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Average User Score
4.5 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 45 reviews
2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 45 reviews
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 The somewhat outdated 4-speed automatic overdrive is the only transmission available.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
Can Anyone Please Tell Me The Correct Size For The Freeze Drain Plug?
Can anyone PLEASE tell me the correct size for the freeze drain plug? I have Googled and can't find exact size. Apparently the parts store in town can't figure it out either because they have give...
I wanna do a engine swap. I found a 3800 SC(motor and tranny,pcm,harness,etc) easily a complete motor.Came outta a 02 gtp. My question is...will it fit and how much difficulty,is involved with the s...
I Have A 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Supercharged And I Got Like Mud In My Radi...
will that mud do anything ro my system it jad no water in my reservoir i topped of my fluids and is running ok what was that brown stuff in there and did i do it correctly
I Have A 2006 Grand Prix Supercharger V6 Im Haveing Powersterring Pro Blem...
i put seafoam in and i got no pwerstering i did a leak check and have a small leak how do i do a or take the air out of the powersteering line from my 2006 Pontiac grand prix until i can get it prop...
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...