1989 Pontiac Bonneville

The Pontiac Bonneville is a saloon (sedan)-bodied road car with a front positioned engine supplying power to the front wheels. The 3.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 6 cylinder unit that develops 165 bhp (167 PS/123 kW) of power at 4400 rpm, and maximum torque of 285 N·m (210 lb·ft/29.1 kgm) at 2000 rpm. A 4 speed automatic gearbox delivers the power to the wheels. The Pontiac Bonneville is claimed to achieve a top speed of 193 km/h or 120 mph.

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Key facts

1989 Pontiac Bonneville information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5050 mm
What size engine?
3.8 litre, 3791 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
167 PS / 165 bhp / 123 kW @ 4400 rpm
How much torque?
285 Nm / 210 ft.lb / 29.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph

Pontiac Bonneville models

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4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW 1636 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 3791 cm3 152 PS 150 bhp 112 kW 1504 kg

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1989 Pontiac Bonneville data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2814 110.8
Track/tread (front) 1532 60.3
Track/tread (rear) 1520 59.8
Length 5050 198.8
Width 1831 72.1
Height 1410 55.5
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 3.8 litre
3791 cc
(231.341 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96.5 × 86.4 mm
3.8 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output 167 PS (165 bhp) (123 kW)
at 4400 rpm
Specific output 43.5 bhp/litre
0.71 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 285 Nm (210 ft·lb) (29.1 kgm)
at 2000 rpm
Specific torque 75.18 Nm/litre
0.91 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 944.7 kPa (137 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 4
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 631.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 193 km/h (120 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID297
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1989 Pontiac Bonneville added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.