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2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,349
33 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
5 GOOD deals

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

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Like the original, the modern 2006 Pontiac GTO puts a big engine in a midsize coupe. This time around, the GTO is based on the Holden Monaro, the only suitable rear-drive model in the ...

1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 5
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 2
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
10
GuruZCTL5 writes:
A real serious driving machine. Careful she can get out of hand. Thrilling!
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Coupe RWD worse.
"Mustang comes in so many options from 4 cyl, V6 to V8. The GTO is all power 6.0"
Back Seats Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe Coupe RWD worse.
"The GTO has more seating room, bigger car! "
20
GuruTQ8NZ writes:
Really nice car, just liked the room in the monte carlo better.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LTZ FWD better.
"Large trunk"
Family Car Ranked 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LTZ FWD better.
"Roomy back seat."
LeAndra writes:
bought my 6 speed 06 gto in2020 with 80k on the engine and so far ive put 40k on it and all i can say is i am ...
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
14 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
19 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
110 hp @ 3,800 RPM
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Torque
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
190 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.9:1
10.9:1
8:1
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Displacement
6,000 cc
6,000 cc
3,800 cc
5,000 cc
4,900 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
4 in x 3.62 in
4 in x 3.62 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42 in
Back Legroom 37.1 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 7 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 213 in
Width 72.5 in 76 in
Height 54.9 in 56 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 115.9 in

Available Options

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD

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