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4.6 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 24 reviews
1996 Pontiac Firebird Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 24 reviews
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
1996 Firebird Base Model 3.8 V8 Auto. No Power At Starter
Everything electrical works on the car, (plenty of power) I do not have power to the starter solenoid "exciter wire" I have 12 volts from the battery and the ground is good. I have replaced the ...
How Can I Get My 4-speed Transmission To Correctly Go Into Od Again?
I have a 1996 Formula T/A with a 5.7L engine and a 4-speed trans. It had a 3.23 limited slip differntial. It started really 'howling' at freeway speeds. I had it replaced with a 3.73 Auburn posi-trac....
I Have A 1996 Firebird With New Fuel Pump New Fuel Filter Will Not Start Wa...
My Car Take A Couple Cranks To Start Up
Malfunctioning Pop Up Headlights
When I turn on the parking lights the headlights pop up but are not lit. when I turn them off the left motor keeps running for about 5-10 seconds then stops. I installed a new motor but it didn't hel...