1997 Chevrolet Camaro User Reviews

1997 Chevrolet Camaro Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 54 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 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: 4.6 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
"power" 22 reviews
"ride" 16 reviews
"speed" 14 reviews
"handling" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"heavy car" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"space" 3 reviews

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Sway bars, battery, starter, ignition coils, spark plugs, tires, custom made driveshaft, turn signal lense, speedometer light bulbs, climate control light bulbs, brakes, rotors, battery hold down

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Interior needs:
Headliner, upper dash panels, sun visors, drivers side window regulator,
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Front bumper, paint job, headlights, all 4 hubcaps,

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I Have Spent A Little Over $4,000 On This Car Sine I Got It Last Year February 18th, 2014 — The inspection in September costed me $1,823.00 I am still trying to fix it up and make it look awesome. I love thesis car but it has issues. Its my first and only car. I bought it for only $800 last year soo.

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I get a lot of attention from the guys in this car!, Handles well, Lots of Get up and Go!, Great Muscle car that is also good on gas.

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Not a family car, trunk space is limited, not made for comfort

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My Baby! My Pride And Joy — Such a good reliable car! I got it last year with only 89,000 original miles, it was garage kept for many years. Only problem I had was a plastic ring connecting to the engine had busted, water was shooting everywhere thankfully my serpentine belt busted in the process which made me had to stop immediately. If it wasn't for that, I could have blown the engine! Thankfully I did not and it was a relatively cheap fix. As old as this car is now I expect some pieces to start cracking and breaking just because of the age. I also have one issue I have not fixed yet, but when I hit the brakes the low trac light comes on and then eventually the ABS INOP light comes on, I read where it probably is a speed sensor in the Wheel hub. Right now, money is tight and the car runs fine and the brakes works. I just taking precautions and being extra careful. This car, took a little while to get use too, I am use to driving "family" type cars. This car has more Horsepower than the little suzuki and the Kia I use to drive around. Yes, its only a 6 cylinder but I am greatly impressed by it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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i love everything about this car

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there are no faults i think about this car

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Everyone Shou;d Own One — the performace of my camaro has the best overall rating of all of my cars. very strong build from the frame to the chassis. the only problem with the build quality i have is the struts but other than that its great. the appearance aint the best because lets face it over a 5 year span your going to get dings and scratches i dont care you are it is going to happen regardless, and there is carck in my windshield where kids tried to put a knife through, it makes me irrate every time i look at my car. the gas mileage on this car is excellent its not the best you can find but it is well above average, and maitenance can be pricy but every car has that. Finally this car is extremely fun to drive hands down.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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LT1torque. SS ram air hood. Houndstooth leather seats.  Styling.

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Weak 10bolt rear,cost of maintenance and parts,optifire distributor&water pump placement.  Headlights and wipers are 93-97 only.  Power window motors go out often.

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Powerful Car For The 90's — The 1997 30th anniversary cars are the best looking of all the lt1 years with its artic white with hugger orange stripes. Serial number 1 of cars. Other than oil changes maintenance is high dollar. Parts are few and scarce. Performance wise the car has been great. You just need to upgrade the rear to a 12 bolt,poly trans mount and add subframe connectors and some good lower control arms.

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

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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Review
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EVERYTHING

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NOTHING

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Love The Car — BEST CAR EVER extremely fun and would not change it at all beat out a 2006 mustang gt and other cars that had mods and i could go 135 up a hill in 5th gear with out a problem!!! love it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Amazing — I love the way this car drives, even though it has a few issues it overall is an amazing car for a 16 year old in high school. It is a very fun car to drive and ladies love it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 SS Review
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Everything

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97 Camaro Ss — I love everything about this car. I have done quite a few mods to her but I love everything. It takes a bit to maintain her but I love working on cars so it is worth it in every way.

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

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It's Perfect.

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My Dream Car — i give this ride 6 stars out of 5. Love the performance it's amazing performance. This is my dream Car. It Drives, looks, and rides like the beast it is. FUN TO DRIVE AND OWN! I Smile every time i walk outside and see it sitting in the driveway. Dependable and just an overall perfect car.

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

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fun car

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none ;)

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Very Nice — really good performance for a v6 and great handlin had to put a intake gasket in it couple of dings and dents but that add caracter lol not really a expensive car to maitinain and really fun to drive thanks

Primary Use: Family transportation

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. — handles real well on the road, no bangs or dings. this car will get up and go. its only like $120 for insurance the car is really fun to drive an race. i dont ever floor it tho i usually stay around 80 or 90 wen racing. its alot of car tho lol

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

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