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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Firebird
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 30 $16,698 $18,250
2-Door Coupe Formula 18 24 $21,301 $23,280
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $22,756 $24,870
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 18 24 $24,146 $26,390
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 18 24 $27,870 $30,460
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Manual 25 31 $20,873 $23,100
2-Door Coupe 2.3L Automatic 23 29 $21,596 $23,900
2-Door Coupe 3.0L 20 28 $23,629 $26,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,698
$20,873
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,250
$23,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$304 / month
$385 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 44.4 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 54.4
Second Head Room (in) 35.3 35.9
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.8 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.0 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 51.6
Second Leg Room (in) 28.9 31.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.0 84.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 4.33
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 190.0
Height, Overall (in) 52.0 54.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 101.1 106.9
Liftover Height (in) 35.1 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.5 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 60.7 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 11.98
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.02 10.2 x 0.4
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.27 10.2 x 0.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.8 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.6 39.04
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.5 -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QEA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 -TBD-
Front Tire Order Code QEA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -TBD-
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 -TBD-
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3340 3062
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8 16 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.4 7.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 4000 152 @ 4800
Engine Order Code L36 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.3L/138
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 150 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 31
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.53 3.000
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 1.807
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 4.062
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.903
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.285
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.193
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.685
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Pontiac Firebird Acura CL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 1.07
Suspension Type - Rear Salisbury Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.59 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
 
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