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1997 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Base
15 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,953
Convertible
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,207
Formula
10 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,437
Formula Convertible
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,852
Trans Am
10 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,762
Trans Am Convertible
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,852

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Based on 23 reviews

Greatest Cars Ever 4th Gen F-bodies by Matt
 — I love my car! It looks amazing. the aerodynamics are great. It is easily modified. There is a huge aftermarket for it . You can change anything you want and build it to whatever power level you would... Read More
Loved It, Wish I Still Had It, Will Always Miss It by Aaron
 — I loved this car and will miss it forever! Preformance-Acceleration, top speed, handleing and breaking were FANTASTIC for a 4000lbp 3.8L V6 (I got it to 120 MPH) Build Quality- I didnt have mutch luck... Read More
One Of Pontiac's Greatest Achievements! by Shannon
 — I've driven this car for 2 years now and i tell you it still drives like the day i got it. It has the WS6 performance package so power and handling is never an issue. its always eager to spin the ... Read More

1997 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Based on 23 reviews

1997 Pontiac Firebird

Like the 1997 Camaro, the Pontiac Firebird represented the last of the style first revamped in 1993. It runs like the muscle car it is: gas inefficiently, but fun. GM's Series II 3800 V6 has pickup like a much bigger engine, making for an ever-exciting ride. The ultimate in Firebird power, the Trans Am has an LT1 V8 engine, providing much extra zip.

New in 1997 are daytime running lights and a redesigned dashboard. The interior itself is anything but spacious. While drivers may enjoy the reclining, sporty feel to their seat, passengers in the front and practically non-existent back seats may struggle a bit to find comfortable places for their legs.

The Firebird is great fun to drive and at a reasonable price.

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Pontiac Firebird Questions

Corky Pena
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Car Runs Good Then Turns Off Wont Restart For A Few Minutes

car cold starts and runs fine but shuts it self down from time to time and wont restart for a few minutes

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mheerling
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Need Fuel Pump Volume Test Specs (quarts Per Minute) 0n A 1997 Firebird 380...

would shut off while driving in rain after dropping enough cylinders, I could see & hear wires arcing, & one tower on two different coils was not sparking. I pulled each coil & checked for 12 volts &...

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David Carter
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Fuse Cover Detials

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David Carter
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Need A Pic Of What Fuses Are To What Lost Cover So Dont No Whats What 97 Fi...

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Tim Huddleston
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On A 1997 Pontiac Firebird. It Starts And Runs Fine For About Ten Miles Th...

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