1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Overview


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Avg. Price: $2,374
Base Coupe
13 national listings
2 national listings
LS Convertible
6 national listings
Z24 Coupe
3 national listings

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Average User Score

3.65 stars

Based on 48 reviews

More Pro Than Con by SMOKEinWYO
 — At first glance I wasn't very thrilled with the looks of this car. After looking at it for a while it grows on you, for me it took over in no time at all. When i first drove my Cavalier I wasn't th... Read More
Buy One by Bill
 — this car took the worst beating out of any of the cars I've owned. Ask anybody that knows me, they've all been for a ride in the cavy, that thing went more places off road than most peoples trucks hav... Read More
Its Fun To Drive by Mike
 — Well I need to do alot of work to it and it lacks alot in the performance area. It could use some paint, body work and some new audio equipment which is all the car will be. Its fun to drive and I enj... Read More

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Chevrolet Cavalier Questions


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System Theft Disable

96 cavalier system theft light is on car wont start or turn over but can be crossed started at the starter

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I Am The Owner Of A 1996 Chevy Cavalier And Have Replaced Thye Following Pa...

It also backfires when trying to start it sometimes. It maybe helpful to know that I was caught in a bad thuderstorm two days before my car start giving me problems. I am not sure if the rain or flood...

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Will A 1997 Z24 Motor And Tranny Fit In A 1996 Ls

I have a 1997 Z24 with a rusted out Frame and I have a 1996 LS with a bad motor. I was wondering if I could use the motor and tranny from the Z24 in my 96 LS

121 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
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Swapping 14" Rim For 15" Rim

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