1996 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Base
10 national listings
Convertible
Formula
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $9,172
Formula Convertible
3 national listings
Trans Am
Avg. Price: $9,408
Trans Am Convertible
1 national listing

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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

Jackie Bish
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My Clutch Went Out We Put A New Throw Out Bearing In It And It Still Leakin...

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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

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Jackie Bish
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Slave Cylinder

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kelsha_drive
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Radiator Issues

I recently replaced the engine in my 96 firebird and noticed that there are brackets missing where the radiator sets in and I need to know what these pieces look like. I can't find specifically what I...

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Joseph Holland
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How To Fix Back Breaks

Changing the back drums breaks on my 1996 friebrid

5 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)