1997 Pontiac Trans Sport Consumer Review: Bad Brakes

1997 Pontiac Trans Sport - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

23 Total Reviews

SE Passenger Minivan (3.4L V6 4-speed Automatic)

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
Bad Brakes
By deb9978 on

Vehicle

1997 Pontiac Trans Sport SE 3dr Minivan

Review

I love driving the van, controls are great. Rear air, radio come in handy. Mirrors are somewhat deceiving. Brakes and rotors replaced annually. Door, wiper, heating/air, window motors have had problems early on but good recently. Auto rear door is a blessing but has a mind of its own some times. My husband hates this van because of mechanical problems and repairs. Heater is really bad in PA winters and the wipers are buried under snow and hidden below the hood. Hard to defrost windshield but rear window defroster is great! Just can't drive it right away. Seats are easy to remove and love the hauling space. We won't buy another because of the repairs. It's been well taken care of.

Best Features

I love the cargo area, controls on steering wheel, big windows, automatic door, power to pull hills, and traction in snow. Seats are comfy, air works well, but not the heater. Mechanical problems ruined this vehicle for my family - body and style are great. Needs better quality parts.

Worst Features

Wipers are hidden and hard to find in the snow. Windshield takes too long to defrost. Brakes/Rotors wear out way too soon. Small motors and computer chips made ours seem like a lemon early on. Extended warranty saved us for a while but repair were high after. Wouldn't buy another one.
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT