(3.9) 14 reviews
MSRP: $198$4,946
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 28-29
Engine: 140-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2002 Pontiac Sunfire

Our Take on the 2002 Pontiac Sunfire

Our Take

Essentially the same in design as the Chevrolet Cavalier, the front-drive Sunfire subcompact is Pontiac’s lowest priced model. Soon after the 2002 model year begins, the Sunfire will gain a new 140-horsepower, 2.2-liter four-cylinder Ecotec engine, which becomes standard in the Sunfire GT a... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The little Pontiac Sunfire, a sporty compact for the budget-minded, presents me with one of those good-news/bad-news dilemmas.So let's start off with the good news. Mainly, it's the all new Ecotec engine, a twin-cam four-banger that arrived for midyear 2002. Strong, quiet and sophisticated, the lightweight aluminum mill propels the Sunfire with authority, accelerating nicely and c... Read full review for the 2002 Pontiac Sunfire

Consumer Reviews


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Cute Car

by jedoublefwithfries from KC, MO on November 10, 2010

We bought this for my wife. High mileage, but very nice looking inside and out. We have had only one problem and that is with the driver side window. Has its own mindset on when to go up. In research ... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2002 Pontiac Sunfire.

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