1997 Pontiac Grand Am Expert Reviews

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on January 31, 1997

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on January 31, 1997

It was supposed to be humble metal. But it was an economy ride on the upscale side, the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am GT Coupe. It figured. Automakers are chary about shipping base cars for test drives, b... Read full review

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on December 7, 1996

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on December 7, 1996

There are great mysteries that permeate the world of automobiles, such as, "Why did so many people buy Vegas? Was the Pacer a fat car or a harbinger of future automotive styling? Do people really... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on June 25, 1997

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on June 25, 1997

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 ... Read full review