January 30, 2004

DaimlerChrysler Canada announces price of 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible

Windsor, Ontario – DaimlerChrysler Canada announced that its four-seater 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Convertible will have a base manufacturer’s suggested list price of $26,995 – the lowest price for a four-passenger convertible in Canada.

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser convertible
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Two models of the new soft-top will be offered in Canada. The PT Cruiser Touring Convertible features the standard 150-horsepower 2.4 litre four cylinder engine and five-speed manual transmission. An optional 180-horsepower engine and four-speed automatic transmission, side airbags and navigation system are available on the Touring model. The PT Cruiser GT Convertible includes a 220-horsepower High Output Turbo engine and Getrag heavy duty five-speed manual transmission with traction control, sport suspension and leather seats. An optional four- speed automatic transmission with AutoStick(TM) sequential shifter and six-disc CD player are available on the GT. An optional navigation system and chrome clad aluminum wheels are available on both models.

The 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible goes on sale at Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealerships across Canada in mid-March. It is built at DaimlerChrysler’s Toluca (Mexico) Assembly Plant along side the Chrysler PT Cruiser Sedan.

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