by steve allan on Nov 17, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2dr Coupe
I bought this car brand new in 1993 in west palm fla. It is 2010 now and the car has 225,000 miles on it. No major problems. It gets 32 mpg, and the car runs like a Timex watch. The only problem is interior lights don't work. This car is is the most reliable car I've ever driven. I absolutely love it. Great in snow and handles well. I live in upstate NY and plan to drive it till it dies and then may try to revive it! All I do is change oil, transmission fluid, fuel filter every 30,000 and regular service things. And I undercoated with roofing tar! Long live and GM!
by José Mario López on Jul 24, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2dr Coupe
Well, I´m only 16 years old and this is my first car. I learned driving on it. I think It´s a very easy-to-drive car and has a good design. Although that car is 17 years old now in 2010 (almost like my age) I think it keeps a fresh design compared to other 90´s cars. As for it´s performance with certain weather, I have no problem because I´m from El Salvador and the weather is always nice. Also it´s not that slow, once I raced against a friend who has a Lexus and I won! I must add to that that the American cars are the best built, specially Pontiac, It´s a shame that Pontiac no longer exists.
by Sean on Jul 3, 2009 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2dr Coupe
My white 2-door came equipped with the 2.0L OHC and 5-speed transmission. I needed a vehicle after my Plymouth was hit by a goof. I've had it for about 60000 km and still get 30+ mpg. Replaced timing belt, alternator, heater core. With K&N air filter and Water Whetter, I've coaxed a few more ponies out and can surpise a few people. Regular wash/wax has kept rust to virtual nil. Interior cloth/carpets still holding up well. No severe creaks or groans after 200000+ km. Very good commuter car. Car came with ABS. I agree with other co mentor that cup holders in this version are useless. Factory stereo okay but be warned: cassette or CD player SEPARATE from radio head unit.
by Kyle on Sep 21, 2005 Vehicle: 1993 Pontiac Sunbird LE 2dr Coupe
I have at this point in my life 6 cars. My father and I own 2 auto repair shops and it is an honor to say that cars have been my lifetime occupation. My exp w/this car has been wonderful. I make sure daily that i get the tach into blackline territory(7000rpm) because it just seems to love it.(no rev limiter tuned chip and NO OTHER MODS period). All GM 4 cyl. engines will prob. require a head gasket at approx.100,000 miles(which if u know a mech. should run ya bout 500). I got the vehicle at 99,000 miles and replaced the gasket almost immeadiaty not even needing it but if you plan on crankin 7 grand a good idea. In the 45000 I had it the ONLY prob. ever was the alternator(due to loud stereo).
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