1996 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 58 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 27 reviews
"power" 22 reviews
"speed" 13 reviews
"handling" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"space" 4 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews

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FBodyNation writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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5

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SB 350 and a 700r4 tranny

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None Its chevy!!

FBodyNation
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Its Definitely A Sleeper The Way It Is Now, Nothing Fancy About The Outside, But Has A 350 Swap. — I love this car i have had it for about 5 years now and it is always there for me. It has so much potential, and was the first car i did a full engine/tranny swap on. Super fun to drive and every body loves Catfish!

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

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MrMarcus59 writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible Review
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great car for that weekend stroll or that Sunday cruise, put the top down and have FUN, drove it to work for a week got 27mpg

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none

MrMarcus59
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A Car For Looks — well I only put 187 miles on it since I bought it, loved it but I didn't buy it to drive it (obviously), its one cool looking car, and Americans love their cars, loved the idea to cruise around with the top down, and in eastern Washington that can happen a lot, great cruising weather here.

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

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carlover187 writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Review
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4

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Pretty good handling, decent power for small V6,

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Engine is underpowered, interior could be nicer, handling response could be better

carlover187
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Pretty Good Performing Car Overall And Looks Good To. — This generation camaro is my favorite but it definitely has some flaws. The V6 is underpowered barely making over 200hp at 210. This camaro isn't meant to have a V6 option which is why it's underpowered in the V6. It does look nice though and it can get up to speed with the manual transmission. I've seen 0-60 times of 6.9 to 7.2 depending on the driver. Overall it's a nice affordable sports car and I really like them.

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

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jwibbens writes:
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Sporty & economical

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not much brute power

jwibbens
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Looks Good But Easy On The Pocketbook — Stylish looks and good handling in a package which is aesthetically pleasing. This car is fun to drive with the 5-speed and fools most people into assuming that it is much speedier than it actually is. It might not pass all the cars on the road but surely passes the gas stations.

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johnmatkinson1 writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Review
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5

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Great sounding:  Two on the Left (TOTL) exhaust.  Complete SLP factory set up.  

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Side mirrors do you no good because of the wide rear end.  Lack of storage

johnmatkinson1
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Awesome Slp — Love this car, truly a fun experience cruising around. Got the car from my father and I believe he was the 3rd owner. Amazing how good the paint looks, garage kept with car cover. Overall performance is pretty good from SLP; no mods yet but thinking about it!

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

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bowtiemotors writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Convertible Review
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Car is a real head turner. Lots of power along with looking sharp!

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Nothing

bowtiemotors
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Simply Sweet! — I like everything about this car from the color combination to the power of the LT-1 to the gas mileage on the Highway while cruising with the top down! Very fast acceleration, excellent top end (140+), smooth handling along with superior braking.

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nathan221432 writes:
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Fast street car with 420 rwhp

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8 miles to the gallon

nathan221432
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Money Pit — Its a sports car. It sounds good, runs fast, and the A/C works. The LT1 engine is a waist of time and money. LS is the only way to go, unless you have a turbo or supercharger. I cant get rid of this car because I have around $28,000 in it and the car only coast me $3,000 when I bought it. If someone offered 15,000 I would sleep on it.

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

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Dave writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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it is fast and handles excellent

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nothing

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Fast And Handles Like A Dream — 96 camaro with an LT1 auto leather interior 107000 on the body 50000 +/- miles on the motor I bought it from a friend and plan on selling soon to make room for an SUV This car has the 350 LT1 corvette motor somewhere around 320hp

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

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David writes:
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Love Camaros best sports car!

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Not a Thing

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Camaro — Dont want any other car. This car has everything you could want in a sports car and they (any year) just look mean as hell. We eat any tuner alive or any pony thats comes up next to it. Love it!

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

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Josh writes:
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It was fast and fun...a great car overall

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Head clearance took some getting used to and the hard plastics weren't very tasteful on such an otherwise great car

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