2008 Pontiac G6 User Reviews

2008 Pontiac G6 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 45 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 24 reviews
"power" 21 reviews
"handling" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 12 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"window" 3 reviews
"radio" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews

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nice lines

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small interior

posthecars
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Teenagers Car — I liked it because it was cheap on gas and it did not break down, tires wear good, stereo has its flaws,slow on big hills, but always gets you there.if you need a cheap economy car this is hard to beat.

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This car is very comfortable to ride in. Lots of leg room in the front and back seats. It is a very classy looking car and gets noticed wherever you are. It handles well on curvy roads.

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The only negative thing is the gas mileage in town. Hwy driving is good, I get 32mpg but around town is about 16 to 17mpg.

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Classy Look And Fun To Drive! — I really like all the options the car came with and the comfort of the car. I really don't like the gas mileage in town. However, I would highly recommend this car to people. It is a well built car with driver, passenger and curtain air bags.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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It is a classy car and gets noticed. With 252 hp you can get up and go!

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Gas mileage around town is not the greatest.

kimhuse
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Classy And Comfortable — There is nothing I dislike about this car. The looks, the power, the comfort, the reliability is all there. I have people stop me all the time asking about the car. It is rare, only 2500 manufactured. It is fun to drive!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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This car is nice and comfy and makes great for long trips. Plenty of room and little noise when driving. The engine is very nice and smooth.

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Gas milage is not the best, only getting 17mpg city. It's only bad if you drive it fast!

ShanePD29
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Fun, Sport, Family Car. — This car gets the job done. From going fast and having fun, to transporting your family members, and to just taking a little sunday drive; it does it all. The A/C is nice, strong and cold for those hot summer days and you also have the sunroof. This is a great first car for anyone and will be a great deal of fun for anyone who is lucky to have it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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I pretty much love everything about this car.

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That they aren't made anymore

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One Of The Best Cars Out There For The Money — The cars acceleration for this V6 is brutal. It will throw you side to side if you don't respect it. The brakes stop on a dime. The car is more than willing to be thrown around corners. It seems quite happy to be driven hard. The build quality is very well. There is nothing else that looks like the GXP on the road today. If you put cruise control on the highway at about 70 mph, you can get about 36 MPG. Maintenance is pretty simple. This car is incredibly fun to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Good fuel economy

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Needs more power

mjmike93
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Good Car For The Money. — Good looking car, very reliable, pretty good ride. Nice all around commuter car. Head lights are very good and lights up the road well, I added HID and usually that’s a big improvement but they were not a big deal but made the car look better at night. Only 2 problems in 125,000 miles; First the Catalytic Converter clogged but warranty covered that, 2nd variable valve timing solenoid failed, out of warranty so I got one online $60 and installed it in about 10 minutes, very easy to access. Only had to replace front pads twice and rear pads once.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Fast for a V6, Aggressive bolsters, aggressive front fascia,

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If you step on it, it makes you pay

mantunano
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Great Car — I love nearly everything about my car. Great acceleration for its class. The only mods I have so far are a resonator delete and a CRAB cold air intake with a K&N cone air filter. The future mods I'm looking to get are: Magnaflow exhaust MMS headers Cam upgrade custom upper intake manifold all on a WAMS 93 octane tune

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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I like the quick acceleration when needed. The car is fun to drive.

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I dislike the overall handling characteristics. Backing (without mirrors) can also be difficult.

jbrhel
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Middle Of The Road. — I dislike the turning radius of this car; also its backing characteristics. Huge blind spot. On the plus side, I enjoy its performance. It's very quick and agile in cornering and stable on curves. Braking capability is excellent. In all a nice ride. Buy another? Nah!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Quiet highway driving, Sporty, Great breaking and handling, 25-28 mpg highway, No noise, Comfortable inside with lots of front driver and passenger leg room

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Not a good vehicle for a family, smaller back window,

akm5150
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Silver Bullet — This car has proven itself over and over! A quiet ride for a great price, I was thrilled to be able to cruise the summer nights with the moonroof open and stay warm in the -40 below winters with my heated electric seats. The handling on the G6 is excellent and breaks on a dime. Overall I have no complaints! No major mechanical failures. The sound system is very good and with a 2 door G6, many heads have been turned to see the silver bullet reflect the sun rays!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Power is more than adequate with 3.5 V6.

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Driver's seat not very supportive.  Trip and service menu tied into radio.Fog lights need to be turned on every time car is started.

NickRT10
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Great Car For The Price. — I have had my Pontiac G6 (base, V6, 17' stock wheels) for two years now. There have been no unexpected repairs besides the intermediate shaft in the steering column (very common, is annoying, but doesn't need to be fixed.) Power is available at pretty much any time. Gas mileage has been about 19 observed, which I am OK with. My major gripe is that the trip and service computer is displayed thru the radio so I cannot easily upgrade the stereo. Overall I am happy with the vehicle, and it would be a great first car.

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2010 Pontiac G6 Reviews

Sporty Family Car By x10xx30xx09x

Great commuter or family vehicle. Has great amount of cargo space for traveling. I love the seats being so adjustable, making it comfortable for trips 5+ hours long without stopping. Have not had any ... Read More

Good Daily Driver By Chelette

Good car i have had zero maintance problem since i bought the car in 2009, and i have put 72,000 miles on it. good gas mileage i normaly get around 30 mpg. thats just on regular driving around town.... Read More

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2009 Pontiac G6 Reviews

Mice Family Car By Chelette

the g6 is a great family car I have owned it for 5 yrs and it hasn't let me down once. Weather on the highway or around town it has a smooth ride and handles well. There is plenty of back seat space f... Read More

Pontiac Gt - The Car That Could Have Been Great But Wasn't. By MrPerk

We initially had problems with the factory tires (shaking the car). Ditched the Goodyears ASAP after dealing with dealership, Goodyear and GM squabbling over who would replace these POS expensive tire... Read More

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2007 Pontiac G6 Reviews

Great Great Car - Future Classic And Fun To Drive! By exnasalee

Nothing to gripe about except it gets a bad rap from the recall issues of other GM vehicles of the era. This one was built right and only had the one minor fix of tail light wiring. Nice power and a ... Read More

Very Nice Looking And Reliable Car By salvadormillan

Appearance: This car is very pretty, sporty, nice wheels, sunroof, etc. Build quality: Solid car! , V6 power, smooth ride, air conditioning working very good, great sound system, comfortable seats. ... Read More

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2006 Pontiac G6 Reviews

This is a great car and very reliable, seats are comfortable and supportive. This car has plenty of power and has no problems merging onto the high way. The cargo space is great for a coupe and the ha... Read More

Great Reliable Car With Some Maintenance That Is Difficult. By Shannan

The Pontiac G6 has been a good car over all. I do most of the mechanical work myself saving thousands from dealer cost. The Pontiac has a governor. I was only able to get it up to 105 before it starte... Read More

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2005 Pontiac G6 Reviews

Good For An American Car By Sämmy

Love the space, reliability and fuel efficiency. I'm not an American car guy but with this one I definitely love it. I don't like the fact that you can't adjust the drivers seat. So I feel like I'm... Read More

Worth It By sangam1987

the perfect combination of power and style. Awesome speakers, smooth steering, great acceleration, good economy, road grip is fab, sun roof is great ...I love the car. Have driven it single handedly s... Read More

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