2003 Pontiac Sunfire Overview

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4.45 stars

Based on 9 reviews

It's Not Crap, It's A Sunfire :d by Andrei
 — It's pretty solid, the engine is a tank, the body looks pretty good but I am thinkin about changing it with a Cav front-end, it's great on gas but still smokes half of the cars out there at a drag rac... Read More
I Love It by Brittany-Lynn
 — nothing wrong with it it has alot of quality. The car handles good, braking is really good. doesnt use alot of gas its ready cheap to fix and it is just a fun car to drive........... i love my car Read More
This Car Has All I Want. It's Quick, Gets Great Gas Mileage, And It's Simple Like Me. by Jonathan1420
 — I love most things on this car. The interior is crap though. Only 2 of my speakers work and everything rattles. Read More

2003 Pontiac Sunfire Overview

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Based on 9 reviews

2003 Pontiac Sunfire

The 2003 Sunfire is Pontiac's cheapest car.  That's probably because it comes with few standard convenience or safety features.  Similar to the Chevy Cavalier, but dressed up in sportier attire, the Sunfire is an attractive starter car for young first-time drivers.

The sedan is dropped this year, and so is the GT. The only available 2003 Sunfire is an SE coupe, which now has the 2.2-liter, 140-hp Ecotec DOHC I4 engine that used to be in the GT.  This is coupled with a 5-speed manual or optional 4-speed automatic.  You won't get much in the 2003 Pontiac Sunfire, but its affordability is a big selling point.  The standard ABS brakes have been put on the options list this year.  Dual front airbags, air conditioning, and new 60/40 split-folding rear seats are standard, but you need to pay extra for power features, keyless entry, a CD player, alarm system, sunroof, and leather wrapped wheel.  New options for 2003 include side impact airbags, satellite radio, and Onstar.

On the outside, the front and rear fascias have been restyled.  A twin grille with cat's eye headlights lends a sporty look to the Sunfire coupe, along with the standard rear spoiler.  Many owners purchase the 2003 Sunfire because it is so affordable as a starter car and it's also a good jumping off point for tuners.  They like its sporty new looks and the 24/33 mpg.  Initial acceleration is not so great and the cabin feels tight for four adults.  Interior materials also make the Sunfire feel bland and cheap.

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2003 Pontiac Sunfire Will Not Start Intermittently After Sitting For The Ni...

car starts fine later in the afternoon and runs perfect. Has a new fuel pump and fuel regulator. have to turn ignition on and off sometimes to get fuel pump to turn on. When not starting do not hear f...

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How To Replace A Starter On 2003 Pontiac Sunfire

Need to replace the starter

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2003 Pontiac Sunfire Trac Off/engine Light

For the past week the trac off and engine light on my sunfire has constantly stayed lit upon starting the car and during driving. The car is running fine/driving fine, no strange sounds or anything li...

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Right Rear Break Locked In Reverse Only

I have a question and not sure how to handle it. When trying to reverse, the right rear break is locked on and the car will drag back but not roll from the right side. Going forward either in gear o...

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I Have An 03 Sunfire. Transmission Synchro Went In 3rd Gear And Almost Gon...

Would a straight up engine tranny swap work. The 03 has 260,000km on it the 09 has 55,000km

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