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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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I Wish It Was A Stick Shift.... — engine blew at 140miles, prolly because of the oil guy being a loser and failing to do his job.... everything else is really goood on it.... parts are cheap and there is alot of fiberglass on the fabrication of the car. makes it much more stable. it doesnt get scratched easy at all in my opion... im about to get a new engine w 10,000 miles on it so itll be new all over again ... yipeee ... so worth it yo p.s.im a chick but i know a decent amount about this car specifically lol its good to meeeeeee p.s im

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: fast, sexy, and thats all that matters

Cons: Kinda eats gas, .

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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This Is A Great Car For Anyone To Have, Especially For College Students. — The acceleration is great, as well as the breaking and handling of the car. My car has needed repairs, but nothing major; at the most for a single repair was around $300. The appearance, especially when cleaned is almost like new, with a scraped patch of paint on the rear bumper that was there prior to my ownership. The maintenance for this car is average for a car as old as it is, maybe less due to its low mileage of only a bit over 88,000 miles. My car is great to drive around, simply because its a v6 and drives(handles, accelerates etc.) like a car half its age.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very reliable

Cons: Non really, besides normal car maintenance

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Go Get One And Find Out For Yourself — i loved this car lots of power , the only problem was the mass airflow sencer fowled . the preformance was great,it had good fuel economy. the car was unbelivable fun to drive, but the maintenance was a big bummer the interior was comfortable

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: One word FUN

Cons: None

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Its An Okay Car To Start Out In. — This car has lots of fun things about it. it has enough balls. when you floor it you feel the torque. i had some scary times with this car though. brake line broke on me and almost crashed. Interior is not anything special what so ever.

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

Pros: Good first car

Cons: Not the greatest car.

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Thanks Gm — This was the first car I ever bought from a dealership. I got it used with around 30,000 miles on it. I traded the POS in almost 2 years later with about 80,000 on it. During the time I had it, it went through two alternators, leaked coolant into the engine from the intake, several tires, and more. Probably one of the worst cars I ever owned, and mine had the better engine, the 3.1 V6. It had been dropped off a lift before being sold to me and had some sort of electrical problem, which the Ford dealer in Franklin, VA, didn't tell me about. These cars are worthless cheap crap. This is a primo example of why GM went bankrupt.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Pretty quick, 3.1 V6, good on trips, comfortable.

Cons: NOT reliable. Engines leak, Alternators burn up, cheap interior, don't buy one.

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Best Car I've Owned — I love this car. It's had a lot of performance work done to it, and it's more than enough for my day to day driving. I'm getting around 37 to the gallon highway with it, and my worst has been 24 driving very aggressively. It looks great, is a solid platform, and has balls.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Performance, mileage, looks, handling.

Cons: None.

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Balls — Its my frist car I really like it alot. It started off stock at 150HP its probably at about 165-170HP. Its cheap to maintain but it has a 13 gallon tank takes alot of gas. I love driving it. It has pretty fast acceleration.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its one of the only stickshift Grand Ams you will ever see.

Cons: Its not fast enough.

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Terrible — Worst car i ever owned. spent more time in the garage then own the road. It handled not bad, good on gas, had lots of power But it was generally broke. would not buy another grand am. crappiest car ever

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: nothing

Cons: constantly broke

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Grand Am — Not a bad car. Manual tranny made it really fun... Had an awesome stereo, moon roof, and all power options. fwd made it awesome in the snow. However, the engine build is crap. performance isnt bad if you know how to drive a stick

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fwd, pwr everything

Cons: engine is poor

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1996 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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I Want Another One. — Performance is very good. Build Quality the 3.1 that comes stock in it is a very bad engine unless its a rebuilt one. Appearance is very nice. Cost is ok. Fun Factor well i had alot of fun in it lol.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Sporty car and overall a good car.

Cons: The engine!

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Reviews From Other Years

2006 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Wouldnt Buy It Again For Myself But Its A Reliable Car By Laura

its not a speed machine it hasnt needed much for repairs the interior appearance and exterior are great. its great on gas and its a very comfortable car to drive and it is a safe car to drive if you... Read More

2005 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Great Car By Williams13

I like just about everything on this car, the 3.8L engine has lots of power, very rummy inside, great gas mileage for a v6 engine, it go lots of miles but still running great, everything works on this... Read More

Good Work Car But Not Much Of A Traveling Car. By Jarrett

Overall I plan to drive this car till it just wont go any more. It should last me many years to come and it seems to be very reliable so far. I took one trip with this car and that was enough for me..... Read More

2004 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

A Great Reliable Car With Sports Look. By rbalducci

When researching this car it had great fuel economy, wider base, and low maintenance. I liked the look and the appearance of this car. It handles the road well, and makes it a joy to drive. All the ... Read More

Great Starter Car By Shirk3RD

This is my very first car which I plan to keep for as long as possible, and "upgrade" it be more personal or mine. I use this car to get to school, work, and for just driving around. Great brand, and ... Read More

2003 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Meh By irwillia

It was an el cheapo car until I could afford a better one. I don't plan on having this car long term.The car gets really good gas mileage, but it lacks power. The engine is pretty reliable and I've ha... Read More

I'm A Pontiac Man , Love My Pontiac Vehicles By Garry

Monsoon CD Stereo system sounds great with the Factory Monsoon 250 watt Amplifier and the Monsoon Speakers, but for the rear panel 6x9 speakers needs up grade what i don't like about is that ... Read More

2002 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

Fun Pontiac By jpk7883

I owned this car during my college years. It got me through many 300 mile trips to and from college, as well as trips across the country. It sounded great after installing a magnaflow cat-bat exhaust... Read More

Good Car By Aaron

gas mileage is good, needs front struts, window motor on the passengers side is out, has the annoying clicking all the time but getting it fixed. accelerates way better than the talon I had. about as ... Read More

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