The Pontiac Vibe is a tall hatchback or wagon, depending on your perspective that's closely related to the Toyota Matrix and based on the Toyota Corolla sedan. Unfortunately, many of those safety features that have become virtual necessities are not standard on the 2008 Pontiac Vibe, and the lack of certain airbags shows in crash-test ratings. Economy and a cavernous interior with the Pontiac. With the manual, those numbers inch up, to 26 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway. For a small car it has a lot of room.
I've had no problems with my Vibe and the gas mileage is great, 30-35 mpg. We have had the most compliments on how pretty it is. Model overview: The 2008 Vibe is Pontiac's entry-level vehicle, and offers a lot of character and flexibility for the price. I recently had a job change, and it is amazing how little gas I am using now. The 2008 Pontiac Vibe is available in only a single model for 2008.
The styling of the 2008 Pontiac Vibe is getting a bit long in the tooth, but reviews read by TheCarConnection. For enhanced safety, anti-lock brakes, StabiliTrak, OnStar, and side air bags can be added. My dogs love riding in it especially with the rear seats down. Inside, the Vibe is loaded with visual eye-candy, from the pod-mounted center shifter to the stylish aluminum dash trim and glowing orange instrumentation. It's now got 110k miles and I hate to think about parting with it because it's just been such a good car but size-wise it's getting a bit tight.
The Vibe fit the bill. This Pontiac is powered with the legendary Toyota-made 4 cylinder engine, which is extremely reliable. With either transmission, the engine has just enough power to keep up with traffic and feel somewhat perky. All 4 tires are brand new. But its sluggish and noisy powertrain, combined with generally uncomfortable seats, detract from its overall appeal. For just one model, the options list is extensive. Inside, the Vibe is loaded with visual eye-candy, from the pod-mounted center shifter to the stylish aluminum dash trim and glowing orange instrumentation.
The interior is clean and in good condition. The 2008 Vibe is Pontiac's entry-level vehicle, and offers a lot of character and flexibility for the price. Reliability has been above average over its six-year run. Fuel economy is a plus, though; with the manual, the 2008 Pontiac Vibe is rated at 26 mpg city, 33 mpg highway. It's zippy to drive and it will haul quite a bit in it by putting the middle seats down. All 4 tires are brand new.
It's very stylish on the outside. Looking forward to working with Rich in service for the life of this new car. Despite its tall stance, the 2008 Pontiac Vibe also scores a respectable four stars in the rollover category. My son has my old Vibe with 145K+ miles; he abuses the car terribly, but it still runs, no matter what he does to it!!! The Vibe offers customers a sporty small wagon wrapped in distinctive Pontiac sheetmetal at a price that fits just about any budget. Love it's versatility and space as well. I have had very little repair needed on this vehicle in the seven years that I have had it. I met most of the people at the dealership and to a person they were welcoming, genuine and knowledgeable.
Thank you Bill and everyone there! The respective dealers will either replace the front passenger air bag inflator or the entire front passenger air bag assembly depending on the model. It's almost ten years old, we've driven it as our main vehicle, and it's still going strong with regular maintenance. He made sure the car was ready to go and had been prepped to our expectations. The Pontiac Vibe doesn't stop there, however, as Pontiac designers have carved out a well-built, comfortable, and functional interior for the Pontiac Vibe. I never really had to get anything fixed other than a battery, tires, and wiper blades. The other thing I really like about the Vibe is that it is very reliable. I have had very little repair needed on this vehicle in the seven years that I have had it.
It can carry all of our stuff when we go on road trips which we do often. Had a great experience at car Care Auto Sales! The steering response is direct and linear, with no trace of torque steer. Bought both used, when they were 4 years old. The deal was signed and delivered by Teri Mateo the Sales Manager. This is to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. The same can be said for the local Members Credit Union that provides financing! We typically get about 30 miles per gallon, so we feel like that's a good value though we wish the gas tank was bigger; it's about 11 gallons. The Vibe is tightly sprung, so it does not lean, roll or pitch like a tall wagon, yet somehow it returns a pleasantly smooth ride.
We were looking for a solid family car and the Pontiac Vibe came highly recommended. Power sunroof, premium Monsoon audio system. Little engine is very willing and great on gas. My car also has adequate storage for small items such as coins, coffee cups and sunglasses. The 2008 Pontiac Vibe comes in only one trim level, and as such, all vehicles with the Pontiac Vibe label sport the same standard features. A look at the Fair Purchase Price shows the typical transaction price paid for a Vibe in your area, so be sure to check it out before you begin negotiations. A joint venture between General Motors and Toyota, the 2008 Pontiac Vibe shares most of its parts with the Toyota Matrix.