1997 Pontiac Grand Prix User Reviews

1997 Pontiac Grand Prix Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 59 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 28 reviews
"ride" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 16 reviews
"handling" 13 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"body" 3 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
"window" 2 reviews

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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real nice, sharp car. plenty of power.

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some internal mechanical problems that have been hitting the wallet.

braydonscott
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Sharp, Drag Car. — I love my car. Plenty of power to it to get me going. Definitely good gas mileage for cars these days. Best part about it are the looks. She has a carbon fiber spoiler while sitting on 17 inch rims. Great car overall

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe Review
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great power train. fuel efficient v6 but has power when is needed due to the supercharger. very spacious and comfortable. handles great

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no manuel transmission option

antlell1107
25

Great Daily Driver With Plenty Of Power — the best combination of comfort, performance, and convince. very powerful when you want it to be and very smooth and fuel efficient when needed. plenty of head room and leg room for any size person. and a nice designed car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe Review
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This car has plenty of torque and acceleration with the supercharged engine and I absolutely loved this car throughout high school and college! It's breaking 140,000 miles and still runs smooth as could be. Little long for my taste but just I appreciated having room for my school work, sports equipment, work tools, and more. Not to mention this car is beautiful for its age.

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Because of its size parking was a hassle at first, but after some time i hardly had any trouble.

HoosierBoy
25

Incredible! A Gem For A First Car! — Car rode smooth and had more than enough speed to brag about. Only problem I had was that my AC went out, but that was a rare case from what I read. But as far as the rest of the car goes, I couldn't have asked for a better car through school.

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe Review
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It's a great car, really gets up and go's, a great show off car, burn the tires off. The supercharger sounds amazing as it wines and draws the attention of all the on lookers. The amount of people that try to race you at stop lights and loose, it's a amazing feeling. Very reliable, every time it starts and Feels like Just as much power as the first day i got it. It's a great car and I wouldn't trade it, I'm gonna run it to the ground flooring it every time.

Cons

Get to know the local cops very well. But mostly the useual stuff like the window regulator, and the abs light or the tire pressure light. Rusting out. Going threw so many pairs of tires. And my phone always falls out of my cup holder when I accelerate.

Rkendall122
25

A Great Car All Around. Inside And Out. — I loved the fact that I could race anyone just putting around on the street and win, I loved that my car was kept clean so the paint was nice. I didn't like on my car was when I bought it the car had bad rear struts, and now I have a bad brake line and a bad tentioner pully. A bad heater core, and my fog lights are burnt out.

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

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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sporty yet comfortable for the family

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having problems with water pump now

redneckgirl1563
65

I Love This Car — I like the look of it, the ease of use. I also like that it handles well. A great drive in this car, long distance or right around town. This car has taken us many miles comfortably in style. I would recommend this car to anyone. I

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Car handles very well and alot of power and gas saver. It's also spacious. Parts are also pretty cheap.

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Have issues with the spark plugs having no spark.

lockwood80
25

Really Great When There Is No Issues. — This car electrical system isn't great. The air didn't work when I bought it. Also the motors for the windows goes out. Other than that this car is great. I would definently buy another one if I could find one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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very well built ,  if better care is taken to undercoat, this car would last forever.

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body fell apart

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Nice Style, Tough As A Truck — recently parked as it had finally rusted out, i live near the coast. 450k later. Still ran like a top. started everyday with exception to a bad fuel pump, which was easily changed through the access door behind rear seat. ( less than an hour.)

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fun to drive

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will have to get rid of soon

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Lots Of Bang For $$$ — I have almost 400,000 km on this car and the only non original part is the alternator. I get 34+ mpg on hiwaay and has enough power to burn off both front tires at any moment with no supercharger. It handles like it's on rails and is a very solid car.

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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durable

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fuel sending unit had to be replaced twice.

gjfixer01
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Tough As A Truck. — This car has 444448kms as of today. i got it when it had about 176k on it . shared it with sister inlaw until about the 236k mark. she got a grand am. i had it since. Pd 1800 for it, original drivetrain. starts everyday, 365 a year. any weather. never let me down. gonna try for 500k. body is getting a bit rough near the rear quarters. not sure if i want to rebuild the body.

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1997 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Reliable

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NONE

TheBodyVentura
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Bullet Proof Engine-good Milage-good Looks — I have owned this car for 6 years now. It has a 175K on it but it still gets me down the road with no problem. Its still got spunk and style. Pretty much I am never selling this car. I'll drive it till it pukes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

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I love everything about this car. The only thing I didn't care for was the stock radio so I replaced it with a Pioneer AVH-X2700BS and mounted a monitor in the back of the passenger seat headrest so m... Read More

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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Fun To Drive And A Pleasure To Own. By bearball

i like that it has been very reliable and has good looks. clean lines and interior has all the refinements offered when new. held up very well for all the paces i put it through. i still enjoy driving... Read More

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Adventure By KBM1971

I like my car a lot it looks nice and sleek with enough power to get around anyone when i drive around town I get looks. Only thing i dont like is that its not getting good gas mileage ..bout to get t... Read More

It Had It's Con's, Like Any Car Does But In The End The Pros Definitely Outweigh Them!! By hungry4horsepower

I love this car!!! She always has plenty of sass and power and does exactly as she's told . Although I would have preferred a tranny that's at least capable of handling the same amount of foot pound ... Read More

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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Good By fernandovtec

the car drive good i get alot of horse power of the car and thats why i love it is a nice car to drive on the city and ill will get new wheels soon for it asap ,,,i like Read More

Thus Far Dependable By Bennet1b

If I hadn't bought the extended warranty some issues would've peeved me to pay for. I.E., early on A/C compressor, some ball joint wear and steering shaft looseness. But all of these were covered and ... Read More

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Love This Car By James

i love driving this car i have had 3 of them and will continue to drive them, lots of potential for upgrades overall i nice looking great handling car if you can afford to keep gas in it and dont run ... Read More

Nice Overall By Yoddy01

Nice ride. I like it because it turbos well but not too roomy for someone like me. I will surely recommend for others. It drives great and last long like the Hondas and Toyotas. I will surely buy agai... Read More

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