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The Ones That Got Away: 10 Cars We Miss


Today's new cars are better than ever with levels of performance, comfort and efficiency unrivaled in automotive history. Despite the abundance of great new cars, what about the ones that have come and gone, leaving a void in our hearts?

The Ones That Got Away: 10 Cars We Miss

By Mike Hanley  on April 13, 2015

Today's new cars are better than ever with levels of performance, comfort and efficiency unrivaled in automotive history. Despite the abundance of great new cars, what about the ones that have come and gone, leaving a void in our hearts?

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Chevrolet Caprice, 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

By Matt Schmitz  on October 6, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 47,000 model-year 2011-13 Chevrolet Caprice and 2008-09 Pontiac G8 sedans The Problem: According to The Detroit News, there is a risk under certain conditions that the driver's knee may bump the ignition key and unintentionally move

Is Driving a Certain Car Your Ticket to Traffic Court?

By Matt Schmitz  on September 29, 2014

Look, just because you drive a Subaru WRX doesn't mean you're more likely to be the type of person who exceeds the speed limit or breaks other traffic laws. OK, it actually does mean that, but we're not the ones

Pontiac G8 Used Prices Slide, Buick LaCrosse Strengthens

By Mike Hanley  on December 28, 2012

Late-model used-car prices declined for the sixth straight month in December, dropping on average $115 from Nov. 1 to Dec. 1 to $21,711. That's the lowest average price we've seen in Cars.com's national used-car inventory since February 2012. GM models

Recall Alert: 2008-2009 Pontiac G8

By Colin Bird  on November 7, 2011

General Motors is recalling 38,444 2008-2009 Pontiac G8s because of the increased risk of head injury in smaller adult females when the airbag deploys in a collision, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The G8 doesn’t have adequate

Not So Fast: GM Not Sold on Pontiac G8 as a Chevy

By David Thomas  on July 14, 2009

Buzz around the internet the past 24 hours has made it sound like GM had decided to save its Pontiac G8 rear-wheel-drive sport sedan by remaking it as a Chevy and calling it the Caprice. However, the company says it’s

GM 72-Hour Sale: 0% for 72 Months

By David Thomas  on July 1, 2009

Maybe GM’s math skills got them into the trouble they’re in. Their just announced 72-hour sale starts today and runs through July 6, which is 144 hours by our count. Maybe they wanted to tie the sale name in with

Recall Alert: 2008-09 Pontiac G8

By Stephen Markley  on May 26, 2009

GM has issued a recall for 35,038 Pontiac G8 vehicles from the 2008-09 model years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall involves the brake pedal position switch, which may have been programmed incorrectly during the manufacturing

Cars.com Reviews the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP

By Stephen Markley  on May 13, 2009

Now that GM has decided to drop the Pontiac brand, Cars.com’s Mike Hanley gives it a send-off with his review of the 2009 Pontiac G8 GXP. With a 415-hp V-8 engine and enough refinement for day-to-day utility, the G8 GXP

What the End of Pontiac Means To You

By David Thomas  on April 27, 2009

Today GM announced it would stop producing new Pontiac models by the end of 2010. This is the end of an era for the once-proud performance brand, but it also leaves a lot of questions for car shoppers and Pontiac