2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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Avg. Price: $6,325
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Avg. Price: $8,500

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4.55 stars

Based on 46 reviews

Makes You Feel Like The Meanest S.o.b. On The Road. That V8 Rumbles Just Right. by WxManII
 — I got this as a replacement for a 1998 Monte Carlo Z34 that met an early end after encountering a patch of ice on a New York hillside road. It was shopping mainly for Mustang GT's, 2006-2007 Monte Ca... Read More
Great Car For The Money. I Would Buy Another. by geopapa
 — I lost my 98 Riviera this winter in an accident(great car)! I searched & found this gem in Indiana... a 2006 Grand Prix. It's the color combo I wanted(Black/Tan Interior), sun roof, remote start, repl... Read More
Reliable And Powerful by AmennRa72
 — I like everything about this car from Performance,Looks and Gas economy it was build to please its owner and drives. One thing dough, the competition did not know what was coming for them when Pontia... Read More

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

Few changes were made to the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, a mid-size sport sedan that touts its versatility as a family car and road performer.  The GTP trim is gone in 2006, taken over by the simple GT name.  Base Grand Prix has a 3.8-liter, 200-hp engine.  The GT gets the supercharged 3.8 at 260-hp.  If that isn't fast enough for you, the 5.3-liter, 303-hp V8 in the GXP should satisfy.  The somewhat outdated 4-speed automatic overdrive is the only transmission available.
A Special Edition Package is offered in the 2006 Grand Prix GT, which basically adds more performance features, such as ground effects, bright exhaust tips, alloy wheels, body-colored grille, and a restyled center console.  The GXP is definitely aimed at the driving enthusiast, who wants speed over practicality.  Equipped with standard ABS, traction control, TAPshift, and stability control, it is also supposed to improve fuel economy by dismantling four of its eight cylinders when the car is simply cruising.  ABS and traction are also standard on the GT, but an option on base models.  OnStar is standard across the lineup, as is power windows and locks, air conditioning, a driver's information center, and fog lights.  Add-ons include the favorite heads-up display, heated seats, and a sunroof.  An already large trunk can be expanded by folding down the rear seats and the front passenger seat.
GXP power is fun, agree 2006 Grand Prix owners.  Though they say its steering can have excessive torque pull and the ride can feel rough, the pickup and takeoff are unsurpassed.  Drivers love the style of the Grand Prix, though agree the interior plastic downgrades the overall look.  Handling is generally good, and all the standard features for a relatively low price are other standouts.  Headroom is limited and rear legroom is only adequate for children if you're in the car for a long time.  Though gas mileage is decent, gas consumption is quick.  Some feel the 4-speed is inadequate for a sports sedan.

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Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

buzz830
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Driver Seat

My driver seat does not go backwards it moves up and down moves forward as well but it just wont go back it's electrical

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geewiz
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What Does It Mean, When You Have A Noise That Kind Of Sounds Like A Loud Ho...

when I back up, I have a loud noise. It kind of sounds like a loud horn. It's only for a couple of seconds while I back up. What could this mean?

16 views with 6 answers (last answer about a day ago)
gulenchynk
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My 06 Grand Prix Won't Respond To My Key Fob.

I was using my key fob one morning to remote start my car it only responded to the first lock and then it wouldn't start with the remote. Then I went outside to check if there was any codes thrown a...

7 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)
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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Touch Screen Radio

My 06 Pontiac Grand Prix Touch Screen Radio says "Caution: Screen May Be Reversed" but I can't seem to reset or touch the screen. This is my first car and I don't know how to fix my screen or reve...

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Will Rotella Elc Anti Freeze Work In My Car Gasoline Engine

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