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One Word Describes It All....fast — the car that i drove was 400 hp with a 100hp nitrous boost lots of work and money into that car. it did the quarter mile in 12.5 sec and the top speed ( or the fastest i took it) was 168mph.

Pros: fast,

Cons: gets kinda scary the faster you go

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
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One Hell Of A Car!!!! — Great car for highway driving. Smooth and comfortable ride. Beautiful on the outside and inside. Get a few upgrades on it and you'll be flying!!!

Pros: Speed, torque, acceleration, braking, appearance

Cons: Handling once in awhile can be a little sluggish

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I Love My Car... That's About It — It's got a lot of miles on it but it runs great and looks pretty good. Acceleration is obviously amazing with a 350c.i. v8 and rear wheel drive. Handling is good as far as i'm concerned.

Pros: Fast, fun, and... awesome

Cons: needs new timing belt, and radio...  thats about it

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1996 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview
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Fun And Reliable. I Would Recommend This To Anyone Looking For A Fun Weekend Car. — The acceleration for this car is more than you would expect from a normal V6. It gives you plenty of pep without sacrificing much fuel economy. The car is very fun the drive and handles corners great. The interior is a little cheaply made, but as long as you aren't rowdy on the inside I think you should be okay. I consistently get around 22-22mpg with a good mix of city and highway driving. This car has always been reliable and enjoyable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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- Good acceleration without sacrificing MPGs
- Great handling
- Affordable for almost anyone
- Fun driving experience

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- Interior is a little cheap
- Very small backseat
- Not practical for winter driving

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Reviews From Other Years

2002 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

The Power And The Look Of A Classic Sports Car. By Hollywoodhandler

This car is very eye-catching. The sleek style always turns heads, especially when the top is down. It has lots of power and handles corners like a dream. it gets approximately 22-24 miles mpg highway... Read More

Soooo Much Fun By mottomike7

and at least with my version 188k miles, the reliability was an issue. The alternator went along with the pullies and the belts but in all fairness any car that is 13 years old and with nearly 200k of... Read More

2001 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Ls1 By Kyle

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 tou... Read More

My "mid-life Crisis" Car! By Ran322

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 dr... Read More

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

1999 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

Black Beaty By migration_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

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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