should I buy a used PT Cruiser? if so what year and model?

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  • 12 months ago

    Sure, if you don't mind the head gasket blowing

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  • F
    Lv 6
    1 year ago

    NO,NO,NO,NO,NO,NO,NO! (and that's not to get up to 15 characters)

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Any year.

    Buy 4-5 of them. Drive one, when it breaks down, leave it on the side of the road and take an Uber home to grab another one. Should be able to make it a year or so until you run out of them, then just buy another couple.

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  • g
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    No, Ron, please don't, for your own sake.

    The PT Cruiser was one of the poorest quality and unreliable automobiles to ever roll of a Detroit assembly line. Essentially, a POS.

    Keep shopping.

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  • 1 year ago

    PT Cruisers are not known for good reliability, even when they were new. So, if you find one you like, have it fully inspected by a mechanic before you buy.

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  • 1 year ago

    I've heard (here) that they're built on the Neon platform, and Neons are well known POS cars, so............

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Enthusiasts of that vehicle seem to prefer the 2001 to 2005 models. However, as with any used car, whether you should buy it depends entirely on condition. If you do not have the skills, knowledge and experience to do a thorough pre-buy inspection and you are unwilling to pay a shop to do it for you, then you shouldn't really own anything but a new car. The PT has a reputation for mediocre reliability so if you want an older vehicle of that general boxy hatchback / quasi station wagon body style that is highly rated for reliability, look for a Scion Xb or Hyundai Elantra,

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    It's obvious that you're not smart enough to make your own decisions. Ask your mommy. Maybe she knows.

    Buy what you can afford to pay for and to maintain.

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  • 1 year ago

    yes I know that all PT Cruisers are "used" some year or models are better

    than others...so which is a better buy?

  • Jay P
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    All PT Cruisers are used at this point since the 2010 was the final model year.

    Should you buy one? Only you can decide that..

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