• 2009 Pontiac G8

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  • 2008 Pontiac G8

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  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $28,250
    • $26,910
    • Avg. Paid
    • $6,673
    • N/A

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 9.2 /10
    • 8.3 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.5 /10
    • 8.8 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.8 /10
    • 8.6 /10
    • Interior
    • 8.5 /10
    • 7.4 /10
    • Safety
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • 5.0 /5
    • 2.5 /5
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.8 /10
    • N/A

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Powerful V8 engines
      • Composed road performance
      • Muscle-car styling
      • Attractive, yet comfortable interior
      • Sporty, rear-wheel drive performance in a large sedan
      • Inexpensive for such a powerful car
      • Spacious interior many reviewers praise
    • Cons
      • Some hard-to-use controls
      • No available navigation
      • Safety is unknown -- the G8 has not yet been crash tested
      • Some interior controls oddly positioned

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Automatic
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas V6 3.6L/217
    • Gas V6 3.6L/217
    • MPG
    • 17 City / 25 Hwy
    • 17 City / 25 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • 4 Door Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 114.8
    • 114.8
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 196.1
    • 196.1
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 74.8
    • 74.8
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 57.7
    • 57.7
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Exterior Features
    • Sun/Moon Roof
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Sun/Moonroof
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3885
    • 3885
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Fog Lamps
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Remote Engine Start
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Navigation from Telematics
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    •  
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Floor Mats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Passenger Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 107.0
    • 107.0
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.7
    • 38.7
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 42.2
    • 42.2
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 59.1
    • 59.1
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 56.7
    • 56.7
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 38.0
    • 38.0
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 39.4
    • 39.4
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 59.1
    • 59.1
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 58.0
    • 58.0
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 17.5
    • 17.5
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Changer
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Equalizer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Satellite Radio
    • Standard
    •  
    • Premium Sound System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Dual Zone A/C
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Standard
    •  
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Leather Seats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Heated Front Seats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Heated Passenger Seat
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Power Driver Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Passenger Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-On Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • V6 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas V6
    • Gas V6
    • Displacement
    • 3.6L/217
    • 3.6L/217
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 256 @ 6300
    • 256 @ 6300
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 248 @ 2100
    • 248 @ 2100
    • Transmission
    • Automatic w/OD
    • Automatic w/OD,
    • Turning diameter
    • 37.4
    • 37.4
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 17
    • 17
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 25
    • 25
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 19.0
    • 19.2
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Performance
    • Performance
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Performance
    • Performance
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • MacPherson strut
    • MacPherson strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • 4-link independent
    • 4-link independent
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Automatic
    • Standard
    • Standard

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