1965 Chevrolet Corvair User Reviews

Have you driven a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair?  
Rank this car

User Reviews

Displaying all 5 1965 Chevrolet Corvair reviews.

1965 Chevrolet Corvair Review
Back Seats:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Price:
Power:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
45

Chevy Corvair Big Block — great car has a 396 big block be hind the bucket seats. seats only 2 people. lots of cargo space. hot rod rat rod. has a 5 speed transmission. this care is a sleeper to the extreme has electric dumps

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

Pros: 2 seater lol

Cons: big engine

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
35

Ryans Review. — The car is quick but not a very high top speed. Typical old car, but easy to work on. Love the styling but my paint sucks..one of these days It'll be redone. It gets decent mileage, even with a hot rebuilt engine. And of course, it's fun as hell to drive!

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: 4 wheel ind. suspension and 60/40 weight distribution

Cons: Crappy heater.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
35

Convertible I Saved From A Junkyard. Like Driving A 150hp Go-cart! — Beautiful with the top up or down. Changed all the suspension bushings to racing-grade nylon, so it handled like a go-cart on rails. Minor engine tweaks - very reliable, decent gas mileage, turned heads everywhere. Actually saw someone wreck into a mailbox looking at my car!

Is this review helpful? Yes | No
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Review
Appearance:
Performance:
Quality:
Overall:
45

My Rear-engined, Crimson, Convertible Beauty. — The corvairs were created in 1960 to compete with the new, tiny, rear-engined VW beetles. For a while, the cars were immensely popular, but when Ralph Nader's book came out "Unsafe at any Speed", many americans were convinced that the corvairs were death traps. Coincidently, 1965--the year the book came out--was the same year that GM addressed many of the car's complaints, such as its sub par suspension and steering column, which Chevrolet entirely replaced.

Pros: Beautiful design and a very niche car.  You won't see two on the road at the same time. It's got great interior, a motor top, and a HUGE front trunk.  

Cons: The belt on the engine likes to jump off, but you can replace 'em easily enough, and a belt tensioner clears that problem up easily enough.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No
1965 Chevrolet Corvair Review
Appearance:
Cargo Capacity:
Family Car:
Fuel Economy:
Front Seats:
Handling:
Maintenance Cost:
Performance:
Price:
Power:
Quality:
Reliability:
Looks/Style:
Overall:
245

My 65' — its old and needs some minor body work but well see where it goes from there. has been sitting for a long time and needs whole interior work, so this will be a restoration project for a hands on, to get me started on maybe becoming an autobody mechanic. hopefully well see how the rear engines are to fix.

Pros: Its a classic and has all the ruggedness and its a chevy.

Cons: NEEDS WORK!!!!!!!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Is this helpful? Yes | No

Displaying all 5 1965 Chevrolet Corvair reviews.

Reviews From Other Years

1969 Chevrolet Corvair Reviews

The Most Unusual Car For People Who Enjoy The Unusual By John

For a car introduced in 1960 as an economical alternative to what Detriot was producing at the time, the Corvair was very advanced and unlike anything anyone had ever seen before. Rear engined, air co... Read More

1968 Chevrolet Corvair Reviews

1868 Corvair Monza By Chris

Pros: good on gas, never see another on the road at the same time, sleek design, easy to work on and find parts, great handling wise cons: acceleration, noise (no sneaking home at night, but otherwis... Read More

1966 Chevrolet Corvair Reviews

Nice-handling, Slick Looking Classic Chevy By Bubby

I currently am on my second Corvair (also had a '69 Monza coupe) and these cars can't be beat if you're looking for a reliable, economical classic car that handles like Corvette, gets gas mileage lik... Read More

I Love This Car By EarlSwag

I bought my Corvair at a swap meet for the bargain basement price of $1,500.00. It did need some restoration but, after all, the car is 47 years old. This is my first restoration and working on this c... Read More

1964 Chevrolet Corvair Reviews

If Kids With Guns Would Shoot Their Own Windows Out I Would Be Drivung This By Shawn

you have to drive one to understand ive owned five corvairs 2 were drivable.hard finds.this one has 79,482 miles on it Read More

1963 Chevrolet Corvair Reviews

Most Awesome Car Ever By Staush

The car is a rear motor rear wheel drive. It could potentially handle amazing if you redid the steering and maybe put some sandbags in the front. the acceleration is pretty good for a 120hp motor with... Read More

Have you driven a 1965 Chevrolet Corvair?  
Rank your car →