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Average User Score
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
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...
I Have A 1996 Firebird. The Passenger Side Headlight Wants To Stay In The ...
When I turn off the light both headlamps go down then about 1 to 2 seconds later the right head light pops up again. I can open the hood and manually use the knob and screw it back down with no probl...
Where Is The Access For The Fuel Level Sender?
Fuel gauge stays on full all the time and I would like to replace the sender or repair it.
1996 Pontiac, 19,000 Miles, 6 Speed All The Goodies-------------1 Bad Thing...
seatdon't want to do any weatherstripping stuff - would rather just seal the tops or sell it---what should i ask for if selling is the answer and what do i use to seal them if thats the way to go?? j...
Service Engine Soon Light Problem
My 96 Firebird formula has just had a complete change of the head gasket assembly and a new catalytic converter. However, the "Service Engine Soon" light keeps coming on even after the mechanic rese...