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2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
No Data Available
2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
MSRP
$33,445
Invoice
$32,818
Average Price Paid
$31,307
511 listings nationwide

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2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
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2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

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

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2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,818
16 listings nationwide

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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...

2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The reborn Dodge Challenger has undergone several rounds of changes in its 11 model years on the market. But the same basic formula remains: It’s a large, performance-oriented grand-to...

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

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...

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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

2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
20
writes:
The widebody with the active dampening suspension make this car an easy choice. Handles much better than the n...
20
writes:
It drives like a boat with a rocket motor. Engine sounds great. It is big, and heavy, like driving a large p...
Power Ranked 2019 Audi TT 2.0T quattro Roadster AWD worse.
"The Challenger has a fantastic, big, aggressive engine. Almost nothing can compare for sheer horsepower"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Audi TT 2.0T quattro Roadster AWD worse.
"The roadster doesnt have any, and if it did, theyd be smaller than the challengers"
20
writes:
Dodge is an excellent choice no matter which style you choose! Go for it you can’t go wrong.

Specs

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
29 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
305 hp @ 6,350 RPM
Torque
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
268 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
9.4:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.78 in x 3.27 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 -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 42 in
Back Legroom 28.9 in 33.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.9 cu ft 16.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,277 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 193.4 in 197.9 in
Width 74.5 in 85.4 in
Height 52 in 57.5 in
Wheelbase 101.1 in 116.2 in

Available Options

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2019 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • B5 Blue Pearlcoat
  • Destroyer Gray Clearcoat
  • F8 Green
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • Indigo Blue
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Plum Crazy Pearlcoat
  • Sublime Pearlcoat
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat
  • Yellow Jacket Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Harman/Kardon Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Uconnect 4C Nav W/8.4" Display
  • Technology Group
  • Alpine Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Blacktop Package
  • Driver Convenience Group
  • Harman/Kardon Audio Group W/Subwoofer
  • Plus Package
  • Power Sunroof

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