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2002 Pontiac Firebird
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2-Door Coupe Firebird
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Firebird 19 31 $18,345 $20,050
2-Door Coupe Formula 18 26 $23,785 $25,995
2-Door Convertible Firebird 19 30 $24,672 $26,965
2-Door Coupe Trans Am 18 26 $25,642 $28,025
2-Door Convertible Trans Am 18 26 $29,366 $32,095
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2-Door Coupe Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,142 $17,475
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,687 $18,080
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,691 $19,195
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,115 $23,000
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,313 $23,220
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,366 $24,390
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,442 $25,585
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,142 $27,475
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,195 $28,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,345
$16,142
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,050
$17,475
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$291 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.2 35.5
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
52.8 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
28.9 29.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.2 83.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 38.1
Second Hip Room (in)
45.9 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
193.3 183.2
Height, Overall (in)
51.2 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.1 101.3
Liftover Height (in)
35.1 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 73.1
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.5 4.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.9 10.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x - TBD - 10.5 x .55
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.8 15.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.6 37.1
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 15.0
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/55R16 P225/55R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/55R16 P225/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3319 3066
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 4000 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
L36 NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5200 193 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.35
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.33
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.99
Trans Order Code
MM5 445
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Pontiac Firebird Ford Mustang
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Salisbury Axle Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30.1
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0

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