Ride is smooth and well controlled; freeway grooves and expansion joints register only faintly. When Pontiac set out to redesign the Grand Am, the 2008 Pontiac G6's predecessor, they knew they had to do something about the forgettable exterior styling. In both government and industry crash tests, the 2008 Pontiac G6 scores above average. Recall Date 2014-07-21 Description Dorman Products, Inc. However, there is a problem with the transmission. It's not the lamps it's the connection that keeps melting. Sitting down inside this 2008 Pontiac sedan, you can expect to find a handsome and well-planned interior.
In either model, the steering lacks the precision of other cars in its class, while the ride is quite firm and can be choppy on pockmarked pavement. Seat-mounted thorax side impact air bags are now standard on all models, along with anti-lock brakes. This service will be performed free of charge. The coupe and retractable-hardtop convertible look similar to the sedan, but the doors are 6 inches longer and the rear ends differ. Bulletin 14118 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from O. Parts are not currently available. The G6 is projected to hold only average residual values, on par with the Ford Fusion and Dodge Avenger, but far below the marks set by the , and.
Then around 80k miles it started making an awful clunking sound in front end. The G6 uses a sport-tuned fully independent suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars. And thanks for reading Autoblog. Otherwise the car needs just regular oil change. We notice you're using an ad blocker. Bought it with 15k miles and loved it at first. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site.
I have been adding fluid about every 5 days to keep the pump from making a hideous noise. A total of four different engines are offered in the G6 range, each paired with either a four-speed automatic or six-speed automatic transmission. Failed to get data, please try again. The size class for cars is determined by the interior passenger and cargo volumes. The 2008 Pontiac G6 sedan boasts a few noteworthy standard features, as well as several desirable options, but the lack of a Bluetooth-compatible system on the Pontiac G6 is unfortunate.
The recall is expected to begin on, or about, November 12, 2012. I-4 and V-6 refer to the configuration and number of cylinders. My wife and I both like having a vehicle that has plenty of power, and the G6 certainly does. The affected steering shafts may have a yoke that inadequately supports the u-joint bearing resulting in a premature failure. Notes General Motors safety recall number 12106.
Our observed gas mileage was respectable at 23 mpg. Pushed-forward A-pillars give the windshield a sharper rake. The rest of the car, though, is deeply average. Monsoon radio controls are confusing. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in.
Bulletin 14116 covers model year 2004-2006 Chevrolet Malibu and Malibu Maxx, 2005-2006 Pontiac G6 and 2008-2009 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from March 1, 2008, through June 27, 2008. An optional Monsoon sound system also comes with that package on the 2008 Pontiac G6, but Cars. The recall began on August 18, 2014. Side curtain and side-impact airbags are now standard in coupes and sedans. Have had to replace rotors twice now. Rear legroom in the sedan is good, but headroom is horrible. Coupe and retractable-hardtop convertible body styles joined the lineup for 2006.
In order to simplify both manufacturing and purchasing, Pontiac offers just one transmission for each engine type on the 2008 Pontiac G6. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. I am hoping to keep it even if i choose a second car because its dependability has been above par. Driving Impressions With the 3. Safety is also stepped up. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Use of this site implies your agreement to these terms.