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Pontiac G8
2009 Pontiac G8
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2010 Saturn Aura
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Volkswagen Passat
2021 Volkswagen Passat
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Overview

Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Engine
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
15.9 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
2.4L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
256 hp @ 6300 rpm
169 hp @ 6400 rpm
174 hp @ 5200 rpm
Torque
248 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
160 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
206 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,885 lbs
3,426 lbs
3,314 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
26 MPG
28 MPG
City
17 MPG
22 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
25 MPG
33 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
16 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
323 miles
352 miles
444 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475 miles
528 miles
666 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.1 in
190.5 in
193.6 in
Height
57.7 in
58.4 in
58 in
Max Width
74.8 in
70.3 in
72.2 in
Front Width
62.7 in
59.9 in
62.1 in
Rear Width
63.3 in
60.4 in
61 in
Wheelbase
114.8 in
112.3 in
110.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.2 in
42.2 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.7 in
39.4 in
38.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
55.9 in
56.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.7 in
53 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
37.6 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38 in
37.4 in
37.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
59.1 in
54 in
57 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
58 in
52.3 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
17.5 ft³
14.9 ft³
15.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x TBD
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x TBD
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Performance
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Performance
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45R18
P215/55R17
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P245/45R18
P215/55R17
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Aurora Red Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • 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
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Rust-Through
N/A
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles