Pontiac Firebird Performance Statistics

Below is a quick summary of some of the performance statistics we have gathered for the Pontiac Firebird over the course of its production run. Included are a 0 to 60 times and quarter mile times along with the sources for those times.

Zero To Sixty And Quarter Mile Performance

1967 Firebird

1967 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 400ci/325hp 6.5 sec 14.7 sec @ 98.0 mph Car Life
Firebird 400ci/325hp 7.5 sec 15.4 sec @ 92.0 mph Motor Trend
Firebird Convertible 400ci/325hp 5.8 sec 14.4 sec @ 100.0 mph Car & Driver 3/67

1968 Firebird

1968 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird HO 400ci/335hp 5.5 sec 14.2 sec @ 100.0 mph Internet
Firebird 400 RA II 400ci/340hp n/a 12.9 sec @ 109.5 mph MCR Feb/Mar 1996
Firebird 400ci/335hp 7.6 sec 15.4 sec @ 93.0 mph Motor Trend
Firebird 400ci/335hp n/a 13.8 sec @ 106.0 mph Hot Rod

1969 Firebird

1969 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp 5.6 sec 14.1 sec @ 100.8 mph Hot Rod 1969
Firebird Trans Am 400ci/335hp 6.5 sec 14.3 sec @ 101.7 mph Sports Car Graphic 4/69
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp n/a 14.1 sec @ 100.8 mph Hot Rod 3/69
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp n/a 14.2 sec @ 95.4 mph Car Life 4/69
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp n/a 14.2 sec @ 99.0 mph Car & Driver 2/93
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp n/a 14.6 sec @ 99.2 mph Road Test 7/69

1970 Firebird

1970 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp 5.7 sec 14.1 sec @ 103.2 mph Car & Driver 6/70
Firebird Formula 400 400ci/330hp 6.4 sec 14.7 sec @ 98.9 mph Car & Driver 6/70
Firebird Trans Am RA 400ci/345hp n/a 14.7 sec @ 97.2 mph MCR 12/95
Firebird Formula 400 400ci/330hp 6.4 sec 14.9 sec @ 95.54 mph Car Life
Trans Am 400ci/345hp n/a 13.9 sec @ 102.0 mph Hot Rod

1971 Firebird

1971 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 455ci/335hp 5.9 sec 13.9 sec @ 103.0 mph Internet

1972 Firebird

1972 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 455ci/300hp 5.4 sec 13.9 sec @ 104.6 mph Car & Driver 1972
Trans Am 455ci/300hp 7.0 sec 14.0 sec @ 103.2 mph SSC

1973 Firebird

1973 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 455ci/250hp 7.3 sec 15.0 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am SD 455ci/250hp n/a 13.5 sec @ 104.3 mph Hot Rod 6/73

1974 Firebird

1974 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 400ci/230hp 10.4 sec 17.1 sec Internet
Firebird SD455 455ci/310hp n/a 13.5 sec @ 104.0 mph Internet

1975 Firebird

1975 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 455ci/200hp 7.8 sec 16.1 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am 400ci/185hp 9.8 sec 16.8 sec Internet
Firebird 455ci/200hp n/a 16.1 sec @ 89.0 mph Internet

1976 Firebird

1976 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 455ci/200bhp 7.0 sec 16.6 sec @ 90.3 mph Car & Driver Apr 76

1977 Firebird

1977 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 400ci/185hp 7.9 sec 16.0 sec @ 89.6 mph Internet

1978 Firebird

1978 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 6.5 sec 15.3 sec Internet

1979 Firebird

1979 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 400ci/220bhp 7.7 sec 15.3 sec @ 96.6 mph Car & Driver

1980 Firebird

1980 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 301ci/210hp 9.0 sec 17.0 sec @ 82.1 mph Internet

1981 Firebird

1981 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird 301ci/210hp 8.3 sec 17.0 sec @ 82.1 mph Internet

1982 Firebird

1982 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 305ci/165hp 8.8 sec 16.8 sec @ 80.50 mph Motor Trend 1/82
Firebird Trans Am 305ci/165hp 9.2 sec 17.0 sec @ 80.5 mph Road & Track 9/82

1983 Firebird

1983 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 9.2 sec 17.0 sec Internet

1984 Firebird

1984 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 15 305ci/190hp 7.0 sec 15.4 sec @ 91.5 mph Motor Trend 7/84
Firebird Trans Am HO 7.9 sec 16.1 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am HO 305ci/190hp n/a 15.2 sec @ 90.77 mph Road & Track 11/83

1985 Firebird

1985 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 4b 305ci/190hp 7.6 sec 15.6 sec @ 87.0 mph Car & Driver 4/85
Firebird Trans Am 305ci/205hp 7.7 sec 16.1 sec @ 84.5 mph Motor Trend 10/84

1986 Firebird

1986 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 305ci/205hp 8.2 sec 16.2 sec @ 87.0 mph Hot Rod 8/86

1987 Firebird

1987 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/210hp 6.9 sec 15.4 sec @ 91.7 mph Motor Trend 11/89
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/210hp 7.1 sec 15.5 sec @ 89.5 mph Road & Track 4/87
Firebird Formula 305ci/205hp 7.7 sec 16.1 sec @ 87.6 mph Motor Trend 11/86

1988 Firebird

1988 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/210hp 7.1 sec 15.5 sec @ 89.5 mph PerfCars 1988
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/225hp 7.3 sec 15.9 sec @ 90.0 mph Motor Trend 7/88
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/225hp 7.4 sec 15.9 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/220hp 7.6 sec 16.1 sec @ 90.2 mph Motor Trend 9/88

1989 Firebird

1989 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 20 231ci/250hp 5.1 sec 14.2 sec @ 98.86 mph Motor Trend 11/89
Firebird Trans Am 20 231ci/250hp 5.4 sec 14.2 sec @ 95.8 mph Motor Trend 3/89
Firebird Trans Am GT 350ci/235hp 6.5 sec 15.4 sec @ 90.28 mph Motor Trend 11/89
Firebird Formula 305ci/215hp 7.5 sec 15.9 sec @ 88.5 mph Motor Trend 1/88

1990 Firebird

1990 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Formula Fir 305ci/225hp 6.3 sec 14.8 sec Estimate

1991 Firebird

1991 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am Tw 350ci/640hp 4.6 sec 12.7 sec @ 116.9 mph Motor Trend 1/91
Firebird Formula 6.5 sec 14.8 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am Co 7.0 sec 15.4 sec Internet

1992 Firebird

1992 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/350hp 4.9 sec 13.4 sec @ 105.2 mph Motor Trend 12/91
Firebird Trans Am Fi 350ci/328hp 5.2 sec 13.5 sec @ 103.2 mph Motor Trend 12/91
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp 6.9 sec 15.2 sec Estimate

1993 Firebird

1993 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/300hp 4.9 sec 13.5 sec @ 103.5 mph Motor Trend 7/93
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp 5.0 sec 14.1 sec @ 98.45 mph Car Craft 3/93
Firebird 5.7L 350ci/275hp 5.6 sec 14.1 sec @ 98.45 mph Internet
Firebird Formula 350ci/275hp 6.1 sec 14.7 sec @ 97.2 mph Motor Trend 6/93
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp 6.3 sec 14.8 sec @ 98.6 mph Motor Trend 1/93
Firebird Formula 350ci/275hp n/a 13.7 sec @ 101.9 mph HPP 4/94

1994 Firebird

1994 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/300hp 4.9 sec 13.5 sec @ 103.5 mph MCR Oct/Nov 94
Firebird Trans Am 25 350ci/391hp 5.1 sec 13.5 sec @ 107.4 mph Motor Trend 12/94
Firebird Trans Am 25 350ci/391hp 5.1 sec 13.5 sec @ 107.4 mph Car Craft 7/95
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/315hp 5.3 sec 13.9 sec @ 102.1 mph Motor Trend 3/94
Firebird Formula 350ci/275hp 5.9 sec 14.1 sec @ 97.01 mph Car Craft 7/95
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/315hp n/a 13.9 sec @ 104.1 mph HPP 4/94
Firebird Trans Am 25 350ci/275hp n/a 14.3 sec @ 95.0 mph PopHot Rodding 7/94
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp n/a 13.9 sec @ 99.60 mph HPP 4/94

1995 Firebird

1995 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird SLP Firehaw 350ci/275hp 5.3 sec 13.9 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp 5.6 sec 14.0 sec Internet
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp 6.5 sec 14.9 sec @ 93.9 mph Road & Track 6/95
Firebird Formula 350ci/275hp 6.7 sec 15.1 sec Internet

1996 Firebird

1996 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/315hp 5.3 sec 13.9 sec @ 103.6 mph Motor Trend 5/96
Firebird Trans Am RA 350ci/305hp 5.4 sec 14.0 sec @ 100.5 mph Motor Trend 11/95
Firebird Formula RA 350ci/305hp 5.5 sec 14.1 sec @ 102.0 mph Car & Driver 12/95
Firebird Formula RA 350ci/305hp n/a 14.1 sec @ 101.1 mph Hot Rod 2/96

1997 Firebird

1997 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Hurst/Linge 383ci/350hp 4.7 sec 13.1 sec @ 111.0 mph Car & Driver 11/97
Firebird Firehawk SL 350ci/310hp 5.5 sec 14.0 sec @ 100.0 mph Hot Rod 3/97
Firebird 3.8L 7.2 sec 15.5 sec Car & Driver Jun 97
Firebird Formula RA 350ci/305hp n/a 14.0 sec @ 99.43 mph MCR 12/97
Firebird 350ci/305hp 5.8 sec 14.4 sec @ 97.0 mph Road & Track 1997 Sp & GT

1998 Firebird

1998 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 346ci/305hp 5.1 sec 13.4 sec @ 107.3 mph Motor Trend 9/97
Firebird Formula 346ci/305hp 5.3 sec 13.9 sec Car & Driver Jun 98
Firebird 346ci/305hp 5.4 sec 13.9 sec @ 103.2 mph Road & Track 1998 Sp & GT

1999 Firebird

1999 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/320hp 5.3 sec 13.5 sec Internet

2000 Firebird

2000 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am (WS6) 4.9 sec 13.4 sec Internet
Firebird 5.7L/305hp 5.4 sec 13.9 sec @ 103.3 mph Road & Track 2001 Sp>

2001 Firebird

2001 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am (WS6) 350ci/320hp 5.0 sec 13.5 sec @ 107.4 mph Motor Trend

2002 Firebird

2002 Pontiac Firebird Picture

Performance Engine 0 to 60 Quarter Mile Source
Firebird Trans Am 350ci/275hp 5.0 sec 13.6 sec @ 106 mph Internet