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2019 Dodge Charger
GT RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,445
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$9,459
116 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Dodge Charger
GT RWD
No Expert Reviews
2009 Pontiac G8
Base

The rear-wheel-drive G8 sedan represents Pontiac's newfound determination to live up to its once-glorious performance heritage. The 2009 G8 comes in three trims. The base G8 provides ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Dodge Charger
GT RWD
No User Reviews
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
10
writes:
Car is lighter and has very notable acceleration over the Camaro. Much rarer as well. It was produced in the ...
Handling Ranked 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS Coupe RWD worse.
"They handled very similar in most aspects, but the car seemed smaller and lighter. Traction control usually kicked in while shifting into second on the G8 GT. Also, while at higher speeds, there was more immediate acceleration by the G8 GT."
Back Seats Ranked 2010 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS Coupe RWD worse.
"Much roomier. It is a full size sedan with a performance motor."
15
writes:
Over all best car I have ever owned. Daily driver (110 mi. day) Very fast on the road, great ride. Not a track...
Handling Ranked 2009 Cadillac CTS-V RWD worse.
"CTS is front heavy, G8GT is almost a 50/50 balance!"
Back Seats Ranked 2009 Cadillac CTS-V RWD worse.
"SPACE!"
writes:
Probably one of the most exciting Saloons I’ve ever driven. This car is definitely and will always be missed.
Would Buy Ranked 2009 Cadillac CTS-V RWD worse.
"I love this car and it’s one of a kind helped Pontiac go out with a bang!"

Specs

2019 Dodge Charger
GT RWD
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
Powertrain 8-Speed Dual Clutch 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.5 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 6,350 RPM
256 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
264 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 2,100 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 4 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 40.1 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.5 cu ft 17.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,080 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 200.8 in 196.1 in
Width 75 in 74.8 in
Height 58.5 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 120.2 in 114.8 in

Available Options

2019 Dodge Charger
GT RWD

Exterior Colors

  • B5 Blue Pearlcoat
  • Destroyer Gray Clearcoat
  • F8 Green
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • Indigo Blue
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Plum Crazy Pearlcoat
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Confidence Group
  • Navigation & Travel Group
  • Performance Handling Group
  • Plus Group
  • Power Sunroof
  • Technology Group
  • Wheels: 20" X 9.0" Forged/Painted Aluminum
2009 Pontiac G8
Base

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