Pontiac Sunfire Model Overview

Pontiac Sunfire Questions

Want Crank While Level

If it's jacked up on the passengers side it will crank up and run fine but if it's level,not jacked up it acts like it wants to crank but want. Please help!!!

Want Crank While Level

If it's jacked up on the passengers side it will crank up and run fine but if it's level,not jacked up it acts like it wants to crank but want. Please help!!!

Can I Replace A Broken Subframe?

Sub frame has two cracks in it. Left side side driver side.. How difficult is this gonna be? What cars can i take this from?

Motor Replacement

I have a 1999 Pontiac Sunfire. Do you have some way of showing me how to replace this 2.2L engine? My wife loves this car. And I was just diagnosed with MS. I want to put a good motor in it b...

How Do I Remove The Front Seat

Older Pontiac Sunfire

1999 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1999 Pontiac Sunfire
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1998 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1998 Pontiac Sunfire
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1997 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1997 Pontiac Sunfire
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1996 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1996 Pontiac Sunfire
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1995 Pontiac Sunfire Overview
1995 Pontiac Sunfire
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Pontiac Sunfire Overview

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.

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