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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Displaying 21 - 29 of 29 1996 Pontiac Grand Am reviews.

Dana writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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5

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fun to drive

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paper speakers blew out and all the paint fell off

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My Favorite Car I Have Owned — lots broke but i loved it great mileage sporty and fun with good tires had incredible cornering

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

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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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buzz writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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4

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good on gas, electronics are good on mine!,

Cons

gets stuck in snow

buzz
25

Great Little Car — great travel car, good power with the v6, a little small in side, easy to maintain and fix. dont get a 2 door, been having problems with both windows since i got it (mechanicly) and since the doors are so big the hinges need extra attention.

Owner for 1 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:40,000

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Brian writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Review
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5

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Great looking at the time!

Cons

Not practical for me.

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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

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

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Great snow driver with rated tires.

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not really...

35

Good Econ Car — 150hp 2.4L 4-cyl Top Speed: 115 mph (going WITH the wind) Front Wheel Drive

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Greg writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am Review
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5

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great acceleration, COMFORTABLE SEATS!!! long life, if it doesn't get crashed, room for friends. HUGE trunk. it was a fun little car to drive

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gas mileage was just average with the 6cyl engine, and the speedometer went out. that's all I can come up with.

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Not A Bad Car — I got this little 96 as a senior in high school. It's not the coolest car to own, unless you're a grandma, but it actually packs a lot of power, if you have the v6. the speedometer went out on it, but that's probably because the power steering fluid puked out all over it's lines... fun, but not an expensive repair. The acceleration was great, so was the speed. I surprised many drivers with how quickly I could accelerate around them or from a stop! I was really bumbed out when It got rear ended and totaled!

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Jaysen writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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2

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Awesome gas mileage.

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Hard to sit adults in rear seat due to lack of legroom.

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Great Gas Mileage And Great To Get From Point A To Point B. — Gas mileage is great, I was getting around 28 mpg highway and 20 mpg city. The interior was okay, I had to have the seat all the way back, so no one could sit behind me because there was no legroom. It was a good car to get from point a to point b. Not really much of a cruising car, it was nothing great to look at. Yet it was a good car.

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Gtown09 writes:
1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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I Miss This Car — It was the best car that we ever had.It had the best engine a V6.It handled the best.Ill try to get some pics of the one that we had.

Owner for 8 years, 7 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

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2006 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Wouldnt Buy It Again For Myself But Its A Reliable Car By Laura

its not a speed machine it hasnt needed much for repairs the interior appearance and exterior are great. its great on gas and its a very comfortable car to drive and it is a safe car to drive if you... Read More

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2005 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Great Car By Williams13

I like just about everything on this car, the 3.8L engine has lots of power, very rummy inside, great gas mileage for a v6 engine, it go lots of miles but still running great, everything works on this... Read More

Good Work Car But Not Much Of A Traveling Car. By jgerman

Overall I plan to drive this car till it just wont go any more. It should last me many years to come and it seems to be very reliable so far. I took one trip with this car and that was enough for me..... Read More

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2004 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Great Starter Car By Shirk3RD

This is my very first car which I plan to keep for as long as possible, and "upgrade" it be more personal or mine. I use this car to get to school, work, and for just driving around. Great brand, and ... Read More

I Call This One The "poor Man's Gto". By rfry

It's interesting that the Rally Racing hood changes the appearance & the feel of driving the car so much. Without it - it is just another little car, with it driving through the Arkansas hills; it’s a... Read More

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2003 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

I'm A Pontiac Man , Love My Pontiac Vehicles By Garry

Monsoon CD Stereo system sounds great with the Factory Monsoon 250 watt Amplifier and the Monsoon Speakers, but for the rear panel 6x9 speakers needs up grade what i don't like about is that my F... Read More

Happy With This Car By professortemple

Was very sorry to let this car go this summer when the transmission failed on me suddenly. Bought it in 2008 with 56,000 miles and had to junk it with 140,000 miles on it. Was our only car for a few y... Read More

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2002 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Fun Pontiac By jpk7883

I owned this car during my college years. It got me through many 300 mile trips to and from college, as well as trips across the country. It sounded great after installing a magnaflow cat-bat exhaust... Read More

Good Car By Aaron

gas mileage is good, needs front struts, window motor on the passengers side is out, has the annoying clicking all the time but getting it fixed. accelerates way better than the talon I had. about as ... Read More

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