2017 Pontiac Firebird Expert Review – 2017 Firebird Consumer Reviews
No options are offered, but Firebird buyers can opt for any of several dealer-installed accessories, including the company's new Bespoke audio system, fog lights, cold-air intake, 18-inch alloy wheels, lowering springs, performance brake pads, a strut-tie brace and stiffer sway bars.
Standard safety equipment includes dual front airbags, front side airbags, curtain side airbags, tire-pressure monitor, anti-lock brakes with brake assist and electronic brake-force distribution, traction control and electronic stability control. Both the traction control and stability control can be turned off, The Firebird Sport mode that allows drivers more room to slide the car around without the stability control kicking in.
Under the Hood of the 2017 Pontiac Firebird
The 2017 Pontiac Firebird is powered by a new 2.0-liter horizontally opposed (boxer) engine. With dual overhead cams, four valves per cylinder, and port-injection system, it makes an impressive 100 horsepower per liter for a total of 200 ponies and a fairly light 151 lb-ft of torque. Environmental Protection Agency fuel-economy ratings are 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway with the manual and 24/35 mpg with the automatic.