1997 Pontiac Firebird Overview

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Base
10 national listings
Convertible
4 national listings
Formula
Avg. Price: $7,157
Formula Convertible
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,324
Trans Am
14 national listings
Trans Am Convertible
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $10,324

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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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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

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What Causes My Car T Start Sputtering While Driving Then Other Times Runs F...

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Kevin_moll1
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I'm Goint To Drop A 97 Firebird Lt1 Motor/trans Into A 98 V6 Body. Do I Als...

Have a wrecked 97 lt1 and a complete shell of a 98 v6 firebird. Kinda need to know what all i need off the 97 before i scrap it...

18 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)
Bkstr4x4
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1997 Pontiac Firebird Electric Windows And Radio Go Out When Bump Occurs

This occured after we had AC work done on the car. Is there a connection these two electrical systems share or a common power source coming thru the firewall that mught be suspect?

895 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
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 &...

19 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
Tim Huddleston
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On A 1997 Pontiac Firebird. It Starts And Runs Fine For About Ten Miles Th...

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