The six-speed shifter is notchy, but better than on many front drivers. It's an odd thing that my car has taken so much and I've not yet had to change anything major to the suspension. I purchased this car used in 2008. Convertible-engineering specialist Karmann was instrumental in developing the sophisticated two-piece clamshell-style retractable hardtop that takes less than 30 seconds to change from closed to open, or vice versa. The touch of a single button operates the top. I've put 15K on it over the past year and it now has a total of 64k on it.
The steering can only be called numb and disconnected, offering no passion or excitement in tight corners. This steering is much--no, way--improved over the electric unit, with adequate feel and virtually no torque steer. Body roll is minimal during cornering. I've changed them three times and you know I'm almost convinced it's parts because the other ball joints have been fine. Contacted Pontiac and they said they would partner with the dealer. Front safety belt pretensioners deploy at the same time as the frontal air bags to take up slack in the safety belt webbing.
It may not be the best of all worlds, but it does bring the mainstream four-seat convertible up to date while the competition, mainly Chrysler, has not. The feature allows the driver to manually select the gears without the need for a clutch or just leave it in the fully automatic mode. The modern gasoline engine is capable of so much more than what it's credited. This system works with the front passenger seat and differentiates between adults — 5 th percentile females and larger — and small children or child seats to adjust air bag deployment. It has a broad power band for excellent low-rpm acceleration and high-rpm responsiveness. In addition, sedans are available with the market-exclusive Panoramic roof, which features four sliding glass panels to create a convertible-style open-air driving experience. OnStar-equipped G6 models feature OnStar dual-mode analog-digital equipment.
Suspension components mount to a U-shaped hydroformed chassis cradle. Everything from weight to driver experience to tires can have an influence not just on mph times, but on zero to 60 times and quarter mile times as well. Consistent use of safety belts remains the most effective form of occupant protection. Large, heavy-duty four-wheel disc brakes provide excellent stopping power and great fade resistance. A specially insulated headliner provides acoustic quietness and thermal temperature extremes protection. Interior styling is fine, it's comfortable.
The mounts reduce noise, vibration and harshness felt in the vehicle for a smoother, quieter ride. This smart system helps reduce the risk of air bag-induced injuries. My brake pads though look brand new. Make sure you use the emergency brake, and pump the break pedal while the emergency break is on to adjust the rear breaks. . I've had to change the rotors probably 4 times.
That said, I can only imagine the G6's popularity remains intact thanks to the same set that made the Chrysler Sebring convertible a strong seller years past its prime: drivers with a need for an affordable four-seat droptop who don't care much about performance, but for whom looks and practicality remain pretty important. It all adds up to an attractive, pleasantly sporty coupe. The same disconnection actually helps the ride. And because the powertrain is installed in the same robust chassis as all other G6 models — which includes the class-leading 112. I've had my car for almost exactly 2 years. In other words, the intake valves and exhaust valves are varied at the same time and at the same rate. Our Take on the 2006 Pontiac G6 General Motors has a certified hit on its hands in the all-new 2006 Pontiac G6 convertible.
My main beef with the interior came from the big selling point, the retractable hardtop. Sunny and sophisticated interiors}1} All 2006 Pontiac G6 body styles and models have the ability to enjoy open-air motoring thanks to several roof options. I change the oil about every month and a half at 5-6 thousand miles though. By the time the bright blue test vehicle left my driveway, news had broken that the entire stock of 2006s had sold out. I've noticed a lot of these have it there.
When the retractable hardtop is up there is 5. Service tire monitor light is on. Low beam headlight on driver's side works intermittently. If you commute close by and not drive hours away you probably won't suffer as much in terms of repairs. As it stands, we still feel like we provide some of the most accurate zero to 60 mph test results available today, and we pride ourselves on being able to provide you with the 0 to 60 mph and quarter mile speed data that you are looking for.
By the time the bright blue test vehicle left my driveway, news had broken that the entire stock of 2006s had sold out. The steering can only be called numb and d. Rear seat room is generous and long doors make rear seat access easy. Since then I have replaced a hub bearing, brakes, tires, and a battery. Much cheaper than other cars in the segment.