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4.88 out of 5 stars

A FUN DRIVER

Mike, 07/23/2009
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

I was amazed at the power of the 3.4 V- 6 and yet it gets me a constant 29 miles per gallon on regular fuel. It is comfortable to drive and handles great. The 4 spd auto trans. is great for the miliage, but you need to use the 3rd gear to get the car to hold back on steep down hills or you will use up your brakes. In the 105,000 miles we have driven it I have replaced the front brakes once and checked two weeks ago still have 90% and the rear is still at about 40%. The car just turned 250,000 and the engine & trans. work great. I change the oil every 3,000 miles and I still have no need to add oil in between oil changes. For trips it is great with all of the room in the back.

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4.38 out of 5 stars

Good Sporty Car

Jacob, 09/17/2005
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2dr Coupe
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

I bought this car with 49000 miles on it. The alternator went out at 65,000 miles, Both window regulators needed to be replaced at around 75,000 miles. Do not open the windows if your car is iced over they will break. New front brakes at 77000 miles. Trac light comes on occasionaly. everything else is OK. Love the engine 3.4L , plenty of power, 27-32 mpg. Half the price of any similar Japanese car. Buy this car one year old and you will save a ton of money.

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3.38 out of 5 stars

Everything Brakes

Sosa MKD, 09/05/2002
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
1 of 2 people found this review helpful

In 6 months I had a power window control regulator brake and brake the window, then a coolant leak ( a whole load in 24 hours, Air Conditioner compressor died and a lot of other small things like that.

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2.25 out of 5 stars

Lemon, stay away, far, far away!

Languish, 03/27/2007
1999 Pontiac Grand Am GT 2dr Coupe
1 of 2 people found this review helpful

7 years I have owned this car I have had to replace the following: 2 alternators 2 batteries 3 driver side power window motors 2 abs sensors 1 heating & a/c fan 1 head gasket and 1 intake manifold gasket 2 times rotor's replaced 2 times rotor's reground STAY AWAY FROM PONTIAC!

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2.63 out of 5 stars

grandam it!

sad owner, 08/16/2010
1999 Pontiac Grand Am SE2 2dr Coupe
1 of 3 people found this review helpful

This car is the worst thing ever. Got the car w/105K mi on it back in June 2009. While it's got some giddy-up and handles well, it's kind of horrible not knowing if/when the brakes are going to fail. I've had to put a new ABS motor ($2K) in it, and now, less than 6 months later, the whole braking system is shot. And I'm not talking about shoes and rotors, which it eats like a kid eats candy. It also runs really hot, esp. in summer weather. The AC doesn't work, and the driver's window keeps falling. Also it's an automatic, but can't get it to downshift in to 1st with the shifter, something it should be able to do willingly.

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