Pontiac Vibe information:
The 2010 Pontiac Vibe is focused around the Toyota Matrix, which is, thus, a nearby relative of the Toyota Corolla. Those are really great qualities for a minimized hatchback to begin with, and the Vibe takes advantage of them. Offering a large portion of the Matrix's inside and mechanical segments, the Vibe brags an agreeable suspension, instinctive lodge controls and a lot of payload limit, making it one of the all the more convincing decisions in this section.
Contrasted with its kin, the Vibe separates itself with novel outer surface styling, including Pontiac's trademark double grille plan. Its sheet metal is much more in vogue than the commonplace economy cars, its tall body instils the lodge with an extensive feel and its advantageous hatchback configuration implies you can pull a great deal of stuff. This freight convey limit is one of the Vibe's greatest draws - it can pull practically to the extent that some smaller SUVs. Yet its mileage with the base 1.8-liter motor is still great at 28 consolidated mpg. The Vibe costs an excellent or two more than a common plan hatchback, yet its verve and adaptability make it well worth the additional coin.
It's important that GM's rebuilding procedure could check the end of Pontiac. In the event that the brand is hacked out, this will contrarily affect the Vibe's resale esteem. Still, there's no questioning the Vibe's major goodness. Surely, you'll need to shop around some - other great decisions incorporate the Hyundai Elantra Touring, Mazda 3 Scion XB and Volkswagen Rabbit. Each of these autos has its own particular specific set of benefits, yet for a conservative hatchback or wagon offering reasonableness and style in equivalent measures, the 2010 Pontiac Vibe stands tall. the 2010 Pontiac Vibe is a standout amongst the most reasonable reduced hatchbacks available, however Pontiac's conceivable end won't help resale values.
Models and features
Created for 2009-'10 just, the second-era Pontiac Vibe is the corporate twin of the Toyota Matrix.
The Vibe was dealt with to unique outer surface styling, then again, and additionally its own particular trim levels and choices.
Pontiac sold this Vibe in base, AWD and GT trim levels. Base models were front-wheel-drive just and had a 1.8-liter 132-torque four-barrel motor and a torsion-bar back suspension. AWD models had - you speculated it - all-wheel drive, and additionally a free back suspension and a redesigned 2.4-liter four useful for 158 hp. The game themed, front-wheel-drive GT had the all the more influential 2.4-liter motor alongside the free back suspension.
All models came standard with a five-rate manual transmission aside from the AWD model, which could just be furnished with a four-velocity programmed. A five-velocity programmed was non compulsory on the GT, while the four-rate programmed could be added to base models. Base Vibes could likewise be outfitted with the 2.4-liter motor at additional expense, in which case the five-pace programmed supplanted the four-rate on the choices list.
Inside, this Vibe emphasized straightforward and instinctive gages and controls. Fabricate quality was great, with the majority of the inside odds and ends sourced from Toyota. Because of the Vibe's raised top line, there was a lot of space for travellers. In the security division, the Vibe came standard with antilock plate brakes, On Star, steadiness control and a full supplement of airbags.
Options and packages
The 2010 Pontiac Vibe is a minimized hatchback accessible in two trim levels - base and GT - with distinctive supplies levels relying upon the drive train. The base front-wheel-drive Vibe comes standard with the 1.8-liter motor, 16-inch wheels, force reflects, a tilt-and-extendable directing section, a four-speaker CD sound framework with satellite radio and an assistant sound jack, and very little else. At the point when the 2.4-liter motor is determined on the base model, cooling joins the supplies program. The all-wheel-drive base model keeps the 2.4-liter motor and includes a sportier autonomous back suspension set up of the standard torsion-bar setup, however the supplies rundown is overall unaltered. The GT utilizes the free back suspension and includes a back spoiler, 18-inch composite wheels, an updated 320-watt Monsoon sound framework with Mp3 playback, full power frill, journey control, keyless passage, cowhide and fabric game seats and a calfskin wrapped controlling wheel (with sound controls) and movement handle.
Ventilating is a stand-alone choice on the base model with the 1.8-liter motor. For everything except the GT there is the accessible preferred bundle, which gives full power extras, voyage control and keyless entrance. Additionally accessible on non-GT models is the Sun and Sound bundle, which incorporates a sunroof, the GT's sound framework and the cowhide wrapped directing wheel and movement handle. The sunroof is a stand-alone choice for the GT. Extra alternatives incorporate a gear rack and a back load coordinator.
Under the hood
There's a decision of two four-chamber motors, and an all-wheel-drive rendition. The Vibe's standard motor is a 132-drive, 1.8-liter four-cylinder.158-hp, 2.4-liter four-barrel discretionary for base Vibe, standard taking all things together wheel-drive and GT forms. Five-rate manual standard.1.8-liter motor gets discretionary four-velocity programmed 2.4-liter gets discretionary five-pace programmed. All-wheel-drive Vibes just accessible with four-rate programmed. Tows 1,500 pounds
On the off chance that gas mileage is an enormous concern, you may need to keep away from the AWD Vibe, as it gets 20/26 mpg city/thruway. A front-wheel-drive Vibe with the 2.4-liter four-barrel and a five-pace programmed enhances those figures somewhat, to 21/29 mpg. Luckily, the 1.8-liter four-barrel presents to 26/32 mpg with the five-velocity manual transmission. I quickly had the opportunity to drive a Vibe with the 1.8-liter four-barrel and four-rate programmed (which drops mileage to 26/31 mpg) and observed that it offers satisfactory force.
Safety ratings and technology
The Vibe accompanies antilock plate brakes, On Star, steadiness control and a full supplement of airbags (front-seat side and full-length side drape). In government accident testing, the hatchback scored a flawless five stars for frontal and front-seat side effects, dropping to four stars for back seat side effects. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recompensed the Vibe its most astounding rating of "Great" in both frontal-counterbalance and side-effect accident testing.
Electronic Stability Control, demand, Head Airbag – Front, 4-Wheel Abs• Energy Management Feature, Trunk Release, Daytime Running Lights, Advanced Air Bag Features, Auto Crash Notify.
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Pontiac Vibe modifications:
|All Pontiac Vibe years|
|modification||price||cylinder||wheels||doors||width x length x height||clearance|
GT Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M) (2003 - 2005)
|20,105$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.9 x 171.9 x 62.2||8.1|
AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 4A) (2003 - 2005)
|20,455$||4||all wheel drive||4||69.9 x 171.9 x 62.2||8.1|
Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M) (2003 - 2005)
|17,130$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.9 x 171.9 x 62.2||8.1|
4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 5M) (2009 - 2010)
|16,100$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.5 x 171.1 x 61.0||5.8|
4dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M) (2009 - 2010)
|17,445$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.5 x 171.1 x 61.0||5.8|
4dr Hatchback AWD (2.4L 4cyl 4A) (2009 - 2010)
|20,275$||4||all wheel drive||4||69.5 x 171.1 x 62.8||5.8|
GT 4dr Hatchback (2.4L 4cyl 5M) (2009 - 2010)
|20,875$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.5 x 172.1 x 61.4||6.2|
4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M) (2006 - 2008)
|16,855$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.9 x 171.9 x 62.2||5.9|
GT 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M) (2006)
|20,105$||4||front wheel drive||4||69.9 x 171.9 x 62.2||5.9|
4dr Wagon AWD (1.8L 4cyl 4A) (2006)
|19,430$||4||all wheel drive||4||69.9 x 171.9 x 62.2||5.9|