The new PT Cruiser will make “pretty good” money for DaimlerChrysler Corp., despite a base price well under $20,000, DCC President James P. Holden says in an interview. DCC last week announced PT Cruiser base models would go out the door for an even $16,000, and nearly loaded top-of-the-line Limited models will start at $19,995 (both including $550 destination charges), when the car/truck hybrid hits the market this spring. Executives say that over time they expect the average transaction ...

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