Worst Complaints About the Pontiac Sunfire

Sunfire owners are having the most trouble with the engine (14%), electrical (13%), and the brakes (11%). We've listed the most common owner complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Engine Seized 2 complaints at an average of 53,500 miles in the 1997 Pontiac Sunfire.
  2. Fuel Pump Failure 6 complaints at an average of 78,179 miles in the 2003 Pontiac Sunfire.
  3. Broken Vent Control 5 complaints at an average of 59,165 miles in the 2003 Pontiac Sunfire.

What's Wrong with the Sunfire?

The Sunfire only has one generation which runs from 1995 to 2005. To date, it's earned a PainRank™ of 5.62 which ranks 19th.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
1st Gen Sunfire 1995–2005
238 5.62

The most common Sunfire problems