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1996 Ford Probe Review
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This would make a great car for a high schooler or college student. It would also be a great car to sink some performance money into,
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1996 Ford Escort worse.
"I loved the hatchback space."
Would Buy Ranked 1996 Ford Escort worse.
"It was sportier, faster, and all around more fun."
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1996 Ford Probe GT Review
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Probe Gt : Great Car — I was looking for a Probe long time ago, and I was about to fall for a 4cyl. Fortunately for me, plans changed I went fof the GT model. So far no heavy breaks, 128k kms and running well. When the engine is warm, it's just asking to kick in. I don't really eco-drive, I like to put my foot down from times to times and yet I can go around 500kms on full tank. I use this car on a daily basis, and I love take her for a ride in the countryside.

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

Pros: It's an amazing looking car.
V6 is smooth and yet handles more than 6k rpm.
Gearbox is great (5 manual).
Brakes are good, acceleration is fine considering the weight.
You've got a lot of space in the trunk. Loading isn't very practical, though

Cons: Where I'm living, specific parts are REALLY hard to find. Discontinued by Ford USA, no stock anywhere. You have no choice but import.
In Europe, some minor or should I say majors differences apply. Exterior body trim is different, we don't have cruise control or remote door lock.
Passengers on the back seat said the ride was unpleasant after a while.

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1996 Ford Probe SE Review
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Looks Fast And Good — its a low wide easy to drive and handle car its comfy at a persons height of 5'11" and thats pushing it the back seat is not ment for some one over 4'6" pelnty of trunk room easy to mod with tons of modding opportunitys capable of 113 stock till the ecu shuts your gas off easy to fix that though but its got a cramped engine compatment at the tiny 2.0 L version.

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

Pros: its good on fuel economy its 16 valve so it can handle 700 hp

Cons: the back looks ugly with the all around window style

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1996 Ford Probe GT Review
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I Love This Car And Really Dont Want To Get Rid Of It, But I Need A Truck. — I like this car a lot, because I could always get in it and go. It will take off and go if your in a hurry. It handles the turn really good I've tried just to see if it would. I would love to keep it, but I cant haul a four wheeler in it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: I never had problems with it I could always get in it and go.

Cons: It just like to hidro plain in the rain due to the low profile tires.

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1996 Ford Probe SE Review
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Miss It — Slow as dirt, buy boy was it fun. oh yes. handling was great. brakes were crap. I liked the Field goal headlights, they made it easy to aim for people or animals. protected driver in broadside collision at fairly high speed.

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

Pros: fun, comfortable

Cons: 4 cyl.

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1996 Ford Probe GT Review
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Great Car — Handles very well, sounds great, 30+ mpg hwy. Easy and cheap to work on. Comfortable seats. It's my toy and I enjoy getting to drive the car any time I can. Had it for 7 years and will have it for a long time to come.

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

Pros: Handling, Braking, Sound, Fun to drive

Cons: None

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1996 Ford Probe Gt — I love the Probe GT. It's black with tan leather interior. It looks great, drives great, and even being 13 years old, it can still turn heads. 1993 Ford Probe won Motor Trend's Car of the Year award, so I think that says alot about it's overall value and the impact it had on the market when it was new.

Pros: Handles great

Cons: Tiny back seat, ask my friends

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1996 Ford Probe STD Review
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Cody's 1996 Ford Probe — I love my car and I always enjoy working on it and just driving it anywhere. Only downside is I wish it had some more power so I could race my friends and be able to keep up. I do love the good gas mileage, though.

Pros: Style, mileage, cost of ownership

Cons: Lack of power

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1996 Ford Probe GT Review
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Expensive — It was a lot of fun, but cost to much to keep it running. I'll never forget about it. It cost more to keep running than a car ever should. It had decent performance almost impossible to work on. Some day I would love to own another one when I have more money to throw away haha

Pros: fun

Cons: cost a ton to keep running

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1996 Ford Probe GT Review
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Probin' — Great handling, great power with the ZE swap, and some bolt ons....I cant wait to get mine all done up, and eventually turbo'd. they do prove to be fairly difficult to work on, however. Probe GT KLZE turbo t04e

Pros: motor

Cons: difficult to work on

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1997 Ford Probe Reviews

Could Do With Soft Top By Kenneth

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Not A Bad Car, Throw In Some Upgrades And It's An Easy Sleeper!! By Tony

This car is very under rated! I was very pleased with the performance aspect, handles like a dream. Mine had some performance upgrades so it was quick, very quick. On days where it was nice out though... Read More

1995 Ford Probe Reviews

Love My Car. By slimfireandrea

i dont like the fact that this car has so many problems atleeast once a month. the car drives goodwhen it wants to but other then that its an okay car for a beginner. i love my car but at the same tim... Read More

Fun Car By Josh

Quick little car but not a lot of overall power. It brakes well and handles very well. I havn't done any major repairs yet and there are very minor squeaks which is to be expected for a 17+ year old c... Read More

1994 Ford Probe Reviews

94 Ford Probe Gt By Stephen

This car is not to bad, 2.5L V6 KLZE,chipped , full intake, stage 2 clutch, lowered. Hoping to do alot of more work but im tied up on cash at the moment. New paint and racing break rotors for next sum... Read More

Love This Car By ANlprobe

All in all i have owned three probes i am on my third right now and i have to say that overall i love this car. the older styles from 89-94 has to be the best in my opinion. i just wish i was able to ... Read More

1993 Ford Probe Reviews

Love This Car!!! By Corey

I love this car, very sporty and fun to drive, and smokes hondas like they are standing still with the dohc v6, but it is a gas hog. but runs great for the year. my starter recently went out on me t... Read More

If You Treat It Right, It Will Treat You Right. Great First Car. By Ricky

This car was pretty darn fun to drive, it was decently quick for being naturally aspirated. It handled like it was on rails. It needed some minor fixes here and there but nothing real deeply involve... Read More

1992 Ford Probe Reviews

Awesome First Car By Stevs15

My first car, didn't run, have done all the work to the car myself and with the help of family. really enjoy this car and hopefully will never get rid of it. Great little car that will fit in parking ... Read More

Buy By Brian

good 1st car need body work and mild-repairs still but it has great acceleration for a 4 cylinder and mine has a after-market stero system but it still could alot better for what it is worth today and... Read More

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