2005 Pontiac Aztek Overview


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Aztec - The Greatest Srv Gm Never Realized It Had Invented! by iresfrank
 — I love my 2001 Aztek. Yes I've had a few issues like leaking gasket and front suspension joints requiring replacement, but at 135k miles I would have had this with any car. For our active family, o... Read More
Functional by Joe
 — functional, i have had to do basic maintenance and that it is. it moves the kids around, does not get stuck in the snow and rides comfortably. unfortunately it has a goofy tire size. has that quirk... Read More

2005 Pontiac Aztek Overview

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2005 Pontiac Aztek

That look. People just couldn't get past that look. And though Pontiac offered discounts galore, the crossover hatch/wagon Aztek never received a proper marketing campaign that highlighted what its owners loved best about it--functionality, versatility and roominess. Drivers rated the Aztek much higher than SUVs in these categories. But it was all for naught, as 2005 was the last year for the Pontiac Aztek.

As a result, the only change in the 2005 Aztek was the availability of a hands-free OnStar system. The 2005 Aztek had a 3.4-liter, 185-hp V6 and a 4-speed automatic transmission, and it was available with front- or all-wheel drive. Sitting on 16-inch tires, various packages added more sports performance features (the Rally package offered a lower ride height, cosmetic tweaks, and 17-inch tires) and more interior elements, such as a heads-up dash display, dual-zone climate control and sunroof. The Aztek's best feature was its storage functionality. Lots of compartments in the trunk, including a roll-out cargo floor tray and drop-down tailgate made for easy loading and unloading. Rear seats came out easily or folded down, along with the fold-down front passenger seat, to expand the cargo space to 93 cubic inches. Other features, such as a removable cooler, tent/mattress package and rear stereo controls catered to a youthful outdoor spirit.

The Aztec offered all the functionality of an SUV, with better rollover protection and easier handling. Although it didn't seat as many people, the cargo space was immense, and some drivers say it held a wider variety of cargo than any SUV. Other praise went to its roominess, comfort, AWD ability in the snow, responsive acceleration, smooth ride, tight turning radius and good gas mileage. Criticisms focused on a heavy rear hatch that never opened or closed properly, blind spots caused by the rear spoiler, the need for more horsepower and not enough rear legroom.


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Pontiac Aztek Questions

Yuri Passos

Interior Lights In Aztek 2005 Does Not Shut Off. It Stays On All The Time.

My interior lights does not shut down. It stays on even when i am driving. It just go off after a while when the car is off.

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2005 Pontiac Aztek. When I Push On Accelerator The Vehicle Wants To Cut Out...

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Henry Espinoza

Key Wont Turn Back To Start Position, The Car Wont Start.

95 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

When The A/c Button Is Pushed The Light Does Not Turn On. The Compressor Tu...

I am wondering if it is possible an electrical issue because the light doesn't turn on. Please help! Thank you!

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Do I Need Quick Release Tool For Radiator Trans Lines

2 wheel drive lines into radiator looks like might be quick connect but come out with wrench not sure (plastic on radiator)

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