Driver seat has lumbar support and creates the most comfortable driving for me I'm just over 5'. Shoppers take note: The 2009. Interior materials were selected to convey a specific texture and appearance, and the steering wheel is thick and comfortable, with a sporty three-spoke design. The speedo goes to 140 and dont know if it goes there but I bet it could. It has a heavy ride which I prefer! WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
Midway through the model year the six-speed manual was dropped with the 3. I am getting 27 mpg mixed driving with the V6 3. Most other Pontiac models had been discontinued, but the G6 was in high-demand for fleet vehicle orders, facilitating production to continue while the brand was wound down. A four-speed automatic transmission is standard, while a six-speed automatic comes with the optional Sport Package. For example, the was a class above the G6, while the was a class below.
Did not have to unthread from radiator but it did take effort to remove bottom hose from coupling. This design provides enhanced noise reduction and security with the top up, and the transformation to roofless takes less than 30 seconds at the touch of a button. With current incentives, the base trim level especially would be a good value based on its size and potentially low price; right now, Cars. The G6 is marketed as a sportier entry in this highly competitive family-sedan class, but the Ford Fusion, Honda Accord, Mazda 6 and Nissan Altima are all more enjoyable to drive. Shoppers take note: The 2009. Full-length head curtain airbags and front-seat side-impact airbags are standard on all G6 coupes and sedans, while convertibles feature standard front-seat-mounted side-impact airbags.
Reviewers agreed that the 2009 Camry has one of the nicest interiors in the class. The G6 convertible undergoes stringent water tests at the factory to ensure a dry, hardtop-quality interior, and a double-hinged trunk lid facilitates stowing. I'm 6 feet tall, and I had issues with head-versus-ceiling contact, which wasn't an issue in the backseat of the Aura. The convertible Pontiac G6 was later replaced by the , marketed as a Buick in the U. As far as appearance goes it a really nice looking car in and out but the build quality la. Currently the Pontiac G6 has a score of 6. Our line's leak-resistant design prevents transmission fluid loss.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. The problem is a condition that could make cars roll when in park. Although the G6 has a diverse lineup, including a sedan, coupe and hardtop convertible, its cheap interior materials and underpowered base engine cause it to rank toward the bottom of its class. A press of the pad and the car will run for 10 minutes, with the heat and defroster on. What's New for 2009 For 2009, a six-speed automatic transmission is added to the base four-cylinder Pontiac G6's options list, boosting highway fuel economy to 33 mpg. This service will be performed free of charge. It does have really bad torque steer from the start.
Although it uses more fuel, they suggested a V6 engine if you want something with more spunk. Power-adjustable pedals are no longer available. Bulletin 14117 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from February 1, 2008, through February 28, 2008. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. On September 12, 2014, Autoblog did a follow up on the individuals who won the vehicle on the tenth anniversary of the telecast. On September 21, 2012, General Motors recalled 473,841 vehicles involving the , Pontiac G6 and from model years 2007 through 2010 equipped with four-speed automatic transmissions. The front and rear fenders flared to cover the wide, 18-inch wheels and class-spec Hoosier racing tires.
Exterior The gaudy plastic side cladding used in previous Pontiac sedans may be gone, but there still aren't any fender arches or stylish curves in entry-level models to give them distinction in the crowded class of midsize sedans. Sit the G6 next to a redesigned 2009 Mazda6, and the G6's dated styling shows. In 2006, the G6 added two new trim levels and two new bodystyles, a coupe and a. It was introduced in 2004 for the 2005 model year to replace the. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300. They need one more notch to sit up all the way. Designed to minimize cornering body roll, a four-link independent suspension uses twin-tube shock absorbers and a direct-acting stabilizer bar to provide fine-tune handling.
The Pontiac G6 is available with a four-cylinder engine or two V6 engines, as well as a four- or six-speed automatic transmission. So far I have found only a few cons. There have been significant reliability issues with it, however. Would like a spoiler and a place for my purse inside, but a girl has to complain about something. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.
Some reviewers said that although the G6 offers decent handling, its base engine is underpowered and its transmissions are slow to shift. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. The 2009 Pontiac G6 midsize sedan rides on the same platform as the Malibu, and it's been Pontiac's best-selling car since it replaced the tired, plastic-clad Grand Am in 2005. Safety The G6 earned a Good rating in frontal crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, but just Acceptable marks in side tests and Marginal for rear crashes. Legroom and knee room were decent thanks to cut-out areas in the backs of the front seats. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. The nomenclature also hearkens back to the , another midsize car.
For being standard-issue alloys, the five-spoke wheels with low-profile tires appeared almost aftermarket-like I actually looked up the specs on the wheels to see if they would fit my own car. The G6 Coupe is very sporty and pretty but not very reliable. Side-impact testing in a G6 sedan resulted in five stars out of five for both front and rear passengers. The vehicle was a rental with around 4,000 miles, which is less than our regular press vehicles usually have. The G6 ended in 2009. All models use a MacPherson strut front suspension, with aluminum lower control arms and a direct-acting stabilizer bar. Does not contain any other gaskets, no metal clips for quick clip, does not include threaded quick coupling at the radiator.