Bulletin 14118 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from October 1, 2007, through January 31, 2008. The coupe and retractable-hardtop models have seating for four, but the sedan can seat up to five. The 2008 Pontiac G6 sedan features Pontiac's low, wide-based styling, and reviews read by TheCarConnection. Model value: The 2008 Pontiac G6 takes a high road between efficiency, comfort, and sportiness, managing to appeal to those who value each; and it's one of few cars in its size class to offer the two-door coupe body style. Consumer Reports obtains its reliability data from a questionnaire that is sent to subscribers.
In putting together this comprehensive review covering the 2008 Pontiac G6 sedan, the automotive experts at TheCarConnection. The 2008 Pontiac G6 sedan's interior has an attractive design, but the quality of the materials is still a bit disappointing, with too many glossy or hard plastics that look like they might scratch easily. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. The only small issue that I have is that when you step on the gas too hard,plenty of torque steer will be the result. The G6 uses a sport-tuned fully independent suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars. Pontiac's front-wheel-drive, mid-size G6 sedan has a longer wheelbase than the larger Grand Prix and nearly as much cabin space.
Wheels pushed out to the corners underline a strong stance. A Bluetooth hands-free interface is not available. One design aspect of the 2008 Pontiac G6 that hurts overall safety, as well as daily drivability, is driver visibility. A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. In order to simplify both manufacturing and purchasing, Pontiac offers just one transmission for each engine type on the 2008 Pontiac G6. Entertainment systems are improved with a new.
When parts are available, owners will be mailed a second letter to come in to have the applicable bulletin applied. 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. Major options--some of them available in value packages--include power-adjustable pedals, six-way power heated leather seats in front, an in-dash, six-disc changer, and remote vehicle start. Have had it for 18 months, not one problem. We like the bold styling, especially on the coupe and hardtop convertible, but the ride and handling are only average, and the interior quality lags behind that of the class leaders. They are asked to identify problems that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime.
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 G6 is quiet and rides comfortably most of the time. 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 coupe and retractable-hardtop convertible look similar to the sedan, but the doors are 6 inches longer and the rear ends differ. The recall began on August 18, 2014. If the tabs were to fracture and separate, the shift lever and the actual position of the transmission gear may not match. .
Both come with a four-speed automatic. StabiliTrak is part of the Sport package that includes 18-inch wheels and tires and a 222-hp, 3. Monsoon radio controls are confusing. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. Safety is also stepped up. The V6 is quieter and performs better.
Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, and Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668. Remedy Dorman will notify owners, and dealers will refund the purchase price or replace the steering shafts, free of charge. 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. A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. Safety All-disc antilock brakes and traction control are now standard on all models. Notification to owners began on on November 9, 2012. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300.
Safety is also stepped up. Entertainment systems are improved with a new auxiliary input jack for all models, plus OnStar. Then they incorporated their firsthand experiences driving the G6 sedan to help make this review of use to smart shoppers. The G6 convertible has room for four and a unique, tight folding-hardtop arrangement designed by German coachbuilder Karmann that can stow away. The G6 handles well enough and we appreciated the substantial side bolsters of the front seats. Driving Impressions With the 3. This powerplant is noisy and provides just adequate acceleration.