2003 Pontiac Grand Am Overview

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GT
Avg. Price: $4,967
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Avg. Price: $5,080
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SE1
Avg. Price: $4,836
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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 37 reviews

Best Car I Have Ever Owned by Christopher
 — Performance... More than expected out of a 3.4 Braking... Good braking especially for the weight of the car Handling... Some body roll, corners better than the average coupe The car has great looks e... Read More
A Great Racing Car With Awesome Sound System by Tenisa
 — This was my first car! I luved it but living in Detroit it was stolen & later I found out that it is on the "Hot list" these cars are stolen all the time here in Detroit. But other than that it is an ... Read More
Just Bought A Pontiac! by Carey
 — I bought my car from a dealership and it came with only 50,000 km and it was immaculate in and out. Ive been driving 4 and 6 cylinder cavaliers and this pontiac makes a joke of those cars. Im a truste... Read More

2003 Pontiac Grand Am Overview

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Based on 37 reviews

2003 Pontiac Grand Am

In 2003, the Pontiac Grand Am became Pontiac's only compact car offering in its lineup, as the small Sunfire was discontinued.  This could only increase the Grand Am's already high popularity (among the top ten cars sold in the U.S.), along with its stylish looks and energetic performance in the guise of an affordable family car.
The SE2 returns in the 2003 Grand Am, but only as a sedan.  In fact, all SE, SE1, and SE2 trims are sedans only.  The GT and GT1 come in sedan or coupe.  The SE and SE1 feature the 2.2 Ecotec, 140-hp engine and either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic.  The SE2, GT, and GT1 come with
the 3.4-liter, 170-hp V6 (175-hp in the GTs).  The V6 is matched only with the auto tran.  While the GTs feature more sports tuning, the SE2 is an upgraded family sedan, offering luxuries such as a 6-way driver's seat, leather trim, and cruise control.
Other additions in the 2003 Grand Am are an XM radio option and standard OnStar on all but the base SE.  The SE also loses standard ABS, which becomes an option in 2003. On the outside, the ribbed body cladding is removed from all SE sedans, but the racier GT gets to keep it along with a lower ride height, sunroof, and rear spoiler.  A 30th anniversary Grand Am package is offered in the GT trims only.
Most 2003 Grand Am owners are pleased with the engine performance, even in the I4.  They say the handling is excellent and the driving experience fun and sporty.  Overwhelmingly, owners are drawn to their Grand Ams for the outside appearance.  Classic, yet with a touch of sporty aggressiveness.  But on the inside, the seats, storage room, and dash layout are practical for family use.  Complaints focus on a cramped rear seat, particularly in the coupe, and a general feeling that the seats are too low and uncomfortable for long trips.  Repairs will set you back, and owners point out early brake pad and rotor wear and intake manifold problems.  They also want a manual transmission in the V6.

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Pontiac Grand Am Questions

gringo9837
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Dash Lights And Tail Lights Dont Work

All my other lights work and all the fuses are intact..im confused ive never had this problem before please help me

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What Is The Difference Between A Grand Am And A Grand Prix

What makes a Grand Am different from a Grand Prix? Is one more posh than the other? Better engine???

6,054 views with 8 answers (last answer 2 days ago)
Bob Burks
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Security Light Problem

I have the common problem of the security light flashing and car not starting. My 2003 grand am, does this occasionally, but it is a pain when it does happen, will probably become more frequent. I hav...

23,024 views with 15 answers (last answer 2 days ago)
alex08
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Interchanging 3.4 From 2000 Grand Am To 2003 Grand Am

Guy at the salvage yard told me I could only use a 3.4 from a 2003 alero or 2003 grand am to put into my 2003 grand am se with a shot motor. I have a 2000 grand am gt that has been rear ended that i h...

422 views with 6 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
shaunanelson821
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I Have A V6 2003 Pontiac Grand Am Gt. It Was Getting About 28 Mpg And The L...

started smelling of gas at start up and now I am getting 15MPG. Is this common? What might be leaking?

37 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)