1996 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Base
11 national listings
Convertible
Formula
Avg. Price: $8,064
Formula Convertible
2 national listings
Trans Am
Avg. Price: $8,619
Trans Am Convertible
3 national listings

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1996 Trans Am by Devin
 — It has great straight line performance and is much better in the twisties than people would have you believe. The motor is absolutely bullet-proof and just as powerful as the newest Mustangs in stock ... Read More
My Third Vehicle, And My Baby by Travis
 — This is the 3rd car that I've owned. Found it at a car lot listed for $7,000 and loved it! I traded in my other vehicle for this one and do not regret it. The car looks Sweet, and is FUN to drive. It'... Read More
'96 Firebird by Casey
 — Pontiac makes BEAUTIFUL Firebirds/Trans Ams. Its a great looking car that turns heads all the time. It runs great, but I bought it used and there's been a problem with the engine that nobody has been ... Read More

1996 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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1996 Pontiac Firebird

The 1996 model brings with it some additional options as well as some newly standardized equipment. The 3.8-liter V6 engine which was optional in the 1995 models, is standard in the 1996 base model, and the Formula had its 5.7-liter V8 enhanced to 285 horsepower (305 in the Trans Am).

As always, the Firebird's big engine is what distinguishes it from other sports cars--especially those in its price range where it remains unmatched in value. Alloy wheels with painted surfaces add a sleeker look to the pony car. A variety of packages were available to sport up the look of the car, as well as to add some nice features, such as more engine power, traction control, and remote keyless entry.

Minuses of the Firebird include a failure to adhere to slippery roads (especially in Winter) and a lack of passenger and cargo room.

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Pontiac Firebird Questions

96innd
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Multiple Problems, Need Some Advice.

I have a '96 Firebird with the L36 3800 Series II. When i bought it I thought it was a little hard to start but chalked it up to the fact that it had been sitting for nearly a year. Seemed to drive ...

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Brady401
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What Makes My Firebirds Security System Go Off Sometimes When It Thunders O...

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chiefd2011
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Why I Can't Start My 1996 Pontiac Firebird

I was given a 1996 Pontiac Firebird, 3.8, 6 cylinder. It hasn't been run in at least 5 years. I found a couple of wires that were chewed up by mice and repaired them. One of the wires was to an fu...

27 views with 6 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
Jackie Bish
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My Clutch Went Out We Put A New Throw Out Bearing In It And It Still Leakin...

47 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
Jackie Bish
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Slave Cylinder For A Clutch Throw Out

what pushes the clutch in and I'm not talking about the foot

23 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)