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 / 29.1 kgm @ 2000 rpm
How fast?
193 km/h, 120 mph


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1989 Pontiac Bonneville technical specifications


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.
1989 Pontiac Bonneville data
1989 Pontiac Bonneville data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors
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
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
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
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
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
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 per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout unknown
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
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
Gearbox 4 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general 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.

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