2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

Grand Prix

Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?

CarGurus has 5,811 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,295.

ZIP:

Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.

Zip:

Trims

Base
Avg. Price: $7,331
GT
Avg. Price: $8,460
GXP
Avg. Price: $10,748

Pontiac Grand Prix Experts

#1 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 1,480
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,170
#3 John Saffrahn
John Saffrahn
Reputation 770
View All

Average User Score

4.55 stars

Based on 40 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
Better Than An Str8 by Chris
 — Its fun to drive, great sleeper and compromise. Comfortably seats 6' adults in the back seat. 90k miles and only repairs have been under warranty. Some owners complain about transmission problems but ... Read More

2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

Overall User Score

4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.55

Based on 40 reviews

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  The somewhat outdated 4-speed automatic overdrive is the only transmission available.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

Updated

What's your take on the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix?

People researching a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix contacted a dealer about

The 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix
Pontiac Grand Prix
35% of the time
Nissan Altima
6% of the time
Dodge Charger
6% of the time
Nissan Maxima
5% of the time
Grand Prix
Looking for a Used Grand Prix in your area?
CarGurus has 5,811 nationwide Grand Prix listings starting at $1,295.
ZIP:

Pontiac Grand Prix Questions

Melinda Burdeshaw
0

Abs System And Traction System

As i drive and apply brakes, sporadically, the brake pedal will give a little and be harder to start. Then I hear a beep and the light symbols for the traction system and abs system comes on on th...

41 views with 4 answers (last answer 19 hours ago)
Thursann Jenkins
0

How Do I Get The Code To Unlock My 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Bose Stereo?

I just bought a used 2006 grand prix from a used lot, the Bose stereo in the car had been taken out then put back in when they were fixing the car, now it is locked..how do I get the code to unlock...

8 views with 1 answer (last answer about a day ago)
hilts
30

Clicking Or Poping Noise After Making Right Turn

I got checked with some mechanics, just could not find out why. It is coming out from the front driver side of the wheel of something. It does not happen all time. Would it be the suspension or someth...

4,487 views with 20 answers (last answer about a week ago)
funky757
25

Location Of Fuse For Headlights

2,253 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Todd1976
15

If I Change The Hub Assembly's On My 2006 Grand Prix (abs Sensors Are On Th...

16 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)