1980 Pontiac Phoenix

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Rank: #10

Class: Mellow Cars

0-60 Time: 12.1 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Mellow Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #10, the 1980 Pontiac Phoenix races 0-60 mph in 12.1 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Mellow Cars.

It falls behind the #9 ranked 1980 Volkswagen Jetta by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #11 ranked 1980 Datsun 310 Hatchback by 0.7 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1980 Pontiac Phoenix vs. 1980 Datsun 310 Hatchback, you would WIN by 0.7 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Pontiac, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1980.

Vehicle information

Year: 1980

Make: Pontiac

Model: Phoenix

Engine: I-4

Horsepower: 90

Torque: 134

Transmission: 3A

Curb Weight: 2700

City MPG:

Highway MPG: 22

MSRP: $5,066

Performance statistics


Class: Mellow Cars

Rank: #206

Best 0-60 Time: 12.1 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 19.1 seconds

@ speed: 73.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 0.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.7 G

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