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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
Wayne writes:
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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1989 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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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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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

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2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

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2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By Harry

My Pontiac Gran Prix had 237,000 miles on it and ran fantastic until a snow plow totalled it. The V6 will run forever. 200 horsepower is more than enough! About 23 mpg combined. Read More

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By W

Out of production.GM needs to start production of the American classic. Read More

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

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