1996 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1996 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 50 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" 21 reviews
"power" 18 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"handling" 7 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews

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wolfy70 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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5

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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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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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Mike writes:
1996 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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Quicker than any stock GT, Soon to be Cobra worthy.

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Nothing

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96 Base Mustang, 4.6 Swapped, Yes Its Fast — The car is a base model 96. Came as a V6 car. A complete V8 swap was done by myself, from engine to rear end. The engine is a 2003 4.6 V8 from a Lincoln Town Car. Engine mods so far are slim, Cold air intake, shorty ceramic ford racing headers, BBK X pipe. It handles like a dream due to the strut tower brace borrowed from a 96 GT, Also a K member brace from a 02 GT vert. The front end really holds together well. Mods for this summer include eibach drop coils over Tokico blue shocks with 4way adjustable caster camber plates. Subframe braces and solid control arms to stiffen up the rear end of the car. A new engine will be used from a 03 Roush stage 2 mustang with a stage 2 clutch and flywheel to help handle the 150-200 hp Nitrous shot, not sure which way i'm going yet.

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

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Will writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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Sound, looks, nostaglia, smoke shows, drop-top

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on the highway or quater-mile track there are alot of cars that would eat this thing up.

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96 Gt — This car was hot to look at but it was a 96 and the first year of the new 4.6 liter. Basically the design was a little flawed and not thoroughly tested as it should be. In 98 the revised the intake which was most of the problem this brought the horsepower up another 15 from 215 to 230. In 99 when they changed the body style again the was more improvments to the engine and that brought horsepower up to 245. In 2001 it jumped to 265 and when the latest body style came in 2005 the horsepower was finally at a respectfull 300. Due to the heavy weight of the car (especially a convertible adds another 600 lbs) and the price tag of it when it comes to performance the mustang has almost always been in the back of the pack. But they have a certain nostaglia to them that makes the purchase worth while. They will always due what they were meant to do which is eat asphalt and spit burnt rubber. Besides most people don't buy cars with racing being there main concern...

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

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Aaron writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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Fun, fast, sexy

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tires cost alot, and it's very thirsty for gas

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Best Car Ever — This car is a BLAST. It takes off like a demon that 4.6 V8 really moves. It gets a little crazy on the corners when your on power but a very good handling car. As far as quality goes I seem to go through tires quickly :). I did however have to replace the radiator at 118500 miles. Gas milage isn't all that great and parts are on the more expensive side. Despite the cost to own I wouldn't get rid of this car for the world. Even if gas gets up $5 a gallon.

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dharrell writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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Everything

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Just a little noisy with top up

dharrell
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1996 Gt Convertible — Great power and handling. Just what I wanted to drive 3 or 4K a year. First convertible and its great. Fun to drive, performs well. No maintenance problems yet. Lover the wheels with the red Mustang on them.

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Alex writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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Easy to fix because parts are everywhere...  Not too bad on gas for a V8...

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plastic interrior...  

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Solid All-rounder Easy To Live With And Suitable For Most Needs... Good Weekend Car — Pulls great through all gears due to square torque curve. True muscle car feel without a lot of negative drawbacks

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jfa2840 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Review
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4

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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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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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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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