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Vehicle 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring Edition 2014 Ram Cargo Van Tradesman
12v power outlet: front & cargo Yes No
1800-Lb Payload Package No Yes
2429 cc 2.4 liters in-line 4 front engine with 87.5 mm bore, 101 mm stroke, 9.4 compression ratio, double overhead cam and four valves per cylinder Yes No
26.2-In. Ground to Load Floor Height No Yes
2950-lb Front Gross Axle Weight Rating No Yes
3100-lb Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating No Yes
3.16 Axle Ratio No Yes
3.6-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 283@6400, Torque Of 260@4400, Alloy Block, Alloy Cylinder Heads; Runs On Ethanol/Gas Mixture With Up To 85 Percent Ethanol (Primary Fuel Economy With 100% Gasoline Is 18-City, 26-Highway and 21-Combined; Secondary Fuel Economy With 85% Ethanol Is 13-City, 18-Highway and 15-Combined) No Yes
3.94:1 axle ratio Yes No
3 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
57 liter 15 gallon main unleaded fuel tank Yes No
6050-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
6-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Tow/Haul/Snow Mode No Yes
730-Amp/Hour Battery No Yes
8750-lb Gross Combined Weight Rating No Yes
Air conditioning Yes No
AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan and 2 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player No Yes
Anticorrosion warranty: duration (months): 60 or distance (miles): 100000, distance (km): 160935 Yes No
Audio system with AM/FM radio and CD player Yes No
Automatic/Delayed Locking No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Time Delay No Yes
AUTOSTICK Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack No Yes
Battery Saver No Yes
Below seat storage under passenger seat Yes No
Black front and rear bumpers Yes No
Black Grille, Black Body Side Moldings, Cladding and Black Exterior Door Handles No Yes
Body side molding Yes No
Brake Assistance No Yes
Bucket driver and passenger seat with - adjustments Yes No
Cargo area cover/rear parcel shelf Yes No
Cargo area light Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedowns No Yes
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (liters): 538, all seats in place (cu ft): 19, all seats removed (liters): 1818 and all seats removed (cu ft): 64.2 Yes No
Child Safety Door Locks Located on Rear Doors No Yes
Clock Yes No
Cloth Seats No Yes
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Compass Yes No
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights Yes No
Cruise Control No Yes
Delayed/fade courtesy lights Yes No
Delayed Power Retention No Yes
Digital Clock No Yes
Door ajar warning Yes No
Door pockets/bins for driver seat, passenger seat and rear seats Yes No
Driver Airbag No Yes
Driver and passenger front airbag Yes No
Driver and passenger power heated black door mirrors Yes No
Driver Knee Airbag No Yes
Dual Black Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Emission control level FED Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge No Yes
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4288, overall length (inches): 168.8, overall width (mm): 1704, overall width (inches): 67.1, overall height (mm): 1600, overall height (inches): 63, ground clearance (mm): 152, ground clearance (inches): 6, wheelbase (mm): 2616, wheelbase (inches): 103, front track (mm): 1481, front track (inches): 58.3, rear track (mm): 1478, rear track (inches): 58.2, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 12222 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 40.1 Yes No
External temperature Yes No
Five-door mini MPV body style Yes No
Fixed delivery charges: 590 Yes No
Fixed mast antenna Yes No
Fixed rear window with defogger and constant Yes No
Floor covering: carpet in load area Yes No
Floor mats Yes No
Front Active Head Restraints No Yes
Front and rear alloy wheels with 16 inch rim diam and 6 inch rim width Yes No
Front and rear all seasons tires with 205 mm tire width, 55% tire profile, T tire rating and black sidewall Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Cupholders No Yes
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags No Yes
front and rear tires P225/65SR17 BSW Touring All-Season No Yes
Front Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats Driver Side Adjusts 4 Ways Total, Passenger Side Adjusts 4 Ways Total, Adjustable Headrests and Armrests No Yes
Front fog lights Yes No
Front Power 330-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 328-mm Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down No Yes
Front power windows with two one-touch , rear power windows Yes No
Front Pretensioners No Yes
Front reading lights Yes No
Front Reading Lights No Yes
Front seat back storage Yes No
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front seat center armrest Yes No
Front seats and rear seats cup holders Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Front Vanity Mirror No Yes
Front-wheel drive Yes No
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 8.1, EPA highway (mpg): 29, EPA city (l/100km): 11.2 and EPA city (mpg): 21 Yes No
Full car warranty: duration (months): 36 or distance (miles): 36000, distance (km): 57936 Yes No
Full dashboard console with open storage box , partial floor console with open storage box , overhead console Yes No
Gloss paint , black paint , metallic paint , pearl paint Yes No
Heat reflective glass Yes No
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners Yes No
Hill Start Control No Yes
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror Yes No
Illuminated Entry Doors No Yes
Illuminated entry system Yes No
Immobilizer Yes No
Independent Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and HD Ride Type No Yes
Inflatable Spare Tire Kit No Yes
Interior Air Filter No Yes
Interior Conversation/Observation Mirror No Yes
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 1026, front headroom (inches): 40.4, rear headroom (mm): 1006, rear headroom (inches): 39.6, front hip room (mm): 1372, front hip room (inches): 54, rear hip room (mm): 1189, rear hip room (inches): 46.8, front leg room (mm): 1031, front leg room (inches): 40.6, rear leg room (mm): 1036, rear leg room (inches): 40.8, front shoulder room (mm): 1387, front shoulder room (inches): 54.6, rear shoulder room (mm): 1369, rear shoulder room (inches): 53.9, interior volume (liters): 2866 and interior volume (cu ft): 101.2 Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Load restraint net Yes No
Lockable Glovebox No Yes
Lockable glove compartment Yes No
Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate No Yes
Low fuel level warning Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Manual five-speed transmission with shift lever on floor Yes No
MP3 Player No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Panic Alarm No Yes
Multi-point injection fuel system Yes No
Oil Cooler No Yes
Overhead Console Storage No Yes
Passenger Airbag No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Peripheral anti-theft protection Yes No
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment Yes No
Power: 112 kW , 150 HP SAE @ 5500 rpm; 162 ft lb , 220 Nm @ 4000 rpm Yes No
Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking No Yes
Power steering Yes No
Powertrain warranty: duration (months): 36 or distance (miles): 36000, distance (km): 57936 Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts No Yes
Rear Spoiler No Yes
Rear Step Up Bumper No Yes
Rear view mirror Yes No
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch Yes No
Road-side assistance warranty: duration (months): 36 or distance (miles): 36000, distance (km): 57936 Yes No
Roadside Assistance Warranty for 60-Months, 100,000-Miles No Yes
Rubber Floor Covering Located in Passenger Cabin No Yes
Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Seating: five seats Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags No Yes
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Shock Absorbers and HD Ride Type No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams No Yes
simulated wood Doors, cloth Headliner, simulated wood Instrument Panel and urethane Shift Knob No Yes
Six speakers Yes No
Spacesaver steel rim under body spare wheel Yes No
Steel Wheels, Front 17-in. X 6.5-in. and Rear 17-in. X 6.5-in. No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Cruise Control No Yes
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and coil springs Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing removable rear seats with zero adjustments Yes No
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tinted glass on cabin , privacy tinted glass on rear , privacy tinted glass on side Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management No Yes
Trailer Stability Asisst No Yes
Trim level: TOURING EDITION Yes No
Trip Computer With Trip Odometer No Yes
Trunk/Interior Load Area Light No Yes
Twin Complex Surface Halogen Headlights No Yes
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs Yes No
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats Yes No
ULEV II Emissions No Yes
Unleaded fuel Yes No
Upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional upgraded cloth/velour Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Ventilation system with recirculation setting Yes No
Warning Lights Include Coolant Temperature, Door Ajar, Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Coolant, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Pressure No Yes
Weights: curb weight (kg) 1409, curb weight (lbs) 3107, gross trailer weight braked (kg) 454, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 1000, max legal load (kg) 392 and max payload (lbs) 865 Yes No
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe Yes No

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