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Vehicle 2002 Volkswagen Cabrio GLX 2008 Pontiac G6 GT Convertible
12v power outlet: front Yes No
1984 cc 2 liters in-line 4 front engine with 82.5 mm bore, 92.8 mm stroke, 10 compression ratio, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder Yes No
19-mm Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
21-mm Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
2 Front and 4 Rear; 6 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
3.5-Liter, V6, 12-Valve, OHV, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 217@5800, Torque Of 217@4000, Cast Iron Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side and passenger side with pre-tensioners Yes No
4-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
52 liter 13.7 gallon main unleaded fuel tank Yes No
Air conditioning Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 18-In. No Yes
All-Speed Traction Control No Yes
AM/FM Radio With Seek, Scan, Monsoon(TM) Sound System and 8 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; XM(R) Satellite Radio No Yes
Anticorrosion warranty: duration (months): 72 or distance (miles): unlimited, distance (km): unlimited Yes No
Audio anti-theft protection: code Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time Delay No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Auxiliary Input Jack No Yes
Battery No Yes
Battery Saver No Yes
Body color front and rear bumpers Yes No
Body side molding Yes No
Cargo area light Yes No
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (liters): 227 and all seats in place (cu ft): 8 Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area No Yes
Chrome Exhaust Pipe No Yes
Clock Yes No
Coefficient of drag: 0.37 Yes No
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights Yes No
Courtesy lights Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal No Yes
Cruise control Yes No
Cruise Control No Yes
Day time running lights Yes No
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Lights No Yes
Digital Clock No Yes
Door ajar warning Yes No
Door edge hazard lights Yes No
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Driver and passenger externally adjustable heated partial-painted door mirrors Yes No
Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors Yes No
Driver Manual Lumbar Support No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 4 Ways Total No Yes
Dual Black Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Eight speakers Yes No
Electric remote trunk/hatch release Yes No
Electric softtop convertible roof with glass rear window Yes No
Emission control level FED Yes No
Equalizer No Yes
Extended Service Interval Spark Plugs No Yes
External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4074, overall length (inches): 160.4, overall width (mm): 1694, overall width (inches): 66.7, overall height (mm): 1422, overall height (inches): 56, wheelbase (mm): 2474, wheelbase (inches): 97.4, front track (mm): 1463, front track (inches): 57.6, rear track (mm): 1427, rear track (inches): 56.2, curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10607 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 34.8 Yes No
Fixed delivery charges: 550 Yes No
Fixed hoop convertible rollover protection Yes No
Fixed mast antenna Yes No
Floor covering: carpet in load area Yes No
Floor mats Yes No
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs Yes No
Four-wheel ABS Yes No
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and rear alloy wheels with 14 inch rim diam and 6 inch rim width Yes No
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and rear tires with 195 mm tire width, 60% tire profile and H tire rating Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front Dual Map Lights No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats With Driver Adjustable Seat Height No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Dual Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front fog lights Yes No
Front Foglights No Yes
Front Power 296-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 270-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front power windows with two one-touch , rear power windows Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front seat back storage Yes No
Front seats cup holders , rear seats cup holders Yes No
Front side airbag Yes No
Front Side Airbags No Yes
Front-wheel drive Yes No
Fuel economy EPA highway (l/100km): 7.6, EPA highway (mpg): 31, EPA city (l/100km): 9.8 and EPA city (mpg): 24 Yes No
Full car warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): 50000, distance (km): 80467 Yes No
Full dashboard console with open storage box , full floor console with covered storage box Yes No
Glovebox No Yes
Halogen Headlights No Yes
Heated washer Yes No
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners Yes No
Hydraulic Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror Yes No
Illuminated Entry No Yes
Illuminated entry system Yes No
Immobilizer Yes No
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Touring Ride Type No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Touring Ride Type No Yes
Infrared Glass No Yes
In-Glass Radio Antenna No Yes
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 983, front headroom (inches): 38.7, rear headroom (mm): 930, rear headroom (inches): 36.6, front leg room (mm): 1074, front leg room (inches): 42.3, rear leg room (mm): 790, rear leg room (inches): 31.1, front shoulder room (mm): 1374, front shoulder room (inches): 54.1, rear shoulder room (mm): 1181, rear shoulder room (inches): 46.5, interior volume (liters): 2322 and interior volume (cu ft): 82 Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment Yes No
Leather Located On Shift Knob and Handbrake No Yes
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl Yes No
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Load restraint net Yes No
Lockable glove compartment Yes No
Low fuel level warning Yes No
Low washer fluid level warning Yes No
Luxury trim leather on gearknob Yes No
Manual Air Conditioning No Yes
Manual five-speed transmission with shift lever on floor Yes No
Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Manufacturer's own audio system with AM/FM radio and cassette Yes No
Metallic paint , black paint , gloss paint , pearl paint Yes No
Metallic Paint (If Selected) No Yes
Monsoon(TM) Subwoofer No Yes
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock and Illuminated Entry No Yes
Multi-point injection fuel system Yes No
OnStar(R) Personal Calling Hands-Free Telephone No Yes
OnStar(R) Stolen Vehicle Tracking No Yes
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Service Plan Includes Automatic Collision Notification, Concierge Services, Emergency Response, Personal Calling, Remote Unlocking, Roadside Assistance, Security System Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking and Vehicle Diagnostics No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Located On Headlights Activated Via Time Delay With 20-Second Duration No Yes
Peripheral anti-theft protection Yes No
Power: 85 kW , 115 HP SAE @ 5200 rpm; 122 ft lb , 165 Nm @ 2600 rpm Yes No
Power Hard Removable Top No Yes
Power steering Yes No
Powertrain warranty: duration (months): 60 or distance (miles): 60000, distance (km): 96561 Yes No
Power Window Lockout No Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Down No Yes
Programmable Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking No Yes
Radio Data System No Yes
Rear Bucket Seats With Headrests No Yes
Rear view mirror Yes No
Rear Window Defroster No Yes
Rear window with defogger Yes No
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch and includes power windows Yes No
Remote Trunk Release No Yes
Road-side assistance warranty: duration (months): 48 or distance (miles): 50000, distance (km): 80467 Yes No
SBRP225/50R18 BSW, Touring Tires No Yes
Seating: four seats Yes No
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams No Yes
Solar-Ray(R) Tinted Glass No Yes
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel Yes No
Sports heated driver and passenger seat with height adjustment and - adjustments Yes No
StabiliTrak(R) Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio No Yes
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , torsion beam rear suspension semi-independent with coil springs Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Theftlock(R) Radio Anti-Theft No Yes
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tinted glass on cabin Yes No
Trim level: GLX Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Two-door convertible body style Yes No
Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats , two head restraints on rear seats Yes No
Two one-piece bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments Yes No
Unleaded fuel Yes No
Upgraded Cloth Seats No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Passkey III+ Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Ventilation system with recirculation setting and micro filter Yes No
Voice Activated Controls For Phone No Yes
Weights: curb weight (kg) 1296 and curb weight (lbs) 2857 Yes No
Windshield wipers with fixed intermittent wipe Yes No






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