1996 Chevrolet Camaro Overview


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1996 Chevrolet Camaro Overview

The 1996 model brings with it some additional options as well as some newly standardized equipment. The 3.8-liter V6 engine that was optional in the 1995 models is standard in the 1996 base model, and the Z28 had its 5.7-liter V8 enhanced to 285 horsepower (305 in the SS). 1996 also brought the new RS package with a lower-body aerotrim and a three-piece spoiler.

As always, the Camaro's big engine is what distinguishes it from other sports cars--especially those in its price range where it remains unmatched in value. Alloy wheels with painted surfaces add a sleeker look to the pony car. A variety of packages were available to sport up the look of the car, as well as to add some nice features, such as more engine power, traction control, and remote keyless entry.

Pluses of the Camaro included super-responsive steering and agility in the turns. The Camaro also is considered by many to be extremely dominant over the Ford Mustang...in other words, Camaros kick Mustangs butt.

Minuses of the Camaro include a failure to adhere to slippery roads (especially in winter) and a lack of passenger and cargo room.


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    My 96 Camro Just Stop Running And Won't Start Back Up Now Any Suggestions P...

    7 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    Can You Change The Crank Bearings With The Engine Still In The Car On A 199...

    i hae a really loud knock at the bottom end of the motor i beleive its a crank bearing any input

    18 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

    My 1996 Camaro V-6 Wont Crank I Changed Starter And Changed Out The Relay A...

    well first of all the car sat for 5 yrs and then i bought it ok so i tryed starting it but starter was bad so i changed starter and then changed out the relay now it wont even crank and if i jump th...

    7 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

    Security Light On, Horn Keeps Going Off.

    I just bought a 1996 Chevy Camaro Z28 that has the security light on in the dash. I noticed the horn didn't work either so I checked the fuse and the fuse under the hood was missing. Replaced the fu...

    256 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

    96 Z28 - Radiator Chocolate Shake

    Purchased a 96 Z28, 6-Speed and was checking it out and although it runs super-rough (probably needs an optispark too), I was greeted with a chocolate shake and candy bar in the radiator and overflo...

    19 views with 4 answers (last answer 6 months ago)