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Selected Style 4-Door HB
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Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 30 36 $16,016 $17,130
4-Door HB GT 25 32 $18,798 $20,105
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $19,125 $20,455
2-Door Coupe GT
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GT 20 29 $20,587 $22,500
2-Door Coupe GT1 20 29 $21,731 $23,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,016
$20,587
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,130
$22,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$375 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 30 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.0 90.0
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 52.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 186.3
Height, Overall (in) 62.2 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 107.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 14
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 35.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.36 2.5
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code QGF QSK
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/50R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QGF QSK
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2700 3091
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 12.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/109 3.4L/204
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 175 @ 4800
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 205 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LV6 LA1
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 29
Transmission
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.21 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04 1.62
Trans Order Code MM5 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 2.95
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.34 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Tri-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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