2001 Pontiac Grand Am Overview

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Trims

GT
Avg. Price: $4,392
GT Coupe
37 national listings
GT1
15 national listings
GT1 Coupe
17 national listings
SE
34 national listings
SE Coupe
16 national listings
SE1
124 national listings
SE1 Coupe
29 national listings

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4.25 stars

Based on 49 reviews

My Baby by Mark
 — What can I say about this car, I love it. This is the first car I've ever purchased from a dealership. I bought her in 2006, with only 9,998 miles on the ticker. She's already 5 years old!!!!! The pre... Read More
Grand Am Gt1 by Robert
 — In the performance department, the Grand Am is fair. It's acceleration is enough to make the drive exciting. Braking is less than ideal due to poor caliper design. That can be remedied with small b... Read More
Love These Cars! Have Owned Two! by ashly
 — I've owned two. First one was a silver 01 SE coupe 2.4L. Ran well and lasted me 6years and is still running but I sold it to buy another Grand Am. I bought it used and put over 100k on it. It started ... Read More

2001 Pontiac Grand Am Overview

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2001 Pontiac Grand Am

Aimed at a younger market, the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am tries to emphasize its sporty performance and styling, overall affordability and good fuel economy (22/32 mpg), and practical family car interior.  It seems to have worked, because although the Grand Am in general has questionable reliability, it remains GM's number one compact car in the U.S. market.
The biggest change for 2001 is the loss of the SE2 trim.  That leaves SE, SE1, GT, and GT1 in both four-door sedan and two-door coupe models.  Other minor changes include updated sound systems in all cars, and new fabrics and wheels.  The SE trims come standard with a 2.4-liter, 150-hp I4, while the GTs feature the 3.4, 175-hp V6.  A 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic are available with the SEs, but only the automatic comes with the V6 engines in the GTs.  The base models are well equipped, with standard ABS, traction control, intermittent wipers, power locks and mirrors, lighted entry and a security system.  GTs add a rear spoiler and sports-tuned suspension and bigger wheels.  
The 2001 Grand Am aims to please those looking for a family car, but not willing to sacrifice sports performance.  Indeed, drivers praise the V6 engine power, pickup, and excellent handling of the Grand Am, emphasizing its kick and spirited feel behind the wheel.  They also love the overall "head-turning" looks, fuel economy, and fold-down rear seats to expand trunk capacity.  The most notable complaint is quality and reliability, with particular mention of the poorly designed brakes, which seem to need service too frequently.  Other drivers ask for more horsepower and more rear legroom.

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My Car Is Boiling Over Already Had Heads Redone, Thermostat, Head Gaskets, ...

My car is boiling over already had heads redone, thermostat, head gaskets, hoses and I did bleed the air out. Now what?

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Bad Wheel Bearing, Dont Know What Side

i have a bad wheel bearing but i dont know what side, if i turn a sharp left it makes more noise than if i make a sharp right

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How Can You Tell If The Wheel Bearing Is Going Out Or Is Out And Which Side...

The rotor on the passanger side makes a clattering sound and is loose when tire is removed. The rotor on the drivers side is stable and does not clatter when driving only the passanger sid... Is this ...

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What Size Is The Nut On Front Wheel Bearing On A 2001 Grand Am

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