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1981 Pontiac Catalina Coupe RWD
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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,815
173 listings nationwide

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1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,258

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base

The Pontiac Grand Prix backpedals a bit for 2008, which will be its last year in production. A GT version with a 260-horsepower supercharged V6 engine, available the previous few years...

1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
writes:
Really good appearance, not great. V6 has good performance, not really good. Good condition gxps are hard to f...
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"Sportier bucket seats versus bench like seats for the Taurus."
Family Car Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"A family type car that doesnt make feel like your in an old mans car..."
writes:
Best ride in a car that I have experienced.
15
writes:
Beside some electrical issue some idiot had before me im content right now
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
110 hp @ 3,800 RPM
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Torque
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
190 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
8:1
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Displacement
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
5,000 cc
4,900 cc
4,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Optional --
Driver Airbag Standard --
Passenger Airbag Standard --
Curtain Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft --
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 198.3 in 213 in
Width 71.6 in 76 in
Height 55.9 in 56 in
Wheelbase 110.5 in 115.9 in

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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
1981 Pontiac Catalina
Coupe RWD

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