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Pontiac G8 repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (24%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (14%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 414 repairs.
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Pontiac G8 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (25%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (8%)

Chart based on 59 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Pontiac G8 problems by year

2008 - 2012 (100%)

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Chart based on 414 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Pontiac G8

Pontiac G8 Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 361-horsepower 6.0L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Drove a Holden Commodore SS on a visit to Australia and really enjoyed it. full 2009 Pontiac G8 review
Pontiac G8 Personal Experiences: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Sedan 256-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Camshaft end play on both camshafts is the problem I encountered after 27000 miles. Although it was repaired under warranty, I could expect the same problem in a few years. full 2009 Pontiac G8 review
2008 4dr Sedan 361-horsepower 6.0L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
sometimes the car has a lumpy idle...and the tranny shifts with a thunk. full 2008 Pontiac G8 review
 

Pontiac G8 Problems and Repair Histories

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