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Pontiac G3
2009 Pontiac G3
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Scion xD
2014 Scion xD
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Overview

Engine
1.6-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$925)
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 27 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
35.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.6-liter Inline-4 Gas
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
106 hp @ 6400 rpm
128 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
105 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
125 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
4-Speed Automatic (+$925)
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
37 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
14" x TBD
16" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
14" x TBD
16" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
McPherson strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion beam
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P185/60R14
P195/60HR16
Rear Tire
P185/60R14
P195/60HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
30 MPG
29 MPG
City
27 MPG
27 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
6.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12 gallons
11.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
324 miles
299.7 miles
Cruising Range Highway
408 miles
366.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
155 in
154.7 in
Height
59.3 in
59.4 in
Max Width
66.1 in
67.9 in
Front Width
57.1 in
58.5 in
Rear Width
55.5 in
58.7 in
Wheelbase
97.6 in
96.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
6.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.3 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.6 in
51.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
51.6 in
51.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.4 in
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
37.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.8 in
50.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.8 in
50.1 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,546 lbs
2,625 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
7.1 ft³
10.5 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
42 ft³
35.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Black Currant Metallic
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic w/Black Roof 2-Tone
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Nautical Blue Metallic
  • Sparkling Sea Metallic w/Silver Roof 2-Tone
  • Super White

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, Charcoal Cloth seat trim
  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Charcoal, Charcoal perforated leatherette seating surfaces
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Optional
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Optional
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Optional
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 25,000 Miles