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2009 Pontiac G6

At a Glance

Pricing $20,490 - $28,580
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.4l I4, 3.5l V6, 3.6l V6
Transmissions A4, A6
Fuel Economy 17-22 (city), 26-33 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 60

Overview Information

An attractively styled midsize sedan from Pontiac, the G6 replaced the long-running Grand Am. Fortunately, the G6 has much improved interior materials and build quality compared to the Grand Am. Engines choices include a 2.4L I-4, 3.5L V-6, or a 251 hp 3.6L. The 3.6L GXP model features a six-speed automatic. Most other models are equipped with a 4-speed automatic.

What Changed:

The six speed automatic can now be paired (sport 1 package) with the 2.4L four-cylinder for increased fuel economy.

Official Word:

The Pontiac G6 portfolio provides an exhilarating family of distinctive, midsize cars that offers something for every driver looking for a powerful and responsive vehicle. The lineup includes the base G6 sedan, with its zippy, fuel-efficient Ecotec 2.4L engine; the GT sedan, coupe and convertible; and the performance-oriented GXP sedan and coupe, with their aggressive design and sharp reflexes. New for 2009, the 2.4L engine is offered with a six-speed automatic transmission that delivers EPA-estimated fuel...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
G6 2.4l I4 (164-bhp) A4 FWD 22/30/26 42 $20,490
G6 Sport 1 Preferred 2.4l I4 (164-bhp) A6 FWD 22/33/27 47 $22,530
G6 GT 3.5l V6 (219-bhp) A4 FWD 18/29/23 51 $24,180
G6 GXP 3.6l V6 (252-bhp) A6 FWD 17/26/21 60 $28,580