1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 User Reviews

1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"power" 13 reviews
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"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"quality" 3 reviews
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"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"radius" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
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aa548098 writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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4

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Best Truck I have ever owned

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MPG

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My 1996 Chevy 1500 Z71 — Overall a fantastic work truck. Has been very reliable, and handles farm work well. Back seat for adults is barely a seat, but works in a pinch. Towing and hauling are excellent. I would highly recommend this truck to anybody.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Brad writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab W/T 6.5-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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Simplicity, Fuel Economy

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Underpowered

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White Truck — Don't mind the V6, surprising quick with the 5 speed. Mostly used as a daily driver, and helpful when moving in and out of school, payload pretty average. Parts are cheap and most everything is easy to do yourself. Get low twenties for gas mileage up to 25 if mostly highway driving. Usually get 21 combined.

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dempcey writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 8-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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Power & protection. Real metal, no fiber glass whatsoever: A "tank" in it's own rights.

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With great power and defense there is always a cost and it is the gas station.

dempcey
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Strong — The only thing I don't like is the dash, I don't like having to "go round" the gear shifter to get to radio, lighters, cigarette tray, etc etc. If Chevy would have stuck to the old body type and improved the interior to let's say a 2002 model it would be 10 stars.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Andrew writes:
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huge

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gas milege

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El Monster — As you can see the garage has my chevelle and camaro in it, well you cant see the but hey w/e I love this truck so much, i drive this more then the camaro, its really fun to drive, and go off road

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David writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 8-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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This is a 1996 Long bed truck.  Been very dependable for the last 3 years for hauling various things.  It has a 4.3 liter v6 with a 36 gallon fuel tank.  

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The old truck has a few dings and issues.  I have done a lot of maintenance to her but she still needs some TLC.  Lots of minor leaks, some front end issues that need attention

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My Work Horse — I love the overall dependability of the truck. It is s simple truck with no bells and whistles, but she needs some lovin. She's never left me stranded, it just may have more wrong than I can handle right now.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Burson5 writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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Truck looks and feels great.  Drives awesome and is tough looking. Has hauled anything I have tried.

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Gas mileage is tough on trucks.  I still get 18 MPH which is more than most trucks on the road.

Burson5
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Sweet Z71 Chevy Silverado — I have thoroughly enjoyed owning this truck! It is powerful, aggressive, and useful in every way. The mechanical systems operate very well and maintenance costs are low. I feel safe in this truck all the time. I always feel in control and have a blast driving it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Branden writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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Good truck, keeps going, tow just about anything

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Gas mileage isn't too bad but definitely not great about 19 to 20 mpg

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Awesome Truck — Its a 96 and I've yet to have any real issues with it. Some minor things but thank God it has been a real Chevy and kept going...

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mixerman writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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5

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good miliage,handles well good all around truck

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not a v8

mixerman
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Great Truck — i love chevy truck i do perfer v8 but the vortec v6 is a pretty good motor gets good miliage and fairey stong motor wise has all the things u would need in a truck for the motor size great truck

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tom writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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I love the look of it, the handling and the sound!

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I don't like the Turning radius or the cost of replacement parts.

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Amazing — I absolutely Love my truck! It handles great but the turning isnt the best. The acceleration is okay but what do you expect with a diesel? The custom paint job really brought out the trucks beauty! It used to be straight white but with the black everywhere, it really enhances the look of it all. This truck gets excellent mileage for being a diesel. 22 Town/ 28 HWY! And overall, it is really fun to drive. With the 4" exhaust, you can really hear the Turbo spool up and it just sounds awesome!

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Corey writes:
1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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its a chevy

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none

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Awesome — i love this truck and would recommend it to anyone who likes a good driver and can take it wheeling on the weekends. this truck is easy to modify and spare parts are everywhere and cheap you just have to look.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1988 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

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It has wonderful power, and good handling. It has wonderful build quality, american built. It has a sleek exterior. The gas mileage is horrible, but on the other hand it is an older truck. And I fin... Read More

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1989 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Love At First Sight By Trucky13

Though this truck has given me quite a few scares and cost me a pretty penny I wouldn't trade it for the world. It is a big old beast and I can see over the top of cars and most other trucks. It IS a ... Read More

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1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Silverado By Tommi

very nice silverado. this is a mark industries custom. i traded this with the '96 t-bird when we bought ourselves a house. i used this chevy as a daily driver and i hauled cargo with it. the 350tbi en... Read More

Love At First Burnout. By John

Loved it. Not a single complaint. Paid $300 put about $800 into it and it ran great until I was cut off and t-boned a car. The stars I gave it were for the truck as it was not a comparison to any othe... Read More

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1991 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Comfortable Roomy For All 4x4 Battle Wagon By dogmanaev

Overall its a great truck especially with all the stuff we all think we need to drag along with us wherever we want to go..Also if the going gets tough it is able to deal with it with out haveing to g... Read More

Ageless By Widman350

this truck honestly will last forever, give it basic care and you can easily take it to a quarter million miles. Look on the roads and you still see a crapload of this truck driving around, and nowher... Read More

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1992 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

What Can't My Truck Do. By REDNECKHIGHRIDA

I am having a full paint job on it. I have a Rough Country 4 Inch lift on it, so the ride is good. No noises except its loud engine, and exhaust. I had it in my garage for about a year before I starte... Read More

Workhorse By rcat59776

I use this truck mainly for plowing. I love the truck and it's reliability. I don't like the fact that the body panels rust so quickly though, even when I take good care of it. Other than the vibratio... Read More

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