2001 Pontiac Firebird User Reviews

2001 Pontiac Firebird Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 16 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
CONS
"light" 3 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"cd player" 2 reviews

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Edwardo writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Base Review
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5

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appearance, fun factor, gas mileage

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visibility, plastic interior, winter driving, burning oil

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2001 Pontiac Firebird V6 Y87 — This is my daily driver firebird. It took me two years to find the perfect firebird and I went with this. It is a 2001 Pontiac Firebird with the sunset orange metallic paint, black leather, t-tops, monsoon sound system, and the Y87 performance package. Bought it with 44k miles in June 2008. I love these cars, if I had the money, I would buy another and keep both of em lol. My bird looks great, but performance is ok, it is a v6 tho. The build quality is ok, it has too much plastic in the inside and out, but what new car doesn't right. Great gas mileage for a sports car. Really fun to drive. Can be a hassle in the winter tho obviously. Let me kno if you have any questions or wanna talk cars---

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ronnie writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula Review
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Great acceleration and top speed, perfect for leaving people in the dust.

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Light back-end causing loss of control easy.

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Great Car With Lots Of Power. — Great car had it for almost 3 years now and the only thing that is a flaw is the light rearend, but that can be fixed with a rear-mounted turbo! Great to drive and only about 17k with low miles! Tint on black is sexy so everyone knows by the way! Adding cross-drilled rotors and performance brakes would be first to do though because then you can stop the beast whenever you need(a.k.a. 5-0).

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Brandon writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Base Review
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4

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t-tops, fast of the line, looked good

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huge blind spots

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Your Basic Firebird — great car for yourself or one other but not a family car, cant carry much, there is a back seat but its useless other then a few groceries, but its a great car for just riding around and relaxing in.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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fbody01 writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Base Review
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gas(better than trans am), fast V6, nice looking,

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has some minor recalls, no traction in rain, wish i had a Trans Am/Formula

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2001 Pontiac Firebird V6 — i've owned my car for about 7 months now, previosly a '88 firebird, and i love it. i am a huge F-body fan and even though i drive a V6 and not the V8 i think my car is still very fast. i love the looks of it too. i can stare at my car all day and not be tired of it. it's sporty and fast looking.

Owner for 0 years, 7 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,000

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Kyle writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Formula Review
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the power

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the cost for parts

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Ls1 — Its a nice powerful car with amazing looks. Gm did a awesone job at making the 4th f bodys. Its a true mustang killer! With over 300hp stock and very little to be done to make it to 400hp. ls1 was touched by the hand of god.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Ran322 writes:
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Decent gas mileage, comfortable front seats, fun to drive.

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Big blind spots, cd player does not play burned cds, light rear end.

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My "mid-life Crisis" Car! — I've only had this car for a couple of months, but so far I love it. It takes some getting used to, and there are a few tricks to learn to be able to see around the blind spots and keep the back from sliding on the turns. I certainly wouldn't let my 20 year old son drive it, but for a more experienced driver who has finally earned her right to have a "sports car", this car rocks!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ethan writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Base Review
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Fun car to drive in

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If it would have the v8 u than would want to avoid it

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Git' R Done — Fun car wish it would have the v8 but overall its a nice looking car. Put exhaust on it to give it a little rumble nothing to extreme. Can't wait to drive it again been sitting in the gargae over the winter.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Sherry writes:
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everything

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nothing

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5 Stars — i just love my car..............beautiful interior and exterior .......real sporty and very fun to drive performance is excellent.............cost of ownership...very expensive ..........the color is very pretty {silver}....my car is a very fun car to drive .............EXCELLENT

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Elias writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Base Review
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if you love american muscle, this is the car to choose !!

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a little small in the back seats

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I Love This Car!! — nice looking car !! great handling very affordable in the US great mileage especially on the highway (25mpg) this is a very fun car to drive ! a little low though, especially on the bumps small in the back seats overall: great car !!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Dominique writes:
2001 Pontiac Firebird Convertible Review
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convertible

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that it is so light and slides all over the place in the snow.

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It's My Car. — for a v6 it's pretty fast. i love the appearance of the interior and exterior. the cost of ownership isn't that bad, it gets average gas mileage. it is fun to drive, love that it is a convertible. yup yup.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Kitt I Need Ya Little Buddy ! By akasnacker

Buy it but make sure it hasn't been trashed by Dummies first! Great car safe with 4 disc's all around, track control, solid feel makes you feel safe driving it! Hatch is nice for big stuff. The car re... Read More

Awesome Ride. By ghaley

When I first laid eyes on this bird I knew I had to have it and have enjoyed driving it. The few cool nights we have had lately were just right for taking the t-tops off and just cruising with nowhere... Read More

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2000 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

It's Awesome ! By Dianataylor

I didn't have anything that I disliked about this car. It's fun, very economy, easy to maintain and a lot of fun to drive. Especially after a stressful day. There is nothing like driving around with ... Read More

I Would Definitely Recommend This Car. Sleek, Smooth, And Beautiful. By summit900

The look of this car is beautiful. The inside is nice for a 14 year old car. There are no rattles or any problems. The t-tops and rear hatch seals don't leak, this seems to be a problem area for these... Read More

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1999 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Black Beaty By mln876

This car is a V6, but it does have power and speed. Had good take off power, she glides around curves like they are nothing. This car loves to go fast, faster you go the smoother the ride, it's an o... Read More

Raven 13 By Anita

My bird is always fun to drive! With the Eaton rear end, she hangs the curves like there's no tomorrow!!!!!Who cares about gas mileage? She was built to run. Performance is top notch, and appearance I... Read More

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1998 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Awesome! By Defyall1986

Love everything and hate nothing about this car. Awesome looking car with great power. Has ton of appeal and turns heads everywhere. Future classic car with timeless styling! Since Pontiac no longer e... Read More

Looks Good, Runs Good, Overall Great Car By JakeLangbecker

kinda hard to find parts to repair, if bought in good shape and condition, congrats, if not well you have your work cut out for you. nice over all power, should've gotten the v8. nice car over all tho... Read More

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1997 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Hot, Sporty Little Ride...if It Will Start!!! By Coastal_Gurl

It is a hot & sporty little car that has some get up & go. interior controls are very driver friendly, however there is no cargo room and this is definitely not a family car. Low profile, so if you do... Read More

97 Firebird Base By Brian

Pretty fast for a 90s v6. Gets me into plenty of trouble. ;) Overall, I love just about everything about the car. Hope to step up to a ws6 someday, with a twin turbo'd ls6. Then we'll be haulin the m... Read More

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