2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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Trims

GT
114 national listings
GT Coupe
42 national listings
GTP
17 national listings
GTP Coupe
10 national listings
SE
64 national listings

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4.35 stars

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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
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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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justind76446
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I Have A 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix. I Was Heading Out Of Town The Other Day A...

I have a 2001 pontiac grand prix gt special edition with the 3.8. I was heading out of town the other day and made it 1 mile out and lost power. Car would redline when I gave it gas but it would not m...

19 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
darian235
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Grand Prix Won't Charge When It Is Very Cold, Why?

Got a new battery. In the summer runs fine. When it gets below freezing, dash and lights run dim, and battery lite comes on. After it runs for a while everything will get bright and it will charg...

14 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
srw1120
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The "trac Off" Light Comes On, And The Tachometer Quits Working

also the engine will stall without warning and will take several minutes of cranking to restart. and runs like normal again

27 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
IamFlip
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Bose Premium Sound System/amplifier ?

I'm trying to replace the stock radio with an aftermarket radio. I'm using a Scosche GMDA wiring harness, I can't get the radio to turn on but the illumination works. It says "For Bose eguipped vehicl...

5,682 views with 7 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Vanessa Lopez
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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 ...

50 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)