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1999 Pontiac Grand Am

Pontiac Grand Am Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 3.4 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 170 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/26 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

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  • Pros

    Aggressive new styling, lots of standard features, structural enhancements.

  • Cons

    Reduced in length; price increase.

  • What's New for 1999

    New for 1999, the Grand Am offers a host of standard and optional equipment as well as a completely redesigned exterior.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

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Never again

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT1 4dr Sedan

This car was trash almost from the start. Brakes always noisy. Replaced 4 alternators. Drivers window regulator replaced. Water pump replaced twice. Front wheel bearings replaced. Now the intake gasket is leaking. This car and my family will soon part company. I will never buy a Pontiac again. I will think very hard about buying ANY GM product.




Good solid car

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT1 4dr Sedan

No problems except transmission just before the warranty expired (thank goodness). nice sturdy car, v6 has good power, good cornering, and fun to drive.




Has its ups and its

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT1 4dr Sedan

Overall I have really enjoyed driving my black Grand Am GT-1 a whole lot. It handles better than anything I have ever owned...I have Brigestone Re730 Z rated tires and they never squeal! However the car has had quality issues...manifold replaced twice, power window regulator, fan switch...luckily I had purchased a bumper to bumper warranty through 75,000 miles with Warranty Direct and it has paid for itself many times over. One design flaw is that the only way to keep out bad outside air is to set it to MAX AC because the car lacks a Recirculate Air button like every car I have ever owned in my life...it is a mystery why they didn't include such an essential....eg Deisel Bus up ahead




Wouldn't buy another one

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT1 4dr Sedan

I bought my 1999 Grand Am GT Sedan brand-new from the dealer and had nothing but trouble from the start. First the entire break system went out, not once but multiple times within the first year. In the second year, the head gasket had to be replaced (and yes, I mainted my car religiously). The radiator had problems for the first couple of years and had to be replaced. The Alternator went out 4 times in year 3 of ownership. The wind noise in this vehicle is TERRIBLE. This car performs very poorly on wet roads. This is a beautiful car; I love its style and look. It's fun to drive. But if you're looking for dependability, look elsewhere.




Highly under-rated vehicle

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT1 4dr Sedan

I have owned my car for almost 3 years now. I have only had three things in need of repair at the shop - the driver's side window, a gasket leak (caused by me), and new brake rotors. Otherwise, with regular maintenance, this car has been a reliable and consistent performer. Excellent pick- up, great handling, decent fuel- economy from a domestic V6, and styling that still turns heads. They didn't skimp on interior features either - the seats are comfortable, even on lengthy trips, and passengers aren't crammed in as an afterthought. The sound system is solid, and the A/C is still icey-cool.



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New for 1999, the Grand Am offers a host of standard and optional equipment as well as a completely redesigned exterior.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
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  • 26
  • highway
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