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1996 Pontiac Firebird Trans AmReview
tmac9496 writes:
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Love It. — Love everything about the car. Wouldnt want any other car. By far the best car ive ever owned, and driven. The car always catches peoples eyes, and they are always looking when i drive by. Kids love the way it looks too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very fast, and fun car. None other like it.

Cons: Has the very long front end, hard not to scrape the front bumper pulling in places

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
FireFoxFF writes:
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Zedel - Yes It's Name Is Zedel — Bought this car for my (then) 18 year old son. First car first love - you know the tune. Zedel has been a money pit at times but there are long stretches where nothing is wrong with her and you tend to forget the pain of repairs. Then, BOOM. But what are you going to do? Can't kill her, she's family. She will be a classic someday and my son takes car of that car like a puppy. Named her Zedel from her first license plate which started out with ZDL.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's a Firebird people.  They are not making these anymore!  This is a classic in the making so save them while you can!  Scheech!

Cons: Zedel can be a money pit at times.  It rarely has prolems but when it does, they are whoppers.  Bought her for $3K and have dumped $4K into her.  But, whaddaya going to do?

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1996 Pontiac Firebird FormulaReview
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Love It — I love this car its my baby, my girlfriend thinks its hers way better than the other camaros i've owned , super fast and lots of fun, most definantly not a winter car, t-tops are great, wish it still had a stereo, darn theives

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

Pros: 6-speed trans

Cons: price of parts & service

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
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Perfect Car For A Guy Like Me To Start With. Never Regretted Buying It — this was my first car when i turned 16 and what a thrill it was. the perfect car for me to hit the road with. good acceleration but not too much a new driver couldnt handle effectivly. for a rear-wheel car it handled surprisingly well since its low but wide stance. american made so it had its faults here and there but overall a solid car. i loved the aggressive look the firebirds and trans ams took in the late 90's to early 2000's. gas wasnt too crucial since it was only a 6 cyl but it made for the perfect mix of fun and practicallity.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: just a fun car to start with. t-tops were a treat on nice days

Cons: engine problems around 160K miles

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1996 Pontiac Firebird Trans AmReview
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The Firebird. — Exelent Car, nice performance but i need por horse power thats why i sold it. Some of the parts are expensive on the dealer but you can find it on a yunk yard for a really nice price. Nice one.

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

Pros: The T-tops.

Cons: 6 cilinder.

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
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Great Car — Styling is great, good power for a V6 but wish it was a V8 though. Pretty good acceleration and handling could be better. I haven't had to do too many repairs on the car but just general upkeep is important. Gets great gas mileage, 25-26 town/29-31 highway. It's a pretty fun car to drive.

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

Pros: Great mileage great styling

Cons: If you need lots of room don't buy it

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1996 Pontiac Firebird FormulaReview
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Get It For Fun In The Summer — It was fast, fun, and reliable. It only had 50k on it when I bought it, so it was in extremely good shape, I did my best to keep it that way. I miss it now that I sold it.

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

Pros: Fast, Fun, Scares away hondas...

Cons: Not a good winter car

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
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'96 Firebird — 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 able to determine yet. After longer drives, I've got smoke coming from under the hood. It smells like burning oil, but we haven't found out where it's coming from. Also shortly after having purchased the car, the frame for the boot covering the shifter (the car is a manual transmission) broke and was difficult to replace.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Runs great, fun to drive.

Cons: Small back seat.

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1996 Pontiac Firebird Trans AmReview
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Idk — i like that its fast and durable and the torque of this car is incredible and looks really nice the gas mileage sucks but thats okay i also like the interior leather very comfy but can get really hot at sometimes.

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

Pros: its fast

Cons: gas mileage

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
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Good Car, But Could Be Better. — had good acceleration. nimble and quick. its an older car and does need tlc. but for the most part, quality was good. this car is sexy. cost of this car is in the gas... this car is very exciting to drive, speacially with an cia, shift kit, and exhaust :)

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

Pros: fun, sexy, t-tops

Cons: gas,  and the need of tlc.

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2002 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

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2001 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By Tom

Great car! However, I am looking for a car for my son and this V-8 manual hot rod is just a little over the top. I loved driving it but he needs a little less. Very clean, all the goodies, every thi... Read More

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It looks too plain. Plus the color not foe me Read More

2000 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

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Clean, well maintained. Car appears as described. Responsive seller. Read More

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This car was a great value and I am sorry I did not purchase it. As I just purchased a car 1 week ago Read More

1999 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By Derwin

You would have to be in the era when this car was built to really appreciate amd understand the value of the car. Read More

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I love this car but I dont love the price Read More

1998 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Review By radavis83

Loved it bought it couldnt be happier with my decision Read More

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