2003 Pontiac Sunfire Consumer Review: Stuff that shouldn't break doe

2003 Pontiac Sunfire - Consumer Review

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Base Coupe (2.2L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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Stuff that shouldn't break does
By D Hyde on


2003 Pontiac Sunfire 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)


This car is poorly built. The drivetrain so far (50K miles) is fine, but just about everything else has been a disaster. After just a year, both power window motors broke, which cost >$800 to fix. The original brake shoes wore out after only 10K miles, yet the 2nd pair is still fine after 40K. On the roof the clear coat is bubbling and peeling, which started when the car was only 4 years old. The radio sometimes does not turn on when the car does. The whole body is tweaked, so sometimes the doors won't close. Several wheels and the back axle are bent. The suspension is way too soft so the weight distribution is impossible to manage, causing poor handling. Mine doesn't have anti-lock brakes..

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Use thicker stronger materials. Stiffer suspension, wider tires, anti-lock brakes
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