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2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible - Consumer Reviews

2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible

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Base 2.4L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual - (145 reviews )

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It is a number 60 in the first year of production
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By Rich
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2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible 2dr Convertible (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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Love the style, very reliable handles great. Stero wonderful the looks of this car is priceless, and I feel like a millionaire driving the car in the Hamptons. People stop to say that I have a beautiful car. I really love it. Never a problem right now I have 8800 miles. Very low. But I intend to use it much more this summer.


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Fun on the cheap
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By Dave Reed
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2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible 2dr Convertible (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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Great Styling, low cost sport car. Fun, but unrefined. Noisy Ride


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6 years and 100,000 miles
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By David256
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2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible 2dr Convertible (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my '06 Solstice in 2008, when it had about 15K miles. Upon delivery the top fastening hook was damaged, and the rear end was bad (differential too noisy to be OK). The water pump has a small leak, too.

A dealership replaced the rear end as a warrantied item, and I fixed the top. Nearly 85K miles later, the water pump seal was finally passing enough coolant to warrant replacing the pump.

I got the car out of the shop Saturday, and today marked 100K miles on the odometer.

Overall this car has been a very good car, very satisfying to drive, and has never stranded me.




Best Features

Still great looks, performance efficiency and value, reliability.


Worst Features

More interior room, better quality interior panels/dash, a tiny bit more vroom, manual locks.


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Nice ride
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By Eic
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2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible 2dr Convertible (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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My Solstice is my first convertible after years of dreaming of owning a convertible; of ANY kind. I have driven and researched many kinds of convertibles. The Solstice turned out to be a real deal on many levels; since Pontiac is no longer in business the 1st year production models became something of a collector's item, it's fun to drive, easy to maintain and affordable. No disappointments. A cool car and I just love it in RED.


Best Features

Styling is cool.


Worst Features

A little more trunk space for an overnight bag


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do not buy this car
1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By barefoot67
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2006 Pontiac Solstice Convertible 2dr Convertible (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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i would warn anyone against buying this vehicle. I bought mine a year ago with very low mileage and still in warrenty. recently I noticed the service airbag light coming on and also that i could not get the car into 4th gear. took it to the local GM dealer and was told it would cost $700- $800 to fix the airbad and another $1500 to fix the transmission. I am looking at $2500 or more to get the car back to where i can sell it or trade it. the car has a rough ride and no trunk at all. it is not a very practical car. they said the transmission is made in Taiwan so no telling how long it will be before i get parts or my car back. this is a nightmare. stay away from this car.


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