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Pontiac Grand-Am:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Pontiac Grand-Am side view
Pontiac Grand-Am angular front perspective
Pontiac Grand-Am angular rear perspective

Overview of the Pontiac Grand-Am

Learn about the Pontiac Grand-Am

Pontiac Grand-Am Summary

First introduced in 1973, the Pontiac Grand Am is loved for its sporty nature and hints of European style that were a novelty when it arrived on the American market. Production fluctuated through the 1970s partly due to the oil embargo, but the Grand Am made a comeback in the mid-1980s to become Pontiac's best-selling car that would stick around until the G6 would eventually replace it in 2005. The latest generation arrives in a two-door compact coupe and four-door sedan.

Pros and cons of the Pontiac Grand-Am

  • Choice of coupe or sedan models
  • Good performance from V6 engines
  • Good fuel economy
  • Below average reliability
  • Sub-standard interior plastics
  • Poor crash test performance
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Pontiac Grand-Am

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic or Manual
  • City consumption11 - 11.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.7 - 7.1 L/100km
  • Width1788 - 1795 mm
  • Length4731 - 4732 mm
  • Trunk space396 - 413 L
  • Cargo space396 - 413 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Pontiac Grand-Am

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Pontiac Grand-Am 1999 - 2004 is available in 2 trims:

SE1 trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Pontiac Grand-Am

Dimensions of the Pontiac Grand-Am

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20041400 mm1788 mm4732 mm
20031403 mm1795 mm4731 mm
20021400 mm1788 mm4732 mm
20011400 mm1788 mm4732 mm
20001400 mm1788 mm4732 mm
19991400 mm1788 mm4732 mm