1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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2 Dr GT Coupe
17 national listings
2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe
21 national listings
4 Dr GT Sedan
31 national listings
4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan
22 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
10 national listings

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4.35 stars

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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Se by Curt
 — Performance-wise, you cannot beat the Grand Prix SE. The Wide-Track footprint makes for great stability at high speeds, and the throttle and braking systems are firm but responsive. The automatic tr... Read More
Love Pontiac Gtps by GTPrixgirl76
 — Bought after 1986 Grand Prix was no longer practical due to gas mileage and need for a 4 door sedan. The first friend who saw me driving the red GTP was in his older, souped up Camaro when he passed m... Read More
My Daily Driver Pontiac Grand Prix Gtp by James
 — This is an excellent all around veichle. It is a nice mixture of luxury and speed. It handles like a slot car, and is very responsive in any given situation. The excelleration with the supercharger... Read More

1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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1998 Pontiac Grand Prix

The Pontiac arrowhead logo is meant to symbolize forward propulsion.  The newly redesigned Pontiac Grand Prix is hoping to live up to that icon, and is certainly giving it its best shot with the 3.8-liter, 195-hp V6 that sits in the GT sedan and coupe.  When equipped with the GTP package, it gets a supercharged version of this engine rated at 240-hp.  Not bad for a mid-size family car.
The only change to the 1998 Grand Prix is that traction control now comes with the supercharged GTP, making it standard across the Grand Prix lineup.  Starting with the base SE sedan, which carries the old 3.1-liter, 160-hp V6, for a decent price you still get a lot of features, such as ABS brakes, dual front and side impact airbags, power windows, locks, and mirrors, remote entry, air conditioning, and tilt steering.  There are plenty of options in the form of leather seats, power driver's seat, sunroof, and a heads-up display which projects dash information onto the windshield so you don't have to take your eye off the road.  The GT and GTP sedans and coupes are the main attraction, though, for their engine power and loaded offerings.
Though practical for families due to its large interior room and large trunk, the 1998 Grand Prix also satisfies drivers looking for a little fun on the highway.  The 3800 engine is perfect for cruising at high speeds, and the wide track platform provides solid handling, less body roll, and responsive acceleration.  The Grand Prix feels confident in the snow.  Owners agree you get a lot for a small pricetag.  The main problem with the 1998 Grand Prix seems to be unpredictable power windows, thanks to a faulty window regulator.  Other complaints mention the headlamp lenses tend to fall off, the plastic interior looks cheap, and the gas mileage is not as good as reported.

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Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

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Shifter Will Not Come Out Of Park? I Have To Push The Button Down Beside Th...

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Key Won't Come Out Of Ignition And Will Not Come Out Of Park?

Also 10 amp fuse keeps blowing right side of dash?

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I Have A 1998 Gt And My Engine Is Beginning To Knock They Say I Will Need A...

. I want to add a supercharged series II but since i have a Gt what needs to be done if i purchase a supercharged engine. and also will the new 5.3 liter v8 thats in the impala ss ect fit in this car?

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Brandi Spann
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What Is The Fuel Pressure On A Pontiac Grand Prix Gtp

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Roger1989
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Overheating

I've changed the water pump, thermostat, radiator, and the radiator cap and the car still overheats because water is boiling out of the reservoir is this because my head gaskets are blown? there's no ...

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