1999 Pontiac Bonneville Overview


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1999 Pontiac Bonneville Overview

It gots its name from the racing mecca, the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, and though it looks like a high-end luxury sedan (which it is) and conjures up memories of big-boat cars from the '60s (and it's still roomy enough for five or six), the 1999 Pontiac Bonneville is also a bit of a sports performer, with a zippy engine and performance suspension that add a little spice to the space.
The 1999 Bonneville was pretty much unchanged from 1998. It came in two trims. Both the SE and sportier SSE came standard with a 3.0-liter, 205-hp V6 engine with a standard 4-speed auto tran. The SSEi package for the SSE offered a supercharged, 240-hp V6 and driver-select 4-speed auto transmission. The SLE package added all the sports suspension, tires, and extra features of the SSEi to the SE trim, except for the supercharged engine. ABS brakes and dual front airbags were standard across the line. Standard features on the SSE, such as leather seats, power-adjustable front seats, audio controls on the steering wheel, and power heated mirrors, were options on the SE.
Plenty of sitting room, legroom, and headroom are highlights of the 1999 Bonneville, and owners especially like the big trunk and comfortable seats. Adjustable seats and an armrest/trunk pass-through are favorite features. The power of the supercharged engine makes driving fun and exciting, and drivers praise the smooth handling and good fuel economy. They say you get a lot of features and performance for a lot less money than other comparable cars. Low points are the persistent problem with a cracked manifold, that Pontiac never fixed in this generation of Bonnevilles. If it has rained or snowed, the trunk lid lets in a lot of water when it's opened. Some report problems with the fuel regulator. Minor complaints mention wind noise and flimsy cupholders.


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Intermitten Starting. Starts And Then It Won't Start. Battery Has Been Ch...

1999 Pontiac Bonneville. Intermitten starting. Battery is good.

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Had plugs and wire changed autozone said there machine said plug #3 is misfireing its clearly not that is it an vacuum leak eugine light stay on then going up inclines it bogs the light flashs

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Harmonic Balance Replacement

I have 99 bonneville with 3.8 v6 SC and was wondering if a harmonic balance from a grand pix 3.8 SC would be compatible?? If not what would be compatible? Working on a budget, any help??

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'99 Pontiac Bonnieville Starting Issue

My car is a oldie but is in great shape. '99 but with only 120k miles and has original engine and transmission. I recently have been having starting issues. I've narrowed it down to being linked in...

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99 Pontiac Bonneville

i was driving on the highway today and all of a sudden my cars oil gage went up and then down then the car died. any reason why this would happen? the mechanic said that the engine is locked up but ...

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