The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire is offered in two different models as a two-door coupe, convertible, or sedan. Although it does not boast an enormous amount of power, it makes up for it with its solid safety features and roomy interior. Designers aimed to attract people who enjoy driving a car with a sporty style. As a result, it's an ideal car for a student or a daily commuter to work, since it's dependable and has good gas mileage.
Body Styles: sedan, coupe, convertible
Engines: 2.2-liter four-cylinder, 2.3-liter four-cylinder
Transmissions: three-speed automatic, four-speed automatic, five-speed manual
Models: Pontiac Sunfire SE, Pontiac Sunfire GT
The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire replaces the aged Sunbird. It debuts with improved exterior styling, a better transmission, and a more powerful engine than its predecessor.
The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire has approximately a 182-inch length, 67-inch width, 53-inch height, and 104-inch wheelbase. Its appearance resembles the Firebird, which is Pontiac’s premier sport car. It has body-colored front and rear impact-absorbing bumpers and body side molding. Optional features include a power sunroof and a rear spoiler.
The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire is roomy enough to seat five passengers. In the front, there are reclining cloth bucket seats with height-adjustable head restraints, divided by a storage console. The front doors have pockets for easy storage. In the dash, there are logically-arranged gauges, conveniently-located controls, and an AM/FM stereo that includes a digital clock. In the rear, there is a three-passenger bench cloth seat with integrated headrests. It also features a four-spoke steering wheel, a cargo area with full carpeting, and illuminated entry with a theater dimming system.
Performance & Handling
The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire SE models come packed with a 2.2-liter, four-cylinder engine that produces 120 horsepower and 130 lb-ft of torque. It combines with either a three-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission. The GT carries a 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine that cranks out 150 horsepower and 167 lb-ft of torque. It combines with a four-speed automatic transmission with traction control.
The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire is built with a strut front suspension with stabilizer bar and a rear suspension with coil springs. This setup provides a firm ride. Steering has a tendency to be light. Overall, handling is good, but it could use improvement.
The 1995 Pontiac Sunfire is built with safety in mind. It is equipped with anti-lock brakes on all four wheels and front and passenger front-impact airbags. Side-impact door beams are installed to reduce the impact of side collisions and also has a steel safety cage surrounding the passenger compartment.
EPA Fuel Economy
Pontiac Sunfire: 19/29 mpg city/highway
- Good gas mileage
- Stylish exterior design
- Roomy interior
You Won't Like
- Small cup holder in the front
- Lacks power
Safe economy car for the daily driver.
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