1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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2 Dr GTP Coupe
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2 Dr SE Coupe
8 national listings
4 Dr GT Sedan
4 Dr SE Sedan
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 — THIS IS MY BABY! Her name is Samnantha. I have had her since 2001. I got her when I was a jr in high school. I have put over 100,000 miles on her myself. She now has almost 236,000 on her. I have... Read More
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 — Its a freakin mechanical nightmare, but 9 grand later its slowly starting to purrr once again. Its body is goin to hell, exhaust is falling off, but it does have sum get up and go after rebuilding mos... Read More
Amazing Power And Performance, Looks Pretty Decent, Too! by David
 — It was originally an undercover cop car, so it has low miles. GM engine, so it has a slight leak around the intake gasket, but not bad... They all have that. The mileage hovers between 28-32 ish give ... Read More

1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

Set for a much-needed overhaul in the coming year, the front-wheel drive 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix didn't tinker with much in terms of looks or performance.  Offered as a coupe or sedan in either SE or GT trims, the Grand Prix is a popular, affordable family car that has tried to capitalize on the Pontiac Excitement branding.  
The 3.4-liter 24-valve V6, which is standard in the GT and GTP and an option in the SE trims, gets a power boost to 215-horsepower.  The 3.1-liter V6 remains at 160-hp.  Both engines come only with a 4-speed automatic.  Also new in 1996 is a special Sport Package on coupe models, which adds 5-spoke alloy wheels and dual exhaust pipes.  Whether you get a sedan or coupe, the mid-size 1996 Grand Prix has plenty of room for use as family car.  The GT and GTP models are more performance-oriented, with special supportive seats, ground effects, standard ABS brakes, and fog lights, though even the base SE sedan comes well loaded.  Dual front airbags are standard across the line.
Acceleration performance and V6 engine power stand out for owners of the 1996 Grand Prix.  They like the overall interior and exterior style and layout, and the comfortable legroom.  The weight of the car hampers taking full advantage of the engine, however, and numerous repairs accompany Grand Prix ownership.  Drivers mention rattling, paint chipping, and a check engine light that is perpetually on.

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Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

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96 Grand Prix Not Accelerating At Times?

When driving my car it seems to not accelerate at times, RPMs don't go up, so I let go of the gas and give it a second and it seems to work alright

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Glenn Henzel
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Tranny Problem With 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

I have a 96 pontiac grand prix. i had the oil changes and drove it home and parked it. when out the next morning and started the car. the car started fine when i put the car in reverse it did not go...

21 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Tyler Prudhomme
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So I Replaced The Battery In My 96 Grand Prix And Now The Abs Light Won't T...

On the dash resets every time I turn the car off I've already looked at the manual and checked all of the fuses and nothing seems to be wrong with them and the manual gives me nothing. Any info o...

7 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
stuart911us
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96 Pontiac Grand Prix Fuel Problem

my fuel pump only stays on for a few seconds changed it still does same thing won't start engine not getting gas

282 views with 10 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
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Where Is The Speed Sensor Located At On A 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

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