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Average User Score
4.1 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 66 reviews
1999 Pontiac Grand Am Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 66 reviews
As though ambushed by the Extreme Makover crew, the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am gets a new body, more Grand Prix-like styling, and a whole new set of trim styles for its fifth generation. Though shorter in overall length, a longer wheelbase and pushed-out wheels help provide a sturdier, more stable ride. Bigger front brakes add extra safety, and an all-new stiffer chassis with four-wheel independent suspension guarantees less highway shudder than previous models. New ribbed lower cladding and body-colored moldings beef up the attitude and sporty styling. The interior has also been reworked, with a whole new dash design and seats that are set higher for better comfort and visibility.
Still available as a coupe or sedan, the 1999 Grand Am adds some new trim names, whose differences lie mainly in their standard feature offerings. SE and SE1 share the old 2.4-liter, Twin Cam, 150-hp I4 engine. The SE2, GT, and GT1 are powered by a new 3.4-liter, 170-hp V6. Only a 4-speed automatic transmission is available in 1999. Standard across the line are ABS brakes, traction control, power locks, tachometer, and daytime running lights. A rear spoiler, cruise control, and power windows are added as you go up the line.
The looks and style of the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am earn praise from owners, who like the new engine power and improved acceleration response. Traction control has also been improved. Unfortunately, the Grand Am is still saddled with a long list of repair problems, including the quickly worn brake pads and rotors, and a new problem with window regulators. Overall build quality is heavily criticized. More minor complaints focus on the poor cupholder placement and a not particularly roomy interior.
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Pontiac Grand Am Questions
Service Engine Light On. Diagnostic Code P0440
I have a 1999 Pontiac Grand AM GT. I just noticed the "service engine soon" light came on. The code reader shows error code P0440. Can anyone tell me just what that code is for? Thanks Ray
Where Is The Camshaft Sensor Located On A 1999 Pontiac Grand Am Gt And How ...
I didn't pass emission's because of this. The code read it was the camshaft sensor.
Will My Factory 15 Inch 1999 Grand Am Rims Fit A 2004 Chevy Impala?
I Was Jump Starting A Friends Car,kaboom
He had the + and - reversed and marked that way with a marker I connected the cables and just for a second the last cable sparked,I didn't have my radio on but it is the only item that won't go on.I...
Sseph I Replaced The 2amp Radio Fuse But Wondering It There Is A 2nd Fuse,s...
I do know the proper proceedure for jump starting but the guys batt was improperly marked