1996 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1996 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 56 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" 25 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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Displaying 21 - 30 of 56 1996 Chevrolet Camaro reviews.

Nathan writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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4

Pros

The appearance

Cons

I blew the engine

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Awesome Car For The Price — I like this car, but im changing out the engine so I haven't really gotten to take it out much. The exterior is beautiful and the interior is nice too, but the drive train needs fixed, hopefully in the next week

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Andrew writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Review
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4

Pros

sporty clasic

Cons

maybe mantainance

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Stylish And I Would Buy The New Camaro — Well i have wanted a American muscle car so rather then going with the ford mustang I wanted a camaro, It had good get up and go, did better on gas mileage then I thought. loved my T tops and the leather, great on a cool day

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

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Doug writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Base Review
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4

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Sweet Car

Cons

Ricers think they can keep up

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Love It...better With The V8 Though. — Great car... pretty fast v6 and very fun for a first car. I love the style of the exterior. It's very classy. It gets decent gas mileage and whips the asses of ricers... one problem, not a v8. I love it though.

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

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Chris writes:
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5

Pros

Excelent features, good performace, wonderful handling Exelent Torque numbers

Cons

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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Nic writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Review
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4

Pros

Super Fast   

Cons

Speeding tickets

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Not Practical — This car was extremely fast, extremely fun, a great car for a single guy, had the glass T tops, and nothing beats an SS camaro. Maybe Ill get it tattoed across my back.... wonder what veruka would say about that?

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

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Karen writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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5

Pros

fun, fast

Cons

stock diff

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Z28 1le — This car has nearly 400,000 miles on it as of summer 2009. I definitely can't complain about that, considering the minimum amount of motor work that's had to be done (head gaskets at 300K is it). It's an extremely fun car to drive, and gets reasonable mileage (20ish during DD, near 30mpg on highway trips). I love it. :)

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

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Shawn writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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5

Pros

performance and 6 speed tranny

Cons

lots of valve spring issues. needs upgrades

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Great Camaro — This is a great car if you are looking for power. it can get a little sticky when you are working under the hood because everything is just packed in there with little room to work with but other than that its a terrific car.

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

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Jocelyn writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Review
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5

Pros

stick shift, fun, sleek

Cons

chipped paint, only roof frame

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Fantastic First Car — it's very used, we spent 1000 on it origionally and have since fixed it up. it rattles and has some chips, but is reliable and fun to drive. the padding on the roof is gone so it's just the frame on top, but we're hoping to fix that soon. we had a new radio put in, too, and the speakers are fine, but not the greatest. we're hoping there won't be too many more repairs, because we've already replaced the clutch, brakes, and various tubes, and the engine runs well. all in all, i love it, and it's a great first car.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Drew writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro RS Review
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5

Pros

good performance, better fuel economy than many much weaker engines

Cons

none

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I Love It. — 3.8L V6 puts out approx. 200hp and I get approx. 35mpg with nothing more than CAI and new exhaust on it. Had to replace transmission but as long as you check that kind of stuff you'll do just fine with the 5 speed manual. gets up and goes quickly. I've outrun base V8 mustangs before. other than the transmission only things i've had to fix were the water pump and replaced a coil pack. and this is with 145k miles on it. I love it and use it on every long trip.

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Kyle writes:
1996 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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4

Pros

performance, handling, appearance

Cons

gas mileage, not a lot of space to work on engine

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Great Car — Car is a great ride. Performs fantastic. Appearance is sleek and attractive. No major repairs needed thus far. A good buy. There are no major repairs needed, only general maintenance. Great car to buy if looking for speed and fun.

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2012 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

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I love this car overall. The radio is unimpressive for reasons I listed above. The gas mileage isn't too bad, particularly on the highway. The trunk space is impressive considering it's a sports ca... Read More

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2011 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

Great Sports Car For The Money By bluboy10

23,000 miles and still as tight as day I bought it, no rattles, still handles and runs like new big chevy V8 gets great gas mileage on the highway. don't have any bad things to say about this car. ... Read More

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2010 Chevrolet Camaro Reviews

A Fun Classic Car By Billkim464

Great look, excellent dependability and a rush to drive..all the power you need without the gas sucking V8 of the SS, The 2LT RS just has a classic design and road feel. Gas mileage more than 27mpg o... Read More

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