2009 Pontiac G3  -  $15,055


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $15,055
Base Invoice: $14,410
Destination Charge: $720
Options: $0
Trim: 5dr HB
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 30 | City: 27 | Hwy: 34
Body Style: G3
Transmission: Transmission, 5-speed manual includes shift indicator light
Engine: Engine, ECOTEC 1.6L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder MFI with Variable Valve Timing and Dual Continuous Variable Cam Phasing (106 hp [79.0 kW] @ 6400 rpm, 105 lb-ft of torque [141.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)

Pros

Spacious interior; maneuverability and city-friendly size; extensive warranty


Value Writeup

Fuel efficiency, space efficiency and value for the money are all factors central to the G3's appeal. The G3 will go on sale late in the 2009 model year and, although priced higher than the Aveo, will come with many more standard features and a sportier character inside and out to take on rivals like the Honda Fit and Scion xD. GM's five-year, 100,000-mile warranty and three-year, 36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranties are standard.


Model Highlights

A 1.6-liter four-cylinder is the only engine offered in the front-wheel-drive G3, and comes mated to either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. Even though the engine only has 106 horsepower, it's refined and powerful enough with either transmission to move the 2500-pound G3.

Top fuel economy is expected as well for such a small car. EPA estimates are 27 mpg city and 34 highway with the manual transmission.

The interior of the G3 is its strong point; it's quite spacious for its exterior size; there's room for five, with accommodations for three in back--provided they're narrow enough in shoulders and hips--thanks to elevated, "theater" seating. Pontiac says that it has the best shoulder and hip room in its class. The back seat is also split 60/40 and folds forward to expand the cargo space to 42 cubic feet.

The G3 rides on a suspension that incorporates MacPherson struts in front and a trailing-arm setup in back; Pontiac promises a sporty, fun-to-drive character for the G3, and that it is tuned to be firmer and more responsive than the Chevrolet Aveo. Maneuverability is also the G3's forte; small outward dimensions and good visibility yield a car that's very easy to parallel park.

Initially, the G3 will only be offered in one trim level, including a wider range of standard equipment than the lowest-priced small cars. Air conditioning, a rear defogger and wiper and a six-speaker, MP3-compatible CD sound system are all standard. Front side airbags are also included on the G3, but anti-lock brakes are optional and electronic stability control isn't available.

Highlights of the G3's extensive feature list include remote keyless entry, power heated mirrors, larger alloy wheels, a sunroof and XM Satellite Radio. A Sport Package spices the G3 up in appearance if not performance, adding painted aluminum wheels and leather trim inside and a Cruisin' Package brings cruise control and steering-wheel audio controls.


Model News

The G3 is an all-new model in Pontiac's lineup--and the new lowest-priced offering from GM's sport-oriented brand.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 MPG

Cruising Range - City
324.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
408.00 mi

Engine Order Code
LXV

Engine Type
Gas 4-Cylinder

Displacement
1.6L/97.5

Fuel System
MFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
106 @ 6400

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 3800

Trans Order Code
MM5

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.33

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
550

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95

EPA Classification
Subcompact

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8

Passenger Capacity
5

Front Head Room
39.3 in

Front Leg Room
41.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.6 in

Front Hip Room
51.6 in

Second Head Room
37.6 in

Second Leg Room
35.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in

Second Hip Room
52.8 in

Wheelbase
97.6 in

Length, Overall
155 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.1 in

Height, Overall
59.3 in

Track Width, Front
57.1 in

Track Width, Rear
55.5 in

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
7.1 ft³

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42.0 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2546 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
McPherson strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/coil springs

Front Tire Order Code
Q98

Rear Tire Order Code
Q98

Front Tire Size
P185/60R14

Rear Tire Size
P185/60R14

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
14 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
14 x -TBD- in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
100,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V460000

Mfg's Report Date
JUL 29, 2014

Potential Number of Units Affected
1,968

Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Chevrolet Aveo and 2009 Pontiac G3 vehicles. The vehicles may contain brake fluid which does not protect against corrosion of the valves inside the anti-lock brake system (ABS) module, affecting the closing motion of the valves.

Consequence
If the ABS valve corrodes it may result in longer brake pedal travel or reduced performance, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ABS module, free of charge, in any vehicle that did not have its module replaced under a previous customer satisfaction campaign. The recall is expected to begin in mid-September 2014. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), and 1-800-762-2737 (Pontiac). GM's number for this recall is 14505.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

Engine, ECOTEC 1.6L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder MFI with Variable Valve Timing and Dual Continuous Variable Cam Phasing (106 hp [79.0 kW] @ 6400 rpm, 105 lb-ft of torque [141.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)

Transmission, 5-speed manual includes shift indicator light

Axle, 3.94 ratio (Included with (MM5) 5-speed manual transmission.)

Front wheel drive

Battery, 550 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with Battery Saver System (Included with (MM5) 5-speed manual transmission.)

Alternator, 95 amps

Suspension, front, McPherson struts with offset coil springs and stabilizer bar

Suspension, rear torsion beam

Steering, power, rack-and-pinion

Brakes, front disc/rear drum

Exhaust, stainless-steel

Wheels, 14" (35.6 cm) steel with full bolt-on wheel covers

Tires, P185/60R14 all-season, blackwall

Tire, compact spare

Spoiler, rear

Headlamps, halogen composite

Fog lamps, front

Mirrors, outside manual, body-color, manual-folding

Glass, tinted

Wipers, front intermittent, variable

Wiper, rear with washer

Door handles, body-color

Lift handle and release lever, rear hatch

Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback seek-and-scan and auxiliary input jack

Audio system feature, 6-speaker system

Antenna, roof-mounted

Seats, front bucket with Cloth driver and front passenger manual fore/aft, recline and height-adjustable headrests with accessory hook

Seat adjuster, driver manual height and lumbar

Seat, rear 60/40 split-flip-and-fold with outboard height-adjustable headrests

Armrest, driver seat

Console, floor with open storage compartment

Floor mats, carpeted front and rear

Steering column, tilt

Instrumentation, analog with tachometer, speedometer, odometer, trip odometer, fuel and coolant temperature gauges

Instrument panel and door trim with brushed metallic appearance accents

Oil life monitoring system

Clock, digital

Warning tones, include headlamps, safety belts and key in the ignition with the door ajar

Windows, manual

Door locks, manual

Fuel filler door release, remote lever

Air conditioning, single-zone manual includes (K11) air filter and rear air vents

Defogger, rear-window electric

Cup holders, dual front retractable and single rear

Ashtray and lighter

Map pockets, front doors and driver and front passenger seatbacks

Power outlet, instrument panel-mounted auxiliary with cover, 12-volt

Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night

Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors

Assist handles, front and rear outboard

Lighting, interior overhead courtesy

Cargo shade, rear

Daytime Running Lamps

Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact, driver and right-front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)

OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Crash Notification, Automatic Notification of Air Bag Deployment, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, a link to all Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Remote Door Unlock (if equipped), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands-Free Calling and Remote Horn and Lights. (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance and Remote Door Unlock success varies with conditions. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics available on most 2004 MY and newer GM vehicles. Diagnostic capability varies by model. Visit onstar.com or call 1-888-466-7827 for system limitations and details. For a list of vehicles with Automatic Crash Notification visit onstar.com.)

Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable, includes pretensioners and load limiters

Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions, rear

Door locks, rear child security

LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

 
EMISSIONS, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CONNECTICUT, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT AND WASHINGTON STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, CALIFORNIA
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, FEDERAL
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, STATE-SPECIFIC
$0

 
ENGINE, ECOTEC 1.6L DOHC 16-VALVE 4-CYLINDER MFI
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 5-SPEED MANUAL
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC
$925

 
AXLE, 3.94 RATIO
$0

 
AXLE, 3.84 RATIO
$0

 
WHEELS, 14" (35.6 CM) STEEL
$0

 
WHEELS, 15" (38.1 CM) 5-SPOKE PAINTED ALUMINUM
$0

 
TIRES, P185/60R14 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
TIRES, P185/55R15 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
URBAN GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
DEEP RED METALLIC
$0

 
POLAR WHITE
$0

 
MEDIUM BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
SUMMER YELLOW
$0

 
CARBON BLACK METALLIC
$195

 
BRIGHT RED
$0

 
COSMIC SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
BLUE GREEN METALLIC
$0

 
ORBIT BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
SEATS, FRONT BUCKET WITH CLOTH
$0

 
CHARCOAL, CHARCOAL CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
CHARCOAL, CHARCOAL PERFORATED LEATHERETTE SEATING SURFACES
$250

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD PLAYER AND MP3 PLAYBACK
$0

 
CRUISIN' PACKAGE
$595

 
PREFERRED PACKAGE
$570

 
SPORT PACKAGE
$625

 
SUN AND WHEELS PACKAGE
$895

 
HEATER, OIL PAN
$75

 
BATTERY, 610 COLD-CRANKING AMPS MAINTENANCE-FREE
$0

 
BRAKES, 4-WHEEL ANTILOCK, FRONT DISC/REAR DRUM
$440

 
SUNROOF, PREMIUM POWER
$725

 
MIRRORS, OUTSIDE HEATED, POWER-ADJUSTABLE BODY-COLOR, MANUAL-FOLDING
$0

 
XM RADIO
$0

 
CRUISE CONTROL
$250

 
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY
$0

 
ENGINE IMMOBILIZER, THEFT DETERRENT SYSTEM
$0

 
NEW JERSEY COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
ILLINOIS COST SURCHARGE
$0

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