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1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,755
1 vehicle

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2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,650
5 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
No Expert Reviews
2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base

Talk about your anticlimaxes. The Pontiac Firebird unceremoniously disappeared after 2002, representing the death of one of only two continuously produced models from the muscle car e...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
75
automodeal 1998 Buick Skylark Custom Sedan FWDReview:

Great Gas Mileage — The pick- up and go is the best feature to me. I used to have a 1997 Pontiac Sunfire and it never go...

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
Wingbreaker writes:
Great car, can take a beating so I wouldnt be afraid of high mileage. Ive owned mine for many years and the se...
20
Joebizzer writes:
Excellent car loved it when I owned it driving 1 was fun everyday
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C worse.
"It has a back seat while the 4c does not"
Would Buy Ranked 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C better.
"I have already owned a firebird now I want a 4c spider"
125
dled1286 2002 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview:

Great To Look At And Fun To Drive — I love the look of the car. Its a very classy look and makes a really good noise even for a V6. Al...

Specs

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
--
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
--
28 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 16 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
150 hp @ 5,600 RPM
--
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
155 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
--
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
9.4:1
9.4:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
3,100 cc
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver 1 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 3 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 28.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 12.9 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.5 in 193.4 in
Width 68.2 in 74.5 in
Height 53.5 in 52 in
Wheelbase 103.4 in 101.1 in

Available Options

1998 Buick Skylark
Custom Sedan FWD
2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base

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