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

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2010 Pontiac Solstice
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
N/A

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
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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...

2010 Pontiac Solstice
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No Expert Reviews

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

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
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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

2010 Pontiac Solstice
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No User Reviews

Specs

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
2010 Pontiac Solstice
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Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
23 MPG
19 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
24 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14 gal 13 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
173 hp @ 5,800 RPM
173 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
167 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
167 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
10.4:1
10.4:1
Displacement
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
2,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.46 in x 3.85 in
3.46 in x 3.85 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side 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 --
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 52.7 in
Back Legroom 32.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.4 cu ft 5.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182 in 157.2 in
Width 68.4 in 71.3 in
Height 53 in 50.1 in
Wheelbase 104.1 in 95.1 in

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2005 Pontiac Sunfire
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2010 Pontiac Solstice
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