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1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue

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Information shown for entry-level Sedan.

Fuel Economy:
City 17/Hwy 25/Comb 20 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.5 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.2
Out of 10

Based on 361 Ratings for the 1998 - 2002 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.5/10
    Quality
    8.5/10
  • Reliability
    8.6/10
    Performance
    8.7/10
  • Comfort
    8.8/10
    Styling
    8.6/10

Loved my Intrigue for 16 yrs

By on Thursday, August 07, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 145,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Reliable, nice amenities, great to drive."

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"My Intrigue was an 'executive program' car with 12k miles on it when I bought it 16 years ago. It's V-6 engine was built in Limo, Ohio - known to last 350,000 miles. Optional amenities on other cars came standard on this Intrigue. It has been a great car & I loved driving it."

Never required a tow in. Minimal garage visits.

By on Sunday, August 03, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 110,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "FUN TO DRIVE, GREAT RELIABILITY"

Cons: "LITTLE HEADROOM"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY GMAC DISCONTINUED A CAR THAT PROVIDED SUCH SERVICE AND DRIVING PLEASURE. WONDERFUL IN TRAFFIC AND ON HIGHWAY. MAYBE IT WAS TOO GOOD?"

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Do not buy!!

By on Wednesday, June 04, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 120,000

10 2.0
overall rating 2 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
2/10
Value
Not Rated
Reliability
Not Rated
Quality
Not Rated
Performance
Not Rated
Styling
Not Rated
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "I got it for a great price"

Cons: "Everything breaks at once"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1

"I bought this when I was 17. It was my first car so it didnt matter if I had a new car. But I loved it the first year I had it. Nothing broke and everything was running well. Then the second year came and literally everything broke. The radiator was terrible, I had leaks everywhere, and the interior was all falling apart. My windows all broke and so did the air conditioner. My tires always went flat and everywhere I went they never knew why. Whenever I turned my car shook and I got my tires realigned and didnt really fix it. It always made weird rattling noises but I kept taking it to the shop and nothing was ever wrong. Then my radiator and the input cracked and I have decided to stop putting more money on it to fix it. It has givin me so much issues in the last four years and I am ready for a new car. Dont ever get an oldsmobile!"

7 people out of 13 found this review helpful

Choose the right motor and you'll love it

By on Monday, January 06, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 176,700

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Comfortable, quiet, cheap to run, roomy"

Cons: "3.8L V6 is thirsty"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this car used with about 160K miles on it and it's been good to me. It has the 3800 Series III Buick engine and has been very reliable and the maintenance costs are low. GM has put this block in cars since the 80s, so parts are cheap and plentiful. The car needs a throttle sensor to correct the transmission's shifting issues, but that's the worst I've had. It's comfortable on long-distance trips and handles as good as a comparable import. The most complaints I've heard from Intrigue owners tend to be from the optional 3.5L Cadillac engine. Avoid that engine and you'll have a car that can last up to 250K miles before it needs major work."

10 people out of 10 found this review helpful

My first car

By on Tuesday, December 03, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 165,625

10 4.0
overall rating 4 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
4/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
3/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "smooth driving, looks cute"

Cons: "unreliable"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 2

"This car is super cute and the speakers sound great. However, this car is not the most reliable. I have owned this car for two years and my mom had it for a year before me. In the past three years I have had to replace the motor, the starter, and have had to make many other mechanical repairs. My granny also has this same car and she was had a lot of trouble with her's too. I would not recommend this car unless you like spending your time on the side of the road."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

good solid car

By on Thursday, October 17, 2013

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 150,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "great car worth every penny"

Cons: "no mechanics can figure it out"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I bought this car from and elderly man with about 38,000 miles so I am the second owner. It has gotten me through college and never failed to start. Took it for the 100,000 mile tune-up at a local dealership. Have gotten oil changed every 3,000 miles and replaced tie rods, brakes, rotors recently. I have replaced 3 outta 4 window regulator motors in the last few years. The car just hit 150,000 and started to run a though it is chugging or misfiring, have taken it to several different mechanics and none have fixed the problem despite of trying the multiple fixes suggested. It still starts right up and roughs as though it's misfiring, if a mechanic could figure it out and fix it I would drive it forever until it dies."

5 people out of 6 found this review helpful

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