2005 Pontiac Vibe User Reviews

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    Yup — It's one pimp soccer dad car. Awesomest car I've seen cuz it has an outlet in it!! And all the seats fold down ;)

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    Nice Basic Car — Good car although cosmetically having a few issues for only being 6 years old. Highly recommend. Has motor and transmission from Toyota. 30 MPH. Perfect for basic transportation. 72000 miles and has a nice sporty appearance. I will never sell.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Economical

    Cons: Not built as well as a Toyota

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    95

    I'd Trust My Life In A Vibe Again! Safest Vehicle I've Ever Drove!! — This car has proven to be a dream! There is no lag in the acceleration or breaking. In fact, the acceleration can even be a bit touchy at times if you're not used to it. It comes with automatic traction control, but even when you turn it off, it still handles like a dream. In the few years that I've owned it I've only had to perform standard maintenance. It was taken to the dealership once to have the PCM replaced due to a factory recall. The interior is clean and simple with black leather seats. The exterior is a matching clean and basic in a bright red. It gets great gas mileage and the cost of maintenance has been little to none other than oil changes, filters and breaks. I love this car! It's functional and pet friendly with the plastic rear cargo space. The front passenger seat folds down, a feature which my daughter loves because she can feel like she's in the front seat while still safely secured in her booster.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: I'm constantly recommending the Pontiac Vibe to my friends. In fact, my fiancee was always turning his nose up at the Vibe until I let him drive it. He has since began looking into buying one of his own!!

    Cons: The biggest thing I can honestly say I 'hate' about this car is that there no longer is a Pontiac and thus, I will never be able to enjoy purchasing a brand new one. However, since it was made in cooperation with Toyota, the Matrix is a very close, yet slightly more expensive cousin to the Vibe.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2010 Pontiac Vibe Reviews

    2010 Pontiac Vibe By bswartz

    The 2010 Pontiac Vibe gets great gas mileage and has a motor in it that will last a long time. The maintenance cost on the 2010 Pontiac vibe is very very low. It has plenty of storage and it drives... Read More

    Very Special Little Car. By Beason

    This is my second Vibe. I can park it, turn it and drive it with ease. It is very comfortable inside and t the cargo room is exceptional. In my last one I carried dishwashers to job sites with room to... Read More

    2009 Pontiac Vibe Reviews

    Small Package With Surprisingly Space Inside By Pandboy

    Great student vehicle, low cost to own, very versatile and easy to park and drive. Just love it. Unfortunately GM dropped it. Would never sell this car. Interior a little too cheap. Poor insulation so... Read More

    Great Commuter Car. With The 5-speed It's Fun Enough To Drive Without Getting Into Too Much Trouble. By clarkstanfill

    Great car. Glad I bought it, does summer from some '4-cylinder whine' when being pushed, but is a great car. Very, very reliable and in my opinion, it's better looking than the Matrix. 5-Speed is grea... Read More

    2008 Pontiac Vibe Reviews

    Solid Car For The Money By odacun

    Not great for a long trip, due to the size. MPG and build quality are great. For a compact I liked the looks and it is actually kind of fun to drive. As far as smaller cars you can count on this is ... Read More

    This Car Has A Sporty Look To It. By quintons

    I enjoyed driving this car except when all seats were being used, then it felt like it was too small. This car would make a great student car or work car because of it good combined city/highway gas ... Read More

    2007 Pontiac Vibe Reviews

    Great City Car By 2008rlctx

    I've had two of these Pontiac Vibes. The Vibe is a twin of the Toyota Matrix. They were made on the same assembly lines and consist of the same parts. You get Toyota reliability and Pontiac pricing. I... Read More

    Reliable Economical Transportation That Is Fun To Drive! By Richard

    I wish we still had Pontiac around because this car gets great mileage and is fun to drive and easy to park and very reliable! I would love to be able to buy a new one! Since I can't, this was the n... Read More

    2006 Pontiac Vibe Reviews

    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

    It Is Now A Bit Aged, But A Good Value. By JohnSB

    Good value for your money if you can tolerate oil leak. It has a solid feel on the road with good feedback. A/C is mild with replacement compressor. Transmission has been solid. I now have Contine... Read More

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