1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra User Reviews

1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 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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MattB9 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

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This car is made for speed and a good time. It is a major head turner looks good drives good... I love it.

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If you're looking for a family car this is not the car for you. This is a sports car made to be driven

MattB9
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Bad@$$ — This is a wonderful car I feel so lucky to have one. It's somehow a sports car mixed with a comfortable inside. I mean the seats are more comfortable than my wife and my daily own car. The rush when you start her up feel and hear the rumble of the engine and push in the racing clutch is awesome and then she takes of smooth and fast. God I love this car.

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BEVA53 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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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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Mystic96 writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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5

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Fast and fun

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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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Coley writes:
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power and straight axel

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Gas mileage

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Badass Fun — had two of these exact years. It was a 4.6 S/C 32 Valve OHC making about 420HP. It was fast as hell. I loved this car and it retrospect regret getting rid of it. When it game to gas mileage tho it was bad, Real bad. Mainly because I beat the hell out of it. You woudlent wanna sit in the back. No comfy.

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Justin writes:
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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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Josh writes:
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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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btowry writes:
1996 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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beautiful fast,sexy exterior

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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:
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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:
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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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1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

94 Svt Cobra By Ramman05

This cobra was pretty cool. Bright red color, huge 5.0L engine, last year in 94 to make the 5.0 in the SN95 body. Exhaust was sporty and loud. DEEP growl and delivered huge torque with the slightest p... Read More

Might As Well Have The Cobra By cdsmith_2002

The Cobra has some nice factory upgrades but it is not a must have package. The additional power and engineering is not tremedous. The biggest upgrade in my opinion is the larger brakes. The 94-95 ... Read More

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1995 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Lots Of Power In A Stylish Look By mustangmel

Flow master muff is a little loud, but that's not always a bad thing. Handles great, love shifting those gears. When their warm the ten inch back tires hook up great. Continually remind myself to go s... Read More

You Want One Of These... By Thomas

The all American muscle car. Best car built by Americans for Americans. if you don't buy one of these cars you are as stupid as my ex-wife....... dont fight it go buy it. if your are looking for a gr... Read More

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1997 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Just Bought Today And Am In Love By Daniel

Love at first sight is a real thing I found out today when I took what is now my 97 cobra svt on a test drive. I drove it out of the lot and just drove easy and it was very comfortable then I said im... Read More

Hot Rod With Class By 1997cobraguy

1997 cobra ..great little car... good power handling and speed,, has a Euro look unlike 2005 and up mustangs that is more inline with the 67 fastback model. I would have made this car a 2 seater with ... Read More

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1998 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Cobra By dzammti4

Fell in love with this car the moment I saw it. It is a beautiful, fun car that always attracts attentions and compliments. You wont be disappointed if you pick one of these up. The convertible is gr... Read More

Modern Muscle Car. Great Power, Handling And Style. By beaugranbois

Car has great styling, and performance from the factory, this one has about every performance part you can get for it. Great gas mileage for the amount of power, comfortable front seats, fun to drive ... Read More

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1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Reviews

Very Responsive Useable Convertible By Josephuus

I love the styling of my cobra. I owned a 1966 mustang 2+2 and every since that car I have loved the mustang style and genre. I am 65 and my wife and I love to weekend trip with it. There is very ... Read More

Fast Fun What A Mustang Is Really All About By rogerhtc28

great car,nice v8 rumble and torque to go with the looks. I would reccomend this car as a weekend car more then a daily driver to most people. I really was suprised how the highway mpg are up in the ... Read More

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