All Replacement items are backed by a 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty. The Grand Am was redesigned for 1999. And gas is really good. Also a factor leading to the Grand Am's cancellation, were plans for all 1976 Pontiac A-body cars receiving the newly approved rectangular headlights, which would necessitate a complete redesign of the Grand Am's Endura nose and Pontiac officials decided that the expense of such a redesign could not be justified based on low production numbers. The Grand Am could be had with a standard 2-bbl 400 cu in 6. A total of 43,136 Grand Ams were built during the first year of production both two-door and four-door models.
The gas mileage is alright, about 27ish highway. It did need some maintenance when I first got it, but that was just an oil change, and that cheap easy stuff. The Pontiac Grand Am has a storied past; after beginning production in 1973, it was ended two years later. After a three-year hiatus, the Pontiac Grand Am returned to production and the second generation was born. It is a 2-door, and although it's slightly lacking on interior room, the exterior styling is clean and aggressive. This was a LeMans wagon converted to a Grand Am. After 2005, the Pontiac G6 was unveiled and replaced the final Grand Am.
It was based on the. Other standard equipment included concealed windshield wipers, a 1. In 2005, Pontiac began phasing out the Grand Am lineup for the new G6 replacement. Primary Use: Commuting to work 1998 Pontiac Grand Am Gt V6 Coupe — Despite being a compact car, the Grand Am still has the feel and power of a midrange sports car while being economical at the same time. Archived from on July 14, 2012. They did note, however, large amounts of torque steer from a dead stop.
Still based on the Quad 4, this was a re-engineered version of the previous year's 2. In 1995, Pontiac revived the Grand Am for a third time. The springs were advertised as being computer selected. This direct fit wheel hub is made from premium quality components to ensure unmatched reliability and durability. One reason the Grand Am saw a halt in production the first time was the rise in fuel costs.
Popular Mechanics did the quarter-mile with the Turbo engine and five-speed manual in 15. It's really hard to find aftermarket parts, anything performance parts wise is nothing but a headache. The interior room is minimal, but for a two door, it can still comfortably fit 4 people. Its really clean and no tears or random stains ; Cost of Ownership? But the way i drive. In addition to Federal emissions regulations, new safety standards required a 5 mph 8. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter.
A driver's side airbag also became standard for '94, but the door-mounted automatic seatbelts remained. During its first generation, the Grand Am was a mid-size sedan with two optional V8 engines. Five generations were produced since manufacturing began in 1973, and each one presented a new and exciting design to the public. The Grand Am was redesigned for 1992. This resulted in a loss of 5 horsepower 3.
Production of the Grand Am lasted only two years after introduction to the public. Production of the Grand Am was canceled in 1980 when it was replaced by the. Prices are cheap, fairly reliable. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. By the year 2000, the Grand Am won the Best Overall Value of the Year Award by IntelliChoice. Before the rebuild, it was making 150hp and 160tq. The radio size in 2001 also changed from a 1.
ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Foreign makes mixed these features. The engine became available for Grand Am's in 1988, replacing the previous model years 3. A few functional Ram Air systems were sold over the counter. Browse these listings for your hard-to-find parts such as this AutoTrust Platinum Wheel Hub! With three-star and four-star safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Grand Am continued to be a reliable vehicle for families seeking a sedan and buyers of all ages in search of a sports coupe.
Slow sales of the Grand Am led to its discontinuation after the 1980 model year. This was also the last year that the Buick sourced 3. Unsourced material may be challenged and. The engine displacement, expressed in liters, was displayed on the bootlid in an effort to accentuate the car's supposedly European character. Inside, the genuine African crossfire mahogany trim on the instrument panel was replaced by a simulated material due to delamination problems on the 1973 models but the real wood was continued on the center console, optional console clock, and radio bezel. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
I'd say 180hp and about 190tq to the most. The four-speed automatic that was mated to the 3. Replacement Wheel Hub replaces your worn or warped factory unit. For me is about 110 A month. A totally new front and rear fascia along with an interior redesign made news for 1989. A total of 10,679 Grand Ams were built in 1975 and the series was dropped after this year due to declining sales and rising gas prices as a result of the. Pontiac hybridized the Trans Am with the Grand Prix to create the Grand Am.