1979 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1979 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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PROS
"power" 11 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"beautiful car" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews
"light" 2 reviews

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sexy, sporty,

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If You Can Afford One, Get One! — Best year camaro ever made. Suspension was great stock and still is. Performance suffered due to the oil crisis in the late 70s, but the motors respond very well to performance parts. I love mine, and I will never sell it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Everything even mpg is good 19city18hw

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Nice 1979 Camaro — Big Block 454 ..... 1979 camaro rebuit with my dad when i was 5 back in 1980 .. Fun to drive ,allways get look at, fast. Allways a fun car to drive. Its loud and never gets turned down.. this car domanates

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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American classic

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nothing

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Last Of True Breed — It was fun to drive, turned heads, and for being stock she was fast with just a few modifications. It didn't cost much to keep her running compared to computer cars of today. She was my baby and everyone knew her when we hit the road.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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boils the tires

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don't pass that gas station

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Fast!!! — 454 tunnel ram, cragar ss's, to loud to get the women though, about 5 mpg, eats little ricers, cost of ownership alot, always needs rear tires, hard to see around the tunnel ram in town, makes the cops follow me.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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It's just a beautiful car inside and out

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Harder to find replacement parts

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Its A Great American Car — Great car if your into old cars like this one. Runs well with no major problems. The car has a great feel and is so much fun to drive. This car also gets a lot of compliments and plenty of awe-struck stares.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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fun to drive

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gas mileage ratio sucked

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Loved It — Big block V8 with dual overhead cams, kick ass muffler system even with the catalytic, rode 5 easily and comfortably, slap stick shifter, hugged the road like there was no tomorrow. Loved this white baby. She's queen of roads! Yeah

Primary Use: Family transportation

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the persistent massage from the engine roaring

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low turn control and very very long hood

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It's A Rush And A Plast To Drive — this car is raw power that you feel all over your body, from the minute you turn the key to the feeling of weightlessness you feel when you're taking your car over the threshold of safety at over 270 km h. What a rush.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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the low end power

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blind spots

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1979 Camaro — the 1979 camaro has more to offer then its looks. the sleek body lines gives it the ability to be a beautiful car. performance wise it wasnt the best out of the factory but with simple modifications and very little money the car can be fast.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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The body style

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the light back end and fuel consumtion

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!979 Silver Camaro — The Camaro Has been part of my family since it was bought off the lot in 1979 by my mother! The car is pretty much all original except now we put a deck in this summer, (The A.M radio just wasn't cutting it LOL ) Hopefully by this summer we want to start the rebuilding of the car (the old lady needs a face lift, as i tell my mother) The car handles very well in the summer time when its nice and dry out, but for having such a light back end you would assume there are a lot of fish tailing in the rain.

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it's true american muscle

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6 cylinder loves petrol lol

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250 Camaro — this is one of my favorite cars its currently being restored and is powered by a 250ci s6. its a great drive and is sure to stick you to your seat every time it takes off. this year mode was one of the first to incorporate aerodynamics with muscle cars and introduced chevy to the in-line 6 cylinders.

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