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Pontiac Bonneville Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.8 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 205 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/27 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes
 

Review of the 2001 Pontiac Bonneville

  • Pontiac bills the Bonneville as "Luxury with Attitude." That's an accurate description, given its basis on Cadillac's Seville platform and available 240-horse supercharged V6 engine. If traditional Pontiac styling twists your crank, and you want a large sedan packed with performance and features, the Bonneville is your kind of ride.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Loads of gee-whiz features, head-turning styling.

  • Cons

    Stout V6 in a segment that demands a V8, nameplate lacks snob appeal of luxury imports.

  • What's New for 2001

    Heated seats are available on the SE and SLE, and Ivory White is a new color for the year. OnStar telematics with a one-year membership…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (49 total reviews)


Ten times around the globe

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Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

I have over 220,000 miles on this car and only minor wear and tear repairs to this point. I bought this used with 18,000 miles in 2003 and have driven it in the harshest of ND and MN winters. There isn't a spot of rust anywhere on it. I've since handed it down to my daughter and have no qualms about her taking it to college. It's big, it's safe and with over 200k miles, it still gets almost 30 mpg at 75 mph and 20 in town.




Bonneville's are the best

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Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

This is my third Bonneville. I love them. The SLE model with leather and heated seats and moonroof and remote start and the list goes on. I have owned it since 149,000 miles and now have 190,000 4 years later. GREAT car. Now I finally need valve cover gaskets. Not too shabby. I would buy another in a heartbeat. If you are considering one just do carfax and see what problems "it" has had. If it looks clean, then buy it , you wont regret it!!!!!!!!!!



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Worst car ever !!!!!

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Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)

From the day I got this car I had NOTHING but problems !!!! first the rack & pinion ( right passenger side ) goes out then back window regulator goes out then countless converter replacements then 2 coils replacements then A/C goes out then countless sensors replaced then front wheel bearings replaced and both tire rods replaced then front passenger window regulator goes out then water pump and raidtor repleaced had to replace the tension pully then valve cover gastets replaced and now my head gasgets are leaking my car has been in the repair shops more then on the road NEVER again will I buy crap like this SHAME on GM !!!!!



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 17
  • cty
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  • 27
  • highway
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Full 2001 Pontiac Bonneville Review

What's New for 2001

Heated seats are available on the SE and SLE, and Ivory White is a new color for the year. OnStar telematics with a one-year membership is optional on the SE but comes standard with the SLE and SSEi.

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2001 Pontiac Bonneville Discussions See all Started By

odin2
odin2
07-23-2001
been looking at getting a new SE Bonneville 2001, there is now a 2000 dollar rebate plus I have a thousand on CM card. Question is, what is a good price on a 2001 SE and is it worth waiting for the 2...


kkcolorado
kkcolorado
08-04-2012
My brother has a 2001 Bonneville and has had this problem as you've mentioned above. He's thought of replacing many of the same items, but no one could diagnose what was causing the shut off in the mi...


xavier64
xavier64
10-13-2007
Description : Reoccurring issue with the intermediate steering shaft on my 2001 Bonneville: Just wanted to provide my experience with the dealer where I bought my Bonneville from with this issue. I h...