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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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The Funnest Car I Have Driven Other Then A Bike — or a stock car and only being a DOHC with two mods able to get me to bury the needle with the car. It still handles and it has a family look to it as well. For the trouble I have put the car in down my road which is right by a river and very curvey. Unless I see the cops I don't have to drop below 110 km/hr.

Pros: Very fast and can outrun a lot of cars out there including most V6's

Cons: Expensive to fix.

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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Not Bad, Not Good — luckily, i was able to get mine in standard. it's not too bad of a car, although i've driven better. my 2.2L engine loves to suck my gas tank, but is very good on the hwy.

Pros: parts are easy to pick up

Cons: city driving not recommended.

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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Great Economy Car For Students — Its a good car for students. This particular vehicle is currently for sale!!

Pros: Gas milage, last forever

Cons: Crumples in car accidents

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Toughest Rig I Ever Owned — well its fully loaded except fog lights and i has a 2.4 twin cam that is origional for something that has 271kms on it. and it has a 5 speed in it wich makes it even sportier.

Pros: handeling and acceleration

Cons: brakes have to be redone every 3 months but other than that its solid as a rock

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Ok Car, Cheap To Fix. — I've had my Sunfire GT for about 3 years. I haven't had any major issues with it. Just the usual like strut bearings, brakes, coolant leak on the hard pipe under exhaust manifold. Most people complain about the 2.4L engines but mine has been great. Auto trans is pretty tough. All in all i haven't put much money into it. Parts are pretty cheap too.

Pros: Decent power for a 4 cyl., parts are cheap, kinda sporty

Cons: Heard that bottom end of 2.4's are weak, poor style of brake pads 9so they squeel, always seems to have EVAP issues

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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Good Car, Not The Fastest, But Reliable, Fun, And It Suits Me Well. — 1997 Pontiac Sunfire Saloon. A.K.A RED ROCKET 2.2 liter 4 cylinder. 125 brake horsepower. Hubcaps, no rims. Fire Engine Red. Slight damage to front bumper. (my grandpa had a wreck before i got it) New rear bumper from recent crash. (I wasn't driving it) Cloth interior, good gas milage. I like it. :)

Pros: Color, Good Stereo

Cons: Engine, Wheels, Front end damage, No window tint, Grimey feeling steering wheel. (:[

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE Sedan Review
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340000 Kms Outta One Of These? — yeah no major problems besides a water pump, at 340000 kms the heater core blew and was too much trouble to fix, car still ran strong tho. 2.2L inline 4 was a good motor in this car, still had a timing chain. regular oil changes will keep these things going forever

Pros: very reliable. cheap maintenance

Cons: every 95-2002 ive seen has needed a new muffler bracket lol

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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This Is The Car I Wanna Use To Work But Being Rebuilt... — still a nice car, full equipped, leather steering wheel, shift knob, sunroof, ac, power everything. i like it. new rebuilt engine is getting in soon with some upgrade for more power, not as much as the cavalier tho. will still be fun to drive for winter and works. this one will be use mostly for working as its just damn too dirty.

Pros: nice little car, easy on gas, full equipped

Cons: still cheap... lol

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT Coupe Review
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Good First Car — After modifications to the engine & suspension were done car was a lot more fun.

Pros: easy to work on

Cons: front wiring harness problem, hard on front brakes, abs wiring issue

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1997 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE Coupe Review
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Get's You From A To B. Enough Said... — A good beater, just but it and run it into the ground, save up for a good car.

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Kinda weak in acceleration... hard to keep up with the BMW's

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

Cost Effective Reliable Car By TCarp

Excellent car - model will go 200,000+ miles, No problems, performed in weather from -25 deg F to 101 deg F, handles well in all road types and weather conditions, fuel efficient (avg 30 MPG) but fun ... Read More

Very Nice, Clean, And Dependable. This Car Always Starts And Everything Works. By CostaWalker

I really like the way this car drives - it is a good, sure start and they used very good steel - it feels very solid - doesn't blow around like a lot of the more recent model cars. I was suprised at ... Read More

2004 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

Value Car By dmdixon88

I like everything about this car besides it's small size - not much room for luggage! It is very reliable, though, and all maintenance for it has been quite cheap. I average between 25-30 mpg with a m... Read More

One Of The Worst Cars Ive Dorve By Matt

This was my first car, it was free so i wasn't going to pass it up. The build quality was absolutely horrible as most american cars are. The performance was horrible. The interior wasn't too bad to ... Read More

2003 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

I Love My Sunfire By pam5733

I have my car going on 5yrs, bought it used. I have had an awesome experience with this car as far breakdowns or repairs. so far so good, nothing major, recent brake job, keep the oil changed regularl... Read More

Its A Great Little Car. Fully Loaded With Sunroof. By Warren0007

Like all the options and Sunroof. Nice stereo system. Dislikes were many little problems down the road with rust and broken wires. I corrected most of the issues but the car was still under 100,000 mi... Read More

2002 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

Meh... By Shelby1405

got this car in March 2011 as my first car. Took it to my mechanic to look over he said it would be $500 to safety. turns out Pontiac is horrible with their wiring and $1300 later the car was good to ... Read More

Very Good. Not Much To Complain About. By nwhite34

Problems hapenning out of no wheres like a possible fuel filter issue that can cause your car to not fire and you thinking its a dead battery when its not or when something else could be possibly be w... Read More

2001 Pontiac Sunfire Reviews

2001 Se Sunfire By mikehaas1983

the overall dependability of this vehicle has been very good i would how ever recomend if you buy one to look into any factory issues it may have or had to see if they have been repaired or not as it ... Read More

Great For Its Price, But You Get What You Pay For. By 7sevin7

Over all its a good cheep car, living up to Pontiac's nick name of the poor man's Cadillac, It has many of the stock issues seen in any Pontiac of its era, with Faulty door locks that give over time a... Read More

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