Included were a padded instrument panel, deluxe steering wheel, courtesy lights, and other features. Grand Prix was Motor Trend's for 1988. In the event of a vehicle crash, the occupant may not be properly restrained. If you want to change engine oil, for instance, by yourself and save a couple of bucks you need to know how much this fluid engine oil is needed for Pontiac Grand Prix 2000. The Fairfax plant was then retooled to build the current Chevrolet Malibu. A police interceptor model was offered. New power ratings were put into effect, requiring manufacturers to post net horsepower with all accessories installed vs.
One notable exception was the available optional Heads Up Display only shared with the Cutlass Supreme. At mid-year, Pontiac released a radial tire option for the Grand Prix, which increased the wheel diameter from the standard 14 in 36 cm to 15 in 38 cm. The base Model J got Pontiac's new 135 hp 101 kW 301 cu in 4. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The parking lamps were now positioned between the quad headlamps same setup as a 1967 or 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass , and the previous year's 'waterfall' grille was replaced by a narrower one that extended into the lower portion of the bumper. Failed to get data, please try again.
Exterior Though usually considered a midsize car, cars. Inside, Strato bucket seats and console were still standard equipment with Morrokide vinyl or cloth upholstery, or a no-cost optional notchback bench seat with either trims. Transmissions remained the same as before with the three-speed manual standard with the V6 engine on the base model and automatic transmission optional. When adding, be sure to fill to the appropriate level, as recommended in user manual for your Pontiac Grand Prix 2000. The standard four-barrel 389 in³ V8 was uprated to 333 hp 248 kW with a manual transmission or 325 hp 242 kW with automatic.
Vehicle Overview Pontiac gives the base Grand Prix engine more horsepower and adds a racy pace-car replica as a special-edition model for 2000. The same selection of transmissions continued including the standard three-speed manual, optional four-speed manual, or three-speed Roto Hydra-matic. Sales reached over 112,000 units, almost quadruple the 32,000 full-sized models built in 1968. Its whiz is restrained, its boost linear. The basic 1969 body shell saw a major facelift in 1971 bracketed by minor detail revisions in the 1970 and 1972 model years. Both cars have low, wide ovoid headlamps flanking medium-sized Pontiac nostrils located above the main bumper and large wraparound taillights.
All come with a four-speed automatic transmission and standard traction control. Engine offerings again included the standard Buick 3. The Grand Prix was made in the Fairfax plant in Kansas City, Kansas until 2003, when production was shifted to Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. However, Congressional action to rescind that regulation, which led automakers to discontinue the device and permitted dealers and garages to disconnect the device on cars so-equipped. The front wheels are 8 in 200 mm wide, and the rear wheels are 7 in 180 mm wide. Vehicles that are covered by recalls 08V-118, 09V-116, or 15V-201 that have not yet received the original remedy will instead receive the improved remedy under the original recall number.
Revised upholstery trims highlighted the interior, still featuring expanded Morrokide vinyl bucket seats and console as standard equipment. The first 1997 Grand Prix was built on August 12, 1996. The introduction of the Monte Carlo and Cutlass Supreme did, however, cut into the Grand Prix's dominance, and sales dropped 40%. This was also the last year for the style of dashboard used 1988—1993. Coupes and sedans shared similar styling, except for rear doors and quarter panels.
The weak link is the 4 speed transmission. This would be the final year for the B-bodied, full-sized Grand Prix. Yet its price is impressively low when compared against imported sports sedans. Some models of this generation have the rare feature of a split front bench seat with a column shifter. Find sources: — · · · · May 2014 Second generation Overview Production 1968—1972 Body and chassis 2-door Related Powertrain 400 cu in 6. As for the orange-red instrument lighting, opinions have long been strongly subjective.
Ford and Chrysler responded by producing plusher versions of their intermediate and Charger, but both eventually created newer entries to the intermediate personal luxury car battle—the in 1974 and in 1975. The similar but less luxurious followed in 1970. This was the last year of the two-door coupe. The rear bench seat included a center fold-down armrest and a speaker grille that could be made functional with the extra-cost Bi-Phonic rear speaker. The car seen here was raced at.
Production models were produced for the 1989 and 1990 model year. The passenger side has none of this. This was one of two anniversary models offered by Pontiac, the other was a special trim Firebird. Some 2003 models may have had modules that could be upgraded to digital-ready. This model celebrated the 40th running of the Daytona 500 on February 15, 1998. This is the last year for the fifth generation Grand Prix and this is the last year for the 5th generation Grand Prix.
Smaller than the hulking and , but positioned to be nimbler and more performance oriented than the slightly less bulky and , the new Grand Prix was designed to outshine the upscale and B-bodied performance-oriented intermediate. From 1982-on, all V8-equipped Pontiacs were equipped with Chevy or Olds engines. Pontiac Grand Prix The Pontiac Grand Prix is an automobile produced by the Pontiac division of General Motors Corporation. This is typically measured in liters 3. Outside, there was a new front and rear fascia and new ground effects. Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again.