The Vibe compact crossover is mostly a carryover for 2007, with a new paint color (Wave Blue) added to the roster as well an available rear cargo cover. The Premium Monotone Appearance Package of '06 has been replaced by a slightly revised Premium Monotone Package. This consists of body-colored front and rear fascia extensions, side rocker extensions and two spoilers (one for the liftgate, the other for the roof). Available in front- and all-wheel-drive versions, the Vibe shares platforms and powertrains with the Toyota Matrix, including its standard (and Toyota-sourced) 130-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and a choice of either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic. The top GT model is only available with front-wheel drive, but comes with a 180-horsepower version of the 1.8-liter engine and a six-speed manual transmission. This sporty version of the Vibe also gets upgraded brakes and alloy wheels. A dealer-installed supercharger for the top engine can be ordered too. It adds about 35 percent more horsepower and torque. Anti-lock brakes, front-side and side-curtain airbags, a navigation system, leather seats and GM's OnStar communications/safety system are optional.
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