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Encyclopedia > Pontiac G5
Pontiac G5
2005 Pontiac Pursuit
Also called: Pontiac G4/G5 Pursuit
Manufacturer: General Motors
Production: 2005
Predecessor: Pontiac Sunfire
Class: Compact
Body style: 2-door coupé
4-door sedan
Platform: FF Delta
Related: Chevrolet Cobalt
Chevrolet HHR
Saturn ION
Similar: Ford Focus
Mazda3
Mitsubishi Lancer
Toyota Corolla

The Pontiac G5 (United States) / G5 Pursuit (Canada) / G4 (Mexico) is a compact car introduced by Pontiac in 2004 for the 2005 model year. The G5 is intended to compete with Japanese cars such as the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. For 2005, this car was originally known as the Pontiac Pursuit for the Canadian market. 2005 Pontiac Pursuit File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with List of cars. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pontiac Sunfire The Pontiac Sunfire is a compact car made by Pontiac. ... Car classification is a somewhat subjective subject, as many vehicles fall between classes or even outside all of them. ... The Rambler American introduced in the late 1950s was an early compact car. ... 1995 Buick Riviera coupé A coupé (from the French for cut) or coupe is a car body style with a close-coupled interior offering either two seats or 2+2 seating (space for two passengers up front and for two occasional passengers in the rear). ... A Ford Taurus, a recognizable sedan. ... An automobile platform is a shared set of components common to a number of different automobiles. ... In automobile design, an FF, or Front-engine, Front wheel drive, layout places both the engine and driven wheels at the front of the vehicle. ... Delta is General Motors new compact front wheel drive automobile platform. ... The Chevrolet Cobalt is a compact car that was introduced by Chevrolet in 2004 for the 2005 model year. ... The Chevrolet HHR (Heritage High Roof) is a retro-look station wagon that was launched at the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show as a 2006 model. ... The Saturn ION is a compact car sold by General Motors Saturn brand. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mazda3s 5-door hatchback The Axela, or Mazda3 is a compact automobile manufactured by the Mazda Motor Corporation. ... 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer with the Ralliart Trim Package The Mitsubishi Lancer is a compact automobile built by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation. ... The Toyota Corolla is a compact car produced by Toyota of Japan, known worldwide for its reliability, conventional engineering and low fuel consumption. ... The Rambler American introduced in the late 1950s was an early compact car. ... This article concerns the automobile; for the Native American leader, see Chief Pontiac. ... The Honda Civic is an automobile manufactured by Honda. ... The Toyota Corolla is a compact car produced by Toyota of Japan, known worldwide for its reliability, conventional engineering and low fuel consumption. ...


The vehicle is available as a coupé or sedan, based upon the GM Delta platform along with the Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet HHR, Saturn ION, and European Opel Astra. 1995 Buick Riviera coupé A coupé (from the French for cut) or coupe is a car body style with a close-coupled interior offering either two seats or 2+2 seating (space for two passengers up front and for two occasional passengers in the rear). ... A Ford Taurus, a recognizable sedan. ... Delta is General Motors new compact front wheel drive automobile platform. ... The Chevrolet Cobalt is a compact car that was introduced by Chevrolet in 2004 for the 2005 model year. ... The Chevrolet HHR (Heritage High Roof) is a retro-look station wagon that was launched at the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show as a 2006 model. ... The Saturn ION is a compact car sold by General Motors Saturn brand. ... The Astra is a General Motors (GM) small family car, badged as an Opel in continental Europe, a Vauxhall in the United Kingdom, a Holden in Australasia, and a Chevrolet in Latin America. ...


(This vehicle is referred to as the “G5” throughout this article for consistency.)


Specifications

The front suspension is independent with MacPherson struts, while a semi-independent torsion bar is used in the rear. The wheelbase is 103.3 in (262.4 cm), longer than its competitors, and the width is 68.4 in (173.8 cm). Weight is high at 2808-2989 lb (1273-1355 kg), and overall fuel economy is 23 mpg (10 L/100 km). The car is notable for its use of electric, rather than the conventional hydraulic, power steering. It is built at the General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The front suspension components of a Ford Model T. Suspension is the term given to the system of springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels. ... A simple MacPherson strut suspension on the left front wheel of a rear-wheel drive vehicle. ... Torsion beam suspension, also known as a torsion bar or torsion spring suspension, is a vehicle suspension system. ... General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), also known as GM, is an American automobile maker with worldwide operations and brands including Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Holden, Hummer, Opel, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and Vauxhall. ... Lordstown Complex East and Lordstown Metal Center (formerly known as Lordstown Assembly) are part of a General Motors automobile factory in Lordstown, Ohio. ... Lordstown is a village located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ...


Engines:

Years Engine Power Torque
2005– 2.2 L Ecotec L61 I4 145 hp (108 kW) 155 ft·lbf (210 N·m)
2006– 2.4 L Ecotec LE5 I4 171 hp (128 kW) 163 ft·lbf (221 N·m)

Ecotec is the name of a straight-4 piston engine made by General Motors since 2000. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ... Ecotec is the name of a straight-4 piston engine made by General Motors since 2000. ... The straight-4 or inline-4 is an internal combustion engine with four cylinders aligned in one row. ...

Model variations

The G5 is currently sold in the United States as the Chevy Cobalt. The Canadian model had "G5" added to its name to become the Pontiac G5 Pursuit for 2006, and will eventually be sold in the U.S. market as a 2007 model. Goto Chevrolet Cobalt ...


The G5 Pursuit is available in base, SE, and GT trim levels, with the base and SE receiving the 2.2 L engine, delivering 145 hp (108 kW) at 5400 rpm and 155 ft·lbf (210 N·m) of torque at 4000 rpm, with a choice of a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The GT receives the 2.4 L engine, delivering 171 hp (128 kW) at 6000 rpm and 163 ft·lbf (221 N·m) of torque at 5000 rpm, and is equipped with the automatic transmission only. Brakes are discs at front and drums at the rear. Length is 4580 mm (180.3 in) on a 2623 mm (103.3 in) wheelbase, with a width of 1725 mm (67.9 in), height at 1450 mm (58 in), and weight at 1,459 kg (3,216 lb). An automatic transmission is an automobile gearbox that can change gear ratios automatically as the car or truck moves, thus freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually. ... Close-up of a disc brake on a car On automobiles, disc brakes are often located within the wheel The disc brake is a device for slowing or stopping the rotation of a wheel. ... A drum brake is a brake in which the friction is caused by a set of shoes or pads that press against the inner surface of a rotating drum. ...


Base models are equipped with 15-inch wheels and a CD player. The SE adds 16-inch wheels, as well as anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, and cruise control (all also available as options on the base model) as well as a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob. The GT adds 17-inch wheels. Other options include side airbags, traction control, a sunroof, heated leather seats, MP3 player, and a 228 W audio system with two subwoofers. Prices are $15,925 (Canadian) for the base, $20,795 (Canadian) for the SE, and $23,200 (Canadian) for the GT. An anti-lock braking system (commonly known as ABS, from the German name Antiblockiersystem given to it by its inventors at Bosch) is a system on motor vehicles which prevents the wheels from locking while braking. ... An automobile airbag, like this one in a crashed SEAT Ibiza car, deflates after 0. ... Traction control and Vehicle Stability Control systems, on current production vehicles, are typically (but not necessarily) electro-hydraulic systems designed to prevent loss of control when excessive throttle or steering is applied by the driver. ...


External links

  • Pontiac G4 official website (Mexico)
  • Pontiac Pursuit official website (Canada)


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