Pontiac Grand Am Ratings

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    2004 Pontiac Grand Am - SE1 Sedan

    Pros: none

    Cons: everything

    Advice: if you are 5'3 or under ok I prefer the Impala more room is better

    Uncomfortable when on long trips and local drives. Brakes are way too touchy. If you are a tall person do not get this car. Trunk is too small and everything about it is just too small.

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    2002 Pontiac Grand Am - SE1 Sedan

    Pros: the car

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: go for it

    i like it

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    2004 Pontiac Grand Am - GT1 Sedan

    Pros: SC/T Package

    Cons: Nothing

    Advice: Buy it you'll like it!!!!!

    Awesome car to drive...get the SC/T Package and GT Package and leather, roof and all the toys...you'll love it.

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    2002 Pontiac Grand Am - GT1 Sedan

    Pros: power

    Cons: nothing

    Advice: get the 6 cyl

    I love the way it handles, it has a lot of power (I test drove the Olds Alero version of this car in SE, which only has a 4 cyl, and it had no power at all - you'll need the GT which has the 6 cyl). It seems like its made to fit around my body. However, large people sometimes are not very comfortable in the passenger seat (my boyfriend is a big guy - he was comfortable driving but not as passenger). I've now had this car for 2 1/2 years, not a single problem (and had a 1999 Grand Am GT, but alas, someone totaled it at 30,000 miles)

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    2004 Pontiac Grand Am - GT1 Sedan

    Pros: handling

    Cons: stiff ride

    Advice: get gt model

    I just bought a 04 gt 4 door on 1-26-04. it's load to the max. the handling is just great! complete control at all times even in snowy conditions. has good power{ram air v-6}.no road noise at all on this model. The best part was the price. list was 25070.00 got it for 16550.00 ! Great deals this time of the year.

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    2003 Pontiac Grand Am - GT1 Coupe

    Pros: Power sun roof

    Cons: cup holders

    Advice: Test the GT

    The Grand AM GT is a great car with all the creature comforts you want. It is a big difference from the SE model. It has nice pickup and is fun to drive, with great sport-like handling, yet unassuming to the passing patrol car. You get alot of bang for the buck. I dont know what that other guy from PA was talking about with available options, but mine has a trip odometer, leather interior and lumbar support and would blow his cavalier off the road.

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    2003 Pontiac Grand Am - GT Sedan

    Pros: Hoodscoops

    Cons: Glue type smell throughout the car before the dealer cleaned it off after 720 miles

    Advice: Lease it for two years at the low prices and then look at the 2005 Grand Am or the Chevy SS.

    This car drives like it is connected to the road on rails;you can feel the solidity of the body and the suspension cushions all but the worst potholes--the car would be even better with a higher HP generation, but the large Hoodscoops and the Ram Air tuned engine combined with the 4 tailpipes(exhaust system) do improve the performance over the likewise 3.4 liter Olds Alero and regularly aspirated Grand Am GT without Ram Air--this car looks hot, and gets a lot of 'nice car' comments--I think the car is underrated because of it's old technology push rod engine, but when you get going on a curvy highway, 'Grand Am' feels grand enough, and the car is fun to drive--I plan to soup it up with some inexpensive aftermarket pieces to increase the HP and the torque(which is ample, though it is best to downshift while negotiating steep upgrades on the highway_to maintain speed.) All in all, it is probably the best GM could provide us in this class of car, but I would appreciate a turbo or supercharged version available in the Chevy Impala and the Pontiac GTP--GM