Compare 2009 Pontiac G6 vs 2008 Chrysler Sebring

2009 Pontiac G6
2008 Chrysler Sebring
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4-Door Sedan w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan w/1SV 22 30 $18,889 $19,275
4-Door Sedan w/1SA 22 30 $19,363 $20,490
4-Door Sedan w/1SB 22 30 $20,000 $21,165
2-Door Coupe w/1SB 22 30 $20,997 $22,220
2-Door Coupe GT w/1SA 17 26 $22,755 $24,080
4-Door Sedan GT w/1SA 17 26 $22,850 $24,180
2-Door Coupe GT w/1SB 17 26 $23,256 $24,610
4-Door Sedan GT w/1SB 17 26 $23,350 $24,710
2-Door Coupe GXP w/1SA 17 26 $26,913 $28,480
4-Door Sedan GXP w/1SA 17 26 $27,008 $28,580
2-Door Coupe GXP w/1SB 17 26 $27,367 $28,960
4-Door Sedan GXP w/1SB 17 26 $27,461 $29,060
2-Door Convertible GT w/1SA 17 26 $30,117 $31,870
2-Door Convertible GT w/1SB 17 26 $30,523 $32,300
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4-Door Sedan FWD LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD LX 21 30 $18,401 $19,840
4-Door Sedan FWD Touring 21 30 $19,324 $20,865
4-Door Sedan FWD Limited 21 30 $22,519 $24,415
2-Door Convertible FWD LX 20 29 $24,655 $26,600
4-Door Sedan AWD Limited 15 24 $26,119 $28,415
2-Door Convertible FWD Touring 13 19 $27,063 $29,275
2-Door Convertible FWD Limited 16 26 $30,159 $32,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,889
$18,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,275
$19,840
Monthly Payment Estimate
$321 / month
$331 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Pontiac G6 models have appealing styling inside and out, but they fail to wow in most other respects. The 2008 Chrysler Sebring’s reasonable road manners and wealth of features are at odds with its ungainly looks and interior trim.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 56.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
110.1 102.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 53.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 56.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 38.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 59.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
112.3 108.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.6 71.2
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.3
Length, Overall (in)
189.0 190.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 13.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.6 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x - TBD - 11.5 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 16.9
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.0 36.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - TPX
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - TBC
Rear Tire Size
P215/55R17 P215/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - TPX
Front Tire Size
P215/55R17 P215/65R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3305 3310
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 525
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
156 @ 5000 166 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LE5 ED3
Displacement
2.4L/145 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
164 @ 6400 173 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.21
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 1.57
Trans Order Code
MN5 DFF
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.68 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Pontiac G6 Chrysler Sebring
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.7 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA MacPherson strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.8 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Four-Link Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 -

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