2008 Pontiac Vibe  -  $17,440


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $17,440
Base Invoice: $16,597
Destination Charge: $585
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr HB
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 26 | Hwy: 33
Body Style: Vibe
Transmission: Transmission, 5-speed manual
Engine: Engine, 1.8L VVT-i 4-cylinder (126 hp [93.9 kW] @ 6000 rpm, 122 lb-ft of torque [164.7 N-m] @ 4200 rpm)

Pros

Economical versatility; fuel economy.


Model Highlights

The 2008 Vibe is Pontiac's entry-level vehicle, and offers a lot of character and flexibility for the price. The interior is airy, and the hatchback configuration allows for gobs of cargo capacity for the vehicle's size. For extra space, the front passenger seat folds flat.

A 1.8L, 126-horsepower four-cylinder engine powers the Vibe, and it is paired to a five-speed manual transmission. An optional four-speed automatic is an $850 option. The Vibe shares mechanicals with the Toyota Matrix, both of which are based on the Corolla platform.

The Vibe is modestly equipped with standard items, which helps keep the cost of entry low. Power mirrors, air conditioning, roof rails, and a CD player are all included with the cost of the vehicle. New for 2008 is the addition of a standard tire pressure monitor system.

For just one model, the options list is extensive. Two different aluminum wheels are available, as are two upgraded stereos with Monsoon speakers. Remote keyless entry, cruise control, and power door locks and windows can be ordered as part of the Preferred Package. Leather seats, a sunroof, satellite radio, and an alarm system are also available.

For enhanced safety, anti-lock brakes, StabiliTrak, OnStar, and side air bags can be added.


Model News

The Pontiac Vibe continues into 2008 as one front-wheel-drive hatchback model, with very little changing from the 2007 model year. The Sun and Sound Package now includes a six-disc CD changer, and a tire pressure monitor is standard. A complete redesign is expected for the 2009 model year.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Pontiac Vibe continues to offer a youthful mix of versatility and practicality. Nearly 20 cubic feet of space resides behind the rear seat, with 54 cubic feet on hand when the rear seat is folded down. At 33 mpg on the highway (using the EPA's modified 2008 ratings), the Vibe ranks as one of the most efficient vehicles in General Motors' lineup. Reliability has been above average over its six-year run.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 MPG

Cruising Range - City
338.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
429.00 mi

Engine Order Code
LV6

Engine Type
Gas L4

Displacement
1.8L/109

Fuel System
DOHC

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
126 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4200

Trans Order Code
MM5

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.57

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94

Total Cooling System Capacity
6.9 qts

EPA Classification
Compact Passenger Car

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
92.2 ft³

Front Head Room
40.6 in

Front Leg Room
41.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.2 in

Front Hip Room
51.7 in

Second Head Room
39.8 in

Second Leg Room
36.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.6 in

Second Hip Room
47.8 in

Wheelbase
102.4 in

Length, Overall
171.9 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.9 in

Height, Overall
62.2 in

Track Width, Front
59.6 in

Track Width, Rear
58.9 in

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
19.3 ft³

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
54.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2700 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion beam

Front Tire Order Code
QGF

Rear Tire Order Code
QGF

Front Tire Size
P205/55R16

Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x -TBD- in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.36

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.7 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13 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
10V387000

Mfg's Report Date
AUG 26, 2010

Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected
161754

Summary
GM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2008 PONTIAC VIBE VEHICLES. THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) FOR THE SUBJECT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE 1ZZ-FE (LV6) ENGINE AND TWO-WHEEL DRIVE MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A CRACK MAY DEVELOP AT CERTAIN SOLDER POINTS OR ON VARISTORS ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD.

Consequence
THERE ARE A VARIETY OF WARNINGS AND CONSEQUENCES ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEFECT. THE ENGINE WARNING LAMP COULD BE ILLUMINATED, HARSH SHIFTING COULD RESULT, THE ENGINE MAY NOT START, OR THE ENGINE COULD SHUT OFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. AN ENGINE SHUTOFF WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PRODUCTION NUMBER OF THE ECM AND REPLACE THE ECM IF NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. GM HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GM AT 1-800-620-7668.

GM'S SAFETY RECALL NO. IS 10282. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://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, 1.8L VVT-i 4-cylinder (126 hp [93.9 kW] @ 6000 rpm, 122 lb-ft of torque [164.7 N-m] @ 4200 rpm)

Transmission, 5-speed manual

Front wheel drive

Suspension, front independent, rear torsion beam with front and rear stabilizer bar

Steering, power, rack-and-pinion

Brakes, front disc/rear drum

Exhaust, stainless-steel

Wheels, 16" (40.6 cm) steel with bolt-on wheel covers

Tires, P205/55R16 all-season, blackwall

Luggage rack, roof-mounted with side rails

Headlamps, halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control and flash-to-pass feature

Fog lamps, front fascia integrated

Mirrors, outside power-adjustable

Glass, Solar-Ray light-tinted

Wipers, front and rear intermittent with washers

License plate bracket, front (will be included on orders with ship-to states that require a front license plate)

Liftgate, rear with liftglass

Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD player, digital clock, Radio Data System (RDS), TheftLock, programmable equalizer and (UW4) 4-speaker system

Audio system feature, 4-speaker system

Antenna, roof-mounted

Seats, front bucket, includes vertical adjustable outboard head restraints

Seat, front passenger flat-folding seatback with rear table surface and vertical adjust head restraint

Seats, rear 60/40 split-bench, flat-folding with outboard vertical adjust head restraint

Seat adjuster, driver manual height

Console, floor with cup holders and armrest

Floor mats, color-keyed carpeted front and rear

Steering column, rake, adjustable

Instrumentation, analog, chrome-accented with speedometer, tachometer, trip odometer, engine temperature, fuel gauge, outside temperature display and warning system for front passenger safety belts, ignition key, headlamps on and door ajar

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Windows, manual, front and rear

Door locks, front manual

Air conditioning, single-zone manual with air filtration system

Heat ducts, rear seat

Defogger, rear-window electric with front and side window outlets for the driver and right-front passenger

Power outlet, 2-prong, household-style on instrument panel, 115-volt, 100-watt, 1-amp

Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night (Included when (CF5) power sunroof or when (PDE) Sun and Sound Package and (PCM) Preferred Package are ordered together.)

Lighting, interior with cargo area light

Storage, includes 3 rear cargo bins, driver-side pull-down (left of instrument panel and below shifter), interior rear track accessory system with 8 tie-downs and 8 chrome tie-down hooks in rear cargo area)

Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors with visor extension (Not available with (AY0) side-impact driver and right-front passenger and head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating position air bags.)

Assist handles, front passenger and rear outboard with coat hooks

Cargo mat, rear

Daytime Running Lamps

Air bags, frontal, 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.)

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

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

Door locks, rear child security

LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats in the 2 rear outboard seating positions only

 
EMISSIONS, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS
$0

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

 
EMISSIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA OR RHODE ISLAND
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, FEDERAL
$0

 
ENGINE, 1.8L VVT-I 4-CYLINDER
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 5-SPEED MANUAL
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 4-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED WITH OVERDRIVE
$850

 
1SA PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP
$0

 
TIRES, P205/55R16 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
TIRES, P215/50R17 H-RATED, ALL-SEASON
$0

 
SEATS, FRONT BUCKET
$0

 
PLATINUM (SILVER)
$0

 
ABYSS (BLACK)
$0

 
FROSTY (WHITE)
$0

 
SALSA (DARK RED)
$0

 
STEALTH (GRAY METALLIC)
$0

 
NEPTUNE (BLUE)
$0

 
MOONSTONE (CHARCOAL)
$0

 
WAVE (BLUE)
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
GRAPHITE, CYBER CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
SLATE, CYBER CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
GRAPHITE, ALTA LEATHER SEATING SURFACES
$0

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

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

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH 6-DISC IN-DASH CD CHANGER
$740

 
WHEELS, 16" (40.6 CM) STEEL WITH BOLT-ON WHEEL COVERS
$0

 
WHEELS, 16" (40.6 CM) CAST ALUMINUM
$440

 
WHEELS, 17" (43.2 CM) CAST ALUMINUM
$725

 
OPTION DISCOUNT
$-200

 
PREFERRED PACKAGE
$850

 
MIRROR, INSIDE REARVIEW MANUAL DAY/NIGHT WITH DUAL READING LIGHTS
$0

 
CRUISE CONTROL, ELECTRONIC WITH SET AND RESUME SPEED
$0

 
PREMIUM PACKAGE
$700

 
SECURITY PACKAGE
$1,220

 
SUN AND SOUND PACKAGE
$1,200

 
SPORT PACKAGE
$1,530

 
PREMIUM MONOTONE PACKAGE
$350

 
SUNROOF, POWER
$750

 
BRAKES, 4-WHEEL ANTILOCK, FRONT DISC/REAR DRUM
$525

 
AIR BAGS, DUAL-STAGE FRONTAL AND SIDE-IMPACT, DRIVER AND RIGHT-FRONT PASSENGER AND HEAD CURTAIN SIDE-IMPACT, FRONT AND REAR OUTBOARD SEATING POSITIONS WITH PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM
$745

 
VISORS, DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER VANITY MIRRORS, WITHOUT VISOR EXTENSION
$0

 
ONSTAR, 1-YEAR OF SAFE AND SOUND PLAN.
$295

 
MIRROR, INSIDE REARVIEW, MANUAL DAY/NIGHT
$0

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$75

 
STABILITRAK, VEHICLE STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM
$495

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO.
$200

 
AUDIO SYSTEM FEATURE, MONSOON 7-SPEAKER SYSTEM
$290

 
SMOKERS PACKAGE
$35

 
CARGO COVER, REAR
$60

 
THEFT-DETERRENT ALARM SYSTEM
$325

 
NEW JERSEY COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
ILLINOIS COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
CUSTOMER DIALOGUE NETWORK
$0

 
DEALER AUTHORIZES ORDER RELEASE
$0

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