I purchased the car with 13000 miles on it, replaced th clutch at 25,000. Look everywhere. This is a major problem with this car, it is a japenese clutch that is similar to a motorcycle design adn it is horrible. I have been working on cars my whole life and never seen anything like this
2009 Pontiac VibeToo Tall - Texas04/01/2011
I love this car! My 12 year old is about 5'8" and we drove from Texas to Tennessee with plenty of room for everybody and luggage. We got great gas mileage, about 36 miles per gallon.
Practical, simple, affordable fun
2010 Pontiac VibeMarion - Palm Bay, FL07/26/2014
-Preppy 2.4L with ample torque
-Feels agile when driving
-Enough space for a family of 3
-Lots of room under the hatch
-Toyota Powertrain = longetivity
-Cheap to maintain
-Sub-par gas mileage for 2.4L engine compared to similar vehicles
-Low horsepower tradeoff vs. the 1.8L
-Noisy cabin above 40 Mph (65 Km/h)
-Low resale value compared to its Toyota Matrix sibling
-Suffers both GM and Toyota recalls
Overall I thoroughly enjoy the 2nd Gen Pontiac Vibe. The cost to maintain is very affordable while still cheaper than its Toyota variant. The power is lacking but the torque makes up for it in day-to-day city driving.
If you're looking for something simple, practical, and cheap to own, this is your vehicle.
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Published on Friday, December 9, 2016
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