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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Overview


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1 national listing
Avg. Price: $4,150
Base Convertible
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $6,927
8 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,645
RS Convertible
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,017
21 national listings
Avg. Price: $7,063
Z28 Convertible
Avg. Price: $9,840
Z28 SS
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,017
Z28 SS Convertible
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $7,000

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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

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1996 Chevrolet Camaro

The 1996 model brings with it some additional options as well as some newly standardized equipment. The 3.8-liter V6 engine that was optional in the 1995 models is standard in the 1996 base model, and the Z28 had its 5.7-liter V8 enhanced to 285 horsepower (305 in the SS). 1996 also brought the new RS package with a lower-body aerotrim and a three-piece spoiler.

As always, the Camaro's big engine is what distinguishes it from other sports cars--especially those in its price range where it remains unmatched in value. Alloy wheels with painted surfaces add a sleeker look to the pony car. A variety of packages were available to sport up the look of the car, as well as to add some nice features, such as more engine power, traction control, and remote keyless entry.

Pluses of the Camaro included super-responsive steering and agility in the turns. The Camaro also is considered by many to be extremely dominant over the Ford other words, Camaros kick Mustangs butt.

Minuses of the Camaro include a failure to adhere to slippery roads (especially in winter) and a lack of passenger and cargo room.


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1996 Chevy Camaro Fuel Pump Was Replaced But New Fuel Pump Will Not Run

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I Have A 1996 Camaro Rs With A V6 3800. I Had The Oil Pan And Gasket Replac...

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Hey everyone... I own a 1996 Camaro 3.8L and i was planning on making the swap for an ls7 or really and other motors capable of pumping out 500 HP + on pump gas ... I was just wondering if anyone had ...

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I Have A 96 Camaro Z28 And The Water Level Sensor Keeps Coming On. But When...

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My Abs Inop Light Came On And Stay On. How Can I Get It To Go Off?

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