Is the 2009 Pontiac Vibe a good car?
Roomy backseat, comfortable ride, versatile cargo area, peppy performance, generous standard safety features, reliable Toyota powertrain. Lackluster acceleration in base model with automatic, Toyota’s version is likely to have better resale value.
Does 2009 Pontiac Vibe have a Toyota engine?
That’s 15 hp more, and it bests the 21/27 mpg of the Toyota 2.4 in the Vibe GT. According to a Pontiac spokesman, the deal with Toyota allows GM to provide product performance requirements, and do the styling, final calibration and tuning.
Does the Pontiac Vibe have a Toyota engine?
The Pontiac Vibe is a compact car that was sold by Pontiac from 2002 to 2010. It was jointly developed by General Motors along with Toyota, who manufactures the mechanically similar Toyota Matrix….First generation (2002)
|Engine||1.8 L 1ZZ-FE (LV6) I4 (gasoline) 1.8 L 2ZZ-GE (LNK) I4 (gasoline)|
Does a 2009 Pontiac Vibe have a timing chain or timing belt?
All 2009 Pontiac Vibe engines have a timing chain and are interference.
Why was the Pontiac Vibe discontinued?
Pontiac Vibe discontinued in 2009 due to General Motors and Toyota’s decision to close down NUMMI. After Pontiac announced it would go out of business, General Motors announced that the Vibe would be replaced with Buick Verano (a badge engineered Opel Astra).
Can you still get Pontiac Vibe parts?
About the Pontiac Vibe Although new model production was halted, thousands of peppy, practical Vibes remain on the road. So when replacement parts are needed, owners will be pleased to know there is a source for the real thing – GMPartsOnline.net. We do not carry fake or imitation parts – all parts are factory.
How much is a 2010 Pontiac Vibe worth?
Purchased vehicle 10 years ago brand new from dealer for $11,800 plus tax during the 2009 auto sales crash and still worth $7,000 to 7,600 on market. Incredibly low depreciation. It’s too bad the joint venture with Toyota didn’t work out. Excellent vehicle. Was this review helpful? Yes | No “Most dependable car out there!” A bit small.
Are there any drawbacks to the Pontiac Vibe?
Only drawback is that the 2009 model lost the separate opening rear hatch window, and big blind spots due to ridiculously small porthole of a window on the rear pillar. Overall, this car was a winner for Pontiac. Too bad they never promoted it the right way.
What kind of mpg does a Pontiac Vibe get?
We hit drivers side bumpers and came to an instant stop. My wife and I were banged up and bruised but able to walk away. We found out it had 4 and 5 stars in crash tests. We loved this car and got between 32 and 36 mpg depending on driving habits and time of the year.
Which is better Pontiac Vibe or Mazda3?
If you’re looking for roominess on a budget, you’ll like that the Pontiac Vibe has more interior room, cargo volume and a lower price tag than both the MAZDA3 and Chevy HHR.