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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Cons: Two things I like least include the 'pull knob' for the headlights (which seems outdated) and turning on the fog lights each time you restart the engine is cumbersome.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.