1997 Pontiac Grand Am

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12 reviews
Available Price Range $468-$4,844 Trims4 Combined MPG 27 Seats 5

Our Take on the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

Our Take


Our Expert Reviews

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. O... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 12 reviews

the worst car i have ever owned stay away

by goate from nyc on February 28, 2008

overheats all the time expensive to fix, one guy said it was the water pump another said the engine. sears told me the head gasket, and the last person said drive it till it finally dies dont spend mo... 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 4 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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