Compare Pontiac G8 Base vs GT vs GXP

$28,250 - $37,610
Price range (MSRP)
Pontiac G8 For Sale
17/25 mpg
City/Hwy
256 hp
Horsepower
N/A
Pontiac G8 Review and Specs
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Pontiac G8 Base
$28,250
Starting Price (MSRP)
Pontiac G8 Base For Sale
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Pontiac G8 GT
$31,755
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Pontiac G8 GXP
$37,610
Starting Price (MSRP)
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What are the differences between the Pontiac G8 Base, GT and GXP?

Overview

Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Engine
6.0L V8 Gas
Engine
6.2L V8 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual (+$695)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
6.0L V8 Gas
6.2L V8 Gas
Horsepower
256 hp @ 6300 rpm
355 hp @ 5300 rpm
415 hp @ 5900 rpm
Torque
248 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
415 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual (+$695)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,885 lbs
3,995 lbs
4,050 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
18 MPG
N/A
City
17 MPG
15 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
24 MPG
20 MPG

Emissions

EPA rating
5
4
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
19 gallons
19 gallons
Cruising Range City
323 miles
285 miles
247 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475 miles
456 miles
380 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.1 in
196.1 in
196.1 in
Height
57.7 in
57.7 in
57.7 in
Max Width
74.8 in
74.8 in
74.8 in
Front Width
62.7 in
62.7 in
62.7 in
Rear Width
63.3 in
63.3 in
63.3 in
Wheelbase
114.8 in
114.8 in
114.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.2 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
38.7 in
38.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
59.1 in
59.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.7 in
56.7 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
39.4 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
38 in
38 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
59.1 in
59.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
58 in
58 in
58 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
17.5 ft³
17.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
37.4 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Performance
Performance
Performance
Rear Suspension
Performance
Performance
Performance

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45R18
P245/45R18
P245/40R19
Rear Tire
P245/45R18
P245/45R18
P245/40R19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Onyx/Red, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx/Red, Premium Cloth Seat Trim
  • Onyx, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Onyx/Red, Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Optional
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Optional
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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