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Another Reliable Pontiac! :)
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By ggaring2012
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe


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Before buying my 2000 Grand Am, I owned a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire, and even though it was old and a little rough around the edges, it never failed me... even with having 250,000 miles on it! For that reason, I felt secure with purchasing another Pontiac, the Grand Am. I've had this car for 6 months without any major problems. I purchased it from a friend with 170,000 miles. It now has almost 180,000 miles on it, and I have only had to replace a wheel bearing, blower motor for the a/c, and the drive belt, which is expected from a car with that many miles. None of which were expensive at all! They are neat little cars and I plan to keep mine until it dies! Too bad they stopped making Pontiac's...


Best Features

2.4L 4 cylinder motor, good gas mileage, great styling, sporty handling


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2000 Grand Am
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By Mary
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe


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Good buy for the money, but now becoming an expense. Driver's widow motor went out 2 years ago, then air conditioner stopped working a little later. Repair estimates came in starting at $800 so I drove around with no air in Atlanta's worst heat in history! The one honest mechanic left in the whole world (Poston Motors, Cumming, GA) bypassed a switch and voila - air! And an oil change: Less than $100.00! Now, dashboard coming apart, both outside mirrors bout to fall off, automatic door buttons & mirror adjustment have fallen through the door panel & yesterday, interior rear view fell off! City mileage: bad, Highway mileage: good Forcing pick-up speed too fast can damage computer.


Best Features

Good looking car, nice & roomy


Worst Features

Fix the Security switch (it does come on at times and requires a substantial wait before it will allow you to restart), and that air conditioning issue. And, a better dashboard and door panels that don't break down and swallow the window & mirror mechanisms


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Great Car
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By Great Car
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe


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Great car, bought it with 17000 miles on it, now have 133000 miles on it, never broke down and runs great. One of the best cars I've ever owned. The 2.4 liter engine is absolutely reliable, fairly fast, and decent on gas. Highly recommmend Pontiac, especially Grand Am.


Best Features

Excellent seats, extremely comfortable


Worst Features

Improve brakes, tend to go thru a lot of pads and rotors - fortunately they're dirt cheap and super easy to replace.


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HORRIBLE CAR!!!!
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By Bart2
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe


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This car has cost me thousands of
dollars in repairs, not to mention the
repairs that had to be done while still
under warranty. Repairs include: 4
brake jobs, intake gasket crack, front
wheel hub bearing replace, fuel
pump went out, power steering went
out, etc. etc. I am trading it in and
cutting my losses! Don't buy this
car.


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Good Lil Pontiac
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By PontiacGM
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2000 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe


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I change my oil whenever the light
goes on and have rotate my tires a few
times. I have put on new front brake
pads once around 30K miles and a new
set at 60K miles. The battery is now
giving me a problem at 60k miles. The
lil 4 cyl still gets me the speeding
tickets I have been looking for in a
vehicle. Although this is a commuting
car, the stereo with the CD player
still sounds great. This has been one
of the best lil cars I have ever
owned. I just do not like the miles
that the odometer says I have. Other
than that, I do recommend highly this
car.


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