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Pontiac Sunfire Model Overview

Pontiac Sunfire Questions

jodycrow
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I Need A New Bumper Cover For My 2001 Pontiac Sunfire Gt 2.4l And Can't Fin...

Car is silver.

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Sharinlynn1981
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Lights

My lights seem to shut off when I turn my signals on/off ? What do I need to do?

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Catherine Holmes
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Dashboard Light Is Burnt Out

I have a Pontiac 2000 Sunfire, the dashboard light is out. I know how to get to the cluster gages, I don't know is how to get to the bulb to change it. How do I get to the bulb?

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Shaffer989
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Pontiac Sunfire Misfire

Now I have the same problem but could anyone help me out on this??? I got the car it runs fine the way it is now but they had to cut the wires to the forth injector and ran those injector wires to...

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Paully
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Car Has Rough Idle, Big Loss Of Power, Black Smoke From Exhaust, Smokey Sme...

Parked my 2005 Sunfire last night and everything was fine. Started car this morning and it is like the engine has no power, and the idle is not smooth and responsive. It is like the car is flooding o...

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Older Pontiac Sunfire

1996 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1996 Pontiac Sunfire
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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.