1999 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

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1999 Pontiac Grand Prix Overview

Available as a sedan or coupe, the 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix is a roomy mid-sized car perfect for family trips, while its high-performance V6 engine and sporty handling have enough kick to keep the driving enthusiast plenty satisfied.

Sedans come in SE, GT, and GTP trims. Coupes come as a GT or GTP only. The SE features a 3.1-liter, 160-hp V6, while the GT and GTP come with a much more aggressive and faster 3.8 V6. In the GT, this hits 200-hp, a 5-hp increase from the previous year. The supercharged GTP achieves 240-hp. This engine is an option on the SE sedan. A 4-speed automatic is the only transmission, though it does come with normal and performance shift modes. Other new additions to the 1999 Grand Prix are a few more options, including heated seats and OnStar. The GT sedan and coupe get a standard rear spoiler to help create a sporty look to go along with its engine.

A wide track design and stiffer suspension mean better handling for the 1999 Grand Prix, and drivers notice this right away. They say it performs best on the highway, has great acceleration and engine power, and takes curves and corners easily and tightly for a mid-size car. It is also sturdy and good in bad weather. Other favorite features are the pass-through to the trunk, the heads-up display, and the increased roominess. Cheap-looking and easily broken plastic parts are annoying, as is a tendency to squeak and rattle. Drivers wish there was a manual transmission option. Problems with the power window regulators persist.

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    What Is The Max Milage That A Grand Prix Can Get?

    My grand prix is a 99 and it has 119,000 miles on it. How much longer can it go?

    12,884 views with 49 answers (last answer 2 days ago)

    Coolant Light And Constant Refil

    my 1999 pontiac grand prix 3800 will not hold coolant very long. I refil almost every week. it seems like its coming from the passenger side of the motor and hits serpentine belt. no white smoke s...

    12 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)

    Side Skirt Supports

    I had the rockets replaced in my 1999 Grand Prix gt coupe. However, the support reinforcing and clip assembly's that hold the outside side skirts to the body are rotted and need replacing. I cannot...

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    I Have A 1999 Grand Prix Gt That Stalls Out In Park When It Heats Up And Wo...

    my car starts up fine and idles good. When it starts to warm up it stalls out and won't start back up. If i let it cool down it fires back up and the cycle repeats it self.

    3,824 views with 10 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
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    Car Will Sometimes Not Start After Warm.

    When i start my car, for the first time during the day- I have no problem. When I go somewhere and shut it off, sometimes it won't resatrt. It doesn't seem to matter what the weather is outside, it ju...

    50,533 views with 48 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)