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2010 Pontiac G6
GT Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,575
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,678
93 listings nationwide
6 GREAT deals
14 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Pontiac G6
GT Convertible
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The 2010 Pontiac G6 remains essentially unchanged after a significant re-working for 2009. Offered in front-wheel drive only, the 2010 G6 is available as a coupe, hardtop convertible, ...

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.

2010 Pontiac G6
GT Convertible
No User Reviews
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
40
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."
writes:
Beautiful car. Sleek arrow dynamic styling. However, very limited on amenities, even for a car of its time. Th...
Power Ranked 2016 Chevrolet SS RWD better.
"LS3 415hp motor"
Handling Ranked 2016 Chevrolet SS RWD better.
"Magnetic ride control"
writes:
Great sport sedan. Fun to drive with great power and handling.
Power Ranked 2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD worse.
"Engine is for performance v6."
Family Car Ranked 2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD better.
"More room thats it."

Specs

2010 Pontiac G6
GT Convertible
2009 Pontiac G8
Base
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
222 hp @ 5,600 RPM
256 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque
238 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 2,100 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,900 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.9 in x 3.31 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
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 34.2 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14 cu ft 17.5 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.1 in 196.1 in
Width 70.6 in 74.8 in
Height 56.7 in 57.7 in
Wheelbase 112.3 in 114.8 in

Available Options

2010 Pontiac G6
GT Convertible
2009 Pontiac G8
Base

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