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Pontiac Sunfire Model Overview

Pontiac Sunfire Questions

williamtoone
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Will A 94 Manual Transmission For A Chevy Calivar Work In A 2002 Pontiac Su...

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Arthur Figinsky
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Why Did My Dash Lights And My Tail Lights Stop Working All The Fuses Seem T...

My dash lights and my tail lights stopped working and all other lights work and the fuses seem to be alright.

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SMOKEinWYO
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1996 Chevy Cavalier With A Pontiac Sunfire 2.2 L Engine,

how do i figure out what year of engine i have, also would like to know is there different types of 2.2's?

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aatreptow
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How Long Does Engine Last

Generally, how many miles can this vehicle handle on the engine before the vehicle starts to die?

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Mathecyn
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Will A Bad Relay Fuse Cause The Gaes And Lights To Sto Working?

I have an 02 Sunfire the headlights, gages, dash lights, radio and horn just went all of a sudden. My wipers, heat , rear defrost and all other lights work fine, just wondering if a bad relay fuse wou...

11 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 days ago)

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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1995 Pontiac Sunfire reviews:
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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.