You travel first class in a Pontiac Catalina with so many conveniences that come as standard equipment.

1962 Pontiac Catalina

For 1962, the Catalina grew about an inch and a half. Styling features included V-shaped twin grille, full length side sculpturing, and new rear end styling with curved taillights. Vista sedans no longer had the flat top look and sport coupes had multi-plane roofs with a convertible like appearance. The Ventura trim became a add on package for two to the Catalinas. You travel first class in a Pontiac Catalina with so many conveniences that come as standard equipment. Electric wipers, dual visors, foot operated parking brake, automatic interior lighting, front and rear dual armrests, cushioned instrument panel, individually controlled air vents, crank operated ventipanes, foam front seat padding, and full carpeting. All this plus a cigarette lighter, ash trays and instrument panel snack bar. Interiors of cloth and Morrokide combinations or all-Morrokide with a wide selection of colors and quality stitching. (The Ventura Custom Interior offers even more luxury). The heartbeat of the Catalina includes a V8 rated from 215 to 348 horsepower. Standard Equipment on the 1962 Pontiac Catalina included: "Magic-Mirror" Paint Automatic Interior Lighting Foam Front Cushions Crank Operated Vent Panes Cigar Lighter Direction Signals Single Speed Electric Windshield Wipers Dual Inside Sun Visors Trimmed Luggage Compartment One Instrument Panel Ash Tray Circ-L-Aire Heater and Defroster Laminated Safety Plate Glass in windshields and Venti-panes. Solid Tempered Safety Plate Glass in other windows (except Convertible rear window).

Specification Chart

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Catalina Series 23
23 69 4d Sedan - 6P $2,796 3,765 lbs 68,124
23 39 4d Vista Hardtop - 6P $2,936 3,825 lbs 29,251
23 11 2d Sedan - 6P $2,725 3,705 lbs 14,263
23 47 2d Hardtop - 6P $2,860 3,730 lbs 46,024
23 67 2d Convertible - 5P $3,172 3,855 lbs 16,877
23 45 4d Station Wagon - 9P $3,301 4,220 lbs 10,716
23 35 4d Station Wagon - 6P $3,193 4,180 lbs 19,399
NOTES: 204,654 Catalinas Were Built 13,104 had Synchromesh 191,550 had Hydra-Matic Approx. 1,514 had the 421 Super Duty
Model Series Identification
2369 - 4d Sedan - 6P 2367 - 2d Convertible - 5P
2339 - 4d Vista Hardtop - 6P 2345 - 4d Station Wagon - 9P
2311 - 2d Sedan - 6P 2335 - 4d Station Wagon - 6P
2347 - 2d Hardtop - 6P  

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Width Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Catalina 119 in 211.6 in 78.6 in 62.5 in 62.5 in 8.00 x 14
Catalina Station Wagon 119 in 212.3 in 78.6 in 62.5 in 62.5 in 8.50 x 14
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