1996 Nissan 300ZX User Reviews

1996 Nissan 300ZX Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 13 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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"speed" 5 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
CONS
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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

Pros

Great power and looks, comfortable ride, easy to mod, easy to maintain

Cons

Large turning radius, not the best climate control system, no ambient temperature gauge in US models.

darkmann
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Lovely Car — As long as one sticks to the maintenance schedule, this car can last a long time. If abused, maintenance cost can be quite high. It is a two seater with limited trunk space. It is easy to mod and there are plenty of mods available for the buyer. It is a fast car, even in today's standards. One sits very low and the steering in not adjustable in any way.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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

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

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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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Rey writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr STD Hatchback Review
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Looks mean.  Sturdy Engine

Cons

It be lacking the turbo.

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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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Vincent writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr Turbo Hatchback Review
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The best sports car I have ever owned and I've owned a few.

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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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Nick writes:
1996 Nissan 300ZX 2 Dr 2+2 Hatchback Review
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targa top, twin turbo, etc...

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

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none

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

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Quick, slick looking, good handling, good road manners

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

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Fast, fun, beautiful

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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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My Z By Darlinter

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This car was my first Nissan Sports car back in 1987 bought it off the dealer cash 0 miles. I have loved driving this ever since. It has amazing looks even now. It always ran smoothed and I love the... Read More

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Ive Put In The Hard Work And Cash Now You Reap The Rewards By Eric

the steering and susoension is something ive never expierienced before. backseats were bit small but id rather have them then not. fun to upgrade whether its something engine related or style.if i di... Read More

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