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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
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2020 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
MSRP
$34,095
Invoice
$33,391
Average Price Paid
$32,685
271 listings nationwide

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2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
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2020 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
3 listings nationwide

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2020 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,098
4 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...

2020 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

With its stablemate, the Dodge Charger, the Dodge Challenger is one of the last remaining modern muscle cars. The Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro have both eschewed their “retro” pha...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 10
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 5
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

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

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...

2020 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD
GuruM65N8 writes:
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible RWD better.
"yes"

Specs

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2020 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
303 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
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 -- 1,272 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 58.4 in
Wheelbase 101.1 in 116 in

Available Options

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2020 Dodge Challenger
GT AWD

Exterior Colors

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • HELLRAISIN
  • Indigo Blue
  • Octane Red Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • SINAMON Stick
  • Torred Clearcoat
  • Triple Nickel Clearcoat
  • White Knuckle Clearcoat

Option Packages

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

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