Pontiac Firebird (2000) – Ultimate Guide


  • Starting in 2000, all Firebirds complied with California’s new LEV (low-emissions-vehicles) rules.
  • Two rear child seat tether anchors were added on all models.
  • The throttle linkage on all V-8-powered Firebirds was revised.
  • Both Formula and Trans Am models equipped with the WS6 Ram Air package sported new 17-in. alloy wheel rims.

Firebird coupe

  • Standard Firebird coupe equipment included
    • extensive acoustical insulation
    • dual front airbags
    • air conditioning
    • a black fixed-mast antenna at right rear
    • the brake/transmission shift interlock safety feature (with automatic transmission)
    • power four-wheel disc brakes with four-wheel ABS
    • the RPO L36 3800 Series II 200-hp SFI V-6 engine
    • cruise contol
    • electric rear and side window defoggers
    • Solar-Ray tinted glass
    • instrumentation including
      • electric analog speedometer
      • tachometer
      • odometer
      • coolant temperature indicator
      • oil pressure gauge
      • voltmeter and LED trip odometer
    • sport exterior mirrors (left-hand remote controlled)
    • a day/night inside rearview mirror with reading lamps
    • left-hand and right-hand covered visor vanity mirrors
    • a Delco AM/FM stereo ETA radio and cassette with
      • seven-band graphic equalizer
      • touch control
      • search-and-replace Delco theft lock
      • clock
      • seek up/down
      • remote CD prewiring
      • four-speaker coaxial sound system
    • reclining front bucket seats
    • four-way driver and passenger front seat manual adjusters
    • a rear two-passenger folding seat
    • a four-spoke sport tilt steering wheel with adjustable column
    • the PASS-Key II theft-deterrent system
    • tilt steering column
    • P215/60R16 touring tires with a high-pressure compact spare
    • the RPO MM5 five-speed manual transmission
    • controlled-cycle windshield wipers
    • bright silver 16 in. five-spoke cast aluminum wheels

Formula coupe

  • Formula models also included, in addition to or in place of the above
    • a power antenna
    • power door locks
    • power automatic sport mirrors with blue glass
    • a Delco 500-watt peak power Monsoon® AM/FM stereo with
      • CD
      • seven-band graphic equalizer
      • clock
      • touch control
      • seek up/down
      • search and replay
      • Delco antitheft lock
      • high-performance 10-speaker sound system in coupe or six-speaker sound system in convertible
      • HSS speakers and tweeters in doors
      • 6.5-in. subwoofers in sail panels
      • subwoofer amp
      • four speakers and tweeters in rear quarter panels
    • a leather-wrapped steering wheel with radio controls (including leather-wrapped shift knob and parking brake handle)
    • P245/50ZR16 speed-rated all-weather tires
    • power window controls with driver’s “express down” feature (requires power mirrors and door locks)

Trans Am

  • Trans Am models also included, in addition to or in place of Formula features
    • an audible content theft-deterrent system
    • remote keyless entry
    • a six-way power front driver’s seat








2000 Firebird Notes

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  • Top model year production for 2000
Ford   965,029
Pontiac  573,805
Chevrolet   547,294
Dodge  298,042
Lincoln/Mercury  282,292
Saturn  260,904
Oldsmobile   237,399
Buick   209,328
Cadillac   158,944
Chrysler   80,348
Plymouth   54,543
Acura   142,681

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