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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PROS
"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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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
155

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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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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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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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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1996 Ford Mustang STD Coupe Review
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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.

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its a mustang

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its my wifes

wolfy70
95

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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It is my facorite kind of car, i love it

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nothing

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Favorite — performance is good, acceleration well it is a 96 its not get up and go but it sure aint slow, braking is good, handeling is good. build quality is good, it has needed a few repairs a new roof due to wear and tear being a 96, no squakes and rattles appearence is good very nice looking car, gas mileage is okay 60.00 to fill depending where you drive its pretty good. it is a very fun car to drive

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

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Paid for.

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I have never driven a car that the driver has to correct when going thru a curve.

windspirit1
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Dislike. — First Ford even owned, thought the name would live up to the talk. I have owned this Ford for approx.m5 months and it has been on a roll-back 6 times. I have owned Chevys in the past, with positive outcome wit preformance, style, comfort and maintanance. And my loyal Jeep Cherokee, 1995 model.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1996 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Review
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Fast

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rocked
95

Mustang Sally — Fun, well handling car. Put the top down on a warm sunny day and push the gas to make her go! This car has 60,000 original miles and drive like a dream. Very well taken care of and will be in the family for a long time.

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

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Great looking well balanced car.

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tops leak on them kinda bad,

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Great Car Would Recommend To Others. — After i spent about a grand worth of performance parts it turned into a alright daily driver. It was a 5 speed car so it did ok on gas mileage. The car was a blast to drive with the top down.

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