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2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,483
11 listings nationwide

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

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP

After 47 years on the market, the Pontiac Bonneville hears the fat lady sing in 2005. Starting life as Pontiac's sporty full-size coupe and convertible in the 1950s and evolving into ...

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.

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
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2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXPReview:

Gxp — fun car, drives great. expensive to maintain. love beating up on little tuners at the stoplight wh...

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

105
2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXPReview:

Another Great Orphan Bites The Dust. — Pontiac has been a favorite of mine since owning my Firebird TransAms. This car has great handling, ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

50
2005 Pontiac Bonneville GXPReview:

Hey I Give It 10 Out Of 10 — 11/20/10 = Just found my 2005 Bonneville GXP, white tricoat with 18,000 miles. What a find. Have onl...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
writes:
Great car, can take a beating so I wouldnt be afraid of high mileage. Ive owned mine for many years and the se...
125
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...

45
2002 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview:

Looks Great Aways Been A Very Dependable Car — Never had anything leave this car stranded. Great looks and handling. Gas mileage is great. 35 MPG f...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
28 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 16 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
9.4:1
9.4:1
Displacement
4,600 cc
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 3.31 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Driver 4 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Standard Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 38 in 28.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18 cu ft 12.9 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 202.6 in 193.4 in
Width 74.2 in 74.5 in
Height 56.6 in 52 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 101.1 in

Available Options

2005 Pontiac Bonneville
GXP
2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base

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