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.
by mightymouse75 on Jul 3, 2012 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.
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!!!!!!!!!!
by cantonjh on Apr 3, 2012 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 !!!!!
by allierockette on Dec 7, 2011 Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Bought this car used with low miles. LOVED the power and pep of the engine. but in a little over 30 days both back window motors broke at the same time. Then my gas and oil gauges quit working, the gas compartment hinge got stuck all the time, constantly replaced head/taillights, trunk leaked, transmission started shifting hard, had problems with front end alignment alot so new tires were needed more often than they shouldve been, front cv joint/axle replaced twice, and bc the gas gauge didnt work it constantly made the "warning" ringing sound. Was embarrased to be seen driving this. . .worst piece of crap ever!
by twostepper on Jan 29, 2009 Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
Bought this car used and have been very satisfied. Gets great gas mileage. Had the transmission rebuilt, but was worth it to me because I wanted to keep the car. Other small, fairly inexpensive mechanical problems but its a used car and things go wrong.
by me on Apr 28, 2008 Vehicle: 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SLE 4dr Sedan (3.8L 6cyl 4A)
I bought this used car about a month ago and have had nothing but problems. The car have been more in the dealerships presents than mine. I've had 4 speed senors & fuel injectors put in, a new dash cluster which part of the lighting is burned out, a new radiator not to mention the master switch for the windows doesn't work, nor does the passenger mirror & driver side seat warmer. Hear comes the big one the engine is finished, over. But I love the car, what it stays for if that makes any sense. Otherwise, the car runs very well much power.
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