Compare 2006 Pontiac GTO vs 2006 Saturn Ion

2006 Pontiac GTO
2006 Saturn Ion
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 16 21 $29,569 $31,290
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ION 2 4-Door Sedan Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ION 2 4-Door Sedan Manual 26 35 $11,025 $11,925
ION 2 4-Door Sedan Automatic 24 32 $11,853 $12,825
ION 2 Quad Coupe Manual 26 35 $11,945 $12,925
ION 2 Quad Coupe Automatic 24 32 $12,773 $13,825
ION 3 4-Door Sedan Manual 26 35 $13,233 $14,325
ION 3 4-Door Sedan Automatic 24 32 $14,061 $15,225
ION 3 Quad Coupe Manual 26 35 $14,429 $15,625
ION 3 Quad Coupe Automatic 24 32 $15,257 $16,525
ION Red Line Quad Coupe Manual 23 29 $17,925 $19,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,569
$11,025
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,290
$11,925
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$199 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.6 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
57.9 49.5
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.3 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.0 93.0
Second Hip Room (in)
50.2 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.0
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 58.4
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 103.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 67.2
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 184.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.0 14.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.1 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x - TBD - 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 13
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 35.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QWZ QTU
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
QWZ QTU
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3725 2752
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.5 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
400 @ 4000 145 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LS2 L61
Displacement
6.0L/364 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 5200 140 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas 4-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.05 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.35
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.62 2.02
Trans Order Code
MX0 M86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Pontiac GTO Saturn Ion
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Semi-indep Torsion

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