Originally Posted by gm4life
Ok let me first say that I am a bit confused why the SLE and the SE have the same hp rating yet the SLE sports a much more efficent dual stainless steel exhuast system! Am I right in saying the SLE should have another 5 or 10hp tacked on the Pontiac rating? And it also is a marketing question wouldn't you want a performance and hp difference to further change the models output?
that is an engine rating.. but the exhaust may make a 2hp or so but thats about it.. nothing you could ever notice and may never see on a chassis dyno at the wheels.