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1994 Pontiac Sunbird
2 Dr LE Convertible
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,999
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,975
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1994 Pontiac Sunbird
2 Dr LE Convertible
No Expert Reviews
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD

The 2005 model year was the last for the workhorse Chevrolet Cavalier. The midsize compact was more than showing its age: The bad juju of its outdated platform and iffy safety record w...

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

1994 Pontiac Sunbird
2 Dr LE Convertible
35
Rachel 1994 Pontiac Sunbird 2 Dr LE ConvertibleReview:

Muh Car. — Performance: V6, Awesome acceleration, Great Breaks. Cons: MAJOR Blind spot. Build Quality: Everythi...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
Abby 1994 Pontiac Sunbird 2 Dr LE ConvertibleReview:

Ponia — i dislike nothing

35
Miek 1994 Pontiac Sunbird 2 Dr LE ConvertibleReview:

Sucks Completely — hate it hate it hate it

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
GuruW14LJ writes:
Sturdy little car with a surprisingly amount of room and hauling capacity. Trim was cheap and cracked easily.
105
tglenn76 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe FWDReview:

Perfect Car For Saving Gas! — This car has been driven by my 19 year old son since his junior year of high school. It has been th...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

55
Nick 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe FWDReview:

Pretty Good Car — i dont like that it has no power windows, no power locks, and the number one thing cruise control.th...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

1994 Pontiac Sunbird
2 Dr LE Convertible
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
22 MPG
--
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
32 MPG
--
31 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
110 hp @ 5,200 RPM
110 hp @ 5,200 RPM
--
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
124 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
124 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
--
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
9.4:1
--
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
3,100 cc
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.34 in x 3.46 in
3.34 in x 3.46 in
--
3.38 in x 3.72 in
3.38 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Driver -- 1 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 2 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Optional
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 32 in 32.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 13.2 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.7 in 180.9 in
Width 66.2 in 68.7 in
Height 52.4 in 53 in
Wheelbase 101.3 in 104.1 in

Available Options

1994 Pontiac Sunbird
2 Dr LE Convertible
2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
Coupe FWD

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