1996 Geo Prizm User Reviews

1996 Geo Prizm Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 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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PROS
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"reliable car" 2 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews

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Familia writes:
1996 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan Review
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5

Pros

Looks sweet and runs great for the year that it is

Cons

When driving at fast speeds the rpm's seem a little bit to high

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Little Evo — I love how it only takes a few dollars of gas to fill up and also the fact that it is running great hasn't gave me any problems since I bought it from another private party. Sucks that its salvaged but still for a salvaged Car its pretty neat

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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wildman0611 writes:
1996 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan Review
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Pros

Easy handling, through traffic.

Cons

Not enough power

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Good Economical Family Car — The car does not cost a lot of money to maintain, and Its great on gas. Easy mobility in traffic, and looks decent. Only downfall? The car is lacking power, but this is what you get when you need economy. But if you could put up with a little noise and a little less power you have got a winner.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Biplesh writes:
1996 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan Review
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good exterior, reasonable mileage, good handling

Cons

high maintainence cost

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Geo Prizm — Performance: Durability, handling Build Quality: Yeah, it has needed plenty of repairs Appearance: Good exterior style...so so interiors Cost of ownership: Gas mileage about 15 miles per gallon Fun factor: Pretty fun to drive. students can rely upon this car because of its high mileage, durability and style.can have a smooth drive in interstates or freeways as well

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paloma writes:
1996 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan Review
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very low maintenance costs

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none

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Geo Prizm 1996 — 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) ...no major repairs in the first 7 years. I own this car now 12 years. It has 140,000 miles and still running great! In the last 5 years repaired just brakes, bought new tires, changed muffler and exhaust pipe (due to corrosion in Ohio winters). Interiors Ok, not great...excellent A/C...no troubles at all... Its basically a Toyota Corolla engine...so low maintenance cost...would recommend this car to anyone to buy... Pros — excellent fuel consumption...and looks sweet too Cons — none; perhaps a little bit more power.

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Chris writes:
1996 Geo Prizm 4 Dr STD Sedan Review
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Reliable, good on gas, and cheap to repair

Cons

lack luster on acceleration

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Very Good — 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 name haha.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
1996 Geo Prizm 4 Dr LSi Sedan Review
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MIleage, Reliability, Build Quality, Price

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Rust. Power

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96prizm — 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 miles and still going strong. not the fastest or prettiest car but hey what do you want its a geo. rides great gets 30mpg on the automatic. and cheap to fix.

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1990 Geo Prizm Reviews

The Cheapest Cheap Car That Never Fails. By Kyle

This just a Toyota Corolla with Geo badges slapped on it. It actually seems to be a stripped down version of a Corolla. So it's an economy economy car. I've already owned two Toyota Corollas of th... Read More

1990 Geo Prizm By Kyle

I just love it inside and out. The car is VERY fun to drive! It gets excellent gas mileage. The build quality is just great. The appearence is good enough for me anyway. It is a car that requires litt... Read More

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1991 Geo Prizm Reviews

Bad By Charles

For a first car, it wasn't terrible. Wouldn't recommend it none the less. Underpowered and broke down alot. Windows leaked, transmission was shot, gauges didn't work. Only paid four hundred for it ... Read More

It Last And Is Dependable By Adam

the invincibility of all the major components is quite remarkable no engine troubles no tannie troubles no problems with the radiator or fuel lines the body falls apart pretty easily though the windo... Read More

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1992 Geo Prizm Reviews

Well Worth The Money By Donald

I love my car it is realiable and great on gas. Performance wise its not going to smoke the tires. Mechanically I really haven't done anything to it. As long as you have a stick it is fun to drive.... Read More

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1993 Geo Prizm Reviews

Cheap Transportation. By Ethan

Reliable economy car that can also be fun. Performance is about average for an early 90's econobox, but the manual trans is smooth shifting and the engine loves to rev, making this car reasonably fun ... Read More

Its A Great Car For A Family. By Cody

ok where to start how about with the performance. theirs not much to it i mean its a geo. but my prizm lsi has the 105 hp 1.6 the only other motor that came with this was the 130 hp 1.8 but sadly i go... Read More

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1994 Geo Prizm Reviews

Impossible To Kill By tunedprizm

its extremely reliable and easy to maintain...it just has no torque and handling at speeds. over all i love the car , it treats me very well without failure, does not burn oil like other prizms or cor... Read More

The Most Ba Car U Can Get By Nick

i bought this car for 450 dollars and it needed brake work but i fixed it and ive been drivin it ever since. the brush guard i put on works good for pushin big round bales lol but now i put foglights ... Read More

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