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2000 Pontiac Grand Am Coupe


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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 175 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 17/29 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am

  • A viable import alternative, but don't expect Camry- or Accord-like resale values or build quality.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Sporty styling, lots of standard features, available five-speed manual transmission.

  • Cons

    Price creep has followed sales growth, true sport sedans need a five-speed with a V6.

  • What's New for 2000

    Grand Am gets engine improvements, interior upgrades (including a revamped center console), new exterior appearance packages and revised…

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (55 total reviews)

Worst car ever

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

This is by far the worst car I have ever owned, It sits so low to the ground, in the front it has rusted out all over the wheel wells, and the underneathe, even after washing it once a week in the winter. I have had to replace, exhaust, cat, brakes, rotors, plugs, tires. Its not secure when I drive on dirt roads the dust and dirt comes right into the trunk. Very poor quality and the speakers sound awful

Never again!

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

Everything about this car is more difficult than it has to be! This car was a gift from family when our previous car died, but we have spent three times it's value fixing it... And every repair leads to way more frustration because of its design. Replacing headlights is a quick and easy repair on every car I've driven until this one. On this car I had to have help to remove the entire headlight assembly which was no easy task. Replacing radiator hoses reqiures removal of several unrelated things. Fuel line tends to rust at the fuel filter, requiring replacement of the fuel line which is built into the fuel tank! AC vents spin and keep air from coming out.

I love mine!

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Vehicle: 1999 Pontiac Grand Am

I inherited a 1999 Grand Am SE in 2004. I love mine! I have had only maintenance issues with mine. I love the weight of the wheel, the confident feeling of the suspension and the instrument layout. I've had it now for 6 years and I'm seriously considering getting another. The gas mileage is good, I get anywhere from 25 to 26 miles per gallon. I have always loved the Pontiac's red instrument cluster. I wish there was a larger engine option, but then the mileage would suffer. I have lowered the suspension and put Nitrous Oxide in it. I also put an after market hood on it. It looks aggressive without too personalized. Maybe mine was built on a Wednesday-because it's great!

Gas Mileage


  • 17
  • cty
  • 29
  • highway
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Full 2000 Pontiac Grand Am Review

What's New for 2000

Grand Am gets engine improvements, interior upgrades (including a revamped center console), new exterior appearance packages and revised paint choices.

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