2008 Pontiac G6 Overview

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1SV
Avg. Price: $8,787
Base
Avg. Price: $9,274
GT
Avg. Price: $8,977
GT Convertible
Avg. Price: $12,819
GT Coupe
Avg. Price: $9,814
GXP
Avg. Price: $11,136
GXP Convertible
GXP Coupe
Avg. Price: $11,939
Value Leader
Avg. Price: $8,790

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Based on 45 reviews

2008 Pontiac G6 Base Model 4cyl 4dr by Noël
 — for a base model, 4cyl, 4 door sedan, the car is sporty and useful. i can go vroom vroom, and still pick up my grocieries and take my dog out. the acceleration and braking arent too touchy which i l... Read More
Awesome Replacment To The Grand Am! by Jeffrey
 — Well as for performance, it is relatively quick for a four cylinder(there is for room for improvement to be added later). I bought it for gas mileage at the time I got it, so I did not expect much. ... Read More
Look At The G6 Before You Buy A 40k by northpotomacmd
 — I have the 66 GT, I have to carefully manage starts to avoid wheel spin on dry pavement. The car has plenty of power and good fuel economy at the same time. I get about 22.7 around town and 29 on... Read More

2008 Pontiac G6 Overview

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2008 Pontiac G6

The much restyled Pontiac lineup appeared in 2005 with the midsized G6 aimed at the Japanese lineup. The G6 builds upon GM's international Epsilon platform which also serves the Saab 9-3, Opel Veetra, and Chevy Malibu. There are few changes from the G6 2007 model year.

Pontiac offers a 164-hp, 2.4-liter I4 in the base model with several V6 variations the other trim lines. The GXP line features a 3.6-liter, 252-hp V6, the GT models come with a 3.5-liter, 219-hp V6, and the hardtop convertible gets a 3.9-liter, 222-hp V6. A four-speed automatic shifts the base model and the GT and GXP models get a six-speed automatic. Performance on the V6 was deemed adequate with good passing power on the 3.6-liter engine. Reviewers, however, found that the V6s don't match the sophistication of the Japanese imports. The base V6 sedan achieved an average 19.5 mpg, while a GXP coupe averaged 16.9 mpg in mostly city driving and a 3.5-liter GT convertible averaged 21.9 mpg in extended driving.

Handling was adequate, but still not up to Japanese import standards. There was some torque steer with the GXP performance oriented model. The G6 exhibited moderate body lean, but good grip in tight, fast turns. Wind noise is not as well managed as in an Accord or Camry.

Reviewers all found the interior comfortable and pleasant with good leg room in the back due to the G6's longer wheelbase. Sporty controls abound with red LED backlighting. Tilt/telescoping steering comes standard with power adjustable pedals optional. The coupe and convertible models, due to their rooflines, cut down on headroom in the rear. Trunk space is adequate, but minuscule in the convertible with the top down.

Standard safety features include driver and passenger front airbags with side-impact airbags and head curtain airbags for coupe and sedan models. All but the base model come with four-wheel disc ABS and traction control as standard. The traction control level depends on the trim level with the base model getting basic traction assist.

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