2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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GT
114 national listings
GT Coupe
47 national listings
GTP
12 national listings
GTP Coupe
7 national listings
SE
57 national listings

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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 58 reviews

My Grand Prix by Corey
 — I love this car, yeah it may be the standard stripped model and it does not have a racing engine, but for what I paid for, this car is amazing. Since my purchasing of the car on September 2, 2009, I ... Read More
I Loved It So Much I Bought Another! by lissaliss
 — My first car was a 4 door Grand Prix GT. unfortunatly it was totalled in and accident but I knew I wanted another one just like it. The one I have now is a Silver 2001 GT Special Edition. The second t... Read More
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Gt by Mike
 — The 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT. This is a transporter that lives up to its domestic heritage and more. Domestics have been known for their power and size - lots of passenger space and trunk space. ... Read More

2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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2001 Pontiac Grand Prix

Emphasizing a sportier style and performance, the 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix focuses most of its attention on the powerful GT and GTP trims, and leaves the base SE sedan for fleet and rental sales.  Proof?  The SE comes in sedan only, with a 3.1-liter, 175-hp V6.  The GT and GTP is either a sedan or a coupe, with a gruntier 3.8 V6 that gets 200-hp in the GT and 240 in the supercharged GTP.  A 4-speed automatic overdrive transmission is standard across the Grand Prix lineup.
The 2001 Grand Prix puts a new grille on the SE and makes OnStar standard on GTPs.  A Wide Track Smart Package for the SE adds a spoiler.  The Special Edition Package for GT and GTP models adds a rear spoiler, hood scoops. shiny dual exhaust tips, and the requisite badging.  As part of its performance orientation, Pontiac has given the Grand Prix more swooping body lines and sits it low to the ground.  Inside, the cockpit-like front seat also sits low in front of an overly busy instrument cluster that's lit orange at night.  Though the 2001 Grand Prix is big enough for five passengers, four would be most comfortable.  A fold-down armrest in back doubles as a pass-through to the spacious trunk.
Though it's no sports car by any means, the 2001 Grand Prix is plenty fast, with terrific sporty handling and smooth acceleration and shifting, say owners.  They praise the engine performance, along with the roominess and overall sleek looks.  The biggest complaint seems to be about the cheaply-made plastic parts, which break or fall off or just don't seem in keeping with the exterior styling.  It also tends to rattle because of this.  Rear legroom can be cramped, the dashboard is too cluttered, and low ground clearance means scraping the front end.

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Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

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Car Doesn't Move After Stepping On The Gas Pedal And Makes Loud Noise?

I have a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP and just recently my car shut down on me. The problem seems to be that when I step on the gas pedal it just makes a loud rattling/clanking noise and the care does ...

33 views with 4 answers (last answer about a week ago)
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Key Stuck In Ignition

can't get the key out of the ignition. the car will be in park but the ignition switch won't turn back to the position to let the key out. the steering wheel won't lock either because you can't get t...

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Kymagick
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Would The Computer From A 2001 Grand Prix Be Interchangeable With A 2000 Gr...

I have a 2001 Grand Prix, runs and drives good, but has some body damage to the left rear door and quarter panel. I have the chance to buy a 2000 Grand Prix with a great body, but the owner says it ne...

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Amber Bradds
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I Have An 01 Pontiac And The Steering Wheel Won't Move Up Or Down How Can I...

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I Have A 2001 Gt Grand Prix And I Drove It Just A Little Ways Out Of Town T...

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