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
"ride" 10 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"quality" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"radius" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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Best Truck I have ever owned

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MPG

aa548098
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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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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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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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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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1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Ext. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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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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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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1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 2WD Review
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Sofa and TV

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Only seat two

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Bluechevy — Performance - acceleration, braking, handling? acceleration not so good - 4.3L V6, braking - awesome, handling - descent Build Quality - has it needed repairs? squeaks/rattles It has about 180,000 - Of course its gonna need repairs Appearance - both interior and exterior styling Different, one of a king baby, and rockin with a sofa Cost of Ownership - gas mileage, maintenance 15mpg about $110 a month on gas, reg maint, oil changes - done by owner Fun Factor - is this car fun to drive? I think so, its my truck. Would I recommend this car to a friend? No, cause then you'll have the same car as me.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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gorgeous

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nothing

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I Will Buy Another If I Can Find One As Nice Looking — This has been a great truck, although I have only had it for about 4 years I have done nothing to it. but maintenance. great looking in and out, performs as a good ol 350 pickup should. 200,000 miles on this old ride, lovin it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reg. Cab 6.5-ft. Bed 4WD Review
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4x4, big and lots of fun

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uses a lot of gas, cab corners will always rust very obviously

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I Give It A 8 Out Of Ten Many Good Qualities But The Rust And Mileage Are Downfalls — Its only a v6 so acceleration isnt anything great but the 4 wheel drive is amazing and have never had a problem with it. The cab corners are rusted as almost all are on this year of chevy pickup. Other than the rust the exterior is pretty average for the year the interior is nice however do not like that it is blue, truck is very fun to have in 4x4, gas mileage is a little better than i expected because it is a v6.

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

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Perfect — Build Quality: great Car Comparisons: better performance Performance: she loves it More About My Car: perfect truck

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1999 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Love It By Brandon

i love this truck best truck ive ever owned the 4x4 is awesome an the motor has tons of power an it has 322,000 miles an is still a beast goes great in the mud and climbing ill never get rid of my tru... Read More

My Silverado By parkerlewis02

Hoping this truck will last til the economy picks up and we can afford to buy new ones . There too expensive and cheaply made . I've had stuff break or stop working on this truck that just shouldn't b... Read More

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1998 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

My Oldest Having Truck Is Part Of The Family By Robert

jewels is a very good truck what she lacks in space makes up in speed and performance having over 600000 miles on her shre shows her age some but not like you think she is reliable and fast always... Read More

Powerful, Stylish, And Conveinent By dp11

The versatile vehicle I have ever owned. Whether I was hauling work gear to jobsites, or riding around town, this truck was a pleasure to drive. This is a sure American Classic Truck that is worth k... Read More

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1997 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Fun By mous0019

This truck has been great. I have had it nearly 20 years now and only use it in the summer. It is becoming a bit of a collectors item as the rest on this generation of trucks is wearing out. Read More

Eh, Its Ok By Johnathan

Dont like how much it costs me to drive it. Goes through brakes like crazy. After I hit 150k miles it started to cost more than my payment every month. I would not recommend anyone buy a Chevy truck f... Read More

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1995 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Awesom By 549385

I never thought I would own a truck. Choosing this one, made me appreciate another type of driving. --I have owned mostly sport cars and mostly convertibles. Also, I was never accused of driving 55. T... Read More

Champ :-) By ShawnSJLBJ

There is nothing about this car that i did not like. Leather seats, great interior room. It gets up and moves with some slight mods to the performance of the vehicle. It is a truck and i treat it like... Read More

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1994 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Reviews

Hard As A Rock By 1sickobs

ive always owned chevrolet pickups. i had to sell my 2006 6.0l 22 but at the moment i have a 94 manual 5.7 and it is very dependable. i also have a 2000 silverado i gave to my wife. it has over 200k m... Read More

Decent Work Truck By Jeremy

Its a pretty good truck. It has 239,000 miles on it, but it still runs just fine. I have to get new tires on it though, but that shouldn't be too bad. It doesn't have a radio in it right now, but ... Read More

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