At a Glance
|Pricing||$24,275 - $30,480|
|Engines||2.0l I4 T, 2.4l I4|
|Fuel Economy||19 (city), 24-28 (highway)|
Arguably the best Pontiac in a long time. The 2-seat roadster features handsome styling and a rewarding driving experience. The Solstice provides the first real competition for the Miata at this price point. Solstice rides on an all-new compact, RWD platform and is powered by a 2.4L 4-cylinder. Buyers can opt for either a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automatic transmission. A turbocharged GXP model features a direct-injection, turbocharged 2.0L engine boosting horsepower to an estimated 260hp. The power increase is sufficient for a credible claim of 0-60 in under 5.5s.
ABS and stability control become standard equipment on all models. The limited slip differential is now standard.
Already the best-selling roadster in the United States, the Pontiac Solstice lineup expands in 2009 with a new, sleek coupe model. The Solstice coupe is equipped with a removable roof that enables an open-air driving experience yet offers a greater range of all-season driving opportunities. "The new Solstice coupe has all the design cues and pleasing performance of the original roadster, and is an all-season alternative for people who enjoy open-air driving," said Susan Docherty, vice...Read.
|Solstice||2.4l I4 (173-bhp)||M5||RWD||19/25/22||63||$24,275|
|Solstice||2.4l I4 (173-bhp)||A5||RWD||19/24/21||63||$25,270|
|Solstice GXP||2.0l I4 T (260-bhp)||M5||RWD||19/28/23||69||$29,485|
|Solstice GXP||2.0l I4 T (260-bhp)||A5||RWD||19/27/23||69||$30,480|