Specs

Research 1996 Pontiac Grand Am specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

SE 2dr Coupe SE

Brakes

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.4

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.1

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600

Engine

Engine Order Code LD9
Engine Order Code L82
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Type Gas L4
Displacement 3.1L/191
Displacement 2.4L/146
Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 5200
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 4000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4400

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 55.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Height, Overall (in) 53.3
Liftover Height (in) 30.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.4
Length, Overall (in) 186.9
Track Width, Front (in) 55.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Hip Room (in) 49.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33

Summary

Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Am
Body Style 2 Door Coupe SE

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle

Tires

Rear Tire Order Code QMS
Rear Tire Order Code QFB
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Front Tire Size P195/70R14
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code QPD
Front Tire Order Code QMS
Front Tire Order Code QFB
Rear Tire Order Code QPD

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100

Transmission

Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MM5
Trans Order Code MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2837

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material -TBD-
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum