Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2005 Pontiac Sunfire vs 2005 Saturn Ion

2005 Pontiac Sunfire Change
2005 Saturn Ion Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 2-Door Coupe w/1SV
Switch Style

Body Style

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1SV 26 36 $10,186 $10,895
2-Door Coupe 26 36 $14,064 $15,205
ION 1 4-Door Sedan Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 1 26 35 $10,683 $11,430
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 1 24 32 $11,595 $12,410
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,427 $14,380
Quad Coupe Manual ION 2 26 35 $13,938 $14,930
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,264 $15,280
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 2 24 32 $14,775 $15,830
4-Door Sedan Manual ION 3 26 35 $14,845 $15,905
Quad Coupe Manual ION 3 26 35 $15,566 $16,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic ION 3 24 32 $15,682 $16,805
Quad Coupe Automatic ION 3 24 32 $16,403 $17,580
Quad Coupe Manual ION Red Line 23 29 $19,477 $20,885
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,186
$10,683
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,895
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$182 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.6 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 40.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.0 93.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 52.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) 48.7 49.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.4 67.2
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 182.0 184.5
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 57.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.4 14.7
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.06 x 1.57 9.1 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code QPD NA
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPD NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2771 2722
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 140 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4000 145 @ 4400
Engine Order Code L61 L61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.02
Trans Order Code MM5 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Sunfire Saturn Ion
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing arm Semi-indep Torsion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent Strut
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.