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Pros: heated seats
Cons: Needs a bigger cup holder.
Advice: Just drive it and you will buy it.The SS is top notch in performance and looks. It turns heads every where I go. All the imports want to race it. Chevy hit this one right on the head with the Monte Carlo SS High Sports package. The sound package is great and kicks. Handling is smooth and quick. Brakes are very responsive and quiet. The driver information center and ON-STAR adds for safety and security.
Pros: full sound system steering wheel controls
Cons: limited storage space
Advice: have a sense of humor...all the xers want to race youAlthough feeling somewhat underpowered for an SS model, nonethe less the Monte Carlo SS is everything it's cracked up to be. A stylish and impressive looking vehicle, especially in NASCAR black, it turned heads wherever it was parked. There is no losing this car in a parking lot, just look for the race fans standing around it. The Monte handles well in the corners with just a gentle push when reaching its limits. Braking brings back the memories of the old GM cars with a very light pedal effort thanks to the 4 wheel ABS system.
Pros: Leather interior
Cons: 6 speaker sound system doesn't kick like I would like.
Advice: Take it for a drive.....you'll be sold.I love this car, beautiful is the best word to describe it. Excellent handling and acceleration. Would definately suggest at least taking one for a test drive. Originally after a camaro, however with the features (leather interior) and the comfort the Monte Carlo won out.
Pros: heated seats
Cons: cup holder - needs to be redisigned
Advice: For the money, its a great car.This car is truly fun to drive. Every day I look forward to my drive home from work. Whats nice about this car is that you have the luxury & ride of a full-sized car, but the performance and handling of a sports car.
Cons: engine size,power
Advice: definatley buy one,but watch for the good rebates,drives real smooth,easy handling,could use a little more power.but overall real nice,and what a looker,got the dale earnhardt model,gotta love it.
Pros: There are three things I like most about the 2002 Monte Carlo SS...it's appearance, handling, and the On-Star Security.
Cons: Two things I like least include the 'pull knob' for the headlights (which seems outdated) and turning on the fog lights each time you restart the engine is cumbersome.
Advice: With the access consumers have to internet information, I would simply suggest to fully research your vehicle(s) of choice before visiting a dealership. Being an informed consumer will help you, AND the dealership get you into the auto of your choice!!The Monte Carlo has a smooth ride and decent acceleration. Being a former Pontiac Grand Prix owner, I was skeptical about moving on to another vehicle. I wasn't sure I would be happy owning anything but another Grand Prix. I was pleasantly surprised with the handling and ride of the Monte Carlo. Driving on the highway is great...the Monte Carlo offers a smooth ride and is just fun to drive. The sleek look, exterior and interior is classic, yet sporty! The built in On-Star security system also offers peace of mind. On-Star assistance, combined with the On-Star calling features were a great selling point.