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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXPReview
WxManII writes:
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Makes You Feel Like The Meanest S.o.b. On The Road. That V8 Rumbles Just Right. —

I got this as a replacement for a 1998 Monte Carlo Z34 that met an early end after encountering a patch of ice on a New York hillside road. It was shopping mainly for Mustang GT's, 2006-2007 Monte Carlo SS's and the odd Charger R/T. This thing caught my eye in a dealership parking lot and when I saw the V8 badge thought at first I was looking at a GTO. I had no idea that they had shoe-horned a 5.3 V8 into a Grand Prix! What I like about the car... Power. Loads and loads of power. 303 hp in stock trim, plenty to use during the stoplight to stoplight "show and tell" sessions. The amenities in this car are well thought out. Heads Up Display that gives you the vehicle speed, gear selected (when in manual shift mode), warning messages, all kinds of information, with even more on the driver's information center in the console. Wheel-mounted paddle shifters (might be better placed on the steering column, but still.. at least they're THERE), 6 CD Monsoon stereo system, leather wrapped steering wheel, leather seats, moonroof/sunroof, flip down rear seats for expand trunk storage, AND the front passenger seatback folds FLAT so you can carry up to 9ft long items! Oh... did I mention this thing has POWER? Yeah, I thought I might have. It's applied through the front tires folks. That's my only complaint. This much power needs to go to the rear wheels. Fancy engineering and fatter tires up front than in back, however, help keep it all manageable. Displacement On Demand helps keep this V8 from drinking TOO much fuel, but only on the highway. In town, it's a thirsty beast! And those tires bring me to the major downside. Tires are expensive for this beast, they are NOT rotatable, and if you drive this in a spirited manner, you'll be buying lots of 255R45/18's!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's unusual.  It's powerful.  It's gonna make you smile!

Cons: If you're looking for a gas-sipper, move on, this ain't it.

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXPReview
Brandyn writes:
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Great — it is a fwd with a 300 hp v8 auto, leather and seade heated seats. fun as hell to drive as it can out run/ perform most cars on the road. braking is great for a big four door car

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: badass

Cons: FWD

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GTReview
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Lots Of Space, Quiet, And Fast — Performance -This car has plenty of power thats for sure, I can't tell you how many times I've squealed the tires on accident. So much torque. It gets going fast to it does 0-60 in about 6 seconds flat, so there's great acceleration. Braking isn't perfect, it doesn't exactly stop on a dime, but that's mainly due to this car has a lot of weight, average braking. It corners great, body roll is at a minimum, a very fun car to drive. Build quality- It's pretty decent, things in the interior aren't very ergonomical, seats are heavily bolstered, but not very forgiving on long trips. Dashboard rattles a little bit, but I think that's just mine. Very quiet cabin. Apperance -Very recognizable, very unique, quite sporty Cost of Ownership -It does tend to suck down the gas like it is it's job. I put in a high performance air filter in and that helped a little. 17 gallon gas tank

Pros: It's very quick, very fun to drive, great looks, trunk is huge, front is very spacious

Cons: Not a lot of room in the back seat, legroom nor head room, gas mileage isn't stellar

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix BaseReview
Jessica writes:
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Awesome — I Love it! The best car I've owned in a long time, I planning on driving it until it dies. I got a good deal on the car, and its a blast to drive. I haven't had a car in a long time that I've been this happy with

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Power

Cons: None

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GTReview
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Perfect Starter Car If Your Into Sleepers — The car has a lot of torque for a fwd, and handles amazingly. It would be better if it was rwd, but you get what you pay for. It has an aggressive stance that is really eye catching. Plus eveyone gets out of my way on the highway. ( They think its a undercover car) :-)

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Good performance for its price tag

Cons: Not a lot of leg room in the rear seats

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix BaseReview
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Love Ir — Pros: With 200 hp and 200 lb-ft 3.8l V6, this car hauls decently and accelerates on demand. This car definitely puts a grin on your face. The suspension and handling is also superb. Spacious car with tons of legroom. The Driver- Information-Control is great (Poor acronym DIC) Cons: With the 3.8L hard driving and stop and go driving kills the mpg to around 17. No Ipod or Aux adapter on any radio options. Needs another gear in the 4 spd Auto Summary: Fun, safe, and fast car with great styling. If you want more power go for the Supercharged 3.8l V6 or the insane 5.8L V8

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast, Fun, spacious, looks great

Cons: mpg

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXPReview
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Steep Price For A Grand Prix But Worth Every Penny — Love the Performance, Handling, and Braking of the GXP. The Brakes did make noise with the stock pads and had alot of dust. There is a low dust AC Delco pad avalible that doesnt sacrifice performance. The gas mileage is 16 city 26hwy but thats to be expected with a 5.3L V8. I have been able to get 30mpg interstate... I do wish the styling was a bit more agressive. I need a ram air hood in my opinion to get a great pontiac muscle/performance car. It does use an odd size front tire which makes them expensive to replace, Be ready to spend $500-600 for 2 front tires.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fun to drive, performance, and pratical

Cons: Cost for front tires, gas mileage

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix BaseReview
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Great Car For The Money. I Would Buy Another. — I lost my 98 Riviera this winter in an accident(great car)! I searched & found this gem in Indiana... a 2006 Grand Prix. It's the color combo I wanted(Black/Tan Interior), sun roof, remote start, replaced the stock rims with a new set from MB wheels, Monsoon sound system. power lumbar & an awesome 3800 series 3 v6(Rated one the 10 best engines ever made by Wards automotive)! I've had it 2 months & can't say enough good things about it. Firm ride, responsive steering, NO SQUEAKS OR RATTLES!!! Perfect alignment throughout. I new about the great reputation of the 3800 v6 because my Riv had the 3800 Series 2 v6. They finally replaced the plastic intake manifold with an aluminum in the series 3 finally making this engine perfect! These engines will run forever with proper maintenance. I miss my Riv, but I'm glad I found this great Grand Prix. Now if I could do something about the weather...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Build, power, styling

Cons: Dual exhaust should have been standard

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2006 Pontiac Grand PrixReview
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This Was Made Just For Me, Fits Like A Glove. Nirvana At Last. — My car is comfortable, quiet and smooth, acceleration is there when needed, and brakes are fine wet and dry. It, has good vision, no rattles or plastic noises. Dash is easy to read. Drove across country and hated to get out of it, no fatigue (I'm 65). Averaged 28 mpg with air. Audio is great, thought I had a Bose. My car is easy to keep clean and looks GOOD. I was looking for a used G6 when I found this which turned out to be even better for me.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: perfect size inside & outside, handles like a dream - has that "right feel", easy entry & seating

Cons: had to get window motor repaired

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2006 Pontiac Grand Prix GXPReview
Steve writes:
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Its Ausome Would Not Sell It — very snapy and most people just think its a 3.8 super charged and dont realize its a 5.3 and shuts them up in a hurry. the car is very fun to drive but you can go threw a set of tires in a hurry its luxurious and looks sharp

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: fast fun looks hot

Cons: im only averageing about 26mpg

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By Guru98TV7Y

The back passenger side window doesnt go down, theres a large dent in the back door on the drivers side, there are no side view mirrors; one is just missing the mirror out the frame, the other side is... Read More

Review By Kathy

I think that it is a great car and it has all the features that I would like. Read More

2007 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By Kimberly

Yes its a good value. It doesnt need anything else. Read More

Review By Robert

Basic model. Ran great for the first 4 years. Had issues with the lights. Was told in a recall that the fuse harness has to be replaced. But it was one fuse so I bent the contacts out to make a connec... Read More

2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By Harry

My Pontiac Gran Prix had 237,000 miles on it and ran fantastic until a snow plow totalled it. The V6 will run forever. 200 horsepower is more than enough! About 23 mpg combined. Read More

Review By Guru9H6JS2

The 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix is both a capable machine and performer. The low stance and Wide Track design helps keep the car stable in adverse road conditions. This all comes together nicely when... Read More

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By TheCastleEightMe

This car is the perfect first car for a car enthusiast, it has the power and speed, along with the comfort and style. Everything a high schooler who’s into cars would want. Also, the engine is very r... Read More

Review By W

Out of production.GM needs to start production of the American classic. Read More

2003 Pontiac Grand Prix Reviews

Review By Guru98QC85

Car won’t start it will turn over but will not run changed fuel pump relays camshaft crank shaft position sensor it has gas in it but no power to the fuel pump. Read More

Great Purchase. Easy On The Eyes. Nice For Driving Around. By Paulie6588

I love cruising around in my car and the feel of it just seems right to me. It makes me happy and relieves a lot of stress when I start it up and let it idle. Taking it out on the road is a benefici... Read More

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