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Cons: NO FOLDING MIRRORS, NEED MORE POWER OUTLETS AND NAVIGATION THAT TALKS TO YOU.
Advice: ONLY GET THE GRAND PRIX GTP WITH COMP PKGTHIS CAR FOR THE PRICE IS THE BEST FOR ANYONES BUCK. HANDLING, PERFORMANCE ETC IS EXCELLANT. COMP G PACKAGE IS OUTSTANDING AND RIDE IS NOT HARSH LIKE SOME REPORTS INDICATE
Cons: The back seat
Advice: Test drive the car over different types of roadsI test drove the GTP first. It was very quiet and little road noise from the tires. It drove very nice, not as smooth as my Passat, but it's a different car. I next test drove a GT2. It had more road noise from the tires, and I just didn't feel the ride was as good as the GTP. Also, didn't care for the cloth seats. I got the GTP and have had it for about a month, and love every moment of the drive to and from work. Haven't seen to many on the road. Get a lot of looks.
Pros: The power!
Cons: Curtain air bags are not available yet as of 5/28/03
Advice: Get it fully loaded,it's a bargin!I have test drove this car 3 times, each time It was the GTP with the Competion package. This car handles very well on the curves, it hugs the road like the magnets on my refrigerator! The tap shift is a blast, I love the control of a manual, but at times prefer an automatic. This car gives you both! The heads up display also prompts you to shift before the red line. I had the car going 92mph up a steep hill in 3rd gear! Needless to say I was impressed! So much for the 500 mile break in period.
Pros: The newly styled body
Cons: Console shift could be a bit more appealing
Advice: Test drive this car-I have been approached by numerous on lookersThe Grand Prix has been totally redisgned for 2004. The interior has been impressively upgraded from years past. The GM 3800 series engine is standard in 2004 with 200 HP and 230 ft. torque. For those of you wanting a little more, the GTP offers a 260 HP and 280 ft. torque, but you'll pay for it. The GT1 (base) comes nicely equiped, although I opted for the 16' aluminum 5 spoke wheels and anti-lock barkes. Great riding car, a bit tighter than my 2000 Dodge Intrepid ES-but gave up some interior room. Test drive this car before considering some comparable import.
Pros: very confortable seats
Cons: Do not like the tail lites
Advice: Do not buy the GTP, a lot of money for 40 HPThe Grand Prix is a very sound car, a bit firm on riding confort, over all a quality car(paint,finish,etc
Pros: The 3.8 (3800 series motor), the performance is great , fuel economy is impressive, reliability and durability speak for themselves( outstanding).
Cons: The headrest , 1 inch forward would be ideal for me.
Advice: Test drive other desired vehicles first , then buy this.I had every intention of buying a Japanese luxury sedan. I was sickend by the inferior American product that I currently own,(Found On Road Dead, Fix Or Repair Daily)Ford F-150.This vehicle is an absolute money pit.It is a bad consumer product marriage between it and I.The sensors are always going,1 every six months on average.The front right tire has exessive wear, due to a horrible twin I-beam front suspention.The only good points are the 4.9(300 ci.)motor, and the heavy duty fleet auto. transmission and suspention that came with it. I finally got rid of my Honda Prelude 2.0si with 192,000 miles. I had no problems with that vehcle.I test drove the `00 Maxima SE,`00 Infinity I30T,`01 Mazda 626SE and then a 2000 Pontiac Bonnaville SSEI and finally the vehicle that I bought. The 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix Gt Coupe.This car is a very good product, especialy for the price.I researched this vehicle extensively. The G.P has lots of trunk space, it would be nice if the rear seat folded down verses a small pass through door for my skis. There is lots of passenger compartment space, 5 adults comfotably.The traction control is a great feature, the onstar system and onboard computer are appreciated bonuses.I drive about 800 miles a week, and these seats are very comfortable, driver seat is powered.The acceleration of the G.P put the Bonneville SSEI to shame, the Bonneville is supercharged with the same 3.8 motor. I find myself going into cuves on highway ramps very confident and secure with the Grand Prix GT suspention,I don`t want to incriminate myself with the ramp speeds. The fuel economy is very close to that of my former Honda Prelude 19 city, 29 highway. The 4 wheel disc brakes are an exellent match for this vehicle, they perform very well. The fuel economy,3.8 motor and the price are main reasons that I purchased this American, not Japanese product.I rate this product at 8.5 from 1 to 10, 10 is the best rating.Drive it, buy it and enjoy it. P.S.:fight for the purchase price, I did and enjoy this product more and more with more time and miles that I add in it.
Cons: The inside glass fogs easy.
Advice: If you can find a 40th Anniversary Ed. BUY IT!The best car I've ever owned. I've owned alot of cars in 35 years and my 40th Anniversary Edition is the best. Handling, looks, comfort.Well.... if you can find one, buy it!