I've owned this car since January of
1997. The car has had chronic
electrical problems for the past eight
years. The power windows stopped
working in March of 1998 and rather
than fixing the problem, the dealership
let the problem remain until after the
car was out of warranty then
stated "oh, your windows don't work."
We have gone through 4 factory radios
which were replaced for free because
they were defective. The car has also
had chronic water pump problems. What
would I have done differently? Never
bought this car. This vehicle invokes a
love/hate relationship but it seems as
if the hate part is a lot stronger
I love the cruise control on its car,
its acceleration and its bucket seats.
The fog lights have come in handy many,
many times. The traction system is a
godsend and the daytime running lamps
that turn on the headlights at night
If the car had been built with
components of higher quality, there
would not have been as many problems
with this vehicle.
I started to have problems with this car
from the very begining. We have
replaced the altranator 3 times, water
pump twice, had a new head gasket put
in, and several other small items.
Every year it is something else. They
look great but they have many problems.
(like coolant mysterously leaking) I
will never buy a pontiac again.
I think my most favorite thing about
the car is it's performance. It looks
great and performs well!
They need to spend just as much time
putting in quality mechanical parts as
they did on the looks of the vehicle.