• (3.9) 52 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,745$8,681
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 22-28
  • Engine: 167-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Pontiac G6

Our Take on the 2006 Pontiac G6

Pontiac introduced the sporty midsize front-wheel-drive G6 sedan for 2005. Replacing the Grand Am, the company aimed the G6 at such competitors as the Dodge Stratus, Mazda Mazda6, Mitsubishi Galant, Nissan Altima and Volkswagen Jetta.Pontiac promoted the new family of performance-oriented powertr... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Scant rear headroom
  • Sedan reminiscent of past GM models
  • Excessive steering effort at times
  • Some confusing controls

Notable Features

  • Three engine choices for 2006
  • New coupe and retractable-hardtop convertible
  • High-performance GTP models
  • Optional Panoramic sedan roof
  • Optional side-curtain airbags

2006 Pontiac G6 Reviews

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Who said American automakers are incapable of building exciting passenger cars? The recently tested 2006 Pontiac G6 GTP Convertible certainly doesn't lack for excitement.The car's sleek body came dressed in bright "Crimson Red" paint, and the power, retractable hardtop retreated into the vehicle's rear section with a highly entertaining show that lasts about 30 seconds.On the ro... Read full review for the 2006 Pontiac G 6

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Consumer Reviews


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Very reliable and good car for the money.

by Who told you that? from DeKalb, Il on August 23, 2011

Overall gas milage sitting at 31 mpg. The 3.6 V6 has plenty of power. Smooth ride, nice handling. Other than basic maintanance I haven't had to put any money into it what-so-ever. It's a great car.

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2006 Pontiac G6 Safety Ratings

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There are currently 12 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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