1999 Chevrolet Cavalier User Reviews

1999 Chevrolet Cavalier Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 37 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:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Overall: 3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 17 reviews
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"speed" 9 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"cheap car" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 6 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"paint job" 2 reviews

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr RS Coupe Review
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Cheap to own, Very solid body. Ran good and consistently.

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It looks fairly girlly but if can suck it up u save and arm and a leg on gas.

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With Parts Being Cheap For This Car And An Engine That Can Last Forever Ull Keep It Around Forever. — It get very good gas mileage, with 38/Highway and 34/city the little 4 banger gets uo and goes pretty easily and it was just overall fun to to drive. I would buy it again. It was always very realiable and i only ever had 1 problem with the power steering but it was fixed pretty easily.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr RS Coupe Review
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Fun to drive because you dont care if you bag it

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Breaks down alot because it sucks so much you want to bag it

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1999 Cavalier — My car is an overall peice of crap... breaks down constantly, sounds horrible, drives even worst, and nobody in the world has ever liked the looks of a cavalier :P Fun to drift, fun to put the pedal to the floor just beacuse it sounds like its going fast, but really your still going 30kph

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr RS Coupe Review
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its loud and fast

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needs a paint job

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Very Good — i love everything about this car. all it needs is a paintjob. it out runs any stock v6 mustang. its a strong car. 32mpg. parts are cheap. and it is very fun to drive for anyone. that is if you love lil turner type of cars

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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cheap, fuel efficient, standard

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if you cant drive standard

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Good Times — Accelerates and handles well, IF you can drive standard. Lots of rust, but i blame poor car care for that, she handed me a can of paint and said "this is to cover the rust". Interior is nice, and i like to look of the exterior. Cheap to buy, really good on gas, maintenance, nothing you couldn't do yourself if you had the time and a bit of skill. Love the 5 speed, really fun to drive.

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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A lot of bang for your buck

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Problematic

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Quite A Bit Of Bang For Your Buck But Don't Expect To Drive Years On End Without Replacing A Parts. — I dislike that the Cavaliers are very unreliable cars. I hate that they are known for blowing headgaskets, struts are know to go and crack interior pieces near windshields and that wheel bearings are a known thing to replace on them. Very nice ride though. I suggest 5 speed. But they are very tourquey 5 speed. Trust me on that one. Burn rubber through first and second gear. And about 195+km/h factory engine depending on how much you bag it. And also that slave cylinders are a another known part to go. I like mine though. They can look unreal if you mod them. (Bodykit, spoiler, rims, performance exhaust pipe, window tint, etc.) Overall: Quite a bit of bang for your buck but don't expect to drive years on end without replacing a couple parts.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 4 Dr LS Sedan Review
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It was 2nd hand when we got it and has lasted 20 years

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the repairs we've had to make

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Good Solid Car, Not A Sports Car But Def. Better Than Walking — Good on Gravel, fairly solid. Lots of squeaks and rattles. Not that great on gas, seen better and worse. Looks like what it is; A family car. It's ok to drive, wouldn't say that its real fun, but not hard either.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr Z24 Coupe Review
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Cheap, cheap and cheap. Insurance might bite you in the ass though.

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Performance. You want it? Don't buy a Cavalier.

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Alternative Entry-level Tuner Car For Novices. It's Either This, A Civic Or Neon. — A Mexican built econo-box with a solid rear axle and rear drum brakes is not going to break any lap time records at Laguna Seca, but with a few modifications at least you can make it LOOK fast. With a mildly torque-y 2.4 litre Twin-Cam 4 cylinder mated to an Isuzu built 5 speed grind-box in my Z24 at least you can grind 3rd gear to rid yourself of frustration (or make it worse). With likely the biggest aftermarket, save for Honda Civics, in the gaudy "ricer" arena, you can pimp out your daily Chevy soap-box to impress all the high school girls. The guys in the Subaru WRX STi down the street will laugh at you, but who cares? The interior in my Z24 came with this neat red-speckled fabric and dark charcoal paneling. I removed the back seats and decided that space was better suited for sub woofers, not nagging back seat drivers. Despite the general lack of respect of this little Chevy in the tuning world, it's mostly a hassle-free, low-revving daily that is moderately fun to drive once you throw a set of strut-bars in and lower it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr RS Coupe Review
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Quick, Sporty, Good Handling

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Basic, No Options

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Chevy Cavalier Coupe — This could be a very nice car. The RS though, has absolutely no options. The higher end Cavaliers though are very nice. Mine had power nothing. No power windows, no power locks, NOTHING. The car was quick, sporty look. The 25% tint made look nice and mean.

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

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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Good gas mileage, great maneuverability, Delilah blue.

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Slow, was totalled easily.

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Great First Car. — This was a great first car, I fell in love with it when I first saw it on the dealership lot. For the most part it was carefree as far as maintenance, for the most part whatever went wrong was covered by the warranty. Very maneuverable as I found out by weaving in-between cars on the highway, could cruise at 109 MPH when you really had to get to the next town to pee!

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1999 Chevrolet Cavalier 2 Dr STD Coupe Review
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dast

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2 doors

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Car — The cav was great to drive, fun to race in. but it was not fun to get kids in and out of, especially with the carseat. it was fairly easy to perform maintenance on. i do not know what else to write.

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2005 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Perfect Car For Saving Gas! By tglenn76

This car has been driven by my 19 year old son since his junior year of high school. It has been the perfect car for him! The two door coupe may not be optimal for a large family due to difficulty g... Read More

Great Transportation Car That Is Comfortable To Drive. By Nate

its a great little car that gets me back and forth to school with no problem. takes the abuse of the gravel road very well and hasn't failed me yet. has enough power to get up and go but still remain ... Read More

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2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

I Love My Car By VegasDoll

I really don't dislike anything about my car. I wish it had less miles on it than it does but that's about it. It has almost 170,000. But I've taken very good care of it and it runs very smooth and qu... Read More

Awesome Gas Mileage By kathrynroof22

This car is great on gas, and also is very reliable. There is nothing that i have to say about it that is negative. It handles very nice on snow and ice as well as wet roads! Perfect family, and commu... Read More

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2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

I Would Buy It All Over Again. By popovsd

Reliabale, never had any problems. Low maintenance cost. Still looks good. Compared to Toyota or Honda it depreciates a lot faster (resell value wise). I never had any problems with it even though it ... Read More

Wonderful Daily Driver By CharlesSD

A great, affordable, and simple car. This car isn't suppose to be a big luxury filled family car, this is purpose built as a nice day to day commuting car and it does that perfectly. It looks nice for... Read More

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2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

Very Good First Car. By a043100

Over all the cavalier has been a good car. Vehicle has very good pick up and plenty of power. Very tight responsive steering and smooth and stable on the highway. The firm suspension make for a roughe... Read More

Great Fuel Mileage Vehicle With Sporty Appearance. By Cars25c

This vehicle gets great gas mileage and also looks very sporty with the rims and the sunroof and spoiler. Maintenance is very cheap if done on time. Car is great for a student or someone needing to co... Read More

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2001 Chevrolet Cavalier Reviews

A Beginners Car By JDockham93

This car can either be your reliable friend or it can be a hastle. Since it's a common enough car and there's lots of them in junk yards, finding parts for them is easy. But since they are common, fin... Read More

I Do Love My Little Car By jenw317

Its small but tough drives like a truck kind of rough but has done me good untill now. Its hard to keep up on minor repairs on a small budget. All and all it has been dependable. Now not so much. Scar... Read More

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