While the G6 shares much in common with the Grand Am, Pontiac refined the G6 with a distinctive sporty appearance, marketing the car as a sports sedan. In terms of power, the Pontiac G6 offers anywhere from 175 to 240 horsepower, depending on the year and model. Other changes for 2008 include newly standard seat-mounted side-impact airbags, standard antilock brakes and traction control on all models. From the rear, the coupe and convertible feature narrow taillights and a sloping decklid. Recall Date 2014-07-21 Description Dorman Products, Inc. There are over 200 separate blog posts concerning the broken drivers seat on the G6ownersclub.
It features the same 252-horsepower 3. I do not feel that this, a malfunctioning heating element, is something that should be taken lightly and should be recalled. It's an interesting feature, and we recommend it. The recall began in September 2014. The panoramic roof for the four-door sedan comes open in four stacking segments, front to rear, and has about twice as much open area as the conventional sunroof that's also available. Opt Opt Engine: 4-Cyl, 2. Under the Hood The base sedan holds a 164-horsepower, 2.
A saw a hole was now also burned through my jacket. The available rear bucket seats in the G6 convertible are appropriate because three people don't fit well anyway. A single spear runs down the sides of the G6 with an optional delicately integrated spoiler lip on the trailing edge of the decklid. They also give the 2008 Pontiac G6 four out of five stars for frontal passenger-side impact protection. Most of the time, we simply put it in Drive and drove. While front passengers are treated to comfortable seats and nicely-styled appointments, the backseat passengers are the big winners, with surprisingly generous legroom and big rear doors both benefits thanks to the long wheelbase and windows that open all the way down.
That's in line with the entry-level sedans from Hyundai and Kia, as well as the V6-powered models from Dodge, Honda and Nissan. Exclusively teamed with this engine is a six-speed automatic transmission. The G6 was designed to offer a strong value among midsize cars, and we think it's an alternative worth considering. The approximate failure mileage was 29,304 and the current mileage was 38,650. The remote starting system allows the driver to start the car from the warmth of the house on cold winter mornings, a welcome feature when needed.
A panoramic roof is available on sedans, with panels that slide rearward creating a sunroof large enough for the back seat riders to enjoy an open-air experience. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. 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. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. To get the best deal on your G6, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price, which shows the typical transaction price paid for a G6 in your area.
The dealer indicates this is on a different electrical circuit and not the same one being recalled and could therefore not assist me. Reviewers like the spaciousness and simplicity of the 2008 G6's interior but don't find it to be particularly luxurious. You can open the roof and keep the windows closed for less air a better solution or open just one or two panels. If the failure to this seat had occurred during an accident the seat belt would have been essentially rendered useless as the drivers seat freely moves. In the sedan, a 6-foot, 4-inch passenger can sit behind a 6-foot, 4-inch driver with plenty of room. The G6 uses a sport-tuned fully independent suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars.
The manufacturer distributed an Interim letter to customers on July 14, 2014. If I raise the height of the seat, the entire seat shifts and leans against the drivers side door. Owners may contact Dorman customer service at 1-800-523-2492. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-553-6000. Suspension, f: independent, MacPherson strut, aluminum control arms; 21mm hollow anti-roll bar Suspension, r: independent, four-link, gas shocks, 19mm solid anti-roll bar Ground clearance: 6.
I have seen in the internet reports from others for a similar issue on Pontiac seats. Standard models offer four speed transmission, but six speed upgrades were also available at no additional charge. The G6 feels its most athletic when ordered with the 3. In addition to its strong test results, this 2008 Pontiac comes with several key features that improve overall safety. The interior of the G6 is designed after European models, with simple touches for an air of elegance. The G6 is widely recognized as a positive move for Pontiac, being a strong seller until the brand's discontinuation in 2010.