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1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra User Reviews

1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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"speed" 6 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Displaying 1 - 10 of 12 1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra reviews.

Mystic96 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

Pros

Fast and fun

Cons

Not a family car

Mystic96
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She Is A Beast — I like everything about SVT performance power style and exclusivity the funnest car I have ever owned and I would buy another in a heartbeat would reccomend this model to any motorhead not a Granny car unless your Granny is Cha Cha Muldowney!

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

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BEVA53 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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4

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Great car to drive.  A lot of fun and it gets looks everywhere I go.

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In 1996 305HP was a lot of power but somewhat tame by today's standards.

BEVA53
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A Great Looker — It has been a great car for me and my kids to take out on a Sunday afternoon for a cruise. Top down, it is a great feeling. My second convertible and I think that they are awesome. I have owned the car for a decade and it has required very few attention. It just drives and drives and drives.

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

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Justin writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

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Show stopper, really turns heads

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its is very hard to repair the origional paint if you get in an accident. The repacement paint does not have the shine and boldness that the origional has

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I Miss It — It was a fun car to have, the Mystic really was a show stopper. Relieable and had decient power, but its main job was to look good. I would like to have anouther one, or the second generation of it, the 2004 Mystic Chrome.

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

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btowry writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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5

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beautiful fast,sexy exterior

Cons

interior could be cooler to match exterior

btowry
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I Wanted One Sa Soon As I Saw And Read About Them — Build quality is excellent, convertible top works great,rear suspension is stiff,but the power and attention is more than worth it,bought it new,avg.20 mpg,no problems at 51,500 miles,they could have jazzed the interior more along with sportier seats.

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

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Craig writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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crazy fast.

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stiff clutch.

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The Only Car For Me. — great performance, and handling. it does have a stiff clutch that makes it a bit tough to get used to, but with daily driving can be picked up within a week. its built like a ford. if your a ford fan then u would know what that means. overall its a great eye grabber. with not to many seen its sure to turn heads and snap necks. the gas mileage is not shabby but with a sports car its not great. and if one were to own this car i would not be at all concerned about the gas. its a Sports car. maintenance is a bit of a drag if u dont know what u r doing. but with all sports cars, if u buy it, chances are u love it, and know it. the fun factor is without a doubt A+. just know that if u disrespect the car, it will let u know quickly.

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

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Josh writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Great car

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needs a blower

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Kick Ass — Its a great car that looks and performes great. Has tons of power and the appearance is awsome. The leather interior is comfortable and well made. Handleing is very responsive and carves corners like its on rails. I love this car.

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

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Josh writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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Stylish and fast

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none

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Perfect 1st Car For Me. — Has great acceleration for being almost stock, turns and stops on a dime. Needs only minor repairs. The gas needle is alittle off and the front right rim rattles alittle bit. Otherwise thats it. Very comfortable seats with a sleek interior. A great performance car.

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David writes:
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ALL

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Paint is expensive and hard to get right.

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1996 Mystic Cobra Mustang — Mystic Paint that changes color when looking at it. Only 1999 produced. Has only 65,000 orig miles. I have never seen another set of rims like these! I traded for this one title for title on a 1969 Mustang Coupe that I had restored/modded.

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Matt writes:
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Fast, fast, fast.

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Live rear axle makes at-the-limit handling over uneven pavement VERY unpredictable :-(

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Faster Than A Speeding Bullet In A Straight Line...don't Try To Turn Quickly — A street drag racer that chews up current Mopar and GM offerings easily but not build to turn or stop quickly.

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Sean writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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quick, good rear, good motor, good fo s/c

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transmission and the pistons and rods

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Very Nice, No Major Problems — Very nice, never left me stranded, decently fast, loves superchargers, looks awsome

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2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

A Dream Car For Most By 04myticvert

If you have ever wanted a fast, rare, reliable car with a back seat, but as fast as a corvette; This is the car for you! Everytime I stop to get fuel, many people approach asking details and if it was... Read More

Love The Car For The Price. There Are Many Available With Low Miles. Cant Beat The Terminator! By 331windsor

The motor is indestructable and is capable of big power gains with little effort or money. The only downside is the IRS. Great looking car with a big reputation is the racing world. Throw on a whip... Read More

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2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Wicked !!!! By shelbyblue61

I love the car, the engine puts out around 550HP so traction can be tricky at times. Still working on removing some of the race suspension parts. I plan on reinstalling the rear seats at sometime. Ove... Read More

Best Mustang Ever By cobrakid21

Every time that I drive it, it is impossible to not smile when I step on the gas. Every single drive is fun and I cherish every moment that I have to drive the car. The supercharger whine never gets o... Read More

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2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Fast But High Maintanance By jbright1486

I love the car I just hate ford lol but overall it has great power and handeling especially on take off fuel economy sucks but hey its a high horsepower car so what do you expect. by no means a daily ... Read More

Fantastic Car By Robert

The performance is great. From the moment you turn the key and hear the growl of a great throttle note, you can tell this car has power. Acceleration is fantastic - even in 5th gear at 70 mph, plent... Read More

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2000 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Mean On Road By Maina

am able to make it do 0-60 in 5sec. its got excellennt brakin and hanling.drifting is quite comfy. till now no major repairs done.quite a dull black interior but the exterior is jus wat makes me luv i... Read More

Its Fast And Nice By Bren

everything it is a gas hogger byt i love it had it since i turned 18 . its really fast. it cost me 2000 for it its an awesome car to drive . its nice and quick for me .i love it Read More

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1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Headturner! By RioRedVert

Acceleration, handling, and braking is amazing. A very fun car to drive with the top down in the sun! This car is very easy to drive even though it comes from the factory with 320hp! This car is a ... Read More

Uhhh By John

Short review for now. Car has good low end power. Not much traction with OEM 245/45/17 tires. The 4 valve 4.6 pulls strong to the higher than usual almost 7k redline as opposed to the 2 valve 4.6. ... Read More

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