Pontiac Grand Prix vs Pontiac Sunfire Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,359
56 listings nationwide

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2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,101
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
Base

The Pontiac Grand Prix backpedals a bit for 2008, which will be its last year in production. A GT version with a 260-horsepower supercharged V6 engine, available the previous few years...

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base

The 2005 Pontiac Sunfire is a sporty-looking 2-door budget coupe that packs a zippy little engine, making this a nice alternative for those wanting a sports-like ride but who haven't g...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
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GuruSCZNX writes:
Really good appearance, not great. V6 has good performance, not really good. Good condition gxps are hard to f...
Front Seats Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"Sportier bucket seats versus bench like seats for the Taurus."
Family Car Ranked 1998 Ford Taurus worse.
"A family type car that doesnt make feel like your in an old mans car..."
GuruYNCG9 writes:
Best ride in a car that I have experienced.
25
Stephon writes:
Beside some electrical issue some idiot had before me im content right now
2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
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TCarp 2005 Pontiac Sunfire BaseReview:

Cost Effective Reliable Car — Excellent car - model will go 200,000+ miles, No problems, performed in weather from -25 deg F to 10...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1,715
Andrew 2005 Pontiac Sunfire BaseReview:

Bottom Line.. Its A Pontiac What Else Is There — Performance - This car performs like any pontiac should. Corners well, accels nice, stops when I wa...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

305
David 2005 Pontiac Sunfire BaseReview:

Love My Sunfire — Very peppy and economical, easy to drive and it looks great and sporty, cheap to buy and run, build...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
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2005 Pontiac Sunfire
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Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
31 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 3 stars 1 stars
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars 2 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Optional
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 32.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.3 in 182 in
Width 71.6 in 68.4 in
Height 55.9 in 53 in
Wheelbase 110.5 in 104.1 in

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2008 Pontiac Grand Prix
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