The 1996 Pontiac Firebird is offered in the following submodels: Trans Am, Hatchback, Convertible. Available styles include Formula 2dr Convertible, 2dr Convertible, and Trans Am 2dr Convertible. Firebird models are available with a 5.7 l-liter gas engine or a 3.8 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 285 hp, depending on engine type. The 1996 Firebird comes with rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, 5-speed manual. The 1996 Firebird comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
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Review I have the T-Top version with the 3.8 L 3800 Series II. The power is good and it's fun to drive. However, I've had to replace the motors in the windows, the oil pressure sensor, a power steering line, and the muffler has a hole in it. Also, the head light motors are out. It is reliable though I've only towed it twice. Just be ready for the little things.
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1996 pontiac firebird Formula 2dr Convertible, 6-speed manual, regular unleaded 18 combined MPG 15 city MPG/24 highway MPG