Despite decent sales, the company never gave the PT the massive overhaul it needed to compete with today’s market. That is a massive disappointment because the PT Cruiser was a huge success when it was first launched. It went on sale in the middle of our SUV craze and it sold well beyond anything Chrysler could have imagined.
"For a while, it was the best-selling Chrysler -brand vehicle," said Jim Hall, managing director of 2953 Analytics, a Birmingham consultancy.
Yet, it wasn’t going to go quietly. The band Sha Na Na composed a song called, “The Cat in the PT Cruiser” to celebrate the car.
Hit the jump to see the video.