2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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GT
Avg. Price: $4,098
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Avg. Price: $3,848
GTP
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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
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

Jessica Hinman
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01 Grand Prix Tranny

I have a 2001 pontiac grand prix that has had a dying transmission for awhile now. I think it finally quit on my way home from work this evening, but I'm not 100% sure since it has never happened to...

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Jessica Hinman
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How Much Can I Get For My 01 Grand Prix Gt

I am finally getting rid of my 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT 3800 V6. I need to know what I can get for it and whether it would be better to trade it, sell it to a private party, or just scrap it? It h...

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How Do I Hook Up A 2001 Grand Prix Radio ?

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spemb
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Why When I Replaced Maf Sensor Did My Catalytic Converter Overheat?

My 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8L 3800 had a mass air flow sensor code so I bought a new sensor and the catalytic converter overheated. I replaced the new sensor with the old sensor and the problem we...

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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...

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