It takes no more than a car, a helmet, and a hundred-dollar bill to get you zooming around a real racetrack, chasing those Michael Schumacher-inspired dreams. In fact, even the roughest stretches we traversed did nothing to stress the stout structure, much less upset the chassis, which soaked up bumps without inflicting bruises or raising concerns. A four-speed automatic transmission was standard, but for no cost, a six-speed manual transmission was available. Pushing the axles farther apart draws applause from passengers, although rear headroom is cut short by the sunroof machinery. Has great acceleration for merging and passing.
Those accustomed to the sweet song of an Accord V-6 will cringe. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. A Panoramic roof is available with panels that slide rearward, creating a sunroof large enough for the back-seat riders to enjoy an open-air experience. However I have no real complaints about the car, its a good looking, easy to drive, good on gas car that I think i'll keep for quite a few years. The panoramic roof functioned without a glitch, the three back panes smoothly sliding and stacking rearward, the front popping up to serve as a wind deflector.
On the bright side, the G6's forgiving suspension delivered a supple, comfortable ride, even over the ragged, uneven roads outside Ann Arbor's city limits. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. Three engines will be available: a four-cylinder, a 3. Arguably one of the best midsize sedans on the market and a potentially formidable competitor to the best-selling Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, the G6 debuted this past fall as the replacement for the long-running Grand Am. The recall began on August 18, 2014. No gaping fissures or wobbly trim on this dash; it looks solid, a sculpted monoblock wrapped in a squishable skin. These guys do the job the right way.
We found the G6 has good road manners even when driven hard, benefits of its long wheelbase and European-designed architecture. Theres no power steering fluid so when it goes out you have to replace the whole power steering motor. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-553-6000. Mash the throttle, and the four-speed automatic doesn't shy away from revving its partner to successive 5800-rpm shifts. Shuffle through your old Car and Drivers, and you'll find that the last time a Grand Am competed in a comparison test here was in February 1996.
The recall began on August 18, 2014. Pontiac is hoping to downgrade fleet sales to about 10 percent of the mix, which means that, unlike the Grand Am, the G6 has to be a legitimate contender in its segment. Bulletin 14118 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from October 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. The custom tube-frame chassis is not at all based on the road car's chassis and the 6-speed gearbox delivers power to the rear wheels. A rear wing reminiscent of sports option package on the race car is fitted at the back, underneath the proper racing rear wing.
Gas mileage is great with numbers varying between 25-. Bulletin 14118 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from October 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. Through October 2004, Pontiac sold more than 160,000 Grand Ams, which is 32 percent of the division's sales. So, although the G6 recorded an above-average roadholding number of 0. Both trims, however, used a 3. This change could cause the passenger air bag sensor to not detect an occupant. A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders.
Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. In 2006, the G6 added two new trim levels and two new bodystyles, a coupe and a. I've owned the car for about 6 months now and have not had a single problem with it, not even in the middle of winter in Nova Scotia. It has the feel and styling of a luxury car on the inside, with the look and performance of a sports car on the outside. The 2007 G6 saw more engine changes, and standard side torso and side curtain airbags actually introduced late in the 2006 model year were new. We selected a 2006 Hyundai Tucson, drove it , liked it and were able to work out an excellent price.
They feature precision-formed ridges, high side walls and patented Nibs for no-muss, no-fuss protection. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. On arrival, vehicle was even better than we expected. On September 12, 2014, Autoblog did a follow up on the individuals who won the vehicle on the tenth anniversary of the telecast. Wouldn't it be swell if Pontiac could get the dynamics marching to the same beat? When parts are available, owners will be mailed a second letter to come in to have the applicable bulletin applied. And so the G6 is expected to continue to be Pontiac's volume leader, with the division aiming to sell about 200,000 annually.