1996 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1996 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 52 reviews

  • Performance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 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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"ride" 22 reviews
"power" 19 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"handling" 9 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews

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Frances writes:
1996 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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surprisingly economic 30mpg

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i would avoid this car

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My Experience Of A V6 Stang — It great to have something different a good head turner in traffic. Got good handling and power but its only the V6 model can't wait to try a V8. Good MPG does the sames s a 1.8 Vectra I've tested it.

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Paw_fordman writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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Nice power, with decent fuel economy. Definitely not a family car, but that's ok, my kids are grown.

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Red, cant stand red.

Paw_fordman
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Fun — Have no dislikes. Car is lots of fun, and economical also. I like the safety of how well it handles, and accelerates, as well as the economy. Easy to modify, parts readily available, and reasonable costs to upkeep make it an all around good car.

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Andrew writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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Everything !

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nothing

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Awesome Car ! — I am very proud to own this car as it is my first mustang. This car is very fun to drive. I would recommend this car to anyone ! I plan on taking great care of this car. I love my mustang !

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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DeLano writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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cup holder

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Great Alround Car — Great fun to drive, tons of power! •Performance - acceleration -10, braking - 10, handling -10 •Build Quality - 10 squeaks/rattles none with over 125k miles on it! •Appearance - both interior and exterior styling are fine with me. could use more cup holders but the fixed that with later year models. •Cost of Ownership - gas mileage- its not a hybrid, but is good on highway driving, maintenance- low cost, parts are easy to find and fix! •Fun Factor - Very fun to drive!

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

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wolfy70 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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its a mustang

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its my wifes

wolfy70
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Awsome — I just love this car.we drive it everywhere and has never left us stranded. she has been very reliable. she does fantastic on long trips and short ones. my wife picked this car out on the car lot and we both just fell in love with her

Primary Use: Family transportation

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PNY_RDZ writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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It's a Mustang!!  I think Ford did a nice job with the curves on this series.  It looks and sounds great - although I still needed to do some 'tweaking'!  Having had a '96 Coupe prior to this, the handling was vastly improved with the GT.

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Seat rail length could have been longer (I'm 6'2").  Stiffer cornering - it still suffers from some under steer.  More power - this car should have been beefier in the pony-plant, something I'm rectifying now!

PNY_RDZ
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Love This Car! — Significant look and handling improvements over previous models. Power is a little lacking - could have used another 50 horses. Drives well, corners well, brakes well. Front seats could use more rail to go back further with no rear-seat passengers. The rear spoiler adds needed rear aesthetics.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jfa2840 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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It looks great, sounds great, fun to drive. It is always fun to get in and drive around. The teenagers I have do not want me to part with it.

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We've maintained it well. It had some squeaks and they were lose bolts in the chassie. Got those tightened up and now no squeaks. Burns the amount of oil you would expect from a car with this many miles, but not a issue.

jfa2840
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A Very Fun To Drive Car. — With five speed transmission the acceleration is great. The custom exhaust system makes it all that more fun to drive. Braking is great with four disc brakes. Handles great. Feels very smooth at highway speeds. The car is always a thrill to drive.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Cody writes:
1996 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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Its Color

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its a ford

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My Mustang — I love my car even though it doesn't preform the best or look pretty right now. Its fun to drive most of the time. It only has the V6 in it so its affordable to drive. The body is shot and i hope to re-do it soon.

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

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Sebs96GT writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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Love this car!!!!!!!!

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Fuel Economy!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sebs96GT
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Not A Practical Car But Its A Blast!!!! — This is my everyday driver with many mods to make it a little more fun, In my opinion you have to make these cars a part of your personality so what you add to it just makes them more enjoyable to the owner. Not everyone may agree but its your baby enjoy it!!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Wayne writes:
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Very fun car

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The suspension could be better

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Great Year Mustang — This is a very nice car. I have headers and a true dual exhaust on it. Also installed a cold air intake. I get 29 MPG and the sound of a GT. Very fast. I leave all 1999-2004 models in the dust.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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