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2008 Pontiac Vibe - Very reliable

Mary
Holland, Michigan
Overall
4.0
Value
4.0
Performance
3.0
Style
3.0
Comfort
4.0
Fuel Economy
4.0
Reliability
5.0
I bought my Pontiac vibe in a hurry because my previous car needed a lot of expensive repairs. I am an artist, and I wanted a vehicle that could carry large pieces. The Vibe fit the bill. I also do a lot of antiquing, so that is another reason I need a larger storage vehicle. 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 had low miles when I got it, and I was very confident that I was getting a good deal. Mileage is good at about 27 miles per gallon average. I like the Bluetooth and GPS it came with. I'm not sure if those are factory options or aftermarket, but I rely on the GPS very much. I recently had a job change, and it is amazing how little gas I am using no... (more)
Story
We took it to Chicago and it traveled comfortably. There was plenty of room for luggage and souvenirs.
Pros
Mileage, storage capacity, GPS, and good on snow.
Cons
Insurance thinks of it as a station wagon (not very cool) and it could use better hooks for hangers of clothing.

2008 Pontiac Vibe -

Madison
Muscatine, Iowa
Overall
5.0
Value
4.0
Performance
3.0
Style
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Fuel Economy
4.0
Reliability
5.0
This vehicle has performed exceptionally for me. While it is a light car and can be knocked around by wind, I can't complain about its size. It is easy to handle, and I can drive it confidently. It also has a "Tardis" effect; it looks small, but it's bigger on the inside, which is great for transport.
Story
My favorite memories are driving my malamute from my home to my father's farm. She hangs her head out of the window the whole way and sort of resembles a bear with her face in the wind.
Pros
The interior space and powerful air conditioning system. My Alaskan malamute can stand up, walk, turn around, and lay down in the back when the seats are down. And no matter how hot it is outside, the A/C can cool the car in minutes.
Cons
The most negative thing I can say is the fact that it's so light, it can make windy and snowy travel difficult.