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Has anyone noticed that the horsepower dropped. I spooted this one time. the 2007 V6 and GT both have 224hp but then in 2008 the V6 and GT only had 219hp. Anyone else notice that? Whats that about?
 

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I didnt notice....prolly scaled it back in the ECM for better gas milage...?
The engines havent changed though.

Oddly enough I dont have the stats on the 2008.

2007:
2.4L 169HP @ 6300; 162 lb-ft @ 4500
3.5L 224HP @ 5800; 220 lb-ft @ 4000
3.9L 240HP @ 6000; 240 lb-ft @ 4600
3.6L 252HP @ 6300; 251 lb-ft @ 3200
Axles:
3.91 sedan std.
3.05 sedan option
3.29 GT std.
3.55 GT option
2.77 GTP std.
 

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I know it's stupid but the reason was the engine was detuned in order to match the transmission's maximum power handling capability. With the higher power output of the 2007 engines, the transmission may fail prematurely.
 

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but the engine didnt change from 06 to 07.....??
(other than the 3.5WT)
or was this in response to increased warranty work?
 
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