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2002 Chrysler Sebring vs. 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser

To start off, 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Chrysler Sebring. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Chrysler Sebring would be higher. At 2,343 cc (4 cylinders), 2002 Chrysler Sebring is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Chrysler Sebring (149 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 30 more horse power than 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser. (119 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Chrysler Sebring should accelerate faster than 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser weights approximately 421 kg more than 2002 Chrysler Sebring.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser (300 Nm @ 1600 RPM) has 74 more torque (in Nm) than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. (226 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2002 Chrysler Sebring. 2002 Chrysler Sebring has automatic transmission and 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser has manual transmission. 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2002 Chrysler Sebring will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Chrysler Sebring 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser
Make Chrysler Chrysler
Model Sebring PT Cruiser
Year Released 2002 2006
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2343 cc 2148 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 149 HP 119 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 226 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 1600 RPM
Engine Bore Size 87.4 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 101 mm 88.3 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.4:1 18.0:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1452 kg 1873 kg
Vehicle Length 4850 mm 4290 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2880 mm 2700 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 57 L


 

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