by StellaGomez on Nov 6, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe
I bought this car used from a friend who had bought it used. I have no idea how well it was taken care of before I bought it, but I assume not very well. I have owned it for three years and have yet to have a problem with it. There are interior/cosmetic issues from previous use but it has never been a problem for me. I've driven two hour trips across Michigan several times and never had a problem. This is one tough car. Perfect for a student/young driver who just drives in town and who is on a budget.
by tom on Oct 14, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
I bought this 97 grand am in fort hood, tx back in 2005, mind you car already 8 years old. Make a long story short 13 years later and 182,000 miles the only thing I have majorly replaced was the cooling intake and flex pipe by manifold. I see a lot of complaints about this car, make a long story short reason this car is at 182,000 and still going change oil right at 3000 miles. Injector cleaner every other fill up, plugs done at every 5000 miles and etc. Once again best car I ever had
by RnR Joe on Feb 1, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
Bought based on VERY clean looks and quick test ride. Turns out passenger window motor is shot, brakes and struts needed immed replacement, drivers seat support fell through and radio display doesn't work! Not a great deal...
by Car Junkie 2010 on Aug 6, 2009 Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
This car is very fun to drive and is great if you're looking for some fun, but I hope you have money to stick into it. The power windows are junk. Had to replace muffler, needed new brake pads, blinkers wig out on me. Many little things that come with age. With all that being said, very fun to drive.
by cheerjill23 on Jun 4, 2008 Vehicle: 1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
I got this car as a gift and have had nothing but problems with it. Replaced brakes too many to count, alternator 2X, front shakes all the time, coolant constantly low and over heats. Never sure if I would make it to where I needed to go. Didn't even make it to 115,000 miles. Coolant would leak and have to refill every 7- 10 days.
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