Credit its designers for doing a good job. However, it seems to work better for raising short drivers than it does lowering down to add headroom for taller folks. That means it was striving to get the most out of the engine. A Grille guards the radiator and engine from injury due to road debris; this component is usually decorative as well as protective. They are available for the following Pontiac G5 years: 2009, 2008, 2007, 09, 08, 07. Sometimes, this can work to a brand's advantage.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557452557489 ; listingsSearchManager. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-762-2737 -. Like its Chevrolet counterpart, the 2009 Pontiac G5 is a friendly little coupe. Pontiac has steadily and consistently nurtured and developed this design theme since 1961, and now it is surely one of the most, if not the most, recognizable motif in the U. Flip down the back seats and this little coupe can haul a respectable load of cargo. We found them unsuitable for winter use, however.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Both G5 models are comparatively well-equipped. The front right strut has failed twice weak design. Bluetooth and iPod connectivity are also available for the first time. A standard rear spoiler suggests Pontiac's sportier nature.
Entering your vehicle information in our Year Make Model selector up top, helps ensure you get an auto part that fits your car, truck or other type of vehicle. OnStar is a nice security blanket. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. It is comparable to the Chevrolet Cobalt and the , but well behind import-brand competitors such as the coupe, , and.
An abundance of body roll and numb steering limit the driver's overall connection to the car -- but to the G5's credit, the ride is both smooth and quiet. The dealer showed me this car, and I wasn't totally impressed initially, but after a test drive, I had a change of mind. Suspension, f: independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, hydraulic shocks, anti-roll bar Suspension, r: torsion beam axle, coil springs, hydraulic shocks, anti-roll bar Ground clearance: 5. Vehicle Details In theory, at least, five occupants can squeeze into the G5's cozy cockpit on cloth-upholstered front buckets and a split-folding rear seat. The back of the cabin is best used for parcels. The trunk is rated at 13.
This option combines a global positioning system and a cellular telephone far more powerful than a hand-held cell phone to put the driver in contact with an OnStar center. Replaced serpentine belt and second set of rear brakes around 215,000 miles, replaced battery at 223,000, all for reliability reasons. I won't be ready to purchase for another week, but he was very helpful and gave me all of the information I wanted. We know car parts and we know auto parts. In terms of resale value, we predict that the G5 will perform slightly better than average over time.
We recommend all-season tires for drivers who must face wintry weather but don't want to maintain two sets of tires. The steering is tight, however. Some people like that because it makes them feel as secure as a turtle in a shell. Just everything attached to it is simply horrible. I wrote to him everyday for 4 days and he was always kind and helpful. With the G5, Pontiac competes mainly against the closely-related Chevrolet Cobalt coupe, which costs a bit less. Seriously, the dudes or dudettes who wrote bad reviews need to get their heads checked because the G5 is amazing.
For 2009, fuel efficiency has been improved. The four-speed automatic-transmission shifts are crisp but smooth, and downshifts come promptly. The G5 is virtually identical to Chevy's largely unloved Cobalt. The 155-horsepower engine delivers the goods with performance that beats many small cars, which typically lose energy when fitted with an automatic transmission. The problem is that when the seat is lowered all the way to accommodate a tall driver, the seat cushion tilts a bit forward. Sport-style Front Seats No, they're not true sports-car buckets, but snug side bolstering and an assertively firm seatback almost give the impression that you're sitting in a real sport machine. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.
You might be a bit surprised to learn that the G5 is just as fuel-efficient as a Honda Civic. For 2009, both are powered by the same 2. Unlike the class leaders, this cheap car has an interior that looks and feels the part of an inexpensive sport coupe. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. Up to 237,000 miles now with only routine maintenance. Interior Design and Special Features The interior of the Pontiac G5 is simple and understated, with tasteful metal accents, but remains unimpressive -- due in no small part to its flimsy plastic surfaces.