1980 Pontiac Firebird User Reviews

1980 Pontiac Firebird Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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Andy writes:
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5

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Everything

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None

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Favorite Car Of All Time — THE Best vehicle I've ever driven. Accelerates hard and fast, Brakes fairly well. Handles better than anything I've ever driven. I love the flow of the body lines. By far the best looking car I've ever seen. I've had to repair the motor mounts and replace the carburetor, but what can you expect from a 30 year old car? MPG is awesome since it's a v6, but also is pretty powerful for its age. This car handles amazingly. It's a blast to slam into and put it sideways.

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Quest_230 writes:
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3

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fun fun fun

Cons

make sure its not the; 403 / 301 / 350 / 265 !!!!

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Woohoo !!!! — Firebird 1980, 400 4 BBL. TH-400 , 165.331 miles , super clean from Texas , awesome shape , fun to drive big time ,leahter seats , cool look , powerful more than 430hp , great mpg , cost nothing for now lol... let see later !! its a Pontiac what esle to say !!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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James writes:
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4

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It's a head-turner

Cons

you will not win any races

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Chicks Dug/dig It! — This car is so much fun to drive. The small-block 231ci engine sounds like the Autopia cars at Disneyland (when they were good). I bought it off an incense-maker so it came sparkly red with velvet interior! One of the last of the classic body styles, her frame is sturdy, making her last a long time. Daily driver with few problems for an older car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Josh writes:
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5

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It is a good soild car and when im done with it, it will be worth alot of money

Cons

there was alot of rust but not any more

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Its A 1980 Firebird — I Have A 1980 Pontiac Firebird and ever thing is good and im going to keep this car for a very long time. and it only cost me $1950.00 and its worth more than that and this is so fun to drive.

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Vince writes:
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5

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Sounds great

Cons

Interior needs work

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Dream Car — 305 cubic inch engine. Runs nicely, but has an exhaust leak. Handles like a pig and consumes fuel like one too. Virtually no rust. Has the possibility of being converted to a Trans Am. Not many people can say that they got a Firebird as their first car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Robert writes:
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5

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Fun, looks great, fun to drive

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Just old, and it takes work to keep an old car on the road

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Great Vehicle — Love this car! My dad and I spent a few years restoring it. It runs like a champ and turns heads everywhere I go. Ill NEVER sell this car. Love driving this thing! Wouldn't sell it for the world! anybody looking for a fun car to turn wrenches on and learn about cars, this is an outstanding vehicle with which to do it!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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1971 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

1971 Pontiac Firebird By Dylan

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