The elephant in the trunk is the gas tank, a big box that leaves barely enough room around the edges for small, soft-sided, duffel-bag-type luggage. And the steering response isn't linear, meaning that it takes some practice to be sure how much the car will turn with a given input on the wheel. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. The complaints about operating the top being frustrating are ridiculous; I find it easy and logical and definitely appreciate the manual operation versus the bulk and inefficiency of mechanical parts doing the same job. Introduced at the 2004 , the Solstice roadster began in , starting in mid-2005 for the 2006 model year.
There's no room for a spare tire either. General Motors' number for this recall is 14113 for the ignition lock cylinder and key replacement, and 14133 for only key replacements. The Pontiac Solstace was the answer. These plans were shelved shortly thereafter, when instead acquired the Wilmington Assembly where the Solstice was produced. The recall began on April 18, 2014.
The Solstice simply overpowers the Mazda Miata by 28 horsepower. With an over-the-counter accelerometer, we timed a 0-60 mph run in less than six seconds, without resorting to an aggressive, high-rev start. Most materials are generally good quality, particularly the leather, soft plastic and trim plastic. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key. Solstice comes standard with hand-cranked windows, manually adjusted outside mirrors and manual door locks; although the driver's seat features a power height adjustment. The square stereo face plate stands out oddly from the nice flowing curves everywhere else in the car. There's a single release lever inside the car in the center of the windshield frame.
Unlatch it to pop the trunk lid and you can heft the top back and drop it into the trunk from the driver's seat, but you still have to get out to close the trunk. There really isn't one, but in fairly short order the driver comes to appreciate the usable amount of acceleration performance available over a wide range of engine speeds. Summer tires on 18 inch wheels are standard. The system uses sensors mounted in each wheel to monitor tire pressure in real-time. There's no plastic molds to put change and loose items.
The volume and tuning knobs are large and covered with the same soft, grippy material as those for the climate controls, making them easy to adjust. Note: Until the recall repairs have been performed, it is very important that customers remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the vehicle key. Beyond the glove box and the bin, there are little pockets more like rails molded into the door jams. This expansion represents an additional 823,788 vehicles. The shifter has nice, short throws, with no doubt as to which gear is sought or selected.
It is not a practical car, not good in snow, so in Pa. Recall Date 2014-02-10 Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. The system uses sensors mounted in each wheel to monitor tire pressure in real-time. Recall Date 2014-02-10 Description This defect can affect the safe operation of the airbag system. This expansion represents an additional 823,788 vehicles. Im very happy with the looks i get in the car, the sound of the exhaust, the performance, and the feel of the car while driving. With its balanced chassis and hyper-responsive driving dynamics, the Solstice is an ideal vehicle in which to dart away from dangerous situations and bad drivers.
Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-762-2737 -. When it works correctly, the sails pop up and the trunk opens of its own volition. Wind noise with the top in place—and wind buffeting with the top down—could use some improvement. There's really no room behind the seats. To get cruise control, you must opt for the Convenience package, which also gets you fog lamps. Units Affected 91007 When it comes to specialized driving skills, drifters are top notch.
All affected owners will receive another letter once parts are available. The seats are rather narrow and unsupportive, and some of the controls are located in odd places. Note: Until the recall repairs have been performed, it is very important that customers remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the vehicle key. The recall began on April 18, 2014. This vehicle is featured as in the 2007 film. This makes the gearchange feel a bit notchy, until the driver realizes that it's better to just shove the lever into the next slot rather than trying to finesse.
Nacelles that sweep behind each seat are shaped to match the head restraints. When the top is down, the trunk becomes almost useless. But it's a hoot to drive, particularly on clear days, and it turns heads fast and often. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring.