2003 Pontiac Grand Am GT/SC-T 3.4 Ram Air V6 from North America
Fun at a cost
Front brake rotors/pads at 24,000 miles.
Many trouble codes (Misfires, Oil pressure sensor, Fuel problems)
Sometimes has difficulty starting, engine will "search" when idling.
Lower rear reverse lights fishbowl constantly.
Exhaust pipes gather surface rust easily, however is remedied by lightly sanding them down.
Lower Intake Manifold gasket leaking at 27,932 Miles.
Driven aggressively, gas mileage plunges very quickly (have recorded numbers as low as 10 MPG).
This particular Grand Am GT is a dark forest green and has the SC/T appearance package.
The composite ram-air hood makes the car look fierce, even while standing still.
The 3.4 OHV V6 engine has the Ram-Air package, and different final drive gearing than the non-GT Grand Am's, this car gets up and goes like no other, but runs out of steam up top.
I don't like the fact that you can't turn off all of the exterior lights while you are sitting in a parking lot, etc.
Chrome factory wheels made by Enkei are very sharp looking, but get dirty and pitted quickly.
The factory exhaust sounds just right, with a nice low tone rumble at low engine speed and idle.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 12th February, 2008