1997 Pontiac Bonneville Overview

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1997 Pontiac Bonneville Overview

The Pontiac Bonneville has always had a reputation for full-size luxury and room, and the current generation of Bonnies also deliver a younger, sleeker style and a lot of performance power. There were few changes to the 1997 Pontiac Bonneville. The two trims, SE and sportier SSE (with self-leveling suspension and lower ground effects), came standard with a Series II 3.8-liter, 205-hp V6. An SLE package on the SE and SSEi package on the SSE added performance suspension, badging, lots more interior features, such as leather seats, traction control, and power sunroof, and a supercharged V6 that got 240-hp. New in 1997, the SSE got a premium sound system and a new automatic transmission. The four-speed allowed the driver to select between normal and performance modes. It was available as an option on the base model SE. Standard features on the SSE, including power driver's seat, cruise control, keyless entry, and automatic climate control, were options on the SE. ABS brakes, fog lights, daytime running lights that changed to low beams as it got darker, and dual front airbags were standard across the line.
The 1997 Pontiac Bonneville receives praise for its enormous interior room that comfortably fits people over six feet tall. Its smooth handling, responsive steering, quiet ride, and engine power are also rated highly. The Bonnie moves fast and has great pickup with the supercharged V6. It is comfortable on long trips and a lot of owners like the new sound system. Low marks go to the common problem of a cracked manifold, costly repairs and maintenance, and a wide turning radius. Weak climate control is also a downside. When you open the trunk lid, collected water or snow tends to pour into the trunk. Some drivers wish for more horsepower.

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Pontiac Bonneville Questions

SweetLadyLibra
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Air Shocks

Where is the valve for the air shocks located? My car is too low in the back I noticed it after I had my tires changed...could that have anything to do with it?

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Erica Mccall Sos
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I Just Bought A 97bonniville And I Think I Need A New Fuel Pump

My car wont start

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Donnie Hittle
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Slow Acceleration

Can having a bad connection on my positive cord going to the battery cause the car to have trouble shifting gears and then it will die after about 10 mins of driving it

10 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)
Donnie Hittle
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Slow Acceleration

I was on the highway doing about 70mph when I just started losing speed I pulled over an turned the car off for a min it started back up when I took off again it wouldn't go faster than 40 I pulled...

4 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
JohnathonP
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What Controls My Car??

Id really like to know what is stopping my car from going really fast. the speedometer only goes to 140 but it revs back at 115. would this car have a Governor or a chip? If so how could I get aroun...

14 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)