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Pontiac G8 Review: 2008 Pontiac G8: safe and stylish car

For a car to survive in the modern day competition in automobile market, it should have a blend of safe and style. People like their cars to be fascinating at the same time are careful about safety. Extremely stylish with a sports car type finishing look and adequate safety features, 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan surely has that ingredient and can allure any car lover.

This car features a 24valve, 3.6 liter V6 standard engine that can endure horsepower of 256 at the rate of 6300 rpm. The five-speed automatic transmission for the 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan is electronically controlled with overdrive. It also includes independent performance-ride type suspensions at both ends along with a battery saver and delayed power-retention mechanisms, which regulates windows and audio for 10 minutes.

Braking is standard in the 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan and includes anti-lock brakes on each tire and vented disc brakes at each end. The traction control is available for all speed. Simultaneously, there are control systems for vehicle stability.

The finishing of 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan is exquisite with body colored bumpers at both ends that could be painted metallic on choice. It also includes air dam at the front, spoiler at the rear and two exhaust outlets. These features are compounded with tires for all season, which contain silver-colored alloy wheels. The cars sleek finish gives it a fancy look that will attract the gaze of any passer-by. 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan is lushly carpeted inside including the passenger cabin.

Its neatly clothed seats are arranged in theatrical style. They involve bucket seats as well as bench seats with power system. The storage space includes cargo net, console storage both at the top and bottom, lockable glove-box and coin-holders. The air conditioning of 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan can be manually controlled.

Though it does not look as aggressive as other Pontiac cars do, it surely justifies its style. The automatic halogen headlights having projector beam come along with dusk sensors. There are running lights for daytime driving along with front fog-lights. The interior of the 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan include lighting at the trunks too.

Safety is carefully looked after in 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan. There are crumple zones along with guard door-beams on the side and auto-locking retractors. Both the ends include 3-point seatbelts and the trunk has an anti-trap device. Every position is covered by airbags with dual-stage deployment. Again for security purposes, anti-theft radio signaling for the engine to be immobilized supported by stolen-vehicle tracker. These are further enhanced by the help of remote controlled ignition and trunk release within the car.

It is difficult for anyone to miss out on a car like 2008 Pontiac G8 Sedan, which fulfils all the criteria put up by a car owner, especially on the grounds of safety and style.

Tech specs

Body: 4-door sedan

Engine: 3.6 liter V6 256 hp

Transmission: 5 speed automatic

Torque: 385 units

Power: 256 hp

Tires: SBRP245/45R18

Verdict:

For: Luxurious car with great style and power

Against: Seat recliners could have been more comfortable

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