1997 Pontiac Grand Am Top Comparisons

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
    Josh writes:
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    Good Car For Student But That About It — just a everyday driver that me and my girlfriend have put way to much money into and am just driving it till i get a newer car that me and my gf both like and apreciate for what the car is worth

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: cd player

    Cons: money going into it

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT SedanReview
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    Good Car — I love this car so much more that my previous car. It is better than the Celebrity in so many ways. Pretty good performance. Pretty good quality, a lot of new parts. Appearance it great with almost no flaws. Pretty good gas mileage and low maintenance. I love driving this car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Just about everything

    Cons: No new car smell

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT CoupeReview
    Jim writes:
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    First Car — My first car. This car lived a hard life and never left me stranded. This car was bought heavily used, then wrecked into a tree and then driven home from the accident. The V6 made it quicker than my friends cars, and the broken parts gave it personality.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Quick, broke down but never enough to leave me stranded

    Cons: everything was broken or at least broken once (sometimes more than once)

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT CoupeReview
    Michael writes:
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    Good Car — I like the lines, they are sporty, but not over the top. I hate the motor, but I'm about to drop a new one in, and pugrade the supercharger on the new motor in order to put 320hp to the wheels

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: nice look and small

    Cons: motor

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT CoupeReview
    Shaun writes:
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    Sporty And Easy On Gas — drives amazingly, good on gas, plenty of power for a small car, many of upgrade opportunities, handles great on curvy roads, and is one of the funnest cars i have ever drove in my life, great car for anyone, overall an excellent car.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fast, good on gas, looks great

    Cons: hard to work on

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT SedanReview
    Paul writes:
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    Buy The V-6, Not The 4 Banger — Check engine light coming on for an evap code was annoying. That was the cannister and the vent valve. Then it was the minimum air rate that was too low causing small evap leak. So i set that and all is well. Paint is still origional with 260,000 km's on it. So is the complete exhaust system.

    Pros: miles per gallon on the highway, 31

    Cons: Don't see any unless it is an accident vehicle

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
    Travis writes:
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    My Grand Am — This car has had too many problems since I bought it. The performance is okay, although currently the braking doesn't really work at all. It has average acceleration and speed. It isn't anything special, but it gets the job done.

    Pros: When it works, it works well.

    Cons: Brakes are not working, broken hub cap, kind of slow

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    Pontiac Grand Am 97 — It was ok for a first car but it was not that great. It drives well and the newer versions are better looking and drive better. The braking was horrible but the acceleration was good. The appearance was alright. the gas mileage when i got it was ok, better than most cars its age.

    Pros: Good starter car

    Cons: horrible braker

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT CoupeReview
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    Meh — its a decent car that will get you from A to B bit if it isnt taken care of it wont last its pretty good on gas and i dont mind the power it has so hey go for it plus big trunk

    Pros: easy on the wallet

    Cons: not so easy on the eyes

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    Not A Great Car — DAMN engine cooling systems suck on Pontiac's ....it has good power for a 2.4 but the engine components really don't last..... it only has 86.000 miles on it but Ive already had to do so much work to it..... good buy if your a professional mechanic... that's all i would not recomend this car to an average joe...

    Pros: good power

    Cons: bad engine cooling system

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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

    Review By Guru94WYCB

    This type car is wonderful. Good smooth riding, easy to drive. Great radio and CD player. A/C and Heat were excellent. This car was my baby and so much fun to share with my friends. I took severa... Read More

    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

    2004 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

    Review By Daisy

    I love orginal put some 15z or 16 in rims chrome wind shield wipers , chrome handle. As Beyonce says a lil upgrade is good for all. It still looks good in her oginnal . Read More

    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

    2003 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews

    Meh By Ira

    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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