1996 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 55 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: 4.5 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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PROS
"ride" 24 reviews
"power" 21 reviews
"speed" 13 reviews
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"handling" 10 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"space" 4 reviews
"interior" 3 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews

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Jason writes:
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Torque, Handling, stlying

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Fuel ,milege

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Fun ... 5 Out Of 5 — Great drifter. Lots of torque with exceptional hadling. Built Chev tough with minimal upkeep as long as the driver doesn't really raw-hide the car. Stlyish exterior with an average but functional dash which wraps around the driver for a real sports car feel. As expected the fuel milege is not so great but it makes up for it in grins.

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Matt writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Review
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Its a Camaro

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Its Awesome. — I love my Camaro. There's nothing like flying down the highway in a legendary American muscle car with the T-Tops off and the radio blasting the classic rock. She's got 135,000 miles and running stong. I wouldn't want to drive anything other than a Camaro.

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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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Amanda writes:
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Believe it or not, this car is great for hauling when you put the back seat down.  Have hauled 2x4s, decorative bamboo tree about 6' tall, as well as many other larger items

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Difficult to park with the extra-long doors/nose

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Timeless Style — Mine is a V6 and definietly has enough power for daily driving. Overall somewhat comfortable seats, very reliable, few problems. Just passed 158K miles and going strong. Recently replaced water pump, battery, plug/wires. Burns a little bit of oil which is completely normal for a car of this age/miles. Never been in an accident (knock on wood!), no major issues at all, well-loved and taken care of. Thinking of selling to get a small pickup such as S10, mostly because the other cars have very limited truck space.

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Christopher writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Review
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4

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comfortability and ride

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not enough room to top the car out

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Great Car Needs A Super Charger!!! — Great car cause it has a 6 speed. if you have the auto then it is no good on gas millage. the start of the line is great but the traction could be better. get strut bars before anything if your going to be driving it like i do.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jake writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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Sporty fast car.

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Optispark, gas mileage

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Excellent Racing Car. — Quick car. Not the best looking, but doesn't matter to me. Beats Mustangs, Fact. Gets alright gas mileage, usually 14-18 mpg around the city. Very fun car to drive, also has excellent handling. I would recommend this car to anyone.

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

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jwibbens writes:
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3

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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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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

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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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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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2011 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

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