For carrying more cargo the rear seat can be folded down. Safety features include frontal air bags; front seat belts with pretensioners in a crash these remove the slack. They provide life-saving head protection in a side-impact crash and federal crash tests show they are needed on the G5. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Performance upgrades include a 173-hp, 2. Putting snow tires only on the front would help with turning, but with far more slippery tires on the rear wheels the handling could be treacherous.
Then you get over looking good in the sunshine and start worrying about melanomas. Model Lineup The 2007 Pontiac G5 is available only as a coupe, which means two doors and a smallish back seat. One problem is poor visibility over the driver's left shoulder. Pontiac describes the G5 as a five-passenger coupe, but limited rear legroom make carrying five passengers a serious challenge. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 1,131,113. It is as if there is a half-hearted effort to dislodge its occupant, which seems a bit rude.
When a second G5 with the air curtains was tested there was a big improvement, although the Pontiac still did not fare as well as a 2007 Honda Civic Coupe with air curtains as standard equipment. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. A vehicle rollaway increases the risk of injury to exiting occupants and bystanders. The steering is somewhat heavy and the effort increases during turns. Walkaround With its twin grille, there is no mistaking the Pontiac G5 for anything but a Pontiac. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. For the first six months.
The extra gear means a better chance at providing good acceleration at all times but better fuel economy. The total number vehicles being recalled is now 1,131,113. General Motors' number for this recall is 14113 for the ignition lock cylinder and key replacement, and 14133 for only key replacements. Major competitors, like the Civic, now come with five-speed automatics. Some people like that because it makes them feel as secure as a turtle in a shell.
Recall Date 2014-02-10 Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737 or Saturn at 1-800-553-6000. Like most coupes, the back of the cabin is best used for parcels. That gives it a balanced, secure feel. The recall began on April 18, 2014.
That means it was striving to get the most out of the engine. Owners were instructed to not bring their vehicles in for repair until January 2013. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-521-7300. Owners may contact General Motors customer service at 1-800-222-1020 Chevrolet , 1-800-762-2737 Pontiac , 1-800-553-6000 Saturn. We found the cloth material on the seats was handsome. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual. All affected owners will receive another letter once parts are available.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. I have had issues with my car since I drove off the lot. The trunk is rated at 13. It comes in two versions. Big roof pillars and a small rear window combine to make it hard to see vehicles coming up to pass.
When the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration did side-impact crash tests on the G5 without the air curtains safety officials noted that, had a human been in the driver's seat, serious head injuries would have been likely. I will not recommend my year model to anyone due to the front end issues. The recall began on April 18, 2014. Owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-553-6000. Notification to owners began on on November 21, 2012. There is plenty of legroom for two people up front but the back seat is barely suitable for a six-foot adult for a short trip across town.
Halfway up one hill all it did was to cut the power as it tried to help the wheels regain traction, but the effect was that all the momentum was lost. This potential for rollaway increases the risk for a crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries. They offer so little grip that they are likely to worry even those experienced in winter driving. That said, from the front, side or rear the G5 has a cleaner and smoother look than Pontiacs past, which tended to be cluttered with stick-on body cladding. OnStar is a nice security blanket. The standard transmission is a five-speed manual. Pontaic continues to say they can not duplicate it.