2003 Pontiac Grand Am Overview

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Trims

GT
Avg. Price: $5,170
GT Coupe
Avg. Price: $5,310
GT1
Avg. Price: $5,326
GT1 Coupe
Avg. Price: $5,138
SE
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Avg. Price: $4,877
SE1
Avg. Price: $4,788
SE2
12 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,139

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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

Overall User Score

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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

Renee Dodge
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My Car Is Pouring Out Oil After Also Leaking Water In Engine..

I've had water leaking in the back right side of engine.. recently car was turned off after driving wouldn't start looked under the hood and oil was all over the bottom soaked my starter was told...

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dblueman
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What Do I Need To Connect My I Pod Touch 3rd Generation To My Factory Stere...

Want to install a 3rd generation i pod to my factory radio in my grand am 2003 What do i need to make this work?

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Aaron N Tere
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My 2003 Grand Am Gt Was Running Fine When Parked It .went To Go To Wprk And...

I can hear the pump clickin when i turn the switch.mabey its already primed

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JeffreySmith67
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What Causes Car To Choke Out When You First Take Off?

Once car is started and you move car want to choke out like it does want to go.. Once you give it gas a couple times it finally comes out of it and then runs fine.

7 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
Sarah Ans James Lynch
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What Causes 5th Gear In A 2003 Pontiac Gramd Am To Go Out?

It runs I drive it just wont go into 5th gear.

10 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)