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Old 08 Nov 2012, 01:19 pm
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so what happened to ther 06-10?????

if i read that right is it saying you can turn a circle of 40.2 feet with a 05stick??? is that what that actually means????
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so what happened to ther 06-10?????
Same as the 2004-2005

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if i read that right is it saying you can turn a circle of 40.2 feet with a 05stick??? is that what that actually means????
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I heard the '06 and up GT vert has a wider turning radius...
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Here is information gathered from the site PTDoItYourself.net Chrysler PT Cruiser, PTDIY.net, Do It Yourself maintenance, modification, repair, fix, FAQ, gallery, and tips
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Turning Diameters (curb-to-curb)
2001 � 2002
36.5 ft with 15-inch tires, manual transaxle
39.7 ft with 16-inch tires, automatic transaxle

2003
36.7 ft with 15-inch tires, manual transaxle
37.9 ft with 16-inch tires, manual transaxle
40.2 ft with 15-inch or 16-inch, automatic transaxle
41.5 ft with PT Turbo, manual transaxle
42.0 ft with PT Turbo, automatic transaxle

2004 -2005
36.7 ft with 15-inch tires, manual transaxle
37.9 ft with 16-inch tires, manual transaxle
40.2 ft with 15-inch or 16-inch tires, automatic transaxle
42.0 ft. with PT Turbo, automatic transaxle
40.2 ft. with PT Turbo, manual transaxle

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2dr Convertible GT
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 40.1 ft

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2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser 2dr Convertible GT Technical Specifications - Consumer Guide Automotive
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so what happened to ther 06-10?????

if i read that right is it saying you can turn a circle of 40.2 feet with a 05stick??? is that what that actually means????
While I can't tell you the exact numbers for the turning radius on my 06, this most accurately describes how it feels....
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While I can't tell you the exact numbers for the turning radius on my 06, this most accurately describes how it feels....
More like this without a rear sway bar

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ROFL ! ! ! Very cool!
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Old 14 Jul 2017, 12:45 pm
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Both my 1990 Mazda 626 5-speed and my 2004 Chrysler PT 5-speed turning radius are within inches of each other


Auto-transmission and 16" wheels increase turn radius
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More like this without a rear sway bar


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