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#1 of 18 Pontiac Sunfire: MPG-Real World Numbers
by Claire@Edmunds HOST
Jun 13, 2006 (6:31 pm)
This topic is for owners to post the actual MPG they're getting with the Sunfire.
#2 of 18 1995 Sunfire
Jul 23, 2006 (8:43 pm)
With my 1995 4door Sunfire, I average 30 mpg with combined city/highway driving. Not too bad. The car itself has held up great and drives well for being over 10 years old.
#3 of 18 1997 sunfire
May 23, 2007 (12:36 pm)
i get about 28-30 and thats including racing my engine hard
#4 of 18 Re: Pontiac Sunfire: MPG-Real World Numbers [claires]
Aug 16, 2007 (11:49 am)
I get about 13 MPG on the highway with my 01 Sunfire. it has a 3.8L v6 with 2 turbo chargers running about 35 lbs of boost. but i am also caring a lot of weight the spare tire well is loaded down with concrete and on top of that i have a 6 sq/ft box with an orion H2 thats about 600 lbs including the concrete. i have 3 power bass amps that weigh about 150 combined and 18 inch limited rims. a lot of weight + a lot of power = no MPG
#6 of 18 1996 Sunfire Convertible
Dec 26, 2007 (5:01 pm)
I live about 10 miles from work, mostly highway. Still get about 29-30 MPG with the 2.4L engine and a manual transmission. Still love my car.
#7 of 18 2001 Pontiac Sunfire;bad gas mileage
Dec 26, 2007 (2:29 pm)
I have a 2001 Sunfire SE 2.2 and wondered if anyone out there experiences poor gas mileage and an erratic gas gauge? I did a recent tuneup( plugs,plug wires, air filter) and I only get 18-20 miles per gallon. Its really seems to burn the gas. No matter if Im idling,in the city, or on the freeway, it chews it up. I have 125k miles on it and it seems to run pretty decent. Anyone have any light to shed on this?
#8 of 18 Re: 1996 Sunfire Convertible [slackerman]
Dec 28, 2007 (11:37 am)
Any ideas as to what may be why im getting horrible gas mileage,even after doing this tuneup?
#9 of 18 Re: 2001 Pontiac Sunfire;bad gas mileage [moe75]
Sep 02, 2008 (7:35 pm)
I have the EXACT same problem as moe75 ( also recently did a tune up, mileage is 128k miles) - anyone know what may be causing this poor gas mileage? Thanks.
#10 of 18 erratic gauges
Feb 12, 2009 (8:43 am)
All of a sudden my temp gauge (2005 sunfire) 2dr would not go back to zero when engine is off - - so when engine is os on, the needle was in overheat range. It continued to move higher and now reaches all the way over to Tach and keeps tach needle locked. It stays with way whether engine on or off. Any suggestions? Do I need a new instrument cluster?
Also if I get a used gauge cluster, is the cars milage picked up from PCM and transferred to the newly installed cluster? Thanks