2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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Avg. Price: $6,156
GT
Avg. Price: $7,161
GXP
Avg. Price: $9,228

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4.55 stars

Based on 45 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  The somewhat outdated 4-speed automatic overdrive is the only transmission available.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

Tommy2k1
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Blinker Issues

Hello i have replace the left back and front bulbs,front wont turn on and back blinks fast,i also checked the fuses ,need help please.

22 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 days ago)
CourtneyF89
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Can You Put A 2006 Grand Prix Motor Or Transmission In A Newer Or Older Mod...

135 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 days ago)
rolie
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Will A 3.8 Supercharged Engine From A 2004 Gtp Fit A 2006 Grand Prix Gtp Su...

I need a supercharged engine for my 2006 grand prix gtp. I found an engine for a good price. It is out of a 2004 Grand Prix gtp. Just want to make sure it will fit into the 2006 properly.

10 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
beverlyfrost
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I Have A 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix 3.8 V6 And The Low Beam Light Just Shut Do...

I have tried replacing the bulbs and replaced the relay switch for the low beams i don't know where eles to look to find the problem?

4,007 views with 24 answers (last answer about a week ago)
neotifa
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My Car Stalls Out And Quits When I'm Coasting Or Sitting Idle, Gunning Gas ...

My car stalls out and quits when I'm coasting or sitting idle (super scary on the highway). The only way to start the car again is to hold the gas pedal down. I can feel the car starting to act up bec...

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