1996 Chevrolet S-10 User Reviews

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Standard Cab SBReview
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    Good All Around Little Truck — Plenty of power with the 2.2 four cylinder. It gets Good gas mileage, drives and rides well in town and or on the highway for a small truck. Low cost to operate and maintain. All around reliable small truck. Great truck..........

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Good all around truck

    Cons: Bench seat comfort little on the soft side

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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    Not For Those Who Want A Real Truck — overall a decent small pickup truck, good mpg's, built pretty strong(mines been in 2 accidents and still running great). except for replacing parts that go bad with age its fairly cheap plus most body parts can be found at a salvage yard.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: good beginner vehicle or for a small fuel efficient truck to haul small stuff around a farm or as a runner vehicle

    Cons: too small for family or long trips

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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    Nice Looking But Has Its Problems. — The engine has its problems, I have already replaced the engine once. I had to bypass the heater core because it was leaking into the car. I have had to replace the water pump. I love the paint job on it because it has awesome blue flames.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Blue Flames

    Cons: To many problems wrong with it

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    Sexy Mini Truck — very reliable truck, im my opinion s10's have the best body styles out of all mini trucks. the 2.2 liter s10's get pretty good gas mileage especially if u have a 5 speed. and it has decent power

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

    Pros: for good gas mileage, and to look good while driving it! lol

    Cons: starters go out on them quite often

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr STD Standard Cab SBReview
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    A Nice Vehicle To Start Out In. — She is a cute little truck, a nice start for me. It handles well, no real problems with brakes or steering. It needs a new passenger side door, from a previous owner. Just trying to find a good time to put the door on. Then that will be out of the way. The outside is all red as of now, but when the other door is put on it will be red with one white door. I payed only $200 for it, it came with a new motor and transmission. Very good on gas, it is like a small car. It is a lot of fun for me to drive she can go pretty fast :)

    Pros: Good on gas

    Cons: Not a lot of room for passengers

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    Worst Lemon I Ever Sucked — I bought the S-10 new after rave reviews from friends for previous years. On the drive home from the dealership the idiot light came on... and my brief 2-year ownership was one frustrating idiot repair after another. The strong 4.3L V6 engine was an unintended acceleration nightmare that was never resolved. The cabin vents leaked rainwater, the air conditioning frequently failed, the shifter was noisy, brakes noisy, loose and squeaky interior, noises underhood. What a relief it was to trade it in!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Intended acceleration, 23 mpg

    Cons: Unintended acceleration, a/c, shifter, radio, many others

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS 4WD Standard Cab SBReview
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    Chevy S10 Zr2 Beauty At Its Finest — the zr2 comes stock with a 3 inch suspension lift and 31x10.5 tires, my truck has 33x12.5 stuffed, 240,000 miles and still runnin strong, the short wheel base of these s10 trucks do better than any other vehicle off road that iv been in, for dam near stock that is.

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

    Pros: unique, curbs are your friend, snappy

    Cons: the zr2 was never ment for road only

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    One Of The Best Cars Ever Built. — Good power and excellent gas mileage. Gets about 15 in town and 20 on the highway. Great truck, small, but I don't need that much. The only downside is that the cab is a little small, but I'm good with it.

    Pros: Everything you could ask for in one package.

    Cons: Never avoid the bowtie!

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    Good But Needs Work — Solid truck, brakes fade needs more power would like to restore some day with a little more power needs new carpet and floor mats needs to be lowered an inch or two 8 speaker sound system solid red with bed cover factory mag wheels

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: red paint

    Cons: power

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    1996 Chevrolet S-10 2 Dr LS Extended Cab SBReview
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    It Is A Great Get Around Truck — Great reliability, sturdy truck, looks great. It has been a reliable ride for over 130,000 miles, it lacks on acceleration but handles well as long as you have some weight in the back. It is a smaller truck so it is nice to drive around and you don't feel like your hogging the road.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's a truck

    Cons: It's an old model

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    2004 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    Great Overall Truck By Cakana

    I got this truck for a daily driver and for the snow. It drives great and handles very good in the snow. Only things bad are the size of the truck bed and it eats through gas with its V6 engine. Read More

    Great Vehicle That Could Use A Slightly Better Gas Economy By Zane

    acceleration above par braking smooth and not too sudden handles fantastic, great power steering build only issue is the common one that chevrolets have which is the front left tire has an issue that ... Read More

    2003 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    Average Vehicle By kbrewer

    This truck has served the purpose it was purchased for. You can haul a 4x8 sheet of plywood as I have on a couple different occasions with straps and the tie-off eyes in the bed. I have towed a 4x6 r... Read More

    Great 4x4 Midsize By John

    Is an excellent truck for offroad. At high speeds, the tires are a bit noisy, but that's what the great sound system is for. Is better on gas than you would expect in 2WD. If going on a long 4x4 ex... Read More

    2002 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    02 Huntin/fishin Truck By cannonguy

    I'm very pleased with this as a Wi truck and would recommend this to anyone looking for an inexpensive yet reliable truck. Not for the Baja circuit but suits me just fine for the tank trails of FT McC... Read More

    My S10 By Chuck

    I bought this as my third S 10. It was found in another state. I fell in love from the minute I saw it and bought it. It has been a great truck a work horse when needed and a family vehicle as well. I... Read More

    2001 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    Great Truck By Kyle_Long

    Wasn't sure about the truck at first. Bought it for my son, then he got wife's Yukon after she graduated college. I drove it for the last year, and was surprised of the gas mileage, and actually how... Read More

    Fun To Drive By RICH1LT

    Loved taking it to car shows and winning trophies took 1st & 2nd place alot. the only neg thing was it was a 4 cyl and when the air was on it cound not get out of its own way. but i loved working on... Read More

    2000 Chevrolet S-10 Reviews

    Little Pitbull By MarcusPitts

    In the ZR2 model this is really only a 2 person truck (the jump seat is uncomfortable for long rides). Affordable and drives amazing with the Bilstein Shocks. Even after 15 years the styling in the ZR... Read More

    7 Of 10 Overall By treedoc

    its a great truck likes ball joints good gas mileage its a little small but great to run around town in. I wish all car were a little simpler to work on . so you don't have to go to a computer to find... Read More

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