2007 PONTIAC SOLSTICE

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$10,990
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67,391 Miles
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Vehicle Details

Mileage: 67391
Body Style: Convertible
Trim Level: GXP Convertible
Doors: Two Door
Engine Type: 4 Cylinder Turbo
Drive Train: 2WD
Fuel: GAS
Location: Washington, IL

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5spd manual! Low miles indicate the vehicle is merely gently used. Looking for a brilliant deal on an outstanding-looking 2007 Pontiac Solstice? Well, we've got it! Climb into this fantastic Solstice and be impressed by the low mileage number staring back at you. This baby's life is just getting started. J.D. Power and Associates gave the 2007 Solstice 4 out of 5 Power Circles for Overall Performance and Design.


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Best buy yet

5
Tiffany Wilkinson on 11/30/2016

Customer Service: 5.0 Quality Of Work: 5.0 Friendliness: 5.0 Pricing: 5.0 Overall Experience: 5.0

So this was my first official buy on my own. My sister went with me. I knew what I was looking for and wanted for me and my two children. I had spoken to Chad before I came in and ketchup him know what I was looking for and how much I could spend. When I went in the kind of vehicle and price I was looking for was not available. But he worked hard to try and find one. There were two similar vans on the lot. I took them bothave for a test drive. I feel in love with the first van, but drive the second one. Now the price was not what I was looking for. But in the end everything worked out. I got a new to me van for me and my children. It'd almost been a year and I still love it! I will go back to see Chad for a trade or a newer vehicle in the future. Thanks so much Chad for making my first time buyer and great experience. From time to time he also checks up to see how things are going with the 2009 Chrysler Town and Country van I bought, which I think is amazing that the sales associate does that.

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Overall Rating
4.7
  Based on 84 reviews

4 wheel motorcycle

5
Virgil Wallace on 07/04/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 5

I'm 68 and was looking for a fun, great looking car like a Cadillac xlr or Plymouth Prowler or maybe a Can-Am motorcycle. I didn't think I could fit into a Solstice but found that I could. The gxp is a hot rod and an event to drive. It rides and drives better than the xlr and the prowler at much less cost. I just can't help punching the turbo... what a blast. I could easily get myself in trouble with the law. Many people complain about the power window swithes being hard to reach... if you reach across your belly with your right hand they work well.

Great car!

4
Erik Gonzalez on 06/30/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4 Safety Rating: 4 Technology Rating: 4 Value Rating: 4

This is an amazing car for two people but not for carrying anything out than the two people.

excellent sport's car

5
Paul Burkhart on 04/09/2016

Performance: 0 Comfort: 0 Fuel Economy: 0 Fun To Drive: 0 Interior Design: 0 Exterior Design: 0 Build Quality: 0 Reliability: 0 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5 Safety Rating: 5 Technology Rating: 5 Value Rating: 5

There is very little cargo room, but the car is sweet.

IT'S A SPORTSCAR NOT A LUXURY FAMILY CAR

4.6
hurricane43 on 05/02/2012

Performance: 5 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This is a sportscar made for fun not a luxuary car designed for ultimate comfort and convenience. If you want to really get out and enjoy driving a fun car and turn heads this is the car to have. It is reminicent of the 53 corvette with the front end design. It is a blast to drive and has performed very well in the 2 years my wife has had it. I bought it for her approx. 2 years ago and it had 18,000 miles on it and now has 36,000 miles and the only service has been oil changes and replaced tail light bulb(warranty covered that) and replaced a plastic clip on the top that enabled it to close all the way. We both love this car and enjoy getting out with the top down and hitting the road.

Head Turner

4.9
paintman1966 on 11/05/2011

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Bought last year at 45k miles, have 56k now and it's been great. Exactly like all the previous good reviews. Went on 340 mile trip from Maine to Vermont and back and avg'd 38.4 MPG!! 95 mile roundtrip to Portland, Me and avg'd 37.5 MPG!! of course I had my GF in the car and foot off the turbo. She loves the car and we are planning on buying a second one someday so we won't have to share. Location of PWR window switches is the most aggravating thing about this car. I put top up or down in @30 secs at stop lights. Co-worker has base Sol and test drove my GXP and says definite difference :) Been getting great comments on its looks from the beginning:

Perfectly Impractical

4.6
Atlantiswaites on 12/01/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This car is great for someone who just plain likes to drive. This is not for someone who wants a super smooth Cadillac ride, but wants to have a little bitty car, with a lot of performance. Even though the editor's review of the car talked about lack of performance with the base Solstice, I like it. I know I would have a lot of issues with grip on the road if I had that GXP (thanks to my lead foot) so I actually like this one. GREAT to drive.

More than a navy blue toy

4.3
Ben Painter on 08/28/2010

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

We purchased car new with the notion it would a toy for us retired folk. We live mid-way between the Carolina coast and Blue Ridge and soon learned that, despite small size, it is a competent and comfortable. The GXP is equally at home going up steep, curvy grades or cruising flat interstates. It is short on luggage space but, carrying only essentials is a worth- while trade for the fun. First gear is a bit short and abrupt for stop-go traffic. Third is wonderfully long which makes city driving easy. Fourth is good to 65 MPH. The car communicates. Don't look at the tach; listen to engine, feel with the seat of your pants and feet. It will tell you what it likes.

Love this car!

5
Rosy on 04/18/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've wanted a convertible for a long, long, time and now that the kids are grown and gone this was the perfect opportunity. This car is classy and just beautiful. Stands out from the other convertibles and you won't see a bunch of them on the road. Yes, the trunk is small, but so what. If I wanted a "trunk", I would have kept my Infinity. This car hugs the road and just feels tight. Love it!

A real sweet ride

5
vespagl on 03/23/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car is all about fun and styling. It handles wonderfully on the twisties and is a real head turner. It is certainly not a practical everyday vehicle, but in my case it is my weekend toy. I have had Miatas, and this car is so much more satisfying to own and drive. (Probably because it looks so darned special, as opposed to the Miatas somewhat mundane styling). I wanted a vehicle that closely gives the feel of those classic 1960's British sports cars (light, nimble, modest power plant), and the Solstice delivers in spades.

Nothing more fun or gorgeous than this!

4.8
Gabriel1 on 03/17/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I absolutely LOVE this car! Since the moment I brought her home I have been crazy about the way it looks, the way it drives/handles, and the way it attracts positive attention every where I go. This is strictly a "fair weather machine" for me. (I do 'baby' my toys!) Nothing more fun than to take this car on a trip to the Napa vineyards or the Pacific Coast on a sunny day or for tackling the mountain turns on a trip up the Sierra Mts to Lake Tahoe!

Had the car since summer

4.9
Boomster on 02/05/2010

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Haven't had any issues with the car at all. It drives like a dream, and it's just as fun to drive as a Corvette. Hugs the road and you feel like you have total control. Probably why it's won so many professional drifting events in the past. Nothing like the top being down. Great stereo system if you have the Monsoon upgrade. The subwoofer really shakes the passenger, lol Great pick up and go for the regular trim style. Would love to drive the GXP to see the difference. But it should make most people happy with it's power. I can definitely pass most cars with ease if I need to.

Aint about romm

4.4
Angioman on 09/21/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

This car isn't about room it is about fun. i bought mine used and it had 4500 miles on it. Everybody's head turns when you go by them. The chrome wheels and exhaust give it a very good look. Fuel mileage is excellent averaging 27 city and highway combined.

Awesome Surprise

4.9
Mar on 08/18/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This was a surprise birthday gift from my husband. It's a beauty and draws lots of attention. Ride is almost as great as our Harley. Our three year old grandson calls it Lightning McQueen.

Second Childhood

5
Maytagman2 on 07/27/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

@66, have owned 27 different autos including muscle cars, imports, and various eye-catching fun to drive cars. This ranks as one of the top three cars I've owned. Intend to keep it and pass it on to my grandson when he reaches at least 21...not 16.

7/8-Scale Corvette

4.5
jdII on 02/04/2009

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

Ridiculous good looks attract a crowd everywhere I go. Flip off the traction control and make Corvette-like tire smoke. Enduraflex panels make parking lots non-scary. The Eco-Tech Turbo motor is impressive and pulls hard at virtually all RPMs. Very neutral handling posture especially at the limits, impressive brakes. In the final analysis, think of this car as a 7/8-scale Corvette. It's sexy, overt, a little louder and ready to eat GT Mustangs at the next stoplight. Despite the bravado, it is civil enough my wife can drive it and enjoy the car's appeal. Would like to see a few more exterior visual cues to differentiate the GXP from the normally aspirated model.

Great Roadster with power to spare

5
Nate on 11/13/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I just want to drive this car all of the time. Sadly, I will store it for the long Michigan winter soon. I have owned quite a few sports cars and this one takes the cake. This is a roadster in the purist form of the word. I do not care if the top takes me 2 minutes to put up or down. I don't care that it has little storage or some of the swithes are a little hard to get to. I understand and appreciate the car for what it is. And quite frankly, I feel Pontiac and GM nailed it with the GXP. I have owned a BMW M-3 and I think the cars manual 5 speed transmissions feel the same. I wonder if the writers for car mags just don't like to admit GM did it better than anyone else. I love this car.

Too much fun

4.5
Onefunponcho on 10/25/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Pros: The car is the best bang for the buck!! Grips the road like its on rails. Flashes right to whatever speed you need. the small turbo engine makes great power yet still great on gas. The best of everything. The auto tranny shifts like clock work.The premium sound upgrade is dandy with tune you can feel! Cons: A bit less hard plastic in the interior would be great. The exhaust is just way to quiet. And the trunk space it tiny. Hints: Two soft sided plain 24 inch duffels are ideal for the storage compartment. You must pack thrifty on long trips.

Love the Solstice

5
Bob Dow on 10/08/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I grew up with British sports cars and was always hoping to see a design I liked as well. We fell in love with the Solstice. We use it to go out for fun, as a second car, and for day trips, etc. The handling has been great, it is fairly quiet when driving. The audio is good. We took a 3 yr lease so we could turn it in if we did not like it. We are buying out the lease and keeping. Eventually we will keep it in the family and leave it for the kids. We had not bought a U.S car for 20 years but the build quality has been very good. No rattles or other problems.

Amazed

5
Celeste1 on 09/22/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I bought my Solstice on March 17, 2007. I traded a Vette for my Sol and don't regret it for one second. I love driving this car! She corners better than any other car I've owned and I've owned about 30 cars in as many years. We took a 3500 mile trip this past July and averaged 32 mpg at 70 mph. Loved the stares and the comments. This is the best car I've ever owned.

Reliability needs to be #1 for USA!!

3.5
Hauss on 09/01/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 2 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 1

Well we've had this car for 17 months and the darn thing has visited the dealership 22 times. We've had the window seals replaced, ring and pinion seal replaced, axle seals replaced, steering wheel controls replaced, top worked on countless times, and now the transmission is making noise. This is ONE fun car to drive, get many comments on it. People are always asking what is this? Do you like it? I have a hard time telling them. This is the last American made car I will purchase. We had 3 Infinitis prior to this, never had a problem. Now this, due to me wife just had to have it. I wish they would take it back and put it where the sun doesn't shine. It's just not worth the hassle.

Great for the Price

4.9
Gene on 03/29/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I previously owned a Miata and I feel the Solstice out preforms the Miata I had (2000 model). Complaints about acceleration are unwarranted. If you read the owners manual, it recommends premium gas. It definitely is a different car with regular gas. What the heck with premium you get better mileage, great acceleration and what the heck is an additional $2.60 more per tank vs. using regular considering all that is gained. Drive it right, treat it right and you've got one great car.

Good Looking and HOT!!

4.5
Impe1595 on 03/26/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

For me, it is two things, the styling and the engine. This car is beautiful and fast. I don't care that there is not much storage space, or that the top is not so easy to operate, that the cup holders are a joke, that the instruments are hard to see - I don't care! Because even though I will never drive it more than about 7/10's, when I step on it it goes, and it goes fast; and I love the look of the sloping front fenders from inside, and big tires and exhaust pipes from outside. I'm 65 and I've had many cars; I never thought that I would have anything to rival the beauty of my 71 E-Type Coupe, but this Solstice does come close. I smile every time I go into the garage.

Nice, but not perfect...

3.3
PACMAN on 02/21/2008

Performance: 3 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 2 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 2 Reliability Rating: 4

Great styling, very comfy to drive. But after 5000 miles, dashboard rattling (dealer "can't locate source") and clutch chatters and car almost stalls in first gear. Has since day 1 and three dealers all say..."designed that way...nothing wrong..try easing away from lights very gently". Huh? It's a sports car, for crissake! If I wanted to "ease" away from lights, I would have bought a Prius! On the road, driving verymoderately, the car gets about 25 MPG tops at 60 MPH.

Too much fun

5
GM guy on 02/05/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The Solstice GXP is a great small run around have fun ride. The handling is superb gas mileage if you drive with care will reach close to 35 MPG around town a good 28 in mixed commuter traffic if you are on it 25 is what I get. My wife who has not been a sporty car fan loves it! She likes the ride ease of handling and loves the stick tranny. Body is tight no squeaks. The negatives are seat belt is hard to find and it has hard to reach cup holders. On the hole GM finally got it right on fun and price.

Some of your judgement is bogus

4.9
jim on 01/03/2008

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Like the 50's great English cars. As a average driver it is an excellent car in 90 % of my usage. I don't need cornering or any sort of road feed back, I do that with my eyes and feel. I love this machine. I have 7180 miles and still having fun.

SOLOVE

4.9
LindaD on 12/28/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This is the best mid-life crisis I could have ever asked for! I don't have to struggle now to maintain my youth, I drive it! What an eye- catcher! That's how I fell in love at first sight. Chased this vehicle down the highway just to see what it was. Then, I couldn't leave it alone until I got one of my own! I love this car! Too bad I couldn't have had this car twenty years ago!

My 07 Solstice Review

4.4
Coupe on 12/22/2007

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Car is very fun to drive, however, I have had little problems. I don't drive my Solstice very often. I am currently waiting on a 2,000 part! Luckily I received a 72,000 mile warranty!

Loved my Lincoln Town Car but this car rocks!

4.8
LimoBarbie on 11/26/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

I love our new Solstice--wish it wasn't winter in Illinois but we wouldn't have gotten this kind of deal in the summer! Got the car for less than sticker and traded on of my Lincoln Town Cars for it. It handles and corners on freakin rails and makes this 49 year old feel young again and the car has a huge "Hey Baby" factor! Hubby got it for me for my 49th birthday and I love it to pieces, I still have my stretch limo and my other TC for when I need a bigger car, but I love buzzing around in this one. Will be taking it to FL in January for the fun of it--soft luggage fits in the trunk with the top up but nothing with the top down. It's ungodly fast--the cops are hating me!

An awesome driving car

4.8
Smiling Dennis on 11/09/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is the most fun I have ever had with a car. It is great feeling once I am behind the wheel on a open winding road. The car handles super around tight corners and has outstaning performance. The Solstice is great value for the price and I would highly recommend it to people looking to have unlimited driving enjoyment and loads of fun. Makes one feel like a kid again.

Lots of fun

4.5
J on 08/28/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

The car is outstanding and lots of fun to drive. This is definitely a roadster true to it's sportscar heart. It feels like and drives like the experience you are looking for. If you want something to turn heads and zip around town, this is the best bet for your money. Don't be looking for a daily driver or a traveling vehichle. You can squeeze golfclubs in if you buy a small bag, but don't expect to be carrying luggage or moving large items from home.

Highly Recommend

4.6
rcl76 on 08/08/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 3 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 3 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I have had this car for a good month. Is way too much fun to drive, and I am getting 24.0 miles per gallon city (5 speed manual). I usually get 3 or 4 questions/comments a day on the car, especially with the top down. I would do nothing but recommend the Solstice GXP.

GXP in Triad

4.6
bradbike on 08/05/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I own the car and I really enjoy it. It's quick, fast, and strong, but still averages 25 mpg in the city and 32 on the highway. I have the automatic and it's pretty darned quick itself. If you can find the GXP for MSRP or close, you'll be in for a treat. It's not a great primary car due to lack of storage, but it has more than enough for groceries and typical shopping. If you buy a large boxed item, make sure you don't have a large passenger...it will go in their lap. As for the top....you've all heard horror stories about reviewers having a hard time...sorry, but I feel they are cry babies. The top is easy to operate...it just requires you to get out of the car. Get one! Have fun!

2007 Pontiac Solstice

4.9
Dean in MI on 07/20/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I've been a Nissan owner for years but I loved the look and performance offered by the Solstice. I have been very pleased with the cars handling, braking and performance. I'm not happy with the lack of change holders, the difficulty of viewing the speedometer and the seat controls. Also it's hard to see traffic lights or go through a drive-thru with the top up.

GXP

4.9
dangerdarrell on 07/18/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I have 1600 on my GXP now. Having problems with the clutch. 1st gear is too low (5 speed). I advise 6 speed for town. Clutch will be repaired under warranty. Love the car. I have owned many sports cars but none have gotten the so many compliments. Would buy another even after having the 1st gear and clutch problems.

Bless my SOL

4.8
1 Bad nanr on 07/13/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I have looked at this car for some time and finally bought one. It is my mid life crisis car. The 2.0l turbo is a kick in the pants. There have been many posting on the interior and use of to much plastic which does cheapen the apperance. The manual trasmission seems very smooth within the first 3,000 miles on the car. I have owned a few sports cars over the years, but this by far, is the funnest car to dive that I have owned.

I love my Solstice

5
Pamke526 on 07/02/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I just traded my 2007 Solstice for a 2007 Solstice GXP and I am in heaven!!The regular Solstice is a great little car, but the GXP is really fantastic! I got the 5-speed manual transmission with the GXP and boy is it awesome! I am already getting 30 miles a gallon in the city!

Not a bad American made car

4.9
Dean on 06/26/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

A stable, fun to drive car with lots of good features and only a few not so good. I enjoy it much more with the top down than up due to the poor visibility with the top up. Gauges are hard to read and the seats are odd but as soon as the turbo kicks in it brings a smile to my face.

Another Roadster at Our House

4.9
Steve & MaryBeth on 06/25/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car replaced a 2001 MR2 Spyder which repalced a Miata this is MB's car and she hasn't stopped smiling yet. Our first drive was to Mid-Ohio Races. There was a very nice surprise awaiting us. GM had a Pontiac corral there that we were invited to join. I own other sports cars,Porshce and a Corvette but we have never seen so much enthusiasm and passion for any car as the people that own the Solstice. This was exciting and very refreshing. We are looking forward to many fun miles with this car.

Oustanding, fun car

4.8
chuckford4 on 05/31/2007

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Very solid vehicle from Pontiac. Lack of storage space is the only major setback. Performs well once in 2nd gear. Had a miserable buying experience with the dealer in Atlanta, but has been a pleasure to own. Better on gas than advertised, about 22-24 around town and over 30 on the hwy. Very good handling and styling, premium stereo is solid even with the top down at hwy speeds.

Vs. MIata

4.8
Doc on 05/14/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

As a Miata owner for the last 15 years, I can say this is more car for the money, however there are some quality issues with some of part fitting, although minor and probably hard to notice, I was used to the perfection in the fit of the Miata. The good news is this rides like a much bigger car, and is more fun to drive than the Miata.

2007 Solstice GXP

5
tr6jag on 05/11/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

After 900 miles on the Solstice, it is a fantastic driver. The handling is awesome, the performance is fantastic, and the build quality is beyond my expectations. I purchased it not as a daily driver but to replace a '69 Triumph TR6 I should have never sold. Regardless, the Solstice is heads above any 2 seater I have researched and driven. It's great to have no oil spots on the garage floor! Too bad the weather hasn't been better here in VA to enjoy the Solstice more. There have been no mechanical or negative issues with this Pontiac since I have owned it.

A great little car!

5
LuvMySol on 04/26/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I just purchased my GXP after waiting over one year on my dealer's wait list. I never thought I could ever feel this way about a car, but I am in love with my Solstice! It is everything I had been expecting it to be and more! This is the first time in my life that something that I had been anticipating with so much excitement turned out much, much better than in my wildest dreams. My wife, who never gave much thought about car, just loves this car too! The Solstice's looks are awesome, and its mechanics seem equal. It is hard for me to believe that this is an American designed and built car, but it is! No trunk? Who cares!

Sad to say, but a bit of a disappointment

3.3
Cathy P on 04/26/2007

Performance: 3 Comfort: 2 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 2 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 3 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 2 Performance Rating: 3 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 4

The car is a great looking sports car. Possibly the best on the market. But looks are deceiving. It lacks in power and interior design. The radio and XM are wonderful. The two toned interior is beautiful but I'd lose the cheap plastic. As far as power, it's a dud. The exterior design is gorgeous but not practical when driving. There are too many blind spots which is dangerous. The soft top is cumbersome to put up and down. When the tops up visability is worse. I traded in my 2007 Solstice for an MX5 which was way more fun to drive and roomier.

Solstice GXP

4.8
elkhunter on 04/24/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

4000 miles so far and no problems to report. Average mileage is 27.4 in split city and highway miles. The car is fast and easily manueverable. Lots of stares and comments by everyone around the car. Now enlarge the trunk and add a power top and all is right with the world.

Great new ride

4.5
pontiac lover on 04/20/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

This is great vehicle. I test drove the roadster, which was great, but when I test drove the GXP I just couldn't resist. I was set on a new sedan until I got behind the wheel. It's even peppier than my '04 Grand Prix GT and handles great. Very fun, very unique. I just wonder what it will be like in the winter.

My 2nd Solstice

5
Roy Wainscott on 03/30/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I've recently traded my '06 Solstice for the '07 GXP. I really was not that concerned about more power to begin with but then I was really turned on with the new feel driving hilly and curvy backroads. This one feels different, like a better control of the road, I love it. To all of those who complain about no storage space, don't buy this car. Go get yourself a pick-up truck.

The Car of Your Dreams

4.5
Nails - TX on 03/27/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

I have never seen so many double-take, jaw dropping, envious stares in my life! The kind of attention I get is only matched by exotics. The car was bought for my wife to run around in. She LOVES it. I LOVE it. EVERYONE loves it. Pros: Everything.. Style, Performance, and Price. Cons: Not a Family car! Gas mileage is on the low side, 16-18 straight city/ 27 HWY. Somewhat limited trunk space (although I have stowed an entire grocery basket full of groceries).

Fun, Fun and YES Even Practical

4.9
06-Sly-Fulload on 03/24/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

BMW, Mazda, Mercedes - you have a lot to learn...drove them first..BIGGEST disappointment-BMW...ugly & NO FUN.. buy one as a coffin maybe. Anyway..the Solstice is what a Roadster is supposed to be at a price that is right on. I got it loaded with the upgraded stereo - I like to say "I have a pair of driveable headphones" !! Just awesome stereo. Comfortable to drive, rips around any offramp - zoom zoom this...tried that with the Miata - almost wound up dead! Tonight I went to the post office picked up 3 boxes size of a briefcase cubed, went to the market - $140 groceries and I had room to store it all. Used front seat of course, but I never have problem putting stuff in the trunk. It's a HIT!

Red Solstice

5
Jim on 03/22/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Great Car and super service and support from the Dealer. The car is a great fun car and priced right.

Lemon

3.3
Lemon Solstice on 03/14/2007

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 4 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 1

Maybe I am the only one, but I have had MANY issues with this vehicle. Paint rubbed off under the hood, misaligned body panels, paint chips on door due to body panel alignment. A LOT of top leaks, interior squeaks, passenger seat rubbing against door, top making a lot of noise (not wind noise), gas gauge not functioning properly. Knocking sounds from motor, anti freeze leaks, and last but not least power steering leaks. some of the issues have been fixed, others are still pending, and some I am told are "normal". Other then all the problems I love the car

Garync 2007 Solstice GXP

4.5
garync on 03/13/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

I drove my GXP very conservatively for the first 500 miles, but after that I opened her up. I am amazed at the power and handling for a car in this price range. I have owned several Corvettes and a big-block SS Camaro. Obviously the GXP is a different type of can, but it is a blast to drive.

Aching cheeks

5
Houston on 03/05/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Awesome just awesome, my cheeks are aching with smiling so much; power comes on stream when requested. Handling is so precise it compares to a Porsche I used to own. Practical, no, but who cares, looks, comments and questions from kids to grannies. Even in the traffic here in Houston I have been questioned while stopped. I read someone saying the seats were small, I am 250 and 6 ft. (and 56 years old) and slide in and out with no problem.

Solstice

4.5
Dale Devol on 02/26/2007

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Have been driving for the past 11 months and love it. Really turns heads when you drive down the road, top up or down! Handles beautifully but not happy with shift from 2nd to third. Only wish I had waited until the turbo came out.

07 GXP

3.6
¿spoom on 02/17/2007

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 2 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 2 Reliability Rating: 1

Too early to tell, as I dropped it off at the dealer last week after 11 days because of an intermittent "no starter when you turn the key" problem. I'll test it some more when I get the car back ;) Overall, this is a fun car to drive. The 2.0 turbo took care of the weak performance that kept me from buying the first year's model. Handling is on par with cars costing $10k+ more (I've driven a Crossfire some). Even with cold tires & road on a 11 °F day this thing road like it was on rails-the suspension set-up is perfect,IMHO. I constantly found myself wishing I could reach the seat angle knob while driving but that would take a skinny-armed contortionist.

Soltice is Superb

5
Roadster 4 50 years on 02/16/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Vehicle is everything I expected. Driving position is perfect, There are no 'comfort cupholder or storage issues' for us that critics write about. There is plenty of storage room for creative people. This is "A ROADSTER" not an SUV. Handling is better than cars costing double and triple- and I own such cars. Instrumentation is excellent and engine maintenance the easiest on any car I've ever owned, and I still own 18 vehicles, 7 of which are classic vintage British Sports and GT cars. I recommend this car to Anyone interested in fun . It has 'Flash WITH substance' and delivers great smooth and quick (for its class) automatic performance at a reasonable price.

All fun, All the Time

4.9
soho on 02/11/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I waited for 7 months to get my GXP. It was worth the wait. There is so much power for such a small car that I was really surprised. It truly is a sports car in every respect.

Fun in the sun

4.6
wlmbrm on 02/11/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 3 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 3 Reliability Rating: 5

I've only had my Sol for about two weeks now, but what a fun two weeks it has been! This car turns head and elicits comments EVERYWHERE I go. From a pure driving standpoint all I can say is WOW, she hugs the road unbelievably well, accelerates like a bat out of you know where, and handles like a dream. Monsoon sound system totally rocks and enables you to blow a bunch of the teenagers away (or at least keeps you from having to hear their stereo blasting!)

Best little convertible in the market

5
JV on 01/29/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Fun to drive both with the top up and down. The interior design makes it easy to use all aspects of the electronics with minimal effort.

Race performance and gorgeous too

4.9
John Richards on 01/22/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The looks drew me to the Solstice, but the looks reflect the racing design: the wheels far out at the corners, the low frame and seating, the aerodynamics, the huge tires and disc brakes... all components of a true race car. I have been surprised at how well it drives, much better than I thought it would. Cornering is a joy. The visibility from the cockpit is a little restricted, but I quickly learned how to anticipate visual angles for quick maneuvers, i.e., headchecks and headtilts for mirror views. Now I feel safe except I have to do a double check for right rear corner views (a good practice with any car). This doesn't feel like a well-engineered Japanese car. It's looser and wilder.

Love it

4.9
Pam on 01/02/2007

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I love my 07 Solstice it is by far the funnest and best car ever. I hear people are complaining there is no place for a cell phone. What the *&% # ??? I am in it to drive not to chat on the phone. Also that the cup holders are behind you is a complaint, there is one on the passenger side of the consol just have to look for it. Fun car and if your biggest concerns are a place for your phone and starbucks latte maybe you should stick to an SUV.

No comparison to 2006 or Mazda Miata

5
Rick Dawson on 12/30/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I had a 1990 Mazda Miata; I had a 2006 Solstice. Comparing the GXP to either of these cars is a mistake. Do not be misled - this is a car built for fun and high performance. I took the 2006 on a long road trip and could not even put a duffel bag in the trunk; I had to put my clothes, sans suitcase, where I could, shoving them into nooks and crannies everywhere. 5 cubic feet of storage space ain't much, especially when divided into small segments here and there. The 2006 reminded me a lot of my Miata, but I got a lot more compliments, questions and stares. The 2007, however, is a muscle car and a roadster. It is FAST! If only they could find a way to put a suitcase in it, it would rate a 10

A great 2 seater roadster!

4.9
MY SOLSTICE on 12/27/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I just got the solstice, and i just love it!! It is good on gas, and very comfortable driving, even though it is a small car. Grabs turns smoothly, and drives very smooth for a small roadster!

Funinthesuncar

5
Fox on 12/23/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

A little hard to get in/out (5"10, 190 lbs) but for sure worth the effort...really fun and a head turner.

Turning Heads

4.6
Barb on 12/20/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 4 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Heads definitely turn in this ride. I'm really enjoying this car. It's been a long time since I've had a two seater. The interior is tight, definitely not the car for a larger person. My 6 - ft husband is comfortable. Too much plastic in the interior. Window switch difficult to get to. Be warned - the back window is not replaceable. The entire roof must be replaced should the window break - or in my case - smashed by a jealous neighbor. Watch the prices - dealers add a significant additional charge for market demand. Have fun - Enjoy.

Instant Smile

4.9
Mike on 12/15/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 5

Having ordered this car in May, I just received it in Dec. All I can say is worth the wait. I can't wait until I can drive it top down in the summer. Did I mention the cornering ability is great.

Standard Solstice still Fund to Drive

5
Mike G. on 12/05/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I picked up my standard Solstice even though the GXP has now arrived. At first drive I felt the acceleration was a little less than what I wanted, but it does actually have good thrust when you need it and step on the pedal to tell it you mean business. I also owned a GTO, so it is not in that league, but after a few hundred miles in traffic, as this is my daily commuter, I am more than satisfied with the car's performance. The styling also has created a lot of whiplash around it with craning necks to see what just went by. Nice ego boost. I will keep it.

why i didn't buy a new Porsche

5
henry schwartz on 11/25/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Detroit, you are back! This car is fun fun fun pontiac i am 60 years old but when in my gxp all i can think about is zero to 60. don't let your corvette owners drive this one- you will never be able to produce enough

great sports car

4.9
r.rudiger on 11/20/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car is fun to drive!! I had a 60 vet. when I was younger.This car reminds me of those great times.Only had it about 2 weeks,so not sure of the fuel economy, but who cares. Highly recommended.

2007 Pontiac Solstice

4.4
Kenneth R on 11/15/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

This is an enjoyable car to drive, it hugs the road with ease, besides the excellent design features it's also comfortable. At 240 pounds and 6'1", and 56 y/o I slide in and out of this compact with ease. The 2.4 liter engine is a little loud but it does have excellent acceleration. I have had an issue once with the differential leaking fluid, the dealer replaced it with any problems, the service department stated that this has been a problem and the new differential should correct the problem. At times I smell fuel, but I'm unsure if it's coming from my vehicle or from other cars on the road. Curious if anyone else have had these problems?

07 Envious

4.8
Mark Elsner on 11/13/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I'm glad I waited for the second model year as GM has fixed some issues with the first model. My car has the new torque arm between the manual trans and the rear differential. Hopefully I'll never have the clunk that some 06 owners have. The manual trans ratios have also been revised. 800 miles so far and no problems. Mileage is 26-28 so far in mixed driving. The styling is stunning. It gets comments from everyone. Don't drive this car if you don't want to be noticed. The car is far more comfortable than I was expecting. It is not cramped at all. Seats are very nice. Also don't believe all the negatives about storage space. I hauled a 50lb bag of dog food home in the trunk. Great Car!

A blast!

5
Bob on 11/12/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

The new face of Pontiac is awesome! People are attracted to it from across parking lots. Fun car that really is a great value. The "Excitement" division is BACK!

Looking to trade it in

3.9
Aresee on 11/08/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 4 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 3 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 4 Reliability Rating: 3

I have mixed feelings about my car. I've had the car for 2 months. I love the way it looks, driving a manual transmission convertible can be fun. People in those BMW Z4s always look at me instead of me looking at them now But the transmission and gear ratios aren't great with this car. Ask anyone that owns a Solstice about "the clunk" and the "differential" problems that they may have been having. GM claims the clunk is normal and has no remedy for the problem. A/C makes an annoying whine. Rear differential makes an annoying whine Also be prepared to pay a 3k-6k markup on this car like I did. If you want the car I recommend finding a dealership that will sell for MSRP It will be well worth it

Solstice

4.5
roger edwards on 11/01/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 4 Fuel Economy: 3 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 4 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I love my car. I have nothing but fun with it. I've done some minor changes but nothing major.

love it

5
Rebecca Miller on 10/31/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Love my new Solstice It is wonderful little a car with comfort & great gas mileage

Fun to drive

5
Barbara Chapman on 10/27/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This is a really fun car to drive. It handles great. I also love the cute design of the exterior.

GM GOING DOWN HILL

2.3
DELGRECO on 10/20/2006

Performance: 2 Comfort: 2 Fuel Economy: 2 Fun To Drive: 3 Interior Design: 2 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 1 Reliability: 1 Comfort Rating: 2 Performance Rating: 2 Interior Rating: 2 Reliability Rating: 1

I received my new Solstice in Dec of 05. It does look good but thats the only thing good I must say. I've sent it back to the dealer about 10 times with problems of water leaks and the rear end leaking oil they kept it for a month rebuilding the rear 3 times and decided that they couldn't fix it right that it would be better to change it. The other problem is the AM radio stations has static they tried to repair it but couldn't but instead for me to live with the problem. The only help GM customer service was willing to compensate is to pay for one month payment on the vehicle. What a smack in the face that was for that the car is paid for. Newer again buy GM .

solstice fever

5
lester on 10/09/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

This car is absolutely incredible. i traded in my bmw z4 for this and i couldn't be happier with the decision. when the turbo kicks in, hold on to your shorts.

New Owner Review

4.9
Terry on 10/08/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

After three months just waiting to be able to order the car and three more for delivery it was all worth it just seeing it for the first time. This car is a clasic in only it's second year. Although it looks great, driving is even better. The Solstice hugs the road and takes turns with zero roll or sway. Acceleration with the 2.4 ltr is good. Wind noise (top down) is minimal and conversation is easy. Top goes up and down easy and with the head-liner (tough to get) it's very quiet and temperature stable. Visibility with the top up is limited (bad blind spots). We purchased the automatic and it's smooth and handles Northern New Mexico mountains well. At this price, this car rocks.

best car ever

5
sherri on 09/23/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I love my new solstice...I have only one regret and that is that I live in MI and I bought my car in Sept. instead of April...Pontiac did everything right with this car my car is loaded so the stereo and leather put me in a wonderful state of mind..I like to call it my therapy- would recommend to all!!! I only buy GM and have a Bravada for winter so I am all set.

"Cool" Head Turner

4.9
tutle on 09/05/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

We have had our Solstice for 6 months and it always turns heads. We love the 2 tone interior and the silver color is aptly named Cool. I put the top up last night for the first time since July 4 and plan on covering it for the winter when the weather breaks. Our daughter got married this year and we almost did not buy the car - boy are we glad we did! Everywhere we go it turns heads. We have had older Corvettes and it is so nice to have everything new and working. The car handles wonderfully and the fact that storage is very limited is no big deal as we got it for nice days and making memories. We love the car and plan on keeping it indefinitely!

It turns heads..

5
M Stubbs on 09/05/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

Having been in the car business for over 25 years, I can't remember a car that draws a crowd like the Solstice. Best styling in its class, good performance, great economy, and just plain fun to drive. You hate to have to park it. A few subtle mechanical improvements over the 2006 model make this car even better.

My 2007 Solstice

5
Brian P on 09/02/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

I have only owned the Solstice for a couple of weeks but it has been an exciting time. The car is a blast to drive, a real head-turner. There is nothing like the feeling of a top-down ride on a back country road during the summer time.

First Impressions- short ownership

4.8
Don Adams on 08/17/2006

Performance: 4 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 4 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 5 Reliability: 5 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 4 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 5

We have only owned vehicle for a very short time, but extremely impressed with ride quality for such a small, short wheelbased vehicle. Having owned GM full size & luxury Models all my life , this is a pleasant surprise-- Handling and cornering are equally impressive- vehicle feels like its' on rails during sharp, quick cornering. Overall visibility and ease of manual top operation are great. My wife absolutely loves this car and is making it her daily driver.

Fun in the Sun Solstice

4.8
darrell Lattanzio on 06/28/2006

Performance: 5 Comfort: 5 Fuel Economy: 5 Fun To Drive: 5 Interior Design: 5 Exterior Design: 5 Build Quality: 4 Reliability: 4 Comfort Rating: 5 Performance Rating: 5 Interior Rating: 5 Reliability Rating: 4

Good bang for the buck, great styling, at lot of fun to drive.



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