(3.9) 27 reviews
MSRP: $1,715$8,115
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 25-27
Engine: 200-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Pontiac G6

Our Take on the 2005 Pontiac G6

Our Take

Pontiac introduced this all-new replacement for the compact Grand Am at the 2004 North American International Auto Show. Scheduled to reach dealerships in fall 2004, the sporty midsize front-wheel-drive G6 sedan is built on General Motors’ global Epsilon platform. Pontiac intends to compete... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • 3.5-liter V-6
  • FWD layout
  • High-performance GTP model
  • Optional Panoramic roof
  • Optional side-curtain airbags


Our Expert Reviews

Pontiac's new G6 sedan just might be the best-kept secret in the auto industry this year. Arguably one of the best midsize sedans on the market and a potentially formidable competitor to the best-selling Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, the G6 debuted this past fall as the replacement for the long-running Grand Am. Despite a much-publicized event in which General Motors gave away 276 of the... Read full review for the 2005 Pontiac G 6

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Problem child

by Sad in South Dakota from Spearfish, SD on April 6, 2009

My 2005 G6 has sentimental value, but she's a pain in my patutty. I've had brake rotor problems every 20,000 miles. I just had the steering column replaced and now she's having new problems. She seems... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 11 recalls for this car.

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