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Pontiac G8

The Pontiac G8 was first made available in 2008. Although the vehicle is no longer being produced, there are used Pontiac G8 choices sure to spark your interest. This sleek, stylish car is made with the savvy driver in mind, offering a plethora of features and amenities that make it a great selection when you’re buying a car. It is a mid-size sports sedan, capable of crossing the limits yet still suitable for families. CARFAX vehicle history reports make your car-buying experience easier with complete vehicle reports on all makes and models of G8 automobiles.

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Used Pontiac G8: In Depth


Pontiac G8 Overview

The Pontiac G8 is available only in 2008 and 2009 models. Unfortunately, the vehicle wasn’t as successful as hoped due to a declining economy. Furthermore, a GM bankruptcy was a major reasoning behind the limited production of the vehicle. This means that owning one of these brilliant vehicles is a rare and enjoyable find. Three styles are available are the Base, the GT, and the GXP trim. Each of these styles is well-equipped, with standards such as 18-inch wheels, seven-speaker stereo system, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, power front seats, and satellite radio. Advance to the GT style and you get a powerful 6.0-liter V8 engine, dual-zone automatic climate control, six-disc CD changer, and limited slip differential. The GXP model also offers sport-tune suspension, 19-inch wheels, and a bigger V8 motor.

Not only do drivers get all of the above features and amenities (and many others), they also get the confidence of a sporty, classy vehicle that says it all without making a statement. The G8 is certainly a sight for sore eyes: its remarkable beauty is sustained on both the exterior and the interior of this vehicle. And riding in the vehicle is just as nice whether you’re the driver or a passenger. The G8 has room for five people, with spacious cabin room for each person inside. Other features to appreciate include the Active Fuel Management System and driver shift control. 

Those who have driven a G8 sedan vehicle report that it offers a smooth, comfortable ride that gets the attention of everyone that sees you. It is certainly a vehicle attractive enough to turn heads. Since there are only two year models available, enhance your purchase with the most current Pontiac G8 GXP, the 2009 model. This vehicle has all of the perfect amenities for an amazing ride, and the price is unbeatable. This includes Sirius satellite radio so you can rock out to all of your favorite tunes.

Safety Ratings and Awards

Pontiac keeps you protected in more ways than one with the G8. This vehicle offers an anti-theft system as well as other anti-theft deterrents. In addition, when you’re driving you can find confidence in the G8 thanks to anti-lock brakes, Brake Assist, keyless entry, child safety locks, and airbags throughout the car.

Because of the limited number of G8 models produced, safety information from official sources like the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is unavailable. 

Noteworthy About The Pontiac G8 

  • Around 35,000 Pontiac G8 vehicles have been sold, making it one of the top selling sedans of all time.
  • The Pontiac G8 is one of the last ever to be produced by Pontiac.
  • The G8 can sprint to 60 miles per hour in just 5.3 seconds. It can charge through a quarter of a mile in 13.8 seconds at 102.8 mph.
  • If you decide to purchase the new Pontiac G8 model, a warranty may still be available on selected models.

Vehicle Overview


2009 Pontiac G8

  • From $14,737
  • 3.6L V6

  • 15 mpg city/24 mpg highway

  • All Wheel Drive
  • 5-speed automatic; 6-speed automatic overdrive

  • 256 hp @ 6300 RPM

  • 114.8 inches