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

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2023 Chevrolet Camaro
1LS Coupe RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,057

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2023 Chevrolet Camaro
1LS Coupe RWD
No Expert Reviews

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

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
Joseph 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...

2023 Chevrolet Camaro
1LS Coupe RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2023 Chevrolet Camaro
1LS Coupe RWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
19 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
275 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
9.4:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 43.9 in
Back Legroom 28.9 in 29.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.9 cu ft 9.1 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 193.4 in 188.3 in
Width 74.5 in 74.7 in
Height 52 in 53.1 in
Wheelbase 101.1 in 110.7 in

Available Options

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2023 Chevrolet Camaro
1LS Coupe RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Radiant Red Tintcoat
  • Rapid Blue
  • Red Hot
  • Riverside Blue Metallic
  • Shadow Gray Metallic
  • Sharkskin Metallic
  • Summit White
  • Vivid Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • LPO, Interior Spectrum Lighting, Red Day, Satin Red and Gloss Red Pattern Finish
  • LPO, Black Interior Appearance Package
  • LPO, Black Metallic Body-Side Spear Stripes
  • LPO, Blue Body-Side Spear Stripes
  • LPO, Body-Color Blade Spoiler
  • LPO, Body-Color High-Wing Spoiler
  • LPO, Body-Color Spoiler With Wicker Package
  • LPO, Carbon Fiber Exhaust Tip
  • LPO, Carbon Flash Metallic Blade Spoiler
  • LPO, Carbon Flash Metallic Wing Spoiler
  • LPO, Dark Tint Rear Lighting Package
  • LPO, Front Splitter, Body Color
  • LPO, Front Splitter, Carbon Flash Metallic
  • LPO, Front Splitter, Satin Black, Second Generation
  • LPO, Gray Body-Side Spear Stripes
  • LPO, Ground Effects, Carbon Flash Metallic, Second Generation
  • LPO, Interior Spectrum Lighting, Dark Night (Black With Gray Accents)
  • LPO, Interior Spectrum Lighting, STRUCTURA (Brushed Aluminum)
  • LPO, Red Accent Exterior Package
  • LPO, Red Body-Side Spear Stripes
  • LPO, Satin Black Blade Spoiler
  • LPO, Satin Black Front Splitter/Side Rockers Package
  • LPO, Satin Black Hood Stripe With Red Hot Hash Mark
  • LPO, Satin Black Hood Stripe With Silver Ice Metallic Hash Mark
  • LPO, Satin Black Rocker Moldings
  • LPO, Satin Black Stinger Stripe
  • LPO, Satin Black Wing Spoiler
  • LPO, Silver Body-Side Spear Stripes
  • LPO, Silver Stinger Stripe
  • LPO, Weather Protection Package
  • LPO, White Pearl Body-Side Spear Stripes
  • LPO, White Pearl Stinger Stripe
  • Transmission, 8-Speed Automatic

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