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

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2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,202
82 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...

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe

The last year of a proposed three-year tryout, the 2006 Pontiac GTO two-door performance coupe offers few alterations. Already packed with a 6.0-liter, 400-hp V8 that gets up to 60 mph...

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

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
95
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...

35
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

75
2002 Pontiac Firebird BaseReview:

Great Car For What I Use It For... — Nice car...Looks good but just needs some low end torque...Hoping someday I'll be able to drop an LS...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
writes:
A real serious driving machine. Careful she can get out of hand. Thrilling!
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe worse.
"Mustang comes in so many options from 4 cyl, V6 to V8. The GTO is all power 6.0"
Back Seats Ranked 2006 Ford Mustang GT Deluxe worse.
"The GTO has more seating room, bigger car! "
writes:
Great bang for your buck. Keeps up with Modern sports cars.
95
2006 Pontiac GTO CoupeReview:

An Awesome Sleeper. — The GTO is a great car for the price. The first mods that need to be done are the radius rod bushing...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe
Powertrain
Drivetrain
RWD
RWD
RWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
14 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
28 MPG
19 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 16 gal 18 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,200 RPM
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
400 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
225 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.4:1
9.4:1
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Displacement
3,800 cc
3,800 cc
6,000 cc
6,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.8 in x 3.4 in
3.8 in x 3.4 in
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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 3 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Optional Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Standard
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 42.2 in
Back Legroom 28.9 in 37.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.9 cu ft 7 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,000 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 193.4 in 189.8 in
Width 74.5 in 72.5 in
Height 52 in 54.9 in
Wheelbase 101.1 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2002 Pontiac Firebird
Base
2006 Pontiac GTO
Coupe

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