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  All Makes | 2 Door Convertible Trans Am | Pontiac | Firebird | 1998

1998 Pontiac Firebird 2dr Conv Trans Am

Body Style2 Door Convertible Trans Am
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
EPA ClassificationSubcompact
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)74.5
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F525
Maximum Capacity (amps)102
Brake System
ABS System4-Wheel
Brakes FrontYes
Brakes RearYes
Rear disc brake rotor diameter x thickness (in)11.9 x 1.02
Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)11.8 x 1.27
Type of BrakesPower
Drive Train
Displacement (CC)5.7L/346
EPA Fuel Economy Est (MPG)18
Final Drive Ratio2.73
Fuel Capacity (gal)15.5
Fuel SystemSFI
Horsepower @ RPM305 @ 5200
Hwy EPA Fuel Economy Estimate (MPG)24
Torque @ RPM335 @ 4000
Total System Capacity (qts)11.8
Transmission Speeds4
Transmission TypeAutomatic w/OD,
Transmission Type Description Line 2Electronic
Type of EngineGas V8
Base Curb Weight (lb)3582
Overall Length (in)193.8
Overall Width (in)52.4
Wheelbase (in)101.1
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Liftover Height (in)35.1
Trunk Volume (cu ft)12.9
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in)37.2
Hip room front (in)52.8
Leg room front (in)43.0
Passenger Volume84.0
Seating capacity - Standard4
Second seat head room (in)35.3
Second seat hip room (in)44.4
Second seat leg room (in)28.9
Second seat shoulder room (in)55.8
Shoulder room front (in)57.4
Front suspensionw/Coil Springs
Ground Clearance (in)4.4
Rear shock absorber diameter (mm)36
Rear stabilizer bar diameter (in)0.75
Rear SuspensionSalisbury Axle
Rear suspension type line 2w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter (mm)46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (in)1.18
Track Front60.7
Track Rear60.6
Tires and Wheels
Rear tire sizeP245/50ZR16
Rear wheel size (in)16 x 8
Rear wheel typeAluminum
Spare tire sizeT135/60R16
Spare wheel size (in)16 x 4
Dead Weight Hitch-Max. Tongue Load100
Tow Capacity Standard1000
Turning Radius
Lock to Lock Turns2.28
Steering Diameter Left40.1
Steering Diameter Right40.6
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