2006 Pontiac Vibe Overview


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3.95 stars

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Vibe - Fan Of Toyota by Sabrina
 — Best car we've ever owned. It has just shy of 100k and we haven't had to replace the brakes or anything on it at all!!! Since we've owned more GM's over the last 8 years than you can shake a stick at,... Read More
Love It by Stephanie
 — Grear car!!! It is a combination of several of my past cars Read More
The Pontiac Vibe Is A Classic Hatchback Style by Thomas_Sky
 — This auto has been trustworthy; front seats are comfortable for long road trips; lots of cargo room when rear seats are folded down. Engine and Transmission are above par, and the surrounding exterior... Read More

2006 Pontiac Vibe Overview

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2006 Pontiac Vibe

The 2006 Pontiac Vibe is a sporty wagon/mini-SUV or crossover.  Whatever you decide to call it, it's been a big hit for GM, appealing to a youthful market looking for zippy performance as well as practical cargo hauling versatility that suits an active lifestyle.
The 2006 Vibe comes in three trims -- base front-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, and the sporty GT.  All feature a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder DOHC engine, but the GT's has been souped up to hit 164-hp to the 126-hp in the front-wheel drive and 118 in the AWD (undoubtedly because of the extra weight).  A 5-speed manual is standard, except on the GT, which comes with a 6-speed manual transmission.  
New for 2006 are some instrument updates and a more ergonomically designed center console.  Leather seats are a new option as well.  Though the 2006 Vibe comes standard with air conditioning, CD, and power windows, more power features, cruise control, OnStar, and a sunroof are favorite options.  Rear seats fold flat and the passenger seat also folds down for enough room to fit a passed out basketball player.  
Owners love the storage configuration possibilities as well as the overall leg and headroom for passengers.  Gas mileage (30/36 mpg) is outstanding, and the engine is powerful enough to add some zip to the driving experience.  Drivers also like the AWD capability in their 2006 Vibe.  Some common dislikes include excessive road and engine noise and a tendency for a rough ride.  Many want more horsepower.


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Pontiac Vibe Questions


My Low Beam Headlights Both Don't Work But My High Beams Do, How Do I Get M...

I have a 2006 Pontiac Vibe and both of my low beam headlights went out at the same time. My high beams still work and so do the fog lights. I tried replacing the ACDelco D6253C GM Original Equipment T...

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Tammy Ezell

I Would Like To Know If Ponn.vibe Comes In All Wheel Or 4 Wheel Drive?thx

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I have a 06 pontiac vibe with a VVTi 16 valve motor. It is running rough and stalling at stop signs or if idling for a short period of time after the car warms up. there are no codes being produced. I...

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Replacing The Lower Drivers Side Decorative Grille.

I have had two of these blow out on the road and I've got the new part, want to make sure I'm installing it correctly. Just clipping it in doesn't seem to secure it properly. Would appreciate any help...

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