2009 Pontiac Vibe pricing announced

Pontiac today announced pricing for the 2009 Pontiac Vibe. The base model, which arrives in dealerships in February 2008, will start at $15,895. The all-wheel-drive model will start at $19,495 while the GT model will carry a price tag of $19,895.

The 2009 Pontiac Vibe packs more power than its predecessors with the base model getting a 1.8 liter DOHC 4-cylinder that produces 132 horsepower. Buyers may opt for the 2.4 liter DOHC engine that produces 158 horsepower. The 2.4 liter engine is standard on the all-wheel-drive GT model.

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Press Release:

Pontiac Announces Pricing for 2009 Vibe

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DETROIT – Pontiac today confirmed pricing for the 2009 Vibe will start at $15,895 when it arrives in dealer showrooms in February 2008. Also returning to the Vibe family for the 2009 model year, an all-wheel drive model will start at $19,495 and the performance-oriented GT model will start at $19,895. All prices include a $585 destination and freight charge.

“Our goal with the new Vibe was to enhance its style and performance without sacrificing functionality and fuel economy,” said Craig Bierley, Pontiac marketing director. “Every Vibe model now comes with a bold new look, increased engine power and a host of standard safety features, but still gets up to 32 miles per gallon.”

The Vibe is powered by a 1.8-liter engine and five-speed manual transmission that can be upgraded to a 2.4-liter engine. Standard safety features include four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, StabiliTrak electronic stability control, six airbags and OnStar.

All-wheel drive and GT models come standard with the 158 hp 2.4-liter engine.

Customers can get a closer look at the 2009 Vibe at www.pontiac.com/2009vibe.

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