On the road, we found the base model pleasant and comfortable with a hatchback's cargo-hauling versatility. The GT offers more driving excitement.
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8.4 sec0 to 60 Acceleration
4.0Performance and Handling see details
2.9Comfort and Convenience see details
3.5Safety Features see details
3.0Passenger Space see details
unavailableCargo Capacity see details
|The Pontiac Vibe is available in 4 trims:|
| 2009 PontiacVibe Base w/2.4L Front-wheel Drive Hatchback|
2009 PontiacVibe GT Front-wheel Drive Hatchback
2009 PontiacVibe Base w/1.8L Front-wheel Drive Hatchback
2009 PontiacVibe Base All-wheel Drive Hatchback
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