1996 GMC Sonoma User Reviews

1996 GMC Sonoma Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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Jason writes:
1996 GMC Sonoma 2 Dr SLE Extended Cab SB Review
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4

Pros

Hasn't died, and still going strong.

Cons

Its a small truck.  Gas milage is going down hill.

25

Good Little Truck. — Gets me from point A to point B then back to point A safely. Hasn't died on me yet. Was a great price back when I bought it. They want eleven more words, so I am just putting this in as filler.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mat writes:
1996 GMC Sonoma 2 Dr SLE 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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3

Pros

quick

Cons

small

25

Great — great lil pick up quick good to custamise and fun to drive i think its fast it gets like 15 miles to gallon good for a truck its a great truck to drive around town the interior of mine has good sound

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Autodefe7 writes:
1996 GMC Sonoma 2 Dr SLE Extended Cab SB Review
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4

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Good value for the age of it. I don't think it is coming off the road anytime soon.

Cons

Faulty sensors did affect driving.

Autodefe7
25

Love This Truck! — Excellent truck even at 530000km (330000miles). It has a faulty sensor that kicks the ABS system on which affects acceleration, but that is the only problem I have had. It is a great car to drive otherwise. The breaks squeak a little too. However, it works very well and I have yet to have a major issue with the truck. The previous owner did ALOT of work on it though, I got it for 1200 dollars which was good for what I paid.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Edward writes:
1996 GMC Sonoma 2 Dr SL Standard Cab SB Review
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5

Pros

It's not a Ford, It's American, and there are aftermarket parts everywhere for it.

Cons

The 4L60E stock likes to burn clutch packs.

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Great Little Truck For Doing Just About Anything You Need It To. — Great little truck as long as you don't get an automatic transmission (4L60E) with it... The 4 cylinder version sounds like a sewing machine motor once it gets old... But if you get the 4.3L V6 and a 5-speed transmission you're good to go... Excellent gas mileage all the way around, has great handling

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
1996 GMC Sonoma 2 Dr SLE Extended Cab SB Review
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K — its a good little truck. good gas mileage.. runs good. carries my derby car parts pretty well.. cant pull a lot so i gonna trade it for a bigger truck next yr. its fun to drive.. just wished it was bigger and 4x4. it runs good.. for a 4 cylindar

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1991 GMC Sonoma Reviews

As A First Car I Was Very Impressed By joejoes

my first ride, very impressed very fast got pulled over alot so a word to parents looking to buy there kids a first car just dont get it red unless you wanna keep tabs on them or they have a job to pa... Read More

It's A Good Truck To Get From Point A To Point B By Jeremy

performance is average. descent acceleration, good brakes and handling. it hasn't had any real major repairs. the appearance is average. the gas mileage is about average. gets up to 25 mpg. can be fun... Read More

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1992 GMC Sonoma Reviews

I Call It The Black Widow By mechanic1960

I love its looks, the way it handles and it gets 28 mpg on the highway. its extremely fun to drive. the interior has been completely redone. it has 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier front seats in it. It is ver... Read More

Well I Love It And It's 538 Outa 806 Made. By Josh

I like it because its really fast, and rare truck, and everything works which is surpriseing seein as how old it is but it drives and runs good. One thing i don't like is that theres no headliner, and... Read More

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1993 GMC Sonoma Reviews

A Very Deceptive Little Truck. A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing. By Claire

Bought this truck a few years ago to use around the farm. His towing capacity is awesome. I've had one round hay bale in the bed and a trailer on the back with another. Tows a 2 horse horse trailer wi... Read More

Badass By slimtim2012

This little truck is amazing. It has the 4.3L V6 and has a lot of get up and go. My truck was a beater, and still runs like hell. Its getting to the point of replacing components(like suspension, elec... Read More

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1994 GMC Sonoma Reviews

I'd Buy Another One By Matthew

one of my favorite vehicles i've owned. fun, cheap and throws some dual exhaust, interior, and some wheels and you've got a nice little cruiser. watch the frames on those though because they like to r... Read More

Blah By Justin

power is weak. quality seem alright.. its a cavalier with a box. looks alright for a 2wd. good on gas. fun factor is low i hate 2wd gets me from a to b and fits my dirt bike in the back Read More

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1995 GMC Sonoma Reviews

Probably A Good Truck When It Was New. By marine4life06

I bought this truck as a daily to and from work truck. I drove it for two years and gave it to my son for his high school truck. He just sold it a month ago after driving it for two years. For the $10... Read More

I Would Buy It Again By Chris

i like this truck. It is small yet cam carry large loads. I have a box cover that keeps the snow out. i bought it knowing it needs work , and i am happy knowing that it only needs little things not an... Read More

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