1996 Nissan 300ZX User Reviews

1996 Nissan 300ZX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"speed" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 2 reviews

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dwevors writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

Bose, driving, seats, looks, quality, lift back,

Cons

no cup holders, needs a little more horsepower

dwevors
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Great Sports Cars, You Want Be Disappointed. — Great driving car. It corners like a champ. Smooth shifting with no lag. It has good power, but of course it could use a little more. However, the quality cannot be touched. This care is tight. I also have an 82 vette I have restored. Love them both, but they are different children.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chris writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

Acceleration, Breaking, Handling, Exterior, Interior

Cons

Sound System, Cost of Ownership, seceptibility to rust.

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Nissan 300zx — Since it's not a Turbo it isn't terribly fast but that wasn't what the car was born for. It was made for the corners. Handling and breaking are amazing, through the low gears the car is fantastic. The exterior is amazing on the car. Just painted it looks great. Cost of ownership is high and the build quality isn't a selling factor. All in all the car is a 5 star for fun factor

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

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Rey writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

Looks mean.  Sturdy Engine

Cons

It be lacking the turbo.

45

For An Na Engine, It's Not Too Bad. — Mine is broken now. Not broken down, it still runs, but a little broken. When it wasn't, it was a fun car to drive. It's low to the ground so corners are fun to take fast. And of course, it's always fun to throw the tail sideways.

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Nick writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

comfy

Cons

none

35

My Car Is Da Bomb!!! — performance - (acc.) great 220 HP - (brake) good, better than most -(handle) awesome, camber/toe adjust for race and autocross to min. understeer build - creaks a little when going slow enough to hear -other than that, it is solid! appearance - perfect cost - 20 MPG - a little more to repair than most fun - ...yes

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

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Nick writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

targa top, twin turbo, etc...

Cons

nothing

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300 Zx Tt 2+2 Hatchback Targa Top — just an overall great car.... and being twin turbo with a Targa Top... yes... TARGA TOP!!! its even better.. it's "suped up" to the max and attracts attention from everyone.... including the hardcore anti-import guys.. i love this car sooo much...

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

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Vincent writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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5

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The best sports car I have ever owned and I've owned a few.

Cons

There were no reasons to avoid this car.

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My Favorite Car — This is the best car I have ever owned (all 3 times). Handling, room, looks, fuel economy, performance, styling inside and out, options, everything I can think of. This car was built for me and me for it. I wish I could still buy it brand new today.

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

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Tony writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

Fast, Reliable, Good Looking, Great Handling

Cons

Heavy, If there was a repair needed it would be expensive

45

Rare V6 Japanese Sports Car — My car is 1 of 700 made in that same year and trim. Its a great car and even though it has almost 150,000 miles on it, it always starts up and runs strong with plently of power

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Micah writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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3

Pros

Quick, slick looking, good handling, good road manners

Cons

Electrically a disaster, a shop and dollar magnet

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Great While It Lasted, Sort Of — This car was my first real sports car, but it has so many electrical gremlins that Nissan eventually agreed to buy it back. It spent most of its life in the shop, but boy oh boy when it worked it was fast and furious

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krullone writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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5

Pros

The Z32 300ZX is one of the most timeless designs you will find.  When updated tastefully you cannot tell these cars are 25 years old.

Cons

This is not a car to buy if you aren't willing to spend money to keep it running.  They require a lot of TLC but it's well worth it.

krullone
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1996 300zx 2+2 Still Sexy After All These Years — This is the second Z32 2+2 that I've owned and I plan to own many more. I love driving this car and it still turns heads. I love unique cars and it's a rare occasion when I see another one of these on the road.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Viktor writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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4

Pros

Fast, fun, beautiful

Cons

Age?

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Fun Car To Drive — This car is a blast to drive. Turns heads everywhere. Picks up great especially after 4000rpm. T - tops are amazing. I don't really care about gas milage but, it seems to be pretty good. Brakes and turning takes some getting used to (Really stiff)

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

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1995 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

First Glance, Whats That? Second, Third, Fourth..... Is This A 2015 Model? By kvanbibber33

From every single trim level there is a wow factor not available in the early 90's. My friend and Fairlady Z enthusiast told me "If a 300zx turbo and a space ship landed on your front lawn at the same... Read More

My Fairlady By Ottello

I am currently in a AT to 5 speed conversion, also a lot of work in the engine, interior, and body. Took me already almost a year to do the rebuild. I hope to upload the new pics soon, probably in on... Read More

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1994 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Awesome By tbrown02

Nissan was ahead of their time when designing this car back in the late '80's. All wheel steering, driver adjustable suspension, twin turbo with twin intercoolers, the list goes on. Drive one and yo... Read More

Very Good Car For Single Man To Have Fun At Night By bigboyt01

I like the style, handling, power, room to move around but its not a good family car its good to go out and fun with and tune. The interior is not the greatest but it will work all in all i am happy w... Read More

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1993 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Elder Z Does Not Disappoint. By Chris

I'd always wanted one of these cars. The twin turbo versions are still pretty expensive 20+ years later, but the naturally aspirated cars are not to be overlooked. They are typically less fussy when i... Read More

300zx Is A Great Classic Car By jkidd154champ

I just purchased this vehicle. I really always wanted one so now that i have the financial stability i went ahead and paid for the 300Z. I plan on doing some minor mods to this vehicle but i really ap... Read More

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1992 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

I Love It By kurtschnadey

I like the way it looks, handles , and rides. Plenty of power, and actually nice on long trips, the t tops are nice too. mpg is usually 20 around town, but gets about 25 on the highway if I can keep m... Read More

Voted One Of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Production Cars Made By Glen

Great looks, very quick even without turbo, drove like a slot car with new tires, very comfortable for two! The only thing I would have wished for was a six speed gearbox. The automatic lacked someth... Read More

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1991 Nissan 300ZX Reviews

Most Unreliable And Expensive To Run Dream Machine. By Taddy

the 500 yards it drives before brake down is all worth the work and money you sacrifice for last 3 months... yes i spend more time under it than in it,, and there is more cars out there more faster ... Read More

It Is A Fun Car To Drive Around! By JETNC

I liked the power and the overall handling is great. The car doesn't sway, dip or anything strange in the corners. I had the suspsension replaced wehn I bought it, the car drives like new. The interio... Read More

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