2005 Pontiac Grand Prix Consumer Review: It's a gas hog but fun to driv

2005 Pontiac Grand Prix - Consumer Review

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GXP Sedan (5.3L V8 4-speed Automatic)

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It's a gas hog but fun to drive
By AK Milwaukee on


2005 Pontiac Grand Prix GXP 4dr Sedan (5.3L 8cyl 4A)


I'm not getting anywhere close to the posted EPA estimates but the sound, power, and handling far outweigh the 21 mpg I average, (and that's driving it sanely!) with 60% hwy and 40% city driving. It pulls a little when doing heavy braking but torque steer on acceleration is minimal. Roomy and comfortable on the inside but I don't understand why Pontiac can't give this car memory settings for the seats - my husband is 6' 4" and I'm 5' 5" - tough to exchange drivers. Also, some gas pedal extension would be nice. For the price I think this car is a great value. I switched from a 2002 Chrysler 300 M and am glad I did.

Best Features

Power. It's also got a good radio, and is quiet on the inside.

Worst Features

Adjustable gas pedal and memory seats.
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