2008 Pontiac G5 Overview

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2008 Pontiac G5 Overview

The 2008 Pontiac G5, the second year for this model, carries over largely unchanged from 2007. Still available only as a coupe, the '08 G5 is designed to provide basic subcompact economy transportation with a slightly sporty feel.

Available in two trims, a base model and the sportier GT, the 2008 G5 is a bit more stylish than many of its competitors at the low end of the price curve. Its inline-4 engine choices (a 2.4-liter, 148-horsepower plant on the base model, and a 2.4-liter, dual-overhead-cam, 177-horsepower mill on the GT) aren't anything to write home about; still, they do provide enough power to get the '08 G5 around the highways, considering its less than 3,000 pounds of curb weight.

The '08 Pontiac G5 is marketed as a family coupe; it seats five passengers, but the back seat would definitely be a tight squeeze for adults or growing teenagers. On the other hand, the G5, like its Pontiac Sunfire predecessor, might appeal to bargain-hunting buyers looking for their first new car.

The G5 is pretty solid on fuel economy, too, with EPA estimated mileage of 25 mpg city/34 mpg highway. Like its competitors (the Chevrolet Cobalt, Chrysler Sebring, Nissan Altima, and others) the G5 isn't meant to be a muscle car, but a low-priced, reliable little car that thinks outside the econobox.

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What Would Cause A Pontiac G5 To Run Hot Even When Heater Is On?

The fan does not go on when temp goes up

240

What Is The Normal Running Temp Range For A 2008 Pontiac G5

I was sitting at a drive through and noticed my heater was blowing cold air I checked the temp gauge and it was at 250 fixed the problem but now not sure what normal temp should be.?

All Of A Sudden My Front Speaker Wont Work As Well As My Directional Clicki...

It's seem that all the things that make noise, directional clicker, front "only" speakers, door lock dinger.........stopped making noise ?

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Sometimes when I’m going 35-45 mph my rpms flutter between 1500 and 2000. No lights are on so there’s no code. Any idea what it could be?

Where Is The Fuse For The Cigarette Lighter?

i think i blew A fuse, because the top 12 v cigarette lighter stopped working, but the fuse guide in the manual doesn't have it listed