Sign in | Register | My account |

1998 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 4,451 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $675.

ZIP:

Find the Right Car Model for You

Not sure where to start? Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.

Zip:

Trims

2 Dr GT Coupe
19 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,168
2 Dr GTP Supercharged Coupe
Avg. Price: $3,911
4 Dr GT Sedan
27 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,257
4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan
19 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,627
4 Dr SE Sedan
14 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,112

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,220
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,050
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 690
View All

Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 61 reviews

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

Overall User Score

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 stars4.35

Based on 61 reviews

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.

Updated

What's your take on the 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix?

People researching a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix contacted a dealer about

Picture of 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr GTP Supercharged Sedan, exterior
Pontiac Grand Prix
16% of the time
Ford Mustang
8% of the time
Chevrolet Cavalier
5% of the time
Honda Civic
5% of the time
Grand Prix
Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?
CarGurus has 4,451 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $675.
ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Baker123
0

Why No Bright Lights On Just The Drivers Side ?

3 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 days ago)
Deadheat33
35

I Just Received A P0336 Cam Position Sensor Performance Obd2 Code On My '98...

While driving, attempting to pass another vehicle, the acceleration hesitated. I tried acceleration a few more times afterward and the same thing was happening, then soon after that the engine was c...

58 views with 6 answers (last answer about a week ago)
rsbenne
0

Is Posi-traction Available For The Pontiac Gtp 4t65e-hd Transmission/axle

Have a 1998 Pontiac GTP engine and transaxle. I would like to make it posi-traction as the engine - transaxle have been installed as rear drive in a Pontiac Fiero

28 views with no answers yet
smebacker
0

Have A Grand Prix Thinkin I Have A Blown Head Gasket But Been Told An...

31 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
Liz Gurrola
0

I Have A 98 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 I Did The Tune Up On It Its Been Running...

10 views with no answers yet