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The Pontiac G5 is a good-looking front-wheel-drive coupe that delivers satisfying straight-line performance and reasonable fuel economy.

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Base Coupe

General Pricing

Resale Value $15,675.00 $16,100.00 $19,999.00
Destination $660.00 $620.00 $650.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.2L I4 2.4L I4 2.4L I4
Horsepower 148 @ 5600 RPM 161 @ 6000 RPM 162 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 152 @ 4200 RPM 162 @ 4000 RPM 162 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 4 4 4
Displacement (cc) 2189 2362 2378
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.4 X 3.7 3.5 X 3.8 3.4 X 3.9
Compression Ratio 10:1 9.8:1 9.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 24 21 20
Highway (mpg) 33 29 28

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2991.7 2954.2 3273.9
Wheelbase (in.) 103.5 106.3 101.4
Length (in.) 179.8 174.0 179.7
Width (in.) 67.5 69.1 72.2
Height (in.) 55.6 55.7 53.5
Track Front (in.) 58.7 59.3 61.8
Track Rear (in.) 58.1 59.3 61.8
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 38.1 37.6 38.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 35.7 36.6 34.6
Front Legroom (in.) 42.0 41.6 42.8
Rear Legroom (in.) 32.2 33.6 29.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.1 54.3 54.2
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 49.3 50.0 51.2
Front Hip Room (in.) 49.4 53.2 53.7
Rear Hip Room (in.) 46.3 47.3 44.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 86.0 84.7 81.6

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension torsion wishbone multi-link
Tires 195/60R15 205/55R16 225/50R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front wheel drive front wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A N/A
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A N/A Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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