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1996 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 53 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" 23 reviews
"power" 20 reviews
"speed" 12 reviews
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"space" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"brakes" 3 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews

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Jason writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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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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Amanda writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Review
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4

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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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Chris writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Review
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Excelent features, good performace, wonderful handling Exelent Torque numbers

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Engine work is hard with location, turn radius is too wide, Doors are too long

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All American Fun — It's a great chasis for my project, 5-speed is fun, T-Tops make driving fun, If I have my way, it will soon have my 04 Cadillac CTS-V motor in it and I'll be able to use the Electronic throttle

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

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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

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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

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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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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:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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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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Brad writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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Fun! Fast!

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No room for golf clubs or other passengers

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Fun Car For A Single Guy Or A Couple Without Kids — The Z28... This car Rocks! With the LT1 motor, and 350hp... this car is/was a rocket. Gas milage wasnt the best, but when your having fun with the car, who cares. Handling is just as good as any other sports car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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