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Pontiac Sunfire Model Overview

Pontiac Sunfire Questions

Nagini
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I Have A 2001 Pontiac Sunfire. I Just Replaced The Thermostat Because Car W...

When the reservoir empties, the heat goes ice cold. There is no water in my oil, and no leaks but, the water disappears. Also, every time I check the lower water hose for pressure, there is no pre...

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wlr1958
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How Do I Gain Leg Room In The Driver's Seat. Is There A Track Extension Ava...

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Patricia Lane
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Why Is My 1991 Pontiac Sunbird When At A Slow Accelartion Between 30 And 40...

car gave me a code 33,44,45 after replacing plugs and wires. replaced map. cleaned maf and injectors.new airfilter. if cruscontroll is used the jurking is worse

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redsunset13601
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Leaking Radiator Fluid

Recently my 2002 pontiac sunfire 2-door has started leaking radiator fluid. I red lined it once. Overheating but I was 4 minutes from home so the head didn't crack. Still Runs perfect.. It's comi...

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John Dawson
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Older Pontiac Sunfire

1996 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1996 Pontiac Sunfire
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire reviews:
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1995 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1995 Pontiac Sunfire
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About the Pontiac Sunfire

In 1995, the Pontiac Sunfire took the place of the Sunbird in the compact car segment of Pontiac's lineup.  It was originally offered as a 2-door coupe or convertible in either base or GT trims.  The base initially came with a 2.2-liter, 115-hp I4 engine, and the GT upped that to a 2.4-liter, 155-hp I4.  It also added on a firmer suspension, 16-inch wheels, dual exhaust, and fog lights as part of its performance package.
Sharing a platform with the Cavalier, the Sunfire was most popular with a younger audience, particularly young women.  This was due as much to its sporty looks (as defined by its rear spoiler and low roofline), as it was by the low price tag and good fuel economy.  Because it was so light, the car didn't need much to go fast, so performance was satisfyingly fun for a compact.
In 2000, the Sunfire got a makeover and the convertible was dropped.  When the Firebird was dropped, it filled the role as Pontiac's only two-door car until the GTO came along in 2004.  Now only available with a 2.2-liter I4 that got 140-hp, the Sunfire came with few standard features beyond air conditioning, rear defrost, and a rear spoiler, but plenty of option packages added on the convenience features (power windows and locks, OnStar) and niceties (satellite radio) that enhanced the overall ride.
Though always a popular model, the Pontiac Sunfire was discontinued in 2005.  Owners loved its peppy engine, fuel economy, and affordability.  Interior comfort and quality were its main drawbacks.  The  Sunfire coupe was replaced by Pontiac's G5 in 2007.