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1996 Geo Prizm Overview


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4 Dr LSi Sedan
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $2,725
4 Dr STD Sedan
Avg. Price: $3,335

Geo Prizm Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
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#2 Nick Keith
Nick Keith
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Average User Score

4.85 stars

Based on 5 reviews

Geo Prizm 1996 by paloma
 — This is an excellent car..great on gas(over 32 miles to the gallon on highway and 26 miles in the city). It does have great response, excellent manuverability (360 degree turn from one point) ma... Read More
96prizm by Ryan
 — 96 geo prizm... 96 toyota corolla with Geo badging great car fo the price.. (usually dirt cheap) TOyota drive train toyota body car will really last forever as long as its properly maintained. 227k m... Read More
Very Good by Chris
 — Performance: its slow but its just because of the 1.6L engine. but plans to drop in the 1.8L engine and turbo it. This car is my first car and still is my main commuter. I love this car. Tank is his ... Read More
Looking for a Used Prizm in your area?
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Geo Prizm Questions

Brittney Postell

My 1996 Geo Prizm Will Not Turn Over I Lost Speed Then All Of A Sudden It D...

i have a 5 speed 1996 geo prizm that when i was driving i felt like my 1st and 2nd gear was hesitating but then i hit 5th gear and the gas pedal went down half way and started losing speed fast when...

52 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Why Does My 1996 Geo Prezm Shake Or Vibrate When The Air Conditioning Is On...

It drives pretty well but it just vibrates loud and shakes a little? Can you tell me whats wrong?

150 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Why Wont My Car Start?

My 96 Geo prizm will not start. We replaced the alternator. Had it checked out it was bad. Worked okay for 2 or 3 days then it would not turn on. We replaced the battery. Again, it worked for 2 or 3 d...

1,154 views with 6 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

3 Speed Automatic Transmission Will Not Shift Gears.

My girlfriend recently bought a 1996 geo prizm, we drove it about 200 miles from where we bought it to where we live.. everything worked fine. I went to autozone and bought new belts, plugs, plug wire...

2,176 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)

What Would You Sell It For

I have a 1996 Geo Prizm. My mechanic thinks it needs transmission work. I am not willing to have the trans pulled. I want to sell. It has close to 185,000 miles. Timing belt changed out a little ...

327 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)