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Base I4 FWD
2011 Base I4 FWD
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2009 Pontiac G8
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2010 Saturn Aura
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.6L V6 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
175 hp @ 6000 rpm
256 hp @ 6300 rpm
169 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
248 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
160 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
5-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,365 lbs
3,885 lbs
3,426 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
20 MPG
26 MPG
City
22 MPG
17 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
25 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
N/A
7.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
5
7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
19 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
385 miles
323 miles
352 miles
Cruising Range Highway
507.5 miles
475 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
189 in
196.1 in
190.5 in
Height
56.9 in
57.7 in
58.4 in
Max Width
72.2 in
74.8 in
70.3 in
Front Width
61.7 in
62.7 in
59.9 in
Rear Width
61.3 in
63.3 in
60.4 in
Wheelbase
107.4 in
114.8 in
112.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
42.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.7 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.4 in
59.1 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
54 in
56.7 in
53 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.1 in
39.4 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
38 in
37.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
59.1 in
54 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.3 in
58 in
52.3 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16.5 ft³
17.5 ft³
14.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Electric Pwr
Turning Diameter
38.7 ft
37.4 ft
40.4 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
18" x 8"
17" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
18" x 8"
17" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent Short-Long Arm
Performance
N/A
Rear Suspension
Independent Multi-Link
Performance
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P205/60R16
P245/45R18
P215/55R17
Rear Tire
P205/60R16
P245/45R18
P215/55R17
Spare Tire
T145/80D16
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Camel, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Charcoal Black, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Medium Light Stone, Premium cloth seat trim
  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Gray, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Morocco Brown, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Tan, Leather-appointed seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Optional
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Telematics
Optional
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Cab Corrosion-Perforation
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Emissions
5 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
N/A
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
Short Term California
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
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