1998 Pontiac Sunfire User Reviews

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    Displaying 11 - 20 of 32 1998 Pontiac Sunfire reviews.

    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    Teh Suk, In Teal — Fun light weight car, dont go looking for one, small gas tank, great stearing, slides very easy. run it till it falls apart, parts are cheep engine is faulty. fun to ride around in and full power till 95, tops at about 100 though

    Pros: nothing

    Cons: everything

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    1998 Pontiac SunfireReview
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    I Dont Know — performance - it handles good brakes need done aceleration could be beter appearance - needs some work its a car it gets me from place to place where i need to go and back the car has needed a few repairs but nothing major

    Pros: it was cheap to buy

    Cons: needs some work

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT CoupeReview
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    98 Sunfire Review — The engine is ok, got a v6 and its standard. Some little things are irritating for example the engine fan doesnt kick in until it is at about 260 F so it runs close to overheating in the summer unless you keep on the AC. Other then that it is an ok car because it is cheap, cheap on gas, and is decently fast, enough for cruising around traffic.

    Pros: Gas Mileage, overall cost.

    Cons: Some manufaturer's defects, and breakable interior.

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    My Sunfire — It has awesome performance qualities,it has needed repairs but its just like new now,the gas mileage is awesome on it,it is a blast to drive,i love having my car it has brought me closer with friends who live out of town.

    Pros: Its awesome to drive

    Cons: it has some repairs

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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    Don't Recommend Buying/leasing This Type Of Car... — This car is HORRIBLE! Every few months we're having to take it in for some type of work costing us anywhere between $25 to $250 a pop! I know it's 10 years old, but come on! My 1989 Mustang was in MUCH better shape. They just don't make cars like they used to.

    Pros: Somehow it's still managing to run?

    Cons: Spark Plugs Keep popping out, tail pipe keeps needing to be strapped up, doors won't close, hinges have problems, needs a brand new header on it, engine makes a strange noise every time you turn on the heater/AC, radio hasn't displayed the time in YEARS, and the mileage goes blank every now and then.

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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    Pontiac Sunfire — It had to maney dents when I got it had some rust not much it was all stock but I always kept it clean inside and outside right door did not open drivers window did not open hood did not latch all the way but it jumped off the start fast for a stock car

    Pros: FAST AND LASTS if taken care of properly

    Cons: if newer cant get better

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr GT CoupeReview
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    My Car — I really like my car but i wish it had more power and that the gas mileage would be a bit better. It needs some body damage repaired. People keep rubbing up against it with their cars in the parking lot lol. The interior is roomy but I wish it was set up a little bit better.

    Pros: Quick, sleek

    Cons: Needs more power, better fuel economy

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    My Little Red Car — I love my little red car! I am so happy with it best purcchase I ever made. It's been dependable,its peppy,loves to get up & go& it's good on gas! I love driving my little sunfire.Never owned a Pontiac product before this but I am happy with it.Would seriously consider buying another one or maybe the G6 since they no longer make Sunfires.

    Pros: cute fast good on gas

    Cons: not a big block

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 2 Dr SE CoupeReview
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    ??? — It's a cute little car, powder blue, small. It's old, but it runs and I love it. Just got the AC fixed, yah! It has a dent, but it gives the car character XD. It runs okay, I suppose, it takes a while to get it going, and I have to push harder on the brake/accelerator than in my mom's car. But it's my car and I love it.

    Pros: It runs and it was free. XP

    Cons: Takes a while to get fast, have to push hard on brake/accellerator

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    1998 Pontiac Sunfire 4 Dr SE SedanReview
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    '98 Pontiac Sunfire (fuel Saver) — It's a pretty good car. The engine has nearly 200,000 miles on it and no issues. Doesn't leak, doesn't smoke, doesn't burn oil, doesn't burn antifreeze, nothing.I manage to get an average of 32mpg (hwy and city combined) in the summer and about 30mpg in the winter (which is quite lovely considering fuel prices). A couple problems are that the a/c doesn't work, and the passenger door locking mechanism makes entry difficult. I had to replace the manual transmission in it because some yahoo overtightened a bolt to the transmission, which cracked the case and cause it to leak out all of it's lubricant. Which of course I didn't realize and I drove it around probably the entire time I owned it (prior to break down) without any lubricant in the gearbox. Just know this. American cars are just as reliable as foreign cars. You just have to make sure they were taken care of properly when you purchase them

    Pros: Great mpg, manual trans., durable, decent leg room in back seats.

    Cons: Slight interior quality whoahs..... that's pretty much it.

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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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