Pontiac G5 Experts

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Pontiac G5 Model Overview

Pontiac G5 Questions


Why Doesnt My Pontiac G5 Coupe Have Any Power

i drove my car to the grocery store this morning it crank up and drove fine when i came out i put the key in and it switches over but i have no power i think it a fuse or sojmething but i did leave ...

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My Break Lights Work, But My Left Rear Blinker Doesn't Work. Do You Know Wh...

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08 Pontiac G5 Shut Car Off And Radio Stays On (battery) And Won't Go Off, R...

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Where Are Adjustment Screws For A 08 Pontiac G5 Headlights

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My 2006 Pontiac G6 Is Making The Dinging Sound But Nothing Shows Up On The ...

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2006 Pontiac G5 Overview
2006 Pontiac G5

About the Pontiac G5

Ostensibly replacing the Sunfire in the compact car segment, Pontiac released the 2-door coupe G5 in the U.S. for 2007.  Billed as their lowest-priced offering, and almost identical to the Chevy Cobalt, it has been sold for the past two years in Canada as the Pursuit.
There is little to distinguish the 2007 G5 from its Cobalt kin, aside from a few minor cosmetic touches, like the Pontiac grille and a rear spoiler, and the presence of electronic steering in the place of hydraulic steering.  However, it is a sporty-looking coupe, and the GT trim adds on more performance-oriented suspension, tires, and standard features, such as XM radio and cruise control, to enhance the driving experience.
Though not priced any lower than the Cobalt, and certainly unable to compete with compact offerings from Honda, Mazda, or Toyota, the 2007 G5 does offer a lot more standard features than these cars and gets comparable gas mileage.  Pontiac hopes it will entice new drivers to the brand name with its sporty looks, economy car specs, and relatively affordable price.  
It's too early to tell how well it will do with drivers, though early reports suggest most people find it fun to drive, the GT engine plenty powerful, and the handling easy and solid.  Critics suggest that Pontiac might want to give the G5 some more unique styling and features and improve the quality of the interior, creating more of a distinct personality for their new compact.