(4.1) 12 reviews
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 27
Engine: 150-hp, 2.4-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
1997 Pontiac Grand Am


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There's a simple reason the Grand Am is Pontiac's best-selling vehicle: You get a lot of car for not a lot of money. Our test car, a 1997 Grand Am SE sedan, had a 150-horsepower twin-cam engine that beats a lot of the competition, plus a base price of $14,734. Add goodies like a rear spoiler, alloy wheels and a (yuk) smoker's package and you'll still be well below $20,000.... Read full review for the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

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Best second car to own

by Love my cars from chicago il on January 16, 2007

The pontiac grand am is a great second car or perfect for first time drivers. The gt model has the power and handling to make you fell like you have a sports car, but for under $20,000 new, you just ... Read Full Review

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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.

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