1987 Pontiac Fiero User Reviews

1987 Pontiac Fiero Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 27 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 17 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
CONS
"space" 6 reviews
"storage" 5 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews

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Andy writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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Performance, gas mileage, handling, and its mid-engined.

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Space.

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Fiero Gt — What sits lower than a corvette and has an ecofriendly engine that will scare the pants off you? A fiero gt of course. I drove one of these and man they are quick. If you want a car that has performance style like a porsche with less than half the price this is the car for you. Don't misunderstand me porsches outperform these easy but they mimic the style of a porsche. Super fast and great on gas. It will go if you can shift fast enough. Just dont get in an accident or this will be your plastic grave.

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

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Dustin writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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Great design and power

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Gas mileage and no power steering

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A Rarity Worth Finding — One of the more rare sports cars in existence. My dad owns one and it is a great drive. The interior is really great and gives a ride that rivals a Ferrari of the same year.

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Nicholas writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero Base Review
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5

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Handling. The car can take some pretty tight turns at high speeds.

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Engine. The base four cylinder engine has only 100 horsepower.

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Has Issues, But What 20 Year Old Car Doesn't? — This is my first car and, though it breaks quite often, I feel that is because the previous owners abused it. I view myself as the "redeemer" of this car. I am slowly restoring it to original condition.

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Melissa writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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5

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Super fast for a little car. Handles great

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Gas guzzler with the V-6, no storage a bit of a bumpy ride

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My 2nd Fiero...had To Have Another — Great little car, handles great, fun to drive and super quick. I had one in the 80's and had to have another one. They are a bit pricey to fix. It is hard to find one in excellent condition that hasn't been beat to death but they are out there. I found one after looking for a long time. I had to travel out of state to get it but they are out there. I would say if you can get one that isn't going to be a money pit, buy it! They are a blast to drive. Oh yeah, they are like a tank in the snow. Since the weight is over the back tires, this car drives through the deep snow with no problems! Living in Utah, that is a plus!

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

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slowchemfixie writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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4

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It is a really fun car too drive, head turner, i love it

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seems like something always breaks, overheating issues !

slowchemfixie
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Love/hate Relationship, Too Fun — my first car, dove it all year long, overheating issues were common with the car, fun in snow, bad in traffic, head turner , just a all around fun car to drive. time for too move onto something a little more reliable

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jackie writes:
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4

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I like the design-very creative. It has a v6, it's in great condition, it has a butt-load of interior upgrades, and etc.

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The engine idles-bad. The cooling fan doesn't run unless I have the A/C on, the E-brake doesn't work, both of the sails need to be replaced, some of the gauges aren't properly working, and one of the fenders needs to be replaced.

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Nice Design, Very Nice Interior, And I Good "teen" Car. — I needed a secondary car besides my Corvette-one that runs lol. Knowing myself, I will not settle for a car that is not sporty and doesn't have decent performance. However, I needed something affordable and this seemed to fit the bill. I got this car knowing that it has some minor problems that I listed in the cons. Overall, I don't think that it's the best, but it definitely ain't bad. I'm happy with it. =]

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java217 writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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Amazing Handling. Very low to the ground so not much chance of rolling.

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The stock V6 with 135 horsepower is nice and all but I'm ready for something faster.

java217
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Little Fiero From L.a. — This car is a real head turner. Its got a custom made front bumper designed as compensation for no spoiler. Its painted Millennium Corvette Yellow. The interior is all original with an all professional audio upgrade with a 10" sub where the center console was. It has LED show lights on the inside also.

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

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Mike_Crutsinger writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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I like the style, the smoothe ride, the great balance, and awesome handling.

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Finding a good mechanic thats willing to help or even knows how is a big challenge in my area.

Mike_Crutsinger
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Very Fun. Very Responsive. — I realy like this fiero. The GT fastback style is a very sporty look. I also like that i very rarely see another one on the road or even sitting in someone yard. They are a rare car and a challenge. And for a sports car what more do you need for a reason to own one.

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

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Derek writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero GT Review
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4

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lots of fun to drive

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no extra space at all. trunk is the size of a suitcase.

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Lots Of Fun And Only Good As A Recreational Driver — Bought as a summer driver to help save fuel. 160 hp doesnt seem like much but when your car only weighs 2700 lbs, its actually pretty quick. has the 282 5-speed muncie getrag transmission in it. not a bad trans but sometime the gears seem too close together and can easily be missed.

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

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Andrew writes:
1987 Pontiac Fiero Base Review
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4

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Handles beautifully!!!!!!!

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No 4th gear. Iron Duke.

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So Much Fun!!!!!!!!! — Great handling. Needs a better engine and trans. Planning on fixing that when I get the chance. Had to fix a few things, but was going to anyway and it keeps me busy and out of trouble. Car looks great. Excellent condition considering the price. Not sure about cost of MPG's and such. Havn't driven it much between fixes. So much fun to drive though.

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1988 Pontiac Fiero Reviews

Small, Fast, Agile Car Built For Fun, Yet Less Expensive Than Foreign Sports Cars! By Richard

I don't think I've mentioned how safe the Fiero is, but with its wide stance and agile cornering it's not very apt to turn over due to its low center of gravity even at higher speeds. Even though the ... Read More

Not Practical Or Economical, But She Has The Look And The History For A Gearhead To Restore. By Joshua

I found this car, and picked it up for the low price of 900 bucks a year ago. It's an old car, so I shall judge it accordingly. Power-wise, it is pretty low for a vintage sportscar, but the rear... Read More

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1986 Pontiac Fiero Reviews

Great Looks On Gt But Sorry Performance From Gm And Poor Reliability Simply Killed It. By USA2seaters

Loved the T-Tops and lit up Pontiac rear end. Love the overall styling of the GT to this day. HATE THE tiny, weak ass motor, the giant, absurdly tall shifter, and the fact that the radiator sits so f... Read More

1986 Pontiac Fiero Se By 86Fierolover

for what i got it for (1600$) it has been worth every penny. very good mileage, and fun to drive. acceleration is moderate cause its only a 4cyl, but mileage is amazing even for how old it is and the ... Read More

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1985 Pontiac Fiero Reviews

The 80's Has Never Looked And Felt So Good By Eddie

This is my second Fiero. The first model I owned was the SE and my second and current model is the GT. I LOVE this car. For something this sporty that was produced in the mid 80's, this car handles... Read More

Loved My 1985 Fiero 2m6 With The Original Nose By jamnblues

Stylish, experimental, innovative- the Pontiac Fiero started as a commuter car and evolved into a real sports car. With the same dimensions and specs as a Ferrari Dino, GM made a rare offering from 19... Read More

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1984 Pontiac Fiero Reviews

Dont Buy The Base Model. The V6 Ones Are A Lot More Fun By Jeff

performance: no power at all the 2.5 inline four was pathetic. Build quality: cheap plastic interior so it cracked. Appearance: looked cool and unique Cost of ownership: Needed lots of work at only 7... Read More

Fieros Are Getting Old, And You Need To Know How To Work On Them, Because Things Constantly Wear Out By Charles

Fieros are fun to drive because of the handling. They are great on twisty roads. I get 22 mpg, which isn't great, but not bad either. Many owners swap the engine to something more powerful, but min... Read More

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