1996 Pontiac Grand Am User Reviews

1996 Pontiac Grand Am Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 29 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5

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PROS
"power" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Robert writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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5

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comfortable

Cons

not made anymore

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Like!!!! — like the car has some problems but pretty easy to fix all around i really like the car is is easy to mainain and pretty easy to customize it is a great car to drive and has many features that are easy to love

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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jiron127 writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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3

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Very reliable

Cons

Non really, besides normal car maintenance

jiron127
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This Is A Great Car For Anyone To Have, Especially For College Students. — The acceleration is great, as well as the breaking and handling of the car. My car has needed repairs, but nothing major; at the most for a single repair was around $300. The appearance, especially when cleaned is almost like new, with a scraped patch of paint on the rear bumper that was there prior to my ownership. The maintenance for this car is average for a car as old as it is, maybe less due to its low mileage of only a bit over 88,000 miles. My car is great to drive around, simply because its a v6 and drives(handles, accelerates etc.) like a car half its age.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Trevor writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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4

Pros

fun to drive and its a nice car

Cons

the engine is the worst gm has ever made

35

Good Car But Not A Good Engine — The car is a fairly nice car. It runs great and drives very nice but the engine is awful. It only had 63k miles on it and the engine blew. The gas mileage is not that bad it gets about 25 miles to the gallon. Maintenance is kind of expensive. This car is really fun to drive around town and stuff.

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Josh writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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3

Pros

good on gas

Cons

4dr se

35

Quick For A 4 Banger Auto — bought for 1650 as fist car quick 0-40 thats about it

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Brian writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Review
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5

Pros

Great looking at the time!

Cons

Not practical for me.

25

Fun Car! — Had a blast, when I bought it! Only had it couple years! Quad Four, 5 Speed, sunroof, sweet!

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Dennis writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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3

Pros

she was fast

Cons

she let me do so times

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Good Frist Car A Fast Car For Someone Just Starting — A good car, but still an old car and they all have things that go wrong with them.

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Amber writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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1

Pros

nothing

Cons

constantly broke

25

Terrible — Worst car i ever owned. spent more time in the garage then own the road. It handled not bad, good on gas, had lots of power But it was generally broke. would not buy another grand am. crappiest car ever

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Riley writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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3

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Good on Gas, Black, 2DR, 5 Speed

Cons

Poor Handling, Kinda Big, Not Enough Power.

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1996 Grand Am Se — Pretty good little car, but I crashed it so now I have a new one. This car is cheap to run, If you are not me. Not the strongest drive train however. Very comfortable car for the money. Only good Grand Am made (96-98 Black 2 DR).

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S Michelle writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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3

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Gets me where I need to get, reliable

Cons

Repairs/parts a expensive

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It's A Keeper! — I Love it, especially since it is mine and it is paid for. It runs good but does need some work to help it continue at it's peak. Gets me where I need to go and I have keept it looking good to be over 10 years old. My friend commented the other day about how well I had kept the car up.

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Amanda writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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5

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The gas mileage

Cons

Part Prices

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Grand Am Se — I love the room and the storage compartments... not to mention the 4 doors is great when loading the baby in...The power is better than some vehicles I've driven and I love the green color of it... The gas mileage is great but needs a bit of work on it.

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1973 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

The 73' Grand Am By jsc9306

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1974 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Impressive Looks, Style And Underestimated Power. By GrandAM1974

I owned this car as a Freshman in college. I went to school downstate Illinois.The drive from Chicago to Bloomington was 2hrs. on I-55. This Pontiac was built for the 150 mile ride to & from school on... Read More

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1975 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Better In Memory Than In Reality. By Robert

I ordered mine from the factory to my specifications. The previous writer got a few things wrong about the equipment. First, the big engine was a 455 cubic inch, not a 445. Second, there were no ad... Read More

Beautiful Car By seemann67

There is not much to write, I fell in Love when I saw the car the first time back in 1988 when I was stationed in Texas. Sold it one year later when I went back to Germany. I regret to have sold it ev... Read More

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1978 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Thank Goodness It Wasn't Mine By Jenna

this was a friend's car that i would drive when mine wasn't running ;-) POS Read More

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1985 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Good Looking Compact That Doesn't Really Look Compact.great On Gas. By jaso

I've driven this car for years and have had no serious issues .This car is great for trips to take. I have over 450.000 miles I've never had any problems with my manual transmission.The handling gets ... Read More

Actually Mines A 86 Se By Kent2

good car EXTREMELY RELIABLE!!! Engine: 3.0L Buick V6 Trans: 125c 3 speed. Read More

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