1997 Pontiac Grand Am User Reviews

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    Displaying 31 - 40 of 52 1997 Pontiac Grand Am reviews.

    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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    Grand Am Gt — its a 1997 grand am gt green in color with factory 16 inch rims. The car has pretty good handling and power with a pretty good sound system. It could use a newer paint job and bigger rims. I would like to lower it sometime soon and get it to handle better.

    Pros: its a good car

    Cons: hvac problems

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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    First Car — First car, I bought it in 2006 from a relative paid $300. Over the course of the year I had the car, I spent more in repairs than what I bought the car for. So, my mom got a a new car spring 2007, traded in the one I had, and bought my mom's old car, paid way less than it's book value.

    Pros: Inexpensive to buy and insure

    Cons: too many repairs, it was 10 yr old

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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    Pontiac Grand Am, One Of The Best! — I love the acceleration on the car, it has a lot of power when you step on the gas. The Gas mileage isn't soo great,but its good for a teenager that wants power. The interior is alright, and the exterior i like, mine is red and it looks awesome. The car, is amazing to drive, and its got good handeling.

    Pros: FAST

    Cons: Can't think of any.

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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    The "grand Damage" — Hey, for what it is with 132k miles, it aint all bad. It's a beast when it comes to accidents (I should know, I've gotten into 3 of them0 and it just won't die. Decient on the gas mileage and power, but I'll be looking for something that's got a little bit more under the hood for the next one. It's great for just a one person car, but anything more that 2-3 people can get kinda crammed.

    Pros: The little engine that could. Can't kill it, can't ask anything more from it. It does what it does.

    Cons: Could use a little more power. The 4 speed AT with overdrive kills it when it comes to highway and better fuel economy

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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    My Car — acceleration could be better ... overall speed is not so great. one thing i like about it is the hand E-brake and also the front wheel drive is good for getting unstuck but not so much for drifting which is so much fun. I would like a new car but this one will do for now. it is a grey-blue

    Pros: Hand Brake, front wheel drive

    Cons: Front wheel drive lol ... falling apart

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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    Red Rita — After my Neon experience, I began looking to a manual transmission. My red Grand Am GT was perfect (except for the 2DR style). It handled great and lasted forever. Upon my return from Iraq, the A/C shot craps and I had to decide if I wanted to fix it or trade it in. It was low maintenance and fun to drive

    Pros: Fun & sporty

    Cons: 2 door, low profile

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am Review
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    Good College Car — Not a car that i would pick out on my own, im a truck person, but i needed something that would get good gas mileage because my suv sucks my gas

    Pros: good on gas good college car

    Cons: its not a truck

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr GT Sedan Review
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    What A Waste Of Money !!! — purchased it with 33,000 for 6 grand it cost 3 grand in repairs with the first year had it 3 years and it blew up at 97,000 POS and i was still makin payments! wtf

    Pros: NONE

    Cons: EVERYTHING

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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    Secondary Car — had it for a while, fun car to drive. sits too low though "guess im too used to trucks"....

    Pros: light weight with a v6 and traction control system, gets amazing gas milage and only has like 80,000 miles on it

    Cons: its a car i drive maybe 4 days a year

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    1997 Pontiac Grand Am 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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    Its Alright... — This car cost me so much money...I could have a $5,000 car paid for by now. BUT it was my first car and it got me where I needed to go and it was running perfect when I got rid of it....

    Pros: Comfy...looked ok.

    Cons: Everything but the pro's

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    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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