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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix Review
ctmx6turbo says:
vs1996 Ford Thunderbird
1996 Pontiac Grand Prix winning categories:
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Handling Ranked 1996 Ford Thunderbird better.
"Handling setup similar to Ford Mustang. With the Mustang Cobra rear end setup"
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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
heddy1129 writes:
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My Car Is Ok....for Now! — I just replaced the battery, finally died after 4 years and I had to remove more than I expected just to get to it. For now it will do but will get rid of it when i can afford to.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The biggest pro for this car is that it made it from CT to NC without breaking down. I replaced the radiator cooling fan, plugs, oil & filter before making the 12 hour trip!!

Cons: Front seats are not really comfortable and the trunk leaks(car was rearended and claimed totaled by ins. co but my brother-in-law stilled sold it to me)

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
bk2000 writes:
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Stylish And Comfortable. — This is a fun car with all the extras, the sunroof is developing a leak so I try not to drive it when it rains. It is slow at acceleration but picks up nicely on the top end. I like the way it handles and would buy another one.

Pros: It is fairly comfortable for daily commuting.  Leather seats, nice stereo and fairly quite

Cons: Slow off the line.  Starting to have some mechanical issues.  

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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Nice Car — it was my first car that was legal to drive, and i loved driving it except for the fact it had no heat and i had to wire the stereo and put in rear speakers.. after all that i couldnt get enough of this car :)

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

Pros: its pretty roomy

Cons: gas

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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.... — Over all a nice vehicle, though some things could be better, like performance, and front bumper. The best aspect is MPG. My peronal vehicle get's 25 MPG. in general it could end up being a top car for average comuters.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It feels like a sports car without the sportscar price.

Cons: Nothing serious.

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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Its A Fun Car To Drive — Its great on gas the acceleration and braking are great it has four wheel disc brakes and the 3100 v6 is outstanding.It is clean on the inside and outside dual exhaust and power everything. Its a very low maintenance car

Pros: Its fast and comfortable

Cons: nothing

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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Great car, great mpg and cost me only $1500 with 190k miles. Does not burn gas, takes corners well and great torque. Maintenance is cheap for this vehicle as you can pick up the parts from any auto shop and i do all the work.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its nice

Cons: Not enough horsepower

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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Like It — This car has great acceleration and handles really well. It is also loaded with leather seats, sunroof, steering wheel audio controls, alloy wheels, and dual exhaust, and a few other good features. I do not like the front end of the car. The coupe version of this car is much more attractive.

Pros: good acceleration, great handleing, love the interior, low maintance

Cons: old, it's not exaclty the most attractive car in its styling

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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A Car So Crappy Even Goes To Crap Under Proper Maintanance —

I bought one of these in 1999, it was three years old, had 25k miles on it. I had it for a week started overheating, took it to a mechanic, he said manufacterer defect, pontiac built fan to close to radiator, rub when engaged. Also said he fixed 5 more same year same problem. About 3 months later, wouldn't go into gear, shift pin broke (--------) actual size, took it to dealership, talking to salesman, he said they had to send car truck back because the first two pontiacs wouldn't come off, had same problem. about 6 months later, lower ball joint popped out, that cost me about $350. then about 2 months after that the accelerator locked down, the car burst into flames (side note: fire wall in pontiac useless) before I could reach switch to turn it off, flames shot out the vents (see above parenthesis) back seat caught on fire car was total loss. I bought car for $6100, in a year and a half spent over $2000 in repairs, DO NOT PURCHASE ONE OF THESE, I feel for the workers, but thank god pontiac is out of business for good. The company got what it deserved. GM should be ashamed for putting their name on such a crappy product. Everyone that I know who had one of these cars (about 3-4 people) hated it, and had as many or more problems, I repeat don't buy one of these death traps. PS I had the car serviced regularly, oil every 3k trans once, I only put 18k on it before it died, car also belonged to well respected mechanic before I bought it, I was second owner.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: None, except it handled well what little time I had it on the road and not in shop

Cons: everything, nothing else good about these cars, there is a reason pontiac was the first to go when gm went south,

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1996 Pontiac Grand Prix 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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Samantha — THIS IS MY BABY! Her name is Samnantha. I have had her since 2001. I got her when I was a jr in high school. I have put over 100,000 miles on her myself. She now has almost 236,000 on her. I have never done anything to her except have the intake gasket replaced (which is known to be a common problem with GMs 3.1L V6). I still drive her every day to work and where ever else I want to go. The gas mileage is still 25+! I plan on drivin her till the wheels fall off!!

Pros: HANDLES GREAT, GRREEAATT GAS MILEAGE!

Cons: NO SUNROOF =(

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

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