1996 Pontiac Grand Am

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8 reviews
Available Price Range $39-$6,099 Trims4 Combined MPG 25 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 1996 Pontiac Grand Am

Our Take


Our Expert Reviews

For 1996, Pontiac offers a mea culpa, though most folks simply call it the Grand Am. Grand Am has been Pontiac's best-selling model, thanks to sporty looks and a respectable price tag. But Grand Am had some warts--a seat-belt system attached to the door ratherthan the pillar that made it awkward and an air bag only in the driver's steering-wheel hub and none in the dash to serve the p... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

2.9 out of 5

Based on 8 reviews

great starter car

by bobfunland from maine on July 18, 2007

i loved my grand am it was a great first car. i would only recommand this car for new drivers. i drove mine for 2 years with no real problems. i would have kept it longer but i wanted more of a car. i... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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