Has been good to me but I bought it with a blown head gasket. This change could cause the passenger air bag sensor to not detect an occupant. The panoramic roof is so cool! 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. No gaping fissures or wobbly trim on this dash; it looks solid, a sculpted monoblock wrapped in a squishable skin. For one, its iron-block V-6 is like an anchor under the bow, and the sunroof, with its electric motor and four glass panes, is akin to a lead hat.
Parked next to a Grand Am, the G6, at 189. Why's the G6 so heavy? Now that the Grand Am has one foot in the grave, all that's left for the G6 is to make the driver feel alive. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. That was the central message at the recent introduction of the car that finally replaces, and becomes the sixth generation of, the Pontiac Grand Am, first introduced in 1974 as a much larger car, and evolving down to the all-new Generation 6, or G6. For example, the was a class above the G6, while the was a class below. Parts are not currently available. The recall began on July 17, 2014.
Bulletin 14118 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from October 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. Was greeted promptly by Ben Stewart. Between the lines, the G6 shades 68. Three engines will be available: a four-cylinder, a 3. The gas mileage is incredible.
Midway through the model year the six-speed manual was dropped with the 3. It's average, at best, from a driving dynamics and quality standpoint. Through October 2004, Pontiac sold more than 160,000 Grand Ams, which is 32 percent of the division's sales. Sales are on track to total more than 100,000 units in the car's very first year, but that's still far below the. The fracture prevents the driver from selecting gears and may cause the vehicle to move in an unintended direction. The nomenclature also hearkens back to the , another midsize car.
An all new 6 speed automatic transmission, which debuted on the , became optional on 4 cylinder models. A typical model has about 200 to 400 samples for each model year. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 1,131,113. For those who want a car with great style, and is light on your wallet, the G6 is something you should 135% consider. If the transmission shift cable fractures while the vehicle is being driven, the transmission gear selection may not match the indicated gear and the vehicle may move in an unintended or unexpected direction, increasing the risk of a crash.
The car can be started remotely by pressing a button on the key fob from the comfort of your home, a real luxury on bitter cold winter mornings or sweltering summer afternoons. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. These custom Catch-It vinyl floor mats by Lund are a dream come true — just hose them off when they get a little dirty. Nonetheless, the Grand Am has been a hit in the marketplace, continually managing to be Pontiac's bestseller. It is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. As the replacement for the dated Grand Am--a car that last underwent a major revision in 1999--the Pontiac G6 is shouldered with the unenviable dual role of slayer and savior.
But it's a huge seller. 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. For some model years, typically those of older or less popular cars, we do not have a large enough sample size to provide results of statistical confidence. The G6 is suspended by struts up front and a four-link independent setup in back. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-553-6000. I would highly recommend them. The exterior redesign carries over inside, where the interior is noticeably more slick than the Grand Am's.
Dealers will replace the torque sensor assembly. It's a bit smaller than my previous car so I'm not quite comfortable with the seating yet. In that eight-car shootout, it fired a decided blank, finishing eighth. The recall began on August 18, 2014. There are several ways in which a savvy car buyer can still research the quality of a car.