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1981 Pontiac Catalina Coupe RWD
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2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,617
8 listings nationwide

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1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,258

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP

After 47 years on the market, the Pontiac Bonneville hears the fat lady sing in 2005. Starting life as Pontiac's sporty full-size coupe and convertible in the 1950s and evolving into ...

1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
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2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXPReview:

Gxp — fun car, drives great. expensive to maintain. love beating up on little tuners at the stoplight wh...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXPReview:

Another Great Orphan Bites The Dust. — Pontiac has been a favorite of mine since owning my Firebird TransAms. This car has great handling, ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXPReview:

Hey I Give It 10 Out Of 10 — 11/20/10 = Just found my 2005 Bonneville GXP, white tricoat with 18,000 miles. What a find. Have onl...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
110 hp @ 3,800 RPM
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Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
190 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
8:1
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Displacement
4,600 cc
3,800 cc
5,000 cc
4,900 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.31 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional --
Driver Airbag Optional --
Passenger Airbag Optional --
Front Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
CD Player Optional --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Optional Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42 in
Back Legroom 38 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18 cu ft --
Exterior
Length 202.6 in 213 in
Width 74.2 in 76 in
Height 56.6 in 56 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.9 in

Available Options

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD

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