The new Chevrolet Malibu--also from GM--has a more contemporary and comfortable interior, along with improved powertrain refinement, while not costing much more than the G6.
Next to the G6, the Fusion feels sportier, with its crisp, direct steering and responsive engines, but the G6 has a more spacious backseat than either the Fusion or Altima.
The Altima stands out for its simple but very tasteful interior design and nice materials.
The Avenger could also be considered an alternative to the G6; the Dodge has a reasonably roomy interior, but its base four-cylinder engine is especially loud and coarse, and its interior appointments have a bargain-basement feel.
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|2008 Pontiac G6Browse Used Listings||2009 Chevrolet MalibuBrowse Used Listings||2009 Ford FusionBrowse Used Listings||2008 Dodge AvengerBrowse Used Listings||2008 Nissan AltimaBrowse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||22 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy|
|Gas 4-Cyl||Gas 4-Cyl||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4|
|4-Door Sedan 1SV Value Leader||4-Door Sedan LS w/1LS||4-Door Sedan I4 S FWD||4-Door Sedan SE FWD *Ltd Avail*||4-Door Sedan I4 Manual 2.5|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4 Door Sedan||4dr Sdn||4 Door Sedan|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual||Automatic||Manual w/OD|
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|2008 Pontiac G6 vs. 2009 Chevrolet Malibu||2008 Pontiac G6 vs. 2009 Ford Fusion||2008 Pontiac G6 vs. 2008 Dodge Avenger||2008 Pontiac G6 vs. 2008 Nissan Altima|