Compare Pontiac G6 vs. Ford Fusion vs. Toyota Prius

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2009 Pontiac G6 2009 Ford Fusion 2009 Toyota Prius
2009 Pontiac G6 2009 Ford Fusion 2009 Toyota Prius
NEW G6 Coupe
  • G6 Sedan
  • NEW G6 Sedan
  • NEW G6 Coupe
  • G6 GT Coupe
  • G6 GT Sedan
  • NEW G6 GT Coupe
  • NEW G6 GT Sedan
  • G6 GXP Coupe
  • G6 GXP Sedan
  • NEW G6 GXP Coupe
  • NEW G6 GXP Sedan
  • G6 GT Convertible
  • NEW G6 GT Convertible
4dr Sdn I4 S FWD
  • 4dr Sdn I4 S FWD
  • 4dr Sdn I4 SE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn I4 SEL FWD
  • 4dr Sdn V6 SE FWD
  • 4dr Sdn V6 SEL FWD
  • 4dr Sdn V6 SE AWD
  • 4dr Sdn V6 SEL AWD
5dr HB (Natl)
  • 5dr HB STD (Natl)
  • 5dr HB (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Touring (Natl)


MSRP $22,220 $19,035 $23,375
Invoice $20,998 $17,707 $21,758
Avg. Paid $8,950 $9,089 $11,469

U.S. News Scores

Overall 6.9 8.7 8.1
Critics' Rating 6.6 8.9 9.1
Performance 6.8 7.9 7.4
Interior 7.1 8.2 7.3
Cost to Own N/A 9.3 9.5
Safety 9.3 9.6 8.7
Reliability 2.5 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

  • Attractive exterior styling
  • Sporty handling
  • Base engine has good fuel economy
  • Engaging handling
  • Available AWD
  • Outstanding reliability and safety scores
  • Plenty of passenger and cargo space
  • Superb fuel economy
  • Large interior and cargo area
  • Top reliability rating
  • Cheap interior materials
  • Poor reliability rating
  • Below-average safety scores for the class
  • Uninspiring performance
  • Interior ergonomics received mixed reviews
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Taller drivers may be uncomfortable
  • Lackluster performance
  • Low safety scores for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas 4-Cyl 2.4L/147 Gas I4 2.3L/140 Gas/Electric I4 1.5L/91
MPG 22 City / 33 Hwy 20 City / 29 Hwy 48 City / 45 Hwy



Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Liftback


Wheelbase(in) 112.3 107.4 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 190.2 175.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4 80.1 67.9
Height, Overall (in) 56.4 57.2 58.7

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3415 3181 2932

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Touring Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Touring Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Optional Standard
Wheel Covers Standard


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Optional Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Rear Floor Mats Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Optional Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Optional Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 4 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 110.1 100.4 96.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.7 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3 41.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 57.4 55.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 54.0 51.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 37.8 37.3
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.2 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.1 56.5 52.9
Second Hip Room (in) 49.9 53.3 51.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.0 15.8


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Optional
CD Changer Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Optional
Premium Sound System Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional


Cloth Seats Optional Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Power Driver Seat Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Optional Optional
Auto-On Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Optional
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Optional Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard


Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.4L/147 2.3L/140 1.5L/91
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 164 @ 6400 160 @ 6250 76 @ 5000/67 @ 1200 - 1540
Torque (Net @ RPM) 156 @ 5000 156 @ 4250 82 @ 4200/295 @ 0 - 1200
Transmission Automatic w/OD Manual CVT
Turning diameter 36.0 38.7 34.1


Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20 48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 29 45
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16 17.5 11.9


Suspension Type - Front Touring Independent double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Touring Independent multi-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bars w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bars w/Stabilizer bar


Automatic Standard Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
5-Speed Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.