2000 Pontiac Bonneville Overview

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2000 Pontiac Bonneville Overview

A new generation of Pontiac Bonnevilles in 2000 sees a new redesign of the front end, headlights, body cladding, and a 2-inches longer wheelbase. The 2000 Bonneville loses a bit of headroom due to a more angled windshield, but gains a more rigid frame and more aggressive exterior styling, but overall features and powertrain options remain unchanged from 1999.

The special SLE and SSEi package options from the '90s now become full-fledged trims. Base model SE and the sportier SLE feature the 3.8-liter, 205-hp V6 engine from previous years. The SE gets more standard features, including power mirrors and lighted entry. The SLE adds on dual climate control, 6-way power seats, keyless entry, a new tire monitor, and performance suspension. The sportiest of the 2000 Bonneville trims is the SSEi, formerly a package on the old SSE trim. This features the rocket-like supercharged 3.8 V6, getting 240-hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Standard features include leather seats, traction control, 12-way power seats, a garage opener, and anti-skid program. Most of these are available as options on the SE. All trims have 4-wheel ABS brakes, new side impact airbags, and new load-leveling suspension which provides smoother handling. Owners of the 2000 Bonneville like its room and comfortable seats. The supercharged V6 is a big hit, making the Bonneville fast on the highway, and with immediate pickup response. Driving is smoother, and the stiffer frame adds better maneuverability. Drivers say it handles like a smaller car, and the fuel econommy (18/27 mpg) is impressive. Despite the redesign, there still seem to be problems with cracks in the manifold, and cheap plastic parts easily breaking. Owners say repairs are often and costly, reliability is poor, and that the Bonneville depreciates heavily. Some would like split-fold rear seats instead of just a trunk pass-through.

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    Leone
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    Why Does My Car Not Start? Won't Turn Over Or Click When Turn Key?

    Try to start it. fiddle with gear shift and key... still wont start.? guages come on and just wont start.

    4,399 views with 13 answers (last answer 6 days ago)
    Redlady21
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    Car Won't Go In Drive Or Reverse

    I have a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville sle that won't go in drive or reverse.it was put on the machine but nothing came up about the transmission.what could be thee problem.

    2 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
    Shon'Tay Marries
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    Transmission

    At what point should I change the transmission it's has 180,000 miles it

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    Bailey9844
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    Firing Issues

    My wife's car is a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville 3800 a/c compressor locked up fixed that then it wouldn't start. No fire i put a crank sensor on and cam shaft sensor now it start runs for lil bit then ...

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
    Ursula Diane-Martorana
    5

    2000 Bonneville Se Won't Start/crank After White Smoke Loud Noise

    2000 BONNEVILLE SE, 3.8 ltr, 6 cyl SERIES ii ENGINE CAR WON’T START / CRANK - WHITE ENGINE SMOKE / LOUD NOISE SYMPTOMS: extensive white smoke coming from radiator area from under hood, with a smell ...

    48 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)