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Old 23 Jan 2004, 10:56 pm
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Just for general information, I received the March issue of Auto World yesterday and they are saying that there will be a review and test-drive of the new PT convertable in the April issue.[8)] Also there is a paragraph in there under the article "When is a truck a truck?" and it states that government rules now allow Chrysler to consider the PT Cruiser as a light truck.[:I]
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"When is a truck a truck?" and it states that government rules now allow Chrysler to consider the PT Cruiser as a light truck.[:I]
I read that, too. The government "arms" don't always agree with one another. For CAFE (Corp average fuel economy) purposes, the PT is a light truck because the seats can be flipped and produce a flat floor. I find it funny that many PT owners gripe about fuel economy, yet it helps pull up the average of the V-8 gas guzzlers.
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The Gov't is trying to change the rules now because it pissed them off when DCX got the PT classified as a truck.

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Try this one go to a car show and enter as a truck .Ive done this and you should see peoples chins hit the ground.
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lol phat. How did you do?

Yeah, the PT is more like a Blazer than a station wagon.
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motor vechile was telling that the pt is considered a suv
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LOL.......All the more reason for them to have AWD.[?]
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has classed the PT Cruiser as a light truck since the beginning. I wonder what government rules they are talking about.
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