2002 Pontiac Sunfire

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13 reviews
Available Price Range $250-$5,526 Trims3 Combined MPG 28-29 Seats 5

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 n... 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 cruis... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

3.8 out of 5

Based on 13 reviews

Good Value in Small Package

by Chi-town Mom of Two from Chicago, IL on May 24, 2006

This is a great starter car for teens or someone graduating from college on a budget. It has a sleek exterior, is reliable and gets good gas mileage. Not as much trunk space as I would like, especiall... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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