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

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2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$24,700
Invoice
$23,423
Average Price Paid
$24,700
512 listings nationwide

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2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$3,971
8 listings nationwide

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2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,058
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

According to Honda, 75 percent of Civic owners return in the future to buy another one of the company’s vehicles. That represents a significant opportunity, and it makes the redesigned...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

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

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

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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

2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
180 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Optional Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags -- Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 4 stars --
Side Driver 1 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 2 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player Optional --
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 32.6 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182 in 184 in
Width 68.4 in 70.9 in
Height 53 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 104.1 in 107.7 in

Available Options

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
2022 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Meteorite Gray Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Morning Mist Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red
  • Sonic Gray Pearl
  • Valencia Red Pearl

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