Used 2005 Pontiac Sunfire Coupe

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
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2005 Pontiac Sunfire

Pros

  • Low price, torquey four-cylinder engine, optional satellite radio and OnStar.

Cons

  • Overall design showing its age, low resale value, poor side-impact and front-offset crash test results.

Used 2005 Pontiac Sunfire Coupe for Sale

Pontiac Sunfire 2005 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
72,329 miles
Used 2005
Pontiac Sunfire
Base
Aero Motors
56.8 mi away
List$5,995
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Pontiac Sunfire 2005 Special Value 2dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
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Used 2005
Pontiac Sunfire
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Despite a peppy engine and a few neat options, this decade-old economy coupe is outclassed by newer competitors.

2005 Highlights

Other than revised package content, the Sunfire continues unchanged.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Pontiac Sunfire.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Good Car, Some Faults
davyd,09/04/2011
I got an '05 Sunfire with roughly 117000 miles on it, it's still going strong! Except the gauges... I'm not sure if it has something to do with the heat, but everything works at night and in the mornings. But everyday after school, after my car has been sitting in the sun for 8 hours, the gauges like to "stick". I don't know if this is happenign to everyone or just me. I think it's a very nice first car, it's got a nice accelation, and gass isn't too terrible on it. But my only problem with it is the Gauges. I'm not sure if it's electrical and can be fixed manually, but if anyone knows anything, please tell me.
Affordable & Classie
Nancy,01/29/2006
It is great for long distance driving as well as in town driving. Very comfortable front and back seating. The SunFire handles very well under all driving weather conditions. Fuel economy is great!
6 yrs and going strong
ddeaves,08/01/2011
I bought my little sunfire new in 2005. I got the sport package with the snazzy wheels and side designs. I have had more complements on this Electric Blue car, than my red mustang! It just looks FAST and sporty. I'm not even a big fan of blue, but people love it. I have never had to do a thing to it, just reg. oil changes, runs great. I only have 35,000 miles on it, but I'm pretty rough on a car, and it has done well, and is still BEAUTIFUL. I have the 5 speed manuel, gets good gas mileage, about 33 hwy, 25 in town. My kids all say it is a really rough passenger ride, but as the driver, I don't notice it. It has a lot of get up and go (torque).
It's not just a car it's a Sunfire
adc1990,06/24/2008
I just purchased this 2004 Pontiac Sunfire its a bronze color but it looks more like a brown/ silver color. This car can get to high speeds quickly for a affordable car. Hear the engine roar with the Sunfire. So far its been nothing but good to me its always reliable. Everything on the car is impeccable, it works to the "t" and Pontiac didn't miss a beat. The design is alright nice bulky interior, seats are fairly comfortable. This car makes you feel good when you drive it, it rides nice and smooth and everything about the car is awesome. I would say the one downfall is the stereo. Its not the best my speakers sound like crap so I'm replacing them and the stereo and putting my 12" in the back.
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Features & Specs

MPG
23 city / 32 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
140 hp @ 5600 rpm
MPG
23 city / 32 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
140 hp @ 5600 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver1 / 5
    Passenger2 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

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