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Old 07-20-2004, 07:30 PM   #11
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The letters indicate option packages:

SE = Standard Edition
SLE = Super Luxury Edition (a hyped-up SE all around, an SSE(i) look-alike in '98-'03)
SSE = Super Sport Edition, has just about every option standard. Discontinued in '00, SLE took over the same features.
SSEi = same as SSE, but the 3.8L V-6 is supercharged!. Not sure why they used the letter "i" for that.
GXP = replaced the SSEi in '04, with a Northstar V-8 instead of supercharged V-6. The letters just sound cool.
Well scottydl.... the gods honest truth is that they don't mean anything.
But what you posted is the most believed answer.

I'll try and clear up your SSEi and GXP definations...
The "i" on SSEi would stand for "induction or inducted", using your definations.
The GXP would be "Grand eXperimental Pontiac".

But again, these are just what people think/believe.....
The trim level letters really do mean nothing.
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I'll try and clear up your SSEi and GXP definations...
The "i" on SSEi would stand for "induction or inducted", using your definations.
The GXP would be "Grand eXperimental Pontiac".
VERY nice, I like it! Let'* go with those. Everyone agree?

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But again, these are just what people think/believe.....
i.e. then that makes it true.
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My car is the only one in this discussion with a meaning, a purpose if you will. j/k

Actually the SSEi is different from the SSE. SSE'* can be had with a supercharger, but they don't have things like HUD, or some power seat configs, etc standard. Just ask steve about his last car (right back at you bro )

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yea really Steves car was almost like an SE in an SSE body

oh yea and my car is the only one that means something
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I really dont know what an SSE is anymore accept for the most confusing car pontiac ever made. Took me 4 years and now to still understand what this car has and dont. Between all of them, Me and Kenn has the most weirdest. Mine was supercharged with nothing to offer but a sunroof and leather, Kenn has EVERY SINGLE THING an SSEi has.
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hey quit leaving out the people with older bonne'*, i got my LE and i'm proud
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I prefer SSE to mean "Super Sport Edition"... then "Sports Sedan Edition".. that sounds too lame.
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I prefer SSE to mean "Super Sport Edition"... then "Sports Sedan Edition".. that sounds too lame.
LOL..... he he he.... Lets stuff a 454 in there...
Now we're talk......

mmmmm.... 454..... <drool>
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Also put a pictorial trim level on there from my threads I made with the options and trims. If you all dont mind.
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I really dont know what an SSE is anymore accept for the most confusing car pontiac ever made. Took me 4 years and now to still understand what this car has and dont. Between all of them, Me and Kenn has the most weirdest. Mine was supercharged with nothing to offer but a sunroof and leather, Kenn has EVERY SINGLE THING an SSEi has.
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wha would mine be considered?
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