The EPA fuel economy rating of a 2005 PT Cruiser is 19 miles per gallon in the city and 27 miles per gallon on the highway. The combined fuel rating is 22 miles per gallon.
Chrysler produced over 144,000 PT Cruisers between 2000 and 2010. By the end of production of the vehicle, the government rated the 2010 model with a combined fuel economy rating of 24 miles per gallon. The average combined fuel economy of 2014 vehicles is 23 miles per gallon. The difference between this fuel economy and that of the 2005 PT Cruiser cost= the average driver $500 for gasoline annually, using 2014 fuel costs.