1999 Pontiac Sunfire User Reviews

1999 Pontiac Sunfire Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 32 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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"ride" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 14 reviews
"power" 11 reviews
"build quality" 4 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 3 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
"light" 2 reviews
"small trip" 2 reviews

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sunfire99 writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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4

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Has alot of get up and go...

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Needs better handling..

sunfire99
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Sunfire Gogo — Like that its sporty with nice body lines. Dont like the fact that it reminds me of a cavalier. Has lots of the cavaliers inside features. Like that its a 5 speed and only 98.321 miles on it. Could use upgraded parts on motor..

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jon writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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great performance for a car in the compact class

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clutch could be a little smoother but no big deal

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99 Sunfire Gt — well it's no G8 but for an older compact car it performs very well. Acceleration is great, breaking is good, and handling is exellant. build quality is reasonable. exterior styling is good, interior styling is ok. Cost of owner ship is relativly low, when i bought the car it had just under 200,000K on it and only one significant repair wich was probably more of a fluke anyway, gas milage is good. Considering I live in an area with a few of winding country roads the fun factor on this car is high :). I would definatly recomend this car to anyone looking for an affordable entry level sport coupe.

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Dale writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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Paid for

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ABS lights

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Good Pontiac — Pretty good car. Pretty efficient. Always starts. Great in the winter with winter tires on it. For an automatic it is somewhat fun to drive. It is a 2-door so space is limited to 4 adults somewhat comfortably, 5 uncomfortably (short trip only!)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Aliya writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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good on fuel

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rusty out

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I Would Buy Another One — handles good economical sporty look cheap enough to buyeasy and low maitenance nice interior little small inside few sqeaks in it but it is 11 years old all in all its been a good car.the sun roof is an added bonus

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Stephen writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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looks, build quality, and performance

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that i see them every were

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99 Pontica Sunfire — very fast for an automatic. solid car the only think that is worng with it so far is that i need a fuel pumep. it's pritty good on gas. i use 10-15 dollar a week. i think this car i very good looking would blow my mind if it had a body kit.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dale writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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Power and mileage, A/C is cold, 4-speed transmission

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No cruise, handling could be a bit better

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Pretty Good American Car... — So far this is a great car. Picked it up at an auction this past summer at a pretty good price. Good power from the 2.2L engine and good mileage in part from the 4-speed automatic transmission. I like the 2-door styling and I picked up some 16 in. GT wheels which just make it a whole lot better.

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Kayla writes:
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3

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Small and easy to drive

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Headlights

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My Car — headlights, they dont work. -_- Well my brights dont work and its really annoying because its awfully dark without brights and i live in missouri where their are tons of animals that jump out at you at night. so its bad

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tashasue1996 writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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very good first car, drove well, was small but very efficient hardly had any maintenance cost at all. very fast for a small car, but mine was a GT with sunroof

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someone keyed the back side of my car

tashasue1996
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Very Good First Car — I liked having this for a starter car, got me where I needed to be, never once broke down, good fuel economy, low maintenance costs, reasonably priced when I bought it. it had a sun roof and power windows wich I loved

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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topsecretauto writes:
1999 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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The look of this car is nice and sleek

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The engines are known for breaking down

topsecretauto
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1999 Pontiac Sunfire — This car is a nice sleek car. And fun to drive.. other than that i don't really know much more to put. The only think i don't like is the engine is known for having issues. A used engine is hard to find

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freemdr1 writes:
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It was a really good deal

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Has to be repaired too often

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1999 Sunfire — I got this car because it was a good deal. Although it has to have minor repairs a little more often than I think it's still a good car. It doesn't have automatic locks or power windows but I don't like those anyway..too dangerous. I LOVE the sunroof!!

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2003 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

I Love My Sunfire By pam5733

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2002 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

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2001 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

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