2006 Pontiac G6 Overview

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2006 Pontiac G6 Overview

Pontiac added a lot more excitement to its 2006 G6 lineup. Last year's base and GT sedan models now get a coupe and convertible and a new GTP trim. More engine choices complement the single 3.5-liter, 201-hp V6 engine from last year. The G6 sedan comes as a base model, with either a new 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder, 167-hp engine or the old 3.5 V6. A G6 1SV sedan features the I4 and has fewer options, such as no ABS brakes or sunroof. The GT sedan, coupe, and convertible feature the 3.5 V6, while the new GTP models carry a larger 3.9, 240-hp V6. All come with a 4-speed automatic. The GT and GTP have a manual mode automatic, and a 6-speed manual transmission is optional on the GTP models. While the base sedans come well stocked, with power driver's seat, power windows, locks, and doors, and cruise control, the GT and GTP models feature more sports suspension, stronger anti-sway bars, and larger tires (17 and 18 inches respectively). ABS brakes and traction control are standard for these trims, and optional for all but the 1SV sedan. Other options across the line are heated seats, leather upholstery, remote start, side curtain airbags, power-adjustable pedals, and a traditional or Panoramic four panel-sunroof.
A lot of owners like their 2006 Pontiac G6 for its good fuel economy for a mid-size car, instant acceleration, and cruising speeds on the highway. It handles and performs nicely, and the exterior styling makes it look sportier and pricier than it really is. They also like the long list of features it comes with. On the negative side, owners point out that leaks can develop around the sunroof and B pillar, the Panoramic sunroof tends to rattle, rear visibility is compromised by a high back-end, and the interior parts look plastic and cheap.

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    Porsche Williams
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    Help Please

    My check engine light won't go off I plug up to the machine it said cranked shaft position fixed that and right back on doors anyone know why it won't stay off

    15 views with 4 answers (last answer about a day ago)
    Annie Weidenbach
    5

    Blend Door Stuck

    The blend door for hot/cold is stuck on the cold side. I have checked both the recirculation actuator and the blend door actuator, both are in working order. I have taken off the glove compartment a...

    19 views with 4 answers (last answer about a day ago)
    leeagleaz
    10

    Transmission When Shifts From 1st To 2nd Is Hard And Jars Driver

    only does this sporaticiy, goes away if car is turned off and restarted

    153 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    Danielc123456789
    0

    Trunk Won't Open On G6

    112 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
    Amanda LaRock
    0

    Where Is The Fuse Location For The Back Running Lights & Blinker

    I replaced the bulbs that I thought was burned out, but it's still not working... working... The blinker is blinking fast like the the fuse is going out...

    106 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)