan 13, 2010 at 12:22 PM
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