2004 Pontiac Grand Am Reviews - Page 3 of 6

2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE 2.2 from North America

Model year2004
Year of manufacture2004
First year of ownership2007
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 2.2 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 9 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.8 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance5000 kilometres
Previous carPontiac Grand Am

Summary:

Pimp dog man!! pimp!

Faults:

My power steering Pump is shot I'm pretty sure, should probably stop doing doughnuts and E-Breaks, but I'm not going to lie I love the sound of my tires squealing when I'm cruising in circles in parking lots... other than that, I've had no problems =) very satisfied customer.

General Comments:

My Grand Am SE Rocks!, tinted windows, satellite radio, custom rear red neon light license plate, custom black carbon fiber shifter, red interior light, 7 inch SONY DVD player that hangs nicely between the two front seats, COWBOY UP in white letters on the back window, 3 inch Magnaflow Performance Exhaust on its way this weekend when I get paid, 18 inch black with chrome wall rims coming may 2end!, and last but not least, my Stereo system!, two 10 inch Premier subs in Ported box, 1500 watt Pioneer amplifier @ 2 ohms, and 1000 watt Pioneer deck.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 17th March, 2008

2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE 1 V6 from North America

Model year2004
Year of manufacture2004
First year of ownership2004
Most recent year of ownership2007
Engine and transmission V6 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.7 / 10
Distance when acquired17 miles
Most recent distance42000 miles
Previous carFord Escort

Summary:

Love it

Faults:

Strut mounts gone out twice and wind sounds coming from back passenger doors.

General Comments:

I love this car even though it had the few problems I listed it has been reliable and I love it.

Coming from a 4 cylinder car to the 6 cylinder I will never go back. This car going up hills does well and long distance traveling this car does well on gas.

In the city driving around with a lead foot on the other hand you watch the gas gage drop quick, but I love this car and I am thinking of getting the new G6 when I am done paying for this one.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 29th October, 2007

10th Nov 2007, 22:39

Congrats on the Grand Am. My 2001 SE-1 has performed flawlessly (ZERO problems of any kind) for over 62,000 miles now. I love it. As for the V-6, my SE-1 has the old "Quad 4" which is a very torquey and super-responsive twin-cam 4. I have found it to be almost as powerful as the V-6 (though the later "EcoTech" 4 is much wimpier). The Quad 4's would definitely eat the 4-cylinder Escort alive.

My other car is a 2007 Mustang 4.0 and in all honesty I really enjoy driving my Grand Am better. It rides much smoother, is more responsive, and gets better mileage.

2004 Pontiac Grand Am 3.4 from North America

Model year2004
Year of manufacture2004
First year of ownership2005
Most recent year of ownership2007
Engine and transmission 3.4 Automatic
Performance marks 3 / 10
Reliability marks 4 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
5.4 / 10
Distance when acquired40000 miles
Most recent distance68000 miles
Previous carFord Ranger

Summary:

It is a piece of crap

Faults:

First of all I have had to replace my window regulator several times because my window keeps falling down into my door. the clips keeps breaking, because they are made too cheap.

I have also had to replace my thermostat, because it was over heating.

I had to replace my battery because my altenator was sending to much voltage to my battery causing my battery to leak all of the acid out of it.

My transmission doesn't shift right, it is shifting too late.

My car sounds and runs like crap. I think it is my throttle body. I haven't got to check that one out yet.

General Comments:

The car looks good.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No

Review Date: 9th October, 2007

2004 Pontiac Grand Am SE V6 from North America

Model year2004
Year of manufacture2003
First year of ownership2003
Most recent year of ownership2007
Engine and transmission V6 Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 0 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.2 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance105000 miles
Previous carGMC 1/2 Ton

Summary:

I love this car!!!

Faults:

The only problems I have ever had was the weather stripping has came off, but it is easy to replace. I also had my knock sensor break, but it took only 10-15 minutes to replace. Also, the button on the gear shifter broke and I had to replace.

General Comments:

I love this car! It gets good gas mileage on the highway (28-29), and in the city (22-24). Other than the previous work on it mentioned, I have changed the oil regularly, and changed the transmission fluid once. I have put 105,000 miles on it because I drive it a lot. I take long trips and it does great. It is very comfortable for the size. I would not recommend it if you wanted something big, but for two people up front, and occasional passengers in the back, it is just great. It is very comfortable for long trips, and the trunk is hudge. The back seat, however, is small. I would definately recommend this car for someone who is not going to regularly carry multiple passengers.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 30th August, 2007

Average review marks: 7.8 / 10, based on 21 reviews