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Old 05-29-2011, 01:55 AM   #1
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My wife is looking at Pontiac Vibes, 2 wheel drive with auto.
I know that they are basicly a Toyota Matrix but has any one on here owned or drove one and what are the pro'* and con'* of this car.
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Old 05-29-2011, 04:06 AM   #2
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i haven't heard anything about gas pedals getting stuck, which is good news
we'll atleast not yet


but yeah honestly i see many of them around, the interior looks okay but never driven one yet
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Good Gas Mileage, Variable Valve Timing, Looks Nice....what more could you ask for???
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I know a few people that have them. Not a bad car, lots of room, drives OK.
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Was given a Pontiac Vibe as a rent a car in Virginia in 2009. Never knew anything about a Vibe, not a single thing. My first impression.... wow, USA is finally making a small car that can compete with the Japanese. Ran lke a clock, handled smooth, everything was great. Only issue I found was it had a bit of a blind spot.

Later I discovered that the Vibe was built in California in a Toyota plant, plant may have been in partnership with GM. I definitely would give the Vibe a thumbs up.
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toyotas are usually pretty good quality, i had one for a rental as well. it wouldnt beat a bicycle but everything else was ok. it had alot of good features for a small car
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My wife owns one and loves the lil car.
Runs great never had any problems and very easy to maintain oh and they have a built in power inverter in the dash.
One of my complaints is that it needs more room we go camping a lot and i have two kids and with all our stuff the back area fills up quick but the luggage rack works well with those car toppers.
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At 97,000' big fix for 2009 vibe, cost 1500
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Two, I don't get what you are saying....
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Actuator timing chain problem
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