2009 Pontiac Vibe User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 17 of 17 2009 Pontiac Vibe reviews.

    2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8LReview
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    Vibe — Bought this car brand new. It's fuel-efficient, reliable, and practical. Best car I've ever owned or driven. If you have $20000 and need a car, then get the Vibe or Matrix, they're one in the same. Great car, overall, you won't regret buying this.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fuel-efficient, practical, reliable, never breaks down

    Cons: it isn't a sports car, but oh well, it does what it does

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    2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8LReview
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    Awesome! — This car has great storage capacity. It is roomy enough for the whole family with extra space for the dog or the groceries (or what have you). Everything works smoothly and I think it is pretty peppy for a 4 cylinder.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: roomy and attractive

    Cons: options were expensive

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    2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8LReview
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    2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8 Auto — the best car for the money hands down!!i had a 2005 vibe and i thought that was the best car ,but the 2009 is even better by far!!more features for less money and only 25.00 to fill it up from empty!!!!!

    Pros: everything

    Cons: nothing

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    2009 Pontiac Vibe GTReview
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    Congradulations Pontiac. — This is a really nice car considering all of the problems with it. So, I'll go ahead and get those out of the way. First off it's a four cylinder with no power. Second it's a front-wheel drive and you know how much I love those right? Alright now that that's out of the way. It's a really fun car to drive, especially with the semi-automatic transmission (Which of course is in no way remotely like a real manual) which is somewhat like what I have in my Monte Carlo. It looks fantastic and is overall a really nice car.

    Pros: It's fun to drive and looks real good.

    Cons: It's performance is not as good as I think it could be.

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    2009 Pontiac Vibe 2.4LReview
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    A Fantastic Little Toyota In A Pontiac Badge. — This is my husband's daily driver. It's been so, so, so reliable in the (almost) 5 years he's owned it. He drives a 50 mile round trip on weekdays and it has never once let him down. We purchased the bumper to bumper warranty and never had to use it. Will be difficult to replace when he passes it on to our teenage daughter. I'm getting the feeling he's going to renege on that promise he made to her when he bought it in Jan 2010.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Gas saver, looks nice and has plenty of options installed. Really sticks to the road. It can haul a lot of stuff. We've had a dishwasher, bookshelves, microwave cart; all kinds in the back of it.

    Cons: I don't think there's anything he doesn't like about this car. He's very defensive about it. :v

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    2009 Pontiac Vibe GTReview
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    Great Car, Lots Of Options For The Money — The car is fun to drive and has been very reliable. Of course I kept up with oil changes and maintenance. I like the looks of this better than the Toyota Matrix, it's sister car. I loved subscribing to SiriusXM radio but never activated On-STAR.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: This has been an excellent commuter car for me. I purchased this from Koons Toyota for my wife but I ended up driving it everyday to work. So I am the second owner. I liked this car for its styling, value, and reputation. I understand that GM and Toyota teamed up on this vehicle, utilizing the same 2.4L engine and transmission as the Camry. It is quick yet it gets 28 MGP on the highway, and 25 MPG overall if one drives it sensibly.  I loved the roominess of the hatchback. The seats fold flat and it gives one a lot of cargo space. This car has side airbags, stability control and is nicely equipped.

    Cons: Because it is a GT, it has a stiffer ride and is not great on long drives over three hours. It is not bad, but not sure if all small cars have this issue.

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    2009 Pontiac Vibe 1.8LReview
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    Extremely Economical — I love this car. Never had to fix anything, gets good gas mileage, cheap to buy, etc. The engine revs up pretty high for good acceloration when you need it and the brakes will stop the car fast and smooth.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: 30 MPG on average, never had any problems whatsoever, only matinence done has been changing the oil and refueling :)

    Cons: I am a teenage boy and I want a sports car.

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    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

    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

    2005 Pontiac Vibe Reviews

    Great Car. By Andrew

    I bought this car on a whim and it worked out well. I can't complain about the thing and i have only done the basics, tires,oil change, and filters. Genvibe is a good website to use for vehicle tricks... Read More

    Love The Look, Styling And Ease Of Handling. By Startrekfan269

    I love the sleek look and styling of this car. It is fun to drive in the snow. It gets great gas mileage and is overall a fun, sporty car. It holds quite a bit with the hatchback and folding the re... Read More

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