2001 Pontiac Grand Prix User Reviews

2001 Pontiac Grand Prix Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 57 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 27 reviews
"power" 21 reviews
"fuel economy" 21 reviews
"speed" 10 reviews
"comfortable car" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"heavy car" 3 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"light" 3 reviews

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Stephen writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Coupe Review
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181k low cost miles, instant boost

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none- its cheap easy fast fun and can haul the fam..

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Yes. Only Thing Done To This Car In 100k Miles: Oil Changes And A Wheel Bearing — Fastest family car ever. true sleeper that keeps up with 5.0 mustangs even with 2 18s in the trunk... LMAO.. i use this as my beater car really even tho i love the supercharger.. looks like another family car until you look over and your windows are shaking and then the front tires roast til bout 40 mph.. got a 3.4 in pulley and stage 2 ecm. thats all for performance

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Joseph writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Coupe Review
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The feel of supercharged boost

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Room for the family and comfy ride

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Fwd Muscle Car — Its a sleeper, Wolf in sheep's clothing. A lot of low end grunt with a Supercharged 3.8L V6. Capable of high 20s MPG and plenty of room for 5 adults. Looks sporty but not very aggressive. The chassis is solid, Drive train is Powerful and robust, Interior lacks attention to detail but is comfy. Braking and high speed cornering leave room for improvement but the car is nimble for its size.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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pivinski7 writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Review
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The engine and looks are amazing!

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I haven't encountered any negatives

pivinski7
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Impressive — I really enjoy this car because you have to room and space to modify. I bought mine stock and it had decent horsepower and i loved the look of the car, it looks sleek but mean. I think GM did a great job with the stability of the car, there is no lean at all. I havent encountered any mechanical issues at all and I have done a lot of modifications to it, that just shows it has a strong built motor that can handle more horsepower than what it was designed for. The car is very fun to drive and show off. Stock, the gas mileage is decent for a large sedan but now that it is modded its a little iffy. I enjoy the car tremendously and it is the best purchase I have ever made. I own the GTP Special Edition and love it, it definatly will not be traded in. The super charger puts out 10 lbs of boost which is really good for a super charger that is stock to a car. The car hauls and sounds great, the exhaust they manufactured with the car is wonderful, you can actually hear it!! This is the car you have got to check out, it is nothing like I have ever experienced!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stephanie writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Review
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4

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Huge trunk for an awesome system

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fogged over headlights

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Grand Prix Gt — I've had three Grand Prixs. This one is lacking on the acceleration dept.it just takes it a little longer to accelerate then my last one but it handles well. There is no rust a few minor scratches, can barely see them unless your really looking. Very fun to drive. Very good on gas. Needed all around pads and rotors, the headlights are also fogged over as are the rest of the grand prixs. Yes, i would recommend this car to my friends.

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Mr3GTP writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP Review
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4

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Performance (14.3 @ 96 mph stock!), ride, room. Decent highway mileage (31) for a car of this size. Good in snow as well, the traction control does a good job when the roads get nasty.

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Build quality, mechanical issues.

Mr3GTP
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Great Performance, But Build Quality Is Disappointing. — I bought my '01 GTP Sedan brand new, and though I love the styling, performance, and features & options, I'm not happy with the fit & finish of this car. Mechanically, it hasn't been too bad, but it has required a few repairs, such as; New R/F wheel bearing and fuel pump at 7,800 miles, new L/S CV shaft at 25,000 miles.

Owner for 6 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

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ktaran writes:
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Nothing But Problems From The Beginning!!! — I bought this car brand new. I have had nothing but major problems with it, since it had only 18K on it. It is always things that mechanics tell me I shouldn't have wrong with it, with the amounts of mileage that I have on it. I had a Grand AM before it, that was also nothing but trouble. That one always had electrical problems. I made a promise that I will NEVER, ever again, buy an american car, and am sticking to it. I will be looking at Honda's this week. I will never suggest a Pontiac to anyone!!

Owner for 6 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

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rickm2 writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Coupe Review
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4

Pros

Much more fun to drive and look at than a Camry, at a lower cost, lower insurance premium and at the same reliability. Plenty of trunk space and interior is roomy with exception of hip room in back. Very few problems experienced in 199k miles of daily driving. Extremely reliable engine.

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Very few. Transmission could be improved. That's been my biggest complaint of the car. Not well matched to the car's "sporty" appearance.

rickm2
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A Great Mid-priced Coupe That's Easy To Own. — In over 12 years of ownership, I have put just short of 200,000 miles on this car. It is front-wheel drive, so tires need to be rotated often. However, I've experienced good mileage from most of the tires I've put on this car. I upgraded the brakes and some suspension parts (stabilizer bars and links), using available GM parts, and that was both inexpensive to do and made a dramatic difference in the cars handling and stopping ability. Average handling and braking in stock setup. Reliability is this cars strong suit. The 3.8 liter, natural-aspirated engine (L36) is almost indestructible. The only weak point has been the upper and lower intake manifold gaskets, which were redesigned in later models. I had to replace those gaskets in 2012. As a daily driver, it is excellent, no drama, always starts and gets decent gas mileage. Not bad on a trip with 3 or less, I would not recommend putting 4 or 5 in the car for any distance. I have been extremely pleased with this car, which is why I'm still driving it every day.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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david062956 writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Review
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5

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Lots of power for a 3800 V6

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Not a family car

david062956
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Great Power And Awesome Handling — I loved this car just to small for me and my long legs, It had lots of power and great handling and excellent on gas would be a great 1st car for a girl going to school and wanting to come home every weekend to see family and friends

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Scott writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix GT Review
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4

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awesome sound with my system

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having things slowly break cause it old

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Good Everyday Car — its a good car if you take care of them they last for a long time, nice look. good ride and if u are willing to spend some money can be a decently fast car. i just wish it was supercharged

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Corey writes:
2001 Pontiac Grand Prix SE Review
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5

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Great handling, comfortable ride, great stock sound, Good sound system, great body styling.

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Engine could have more power to it.  

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My Grand Prix — 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 have put in a 300 watt 2-way subwoofer in the trunk, a brand new kenwood 300 watt stereo with AMP, a new full exhaust, new tires, some blue accented lights inside and more. It has a great strong build and The body style has alot of potential. I painted the front under grill and the side skirts semi-flat black and Im going to do a solid stripe along the whole bottom. This car runs amazing and very comfortably seats 5 people. Gas mileage is great, I get around 22-27 mpg on average. Putting 93 in the tank instead of 87 really brings out the power in the car, you really feel a pull when you hit the gas and it takes off. The engine has a pretty distinct sound for not having almost anything done to it but a new stainless steel exhaust and some minor work to the block, but it sounds great when you really hit the gas. The build quality is pretty good, My only problem with mine so far is the front bumper. It is a little bit shaky, mostly because it has been backed up into about 5 times since september 09 when I bought it. But nonetheless it has a sloid build and a great look. The car is really fun to drive, being so comfortable and big you get a great smooth ride and the handling, especially with my Yokohoma touring S tires on it, is flawless. I give this car a thumbs up, especially for a first time driver like I was.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

My Dream Car! By lyssa77

I love every thing about my car!!!!! gas mileage is great. about 400 miles on a full tank. its sporty but still a sedan. has good power. I would tell anyone to buy this car. wish Pontiac still made... Read More

Overall, I Think This Car Is Awesome. By alawson

This is the first Grand Prix I have owned. I have only owned this car for one month. I bought this car used. It has a couple of issues that need repaired. I only hope the repairs are not expensive. Read More

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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Bad Car By Kesha

just wanting me car fixed. i love the car i have. didnt expect to have this many problems out of this car. this is really making me 2nd guess my car. hopefully my car can get fixed very very soon. Read More

Fun To Drive By danielroth

Have loved this car ever since I bought it over a year ago. My kids call it dad's race car and always want to go for a ride in it. Wish GM would have kept Pontiac around big mistake getting rid of the... Read More

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

When This Motor Gos I Will Drop A New One In It By Mark

this is my first pontiac and i always new they were nice but until i bought this one i did not know just how nice and how much power they had i wont go back to anything else i promise that Read More

Excelent Car By VehicleInformationResources_Chris

I would Highly recommend this car. No Car currently on market can compete with what Pontiac Grand Prix provided for the price of (mid 20K) The car represents what Pontiac is known for "Performance ... Read More

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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Good By fernandovtec

the car drive good i get alot of horse power of the car and thats why i love it is a nice car to drive on the city and ill will get new wheels soon for it asap ,,,i like Read More

Thus Far Dependable By Bennet1b

If I hadn't bought the extended warranty some issues would've peeved me to pay for. I.E., early on A/C compressor, some ball joint wear and steering shaft looseness. But all of these were covered and ... Read More

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

White Lightning By Brownetribe

Overall my car has been easy to fix. I've put a lot of my sweat, blood, and tears into my baby. She might not be the fast, prettiest, or most reliable but i love her. Snowball even locks my doors for... Read More

Meh By Aaron_Barvincak

I like the sleekness and the first gear power but i didnt like it only had 4 gears and a low tops speed and it did not have very good gas milage. i want a 5 speed or a 6 speed Read More

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