1989 Pontiac Grand Prix User Reviews

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    Has Been Excellent Car For These Past 23 Years — Not many left on the road but still see a few here and there. Still a very stylish body for its age. Had to replace the 5-speed transmission due to a part failure, had a few engine problems which took a while to sort out, but engine is still strong and could last another 125k miles. Car is comfortable to drive long distances as the front seats are all way adjustible. It is a heavy car and rides well on the highway and gets great highway mileage.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Have owned it since new and always enjoyed its styling. It is a rare 5 speed transmission model and very economical on the highway where it cruises along at 70 miles per hour at 2000 rpm. I've gotten over 32 mpg on cross country trips.

    Cons: Parts are getting very hard to locate. Need to reupholster the front seats and get it a nice paint job.

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    Great Car To Own And Be Seen In. — 210 HP V6 engine with Supercharger and 24 values and double overhead cam was the fastest and best handling car I had owned at the time. A real fun car to drive with great acceleration and cornering. Had a very European styling look to it. Bad brake pedal slider design meant excessive front brake wear and multiple replacements due to the rear brake seizing up (in effect giving you front wheel braking only) because of corrosion from winter road salt in my area. The problem was finally rectified with the installation of stainless steel slider rods on all four wheels. Th only other problem was the replacement of the alternator twice because of bad placement at the back of the engine were it received very little cooling. Apparently this was corrected on later models with the introduction of a cooling duct.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Looks and performance.

    Cons: Some design flaws.

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    Best — I dislike the radio and the air conditioner. The performance is absolutely perfect, this car can go up to 40 m/h in 4 seconds, its very fun to drive this car, specially in highways. You should try one of this pontiac grandprix.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fast.

    Cons: radio.

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    Not The Best Car But Hey Its A Car. — Not a bad car. very throaty exhaust and not a real bad build quality either. although the door handles are not the best. All in all not a bad car, even though I blew a rod through the block which sucks.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the exhaust

    Cons: um....its dead.

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    1989 Grand Prix Se — It's mean Awasome And I Love It. With Overdrive You Can Fly In This Thing. Just Watch for The 5.0. It Picks Up speed Fast. Just Kepp The oil changed and the engine tuned and you will Be Fine. These are The Only car's I Drive On The Road. It's Built For The highway. Yes The highway. I Mean the 400 Series. it was a switch from km/h to m/ph cuse the speed is digital.

    Pros: It's got a great 2.8L V6

    Cons: Just No Supercharger

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    89 Grand Prix — The brakes sucked and it was heavy as hell. it had all the bells and whistles, and was a nice touring car.Bt it was always in the shop for brakes.Then all of the electronics stuff started to go as well

    Pros: Looked good, was a good tourer

    Cons: Build  quality not great, and handled heavy

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    Rammin' The Ram — The term "rode hard..put away wet" best describes this truck..there is no where that my hubby has not taken this truck..it has been hunting, shopping, bogging, climbing, chased horses, sheep. the only thing it hasn't done yet is been on its side or roof..has put up with years of hard driving and still makes an effort..seems to run better now while pulling a full load...ugly does not describe it but it has character,,,Hubby put glowing eyes into the ram head..looks pretty cool.

    Pros: Tough, honest work truck

    Cons: rusty, rusty. rusty..

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    Absolutely Fun To Drive — I loved this car. It was absolutely my favorite. It was mostly basic but had a digital dash and premium stereo. It was a 2 door and was so fun to drive. I loved the interior and the ride was very comfortable.

    Pros: great on gas, fun to drive and looked good too

    Cons: Bad rear brakes common with these and also common the o-ring for the oil pump drive dries out, also the coil packs mounted in a very bad spot

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    Was Purchased With Piggy Bank Money...definatley Got My Moneys Worth Lol — 3.1L auto, Dynomax performance exhaust, 16" performance rims, loved it so much i drove it through creeks :)

    Pros: it was cheep?

    Cons: Pontiac...

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    She Aint A Speed Demon But She Will Do Well Over 85 — My grand Prix Le with the 2.8L i payed 25 bucks for it and fixed it up ive been driving it for just under a year and it has never messed a beat even with 215,000 on it.

    Pros: nice car kinda sporty looking. its a great high school kids car

    Cons: rusty and gets horrible gas mileage

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

    Great American Car By aaroncampbell72

    I love everything about this car. The only thing I didn't care for was the stock radio so I replaced it with a Pioneer AVH-X2700BS and mounted a monitor in the back of the passenger seat headrest so m... Read More

    Everyone Loves It! By kay9510

    I love this cars sound system and power. It looks great on the road and it's gas mileage is impressive for being 7 years old. Very easy to control all year round and it's acceleration is impressive. A... Read More

    2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

    Fun To Drive And A Pleasure To Own. By bearball

    i like that it has been very reliable and has good looks. clean lines and interior has all the refinements offered when new. held up very well for all the paces i put it through. i still enjoy driving... Read More

    Bad Car By Kesha

    just wanting me car fixed. i love the car i have. didnt expect to have this many problems out of this car. this is really making me 2nd guess my car. hopefully my car can get fixed very very soon. Read More

    2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

    Adventure By KBM1971

    I like my car a lot it looks nice and sleek with enough power to get around anyone when i drive around town I get looks. Only thing i dont like is that its not getting good gas mileage ..bout to get t... Read More

    It Had It's Con's, Like Any Car Does But In The End The Pros Definitely Outweigh Them!! By hungry4horsepower

    I love this car!!! She always has plenty of sass and power and does exactly as she's told . Although I would have preferred a tranny that's at least capable of handling the same amount of foot pound ... Read More

    2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

    Good By fernandovtec

    the car drive good i get alot of horse power of the car and thats why i love it is a nice car to drive on the city and ill will get new wheels soon for it asap ,,,i like Read More

    Thus Far Dependable By Bennet1b

    If I hadn't bought the extended warranty some issues would've peeved me to pay for. I.E., early on A/C compressor, some ball joint wear and steering shaft looseness. But all of these were covered and ... Read More

    2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

    Love This Car By James

    i love driving this car i have had 3 of them and will continue to drive them, lots of potential for upgrades overall i nice looking great handling car if you can afford to keep gas in it and dont run ... Read More

    Nice Overall By Yoddy01

    Nice ride. I like it because it turbos well but not too roomy for someone like me. I will surely recommend for others. It drives great and last long like the Hondas and Toyotas. I will surely buy agai... Read More

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