1987 Pontiac Sunbird Review Ratings
Average Ratings from 2 reviews
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1987 Pontiac Sunbird Review
Nobody else has one like that :-)
It Soon Is An Official Oldtimer And Beyond Ratings — It looks different. It is easy to get mechanical parts and do some maintenance by myself. We bought it in SC 1992 and brought it to Switzerland later on. This car was never exported to Europe, so it's one of a kind here. The body quality is rather good, so far almost no rust expect the lower end of the front doors. Nothing that can't be fixed. The 2L 4 cylinder OHC engine needs some attention and a few parts from time to time... electronic control unit is #3 now. Got a new ceiling. Of course, safety is not on todays standards. No air bags and no shoulder belts on back seats. But we avoid crashes ;-)
Primary Use: Family transportation
1987 Pontiac Sunbird Review
Decent on gas
Mine had engine problems
Easy Car To Drive! — Performance - Handled great and the 5 speed made it worth any lack in horsepower. Appearance - Needed some help. The convertible top was coming off and had no back window. Fun Factor - I had a lot of fun with my first 5 speed. Too bad it died on me.
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Reviews From Other Years
The Sunbird That Will Not Die.
god performance for such a small/affordable car. great build quality for the era. super reliable. this car simply WILL NOT DIE! there are several little things wrong but nothing really worth spending... Read More
A Great Car
I loved this car a lot. It was a beautiful aqua green color with a manual transmission. ABS brake system. This was the first car that I learned to drive a manual transmission in. This may have bee... Read More
It Works If Your Desperate Like I Was
well performance wise, the mechanic said he was suprised it was still running. I have had to replace the alternator and such cause it would stall on me. appearence was good till i got my hands on it... Read More
Pontiac Should Bring This Car Back
i hate THE RUST!!!!!!!! its starting to sound like its straight piped which it isn't it still has stock parts on it it needs cv joints replaced thats gonna b fun to pay for its got over 330,000 kilom... Read More
All And All Its A Nice Car To Have
i like the look of the car it has lots of power under the hood with the 3.1L V6 fun just driving it in the summer it is really loud with the magnaflow exhaust. im happy with the 500km i get per tank ... Read More
Should Be Good For Another 19 Years Or More.
I'm the 2nd owner & had it 9 years now with no problems at all. Not a hot rod but averages 30- 35 mpg on trips. 102,000 miles on the 2.0 engine and runs like new..looks new too. Garage kept. Read More
I really liked this car. It was a fun drive. It wasn't the best car I've had by far but it was not bad eather. It did have som electircal problems which were quite annoying. over all it was fine. Read More
Great Car, And Reliable As Heck.
She's been such a great, reliable car. The only drawback has been the brakes, they have to be replaced every year or so. I think it's just because it's L.A. I love to drive her, She's still a head... Read More
Build Quality: Does great although it's an automatic : ( Car Comparisons: I traded a 83 chevy pickup for it. The truck didn't run so it was a very good trade. Performance: GREAT! tops out at 120 mph... Read More
I loved this car. Never had a real problem with it. I drove it to work and then in between jobs I went joy riding and believe it or not, I went off-roading with three of the greatest guys I know. The ... Read More