2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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Base
Avg. Price: $7,129
GT
Avg. Price: $8,200
GXP
Avg. Price: $10,380

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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

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  The somewhat outdated 4-speed automatic overdrive is the only transmission available.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

Rebecca_F
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What Is Causing The Freon Leak In My 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix

It continues to leak freon. It lasts only 4-5 days. They have replaced the condensor which was leaking and the o-rings. Checked the hoses and can't find the leak. Any ideas?

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Doug Lyons
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I Have A 2006 Grand Prix And All 4 Power Windows Stopped Working At The Sam...

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dcnick
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I Need A Hot (+) Wire In The Trunk Area To Hook Up An Amplified Antenna

Any Ideas. Local shop told me the trunk light wire. Seems to work only when light is on, however.

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hemm1998
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The Oil Life System On My 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Won't Reset!!

The oil life system on my 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix is down to 0% and I can't get it to reset. I tried holding the reset button down on the DIC for more than 30 seconds five or 6 times and I also trie...

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step2me27
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Why Wont My 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Start After Overheating?

My car overheated and stooped but wont start. How can i tell if the heads are blown? It turns over but wont start.

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