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Pros: The design caught my attention immediately and I never tire of looking at it!
Cons: The stick-on flanges on the trunk lid for the buttresses can fall off as one of mine did.
Advice: Some dealers will mark-up the price over MSRP as mine did. I had no choice because of availablity.I can't remember having so much fun driving an automobile as I've experienced in the last four months since I got my Solstice. It is absolutely the coolest car on the road! No matter where I go people ask me about it. Although I only had it for 4 months I have almost 11,000 on it. The best 11,000 miles I've ever driven. I love the fact that I have the only one on the road! Most of the ladies at my office have had a ride, some more than one and they absolutely love it!
Pros: The styling
Cons: Maybe a little more horse power
Advice: You are not buying this car for gas milage.Absolutely fantastic car!!! I would buy it again. It handles like nothing I have ever driven. If you can handle the stares you get, you can handle the car!!
Pros: flip front
Cons: Non existant trunk
Advice: don't buy if you need to carry anything bigger than a shaving kitTrunk is a joke,,,Honda, Mazda, and BMW figured out how to make an attractive 2 seater convertable with trunk space how come the lame brains at Pontiac couldn't????? I have more luggage space on my motorcycle... Otherwise it's a cool car,,,
Pros: the look AND the price
Cons: little trunk space
Advice: Get it now!Fun car! You are really driving when you are driving this Solstice. I like that about Pontiac's (my second Pontiac). This is a great car at a great price; I've had people stare, point, give me a thumbs up, and tell me they LOVE the way this car looks. I can't wait til springtime.
Pros: How it looks topless
Cons: cupholders & lack of storage
Advice: This is a very fun toy. Not very practical for everday useI have had my Solstice for about a month. It is very fun to drive. Handles superbly, more than adequate power, great rumble from the engine. It's gorgeous with the top down - can't wait for summer!
Pros: body style
Cons: a place for my golf clubs
Advice: If you can find one, BUY IT!!!Anyone who has seen this car in person is amazed. This is not like any car you will see on the road today. Most people can not believe it is a Pontiac. Sure, the later versions will have improvements, but there is nothing like driving a new incredible looking vehicle that turns heads, and is the envy of most drivers. This is a special auto, a classic for sure. Yes, there is no storage at all, however, I didn't buy it for hauling. I don't think GM will be able to keep the price down, as the demand will be to great. It is a great drive, tight on the turns, plenty of speed, and makes for a fun ride everytime. If your looking for a rag top, two seater sports car, I really can't think of any reason not to buy this auto. It is the best in it's class, and price.
Pros: the complete experience and look
Cons: shift between 1-2
Advice: make sure what you want as any roadster is not completely practical abd this one has an even smaller trunk than the norm . other than that you cant go wrongi have had my solstice for a few weeks and like a fine wine it continues to get better. that is not to say it is not w/o its faults but as a new introduction i find some of the review comments overly picky. yes the trunk is miniscule but its not like thats a surprise. The drivertrain is a little rough ( my complaint is a rough shift from 1-2nd) and yes the shift range between second and third is too wide. however the car corners on a string, rides well., gets decent mileage and is drop dead gorgeous. and i am not so feeble that i need power assist to stow the top and i find the upgraded interior very clean looking and not paticularly cheap. hopefully year two will see some refinement but from the moment i saw the car i wanted it and have not been disappointed. the reviews give the nod to the Miata but i say poo. of course one could question my sanity as prior to delivery i renovated the garage just to make a nicer home for it to spend some evenings in and buying a GM product for the very first time actually makes me feel good the way they are getting buffetted.