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2005 Pontiac Sunfire

2005  Pontiac Sunfire
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The smallest vehicle in the Pontiac family is a peppy subcompact that zips around town and smoothly carries on over highways. It isn't the roomiest vehicle in the world, being a subcompact, but it does come in at a nice price, and it is built well. For these and other reasons, the Sunfire is a favorite car for college students and others on a tight budget.

The Sunfire comes as a two-door coupe, and it shares an underskin design with Chevrolet's Cavalier sedans. But though Cavalier will be replaced during the 2005 model year by new Cobalt coupes and sedans, the Pontiac Sunfire is not slated to get a version of the Cobalt.

Available Models
The 2005 Pontiac Sunfire is offered as a base model and as a 1SV model. However, there are also 1SB and 1SC groups.

Interior Features
The two-door Sunfire seats five passengers, but it would help if they are small. The Sunfire also has a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, giving owners increased cargo-carrying flexibility.

As mentioned, the Sunfire is a young person's car. Returning for 2005 as part of the Sun and Sound Package is a CD/MP3 player with equalizer and Radio Data System.

Top-level audio quality is also available with the 200-watt, eight-speaker Monsoon Premium Package audio system. It has been tailored specifically to Sunfire's acoustical environment.

Exterior Features
The only change applied to the 2005 Pontiac Sunfire is a newly available Sport Appearance Package. It includes 16-inch Chrome Tech wheels with bright chrome finish, 205/55R16 performance blackwall tires, sport suspension, a Sport interior package (leather-wrapped steering wheel, parking brake handle and shift knob, driver lumbar with manual adjust and passenger seatback pocket), dual exhaust outlets with chrome tips, body-color door handles and custom sill plates.

Also new for 2005 are four fresh exterior color choices: Sedona Beige Metallic, Steel Blue Metallic, Sport Red Metallic and Liquid Silver Metallic.

All models use a 2.2-liter Ecotec inline 4-cylinder engine with 140 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 150 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. Thanks to twin balance shafts located in the cylinder block, the engine drives very quietly.

5-speed Getrag manual transmission is standard on the base model, while a Hydra-Matic 4T45-E electronically controlled 4-speed automatic is standard on the other models.

Safety and Security
Dual front airbags are standard, while seat-mounted side airbags for front-seat passengers are optional. An available Protection Package features side airbags and the OnStar communications and security service.

2005 Pontiac Sunfire - New for 2005

Sport Appearance Package with available bodyside Sport Graphics
Four exterior colors: Sedona Beige Metallic, Steel Blue Metallic, Sport Red Metallic, and Liquid Silver Metallic

Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.2L I4
140 @ 5600
4-speed auto
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
auto 23 / 32
manual 24 / 33

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