1977 Pontiac Firebird Reviews from North America

1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 400 ci

Year of manufacture1977
First year of ownership1979
Most recent year of ownership2010
Engine and transmission 400 ci Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 6 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.4 / 10
Distance when acquired17000 miles
Most recent distance92000 miles
Previous carFord Gran Torino

Summary:

Best vehicle I've ever owned

Faults:

Weather strips. When they wear out, water can get into the interior. Water channels in instead of out.

General Comments:

Built to last.

Very low maintenance over 30 years of ownership.

Powerful. Great for long drives.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 22nd May, 2010

1977 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am 403

Model year1977
Year of manufacture1977
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 403 Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 6 / 10
Comfort marks 4 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 2 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
4.8 / 10
Distance when acquired60000 miles
Most recent distance85000 miles
Previous carDodge D250

Summary:

Great high performance American sports car

Faults:

The interior does not wear well. It started to simply fall apart.

Air conditioning stopped functioning, after a fix, it still never blew cold air.

Sucks down fuel like nothing I've ever driven before.

General Comments:

Very, very fast. Accelerates like a gun shot.

Bad interior, but great exterior styling.

Love the car, would never part with it.

It has it's faults, but is the best vehicle I've ever owned.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 12th October, 2004

9th Mar 2005, 13:50

The 403 cubic inch motor was built by Oldsmobile NOT Pontiac

FYI.

24th Aug 2005, 14:34

Okay am I missing something... Where did he ever say it was a Pontiac 403?? Anyone who knows anything about the Trans Am knows that fact!

1st Sep 2005, 18:03

The 403 was an exceptional motor. I like it more than when my wife cuddles me. Just the way it growls, makes me happy.

Average review marks: 6.6 / 10, based on 2 reviews