Originally Posted by b4z
The reason it is coming with power windows is because they never designed roll up windows for the 5th gen. So its not worth the expense to design and tool the parts for 2000 cars.
Arguably a small electric motor weighs more than a crank handle. But the difference these days is small. Very few GM cars can be had with manual windows and that is driven by cost on the end not mass which is also very critical.