Pontiac Bonneville Review from Iceland

1985 Pontiac Bonneville 4 door sedan 3.8L V6 turbo Automatic

Year of manufacture1985
First year of ownership2002
Most recent year of ownership2003
Engine and transmission 3.8L V6 turbo Automatic Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.4 / 10
Distance when acquired120000 miles
Most recent distance203000 miles
Previous carHonda Civic

Summary:

The only car you'll ever have to buy

Faults:

Um... I once had a flat tire.

Other than that? -Just regular maintenance.

General Comments:

This car is a classy, comfortable piece of gold! When I first got it I thought: "OK, this is an American car. It'll probably act terribly here in the freezing winters." But I decided to give it a shot and that decision is one of the best decisions I've ever made.

It's engine sound is so pure and it makes me feel like there isn't a single problem going on in there. -Gives me an extra comfort.

It handles great in the snow... Well it probably won't do so in the hands of an inexperienced driver due to the weight difference betwean it's front and rear (about 200 lbs. when no one is sitting in it), but the experience comes very quickly on this one.

It comes with an 3.8L V-6 engine that guarantees excelent car reaction and a comfortable ride.

If you see one, try asking it's owner if he wants to sell it and I'm sure he'll say no to almost any offer... If not, you got yourself a bargain!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 12th March, 2003

15th Oct 2003, 14:55

I was given my 1985 Pontiac Bonneville, and I wouldn't trade it for the world. It sat in the man's yard for six years, and he got tired of looking at it, so I got it. Even after sitting for six years, all it had was a dead battery. After charging it, the car started right up, and I drove it home.

Average review marks: 8.4 / 10, based on 1 review