2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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Trims

GT
Avg. Price: $4,137
GT Coupe
42 national listings
GTP
16 national listings
GTP Coupe
10 national listings
SE
52 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

Mary Steele
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How Do I Get My 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Out Of Park?

I started my car and engaged the break to release park and it would not budge. Is there a way I can fix this myself?

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Roy Thissel
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Location To Oil Filter

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Roy Thissel
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Location To Oil Filter On A Grand Prix 2001

so I change oil on many of cars and I have yet to have found one that has stumped me but this 2001 Grand Prix Oil filter I cannot locate can you help me

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Robert Hunyor
10

I Just Reset The Security On My 2001 Grand Prix. Now The Car Will Not Star...

The Security light does got out as it's supposed to, and it started and ran fine previously. There are no other mechanical issues.. fuel pump is fine, starter is fine, fuses are fine etc. This just ...

23 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)
turkishvan
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Is This An Instrument Panel Problem?

My car had a coolant leak, and needed the intake gasket set replaced. I took it to a shop, which did that, but they broke the temperature sensor, and the one they replaced it with was defective. Since...

21 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)