Bought from a friend in 2005 who bought it new; it had ~50000 miles when i purchased it. Now has ~130000 on it. Replaced window motor, head gasket, alternator, brakes, rotors, rim leaking, shocks, etc... Typical for this car and similar to other posts. But, car drives great and if you keep RPMs under 2000, you can expect 'ok' gas mileage. Everything still works, so no valid reason to trade it in, although it isn't work too much now. Will keep driving until the wheels fall off. If you are considering buying, try to get it cheap and make sure you go through these reviews to determine if any of these typical problems have been fixed. Mine is red, so looks good still when it is buffed
Power, handling, looks,
Doesn't matter, Pontiac is no more and car is showing its age. Have put ~2000 in repair costs on top of the $5k purchase back in 2005, so $500 per year is a bit of money when you break it down, but mechanic time and parts aren't cheap these days.