2008 Pontiac Solstice GXP Convertible Specs

Pontiac Solstice Convertible
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2008 Pontiac Solstice GXP powered by 2.0L 4 Cylinder Gas Engine with 5-Speed Manual transmission.

Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
2.0L Turbo 4 Cylinder Gas
5-Speed Manual
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
5.4 ft³
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.0L Turbo 4 Cylinder Gas
  • Horsepower
    260 hp @ 5300 rpm
  • Torque
    260 lb-ft @ 5300 rpm
  • Transmission
    5-Speed Manual
    5-Speed Automatic (+$925)
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
    Pwr Rack & Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    35 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    18" x 8"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    18" x 8"


  • Front Suspension
  • Rear Suspension


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    19 MPG
  • Highway
    28 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    13 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    247 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    364 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    157.2 in
  • Height
    50.1 in
  • Max Width
    71.3 in
  • Front Width
    60.7 in
  • Rear Width
    61.4 in
  • Wheelbase
    95.1 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    2 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    42.7 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38.5 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    52.4 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    50.6 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    2,976 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Trunk Volume
    5.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony w/Red Accent Stitching, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Additional Packages

Club Sport Package


includes (FE3) 4-wheel independent Sport-tuned suspension, (N87) 18" (45.7 cm) silver-painted aluminum wheels, (U1C) AM/FM stereo with CD player and (UE1) OnStar (Built out for 2008 Model Year. Requires (MM5) 5-speed manual transmission, interior color (19C) Ebony cloth and (19T) Darkside (Ebony) convertible top. Available with (D52) rear spoiler. Not available with any other options or packages other than exterior color selection.) *Affects Color Availability* GXP Club Sport Package Designed for use on a racing circuit; includes special suspension components for race-level handling and faster steering response. See your dealer for details. Requires manual transmission, U1C AM/FM stereo with CD player, N87 wheels, Ebony cloth interior and Darkside (Ebony) cloth convertible top. Not available with any other options or packages other than exterior color selection and rear spoiler.

Premium Package


includes leather seating surfaces, (N34) 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel and (UK3) steering wheel accessory controls (Includes (192) Ebony or (025) Ebony w/Red Accent stitching leather seating surfaces only.) Premium Package Includes leather seating surfaces, 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering-wheel, steering-wheel accessory controls and leather wrapped shift knob on vehicles with Manual Transmission. Includes Ebony with Gray accent stitching or Ebony with Red accent stitching leather seating surfaces.

Regular production accessory, Ready To Roll Package


includes all-weather floor mats with Solstice logo, console storage bag with Solstice logo, trunk storage bag with Solstice logo, Personal Audio Link (PAL) and emergency kit. (For additional GM Accessory Offerings and Installation, please contact your local GM Accessory Distributor Installer (ADI).)


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
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