Compare 2008 Pontiac Solstice vs 2008 Honda S2000

2008 Pontiac Solstice
2008 Honda S2000
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 19 25 $21,219 $22,455
2-Door Convertible GXP 19 28 $26,587 $28,135
2-Door Convertible SCCA SSB Champion Edition 19 25 $26,838 $28,400
2-Door Convertible SCCA T2 Champion Edition 19 28 $30,003 $31,750
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $31,069 $34,300
2-Door Convertible CR 18 25 $32,876 $36,300
2-Door Convertible w/Air Conditioning CR 18 25 $33,780 $37,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,219
$31,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,455
$34,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$374 / month
$572 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Pontiac Solstice keeps it simple, valuing sports-car responsiveness over comfort and practicality. The 2008 Honda S2000 is a purist's sports car, with the resulting compromises in room and refinement.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 50.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 44.3
Front Hip Room (in)
50.6 49.8
Front Head Room (in)
38.5 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
50 44.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
50.1 50.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
95.1 94.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 68.9
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
157.2 162.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.4 5.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 x 0.5 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.0 11.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 14.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.0 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QFX NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R18 P215/45WR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QFX NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R18 P245/40WR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2860 2864
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.9 8.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
167 @ 4500 162 @ 6800
Engine Order Code
LE5 NA
Displacement
2.4L/145 2.2L/132
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
173 @ 5800 237 @ 7800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 2.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.05
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.76
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.13
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.48
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name
Pontiac Solstice Honda S2000
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.07 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Double-wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.96 1.00
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double-wishbone

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