1996 Geo Tracker User Reviews

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    Displaying all 8 1996 Geo Tracker reviews.

    1996 Geo Tracker 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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    Tracker Is A Solid Little Ride, With Proper Upkeep. — I dislike the transmission. I have had issues getting out of first gear on the first cold start of the day. Once it shifts, it doesn't happen again until the next cold start. And now, with the most recent issue of not going into gear, I am a little worried about the future of the vehicle.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: low mileage, great little work car, looks great with  a new rag top, great on a sunny day, the entire power system is brand new

    Cons: it was born in 1996, so everything is starting to need to be replaced. Other than my newest problem, the first time I drive it each day, it has trouble changing out of first.

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    1996 Geo Tracker 2 Dr LSi 4WD Convertible Review
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    Clear Title — this car has been in our family for 8 years! we have rebuit engine and replaced radiator. we live in a beach town and this car has been awesome! however we are trying to decide if we want to spend money on transmission to keep it going? looking for input from tracker owners?

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: mileage awesome

    Cons: getting old

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    1996 Geo Tracker 4 Dr LSi 4WD SUV Review
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    Great Off Roader — i bought this one for 1800.00 it does have some rust and it had 8x,xxx miles on it. I took it with me when i traveld on the carnival. Its sluggish but goes real good. cant wait to find one with 5 speed

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Fun

    Cons: you like spending 100.00 for gas in ur burban

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    1996 Geo Tracker 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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    ? — My Tracker is not what you would think of when you say performance. It does tow well though. I have not had to replace anything on it except an alternator. The gas mileage is great and it is really fun to drive. You have ground clearance so you can pretty much take it anywhere, not to mention you can take the top down when it is warm weather and just drive around. Its not a fast luxurious vehicle, but it sure is fun to drive.

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

    Pros: Fun to drive, great gas mileage.

    Cons: Slow, top heavy, not exactly a "cool car"

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    1996 Geo Tracker 4 Dr STD 4WD SUV Review
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    Who Would Have Thought A 4 Cyl. 4x4 Would Be So Tough — I had the 4door, bought it from my mom after the hellacios experiance with pontiac, of every vehicle I ever owned this is my second favorite behind my first car(a 1969 chevy impala). I put almost 300k miles on it and it still ran good, my only regret is taking it to wal-mart for that last oil change, where they left the oil plug loose. I drove it for about a week after they last changed the oil, when the engine started knocking. to beat it all, the plug came out at walmart, the day they changed it, I think, that was the only place I had been where I could find a sigificant trail and puddle of oil, when I backtracked where I had been. My tracker at the small 4 cyl, but would go anywhere, It had a fair amt of clearance, and was small enough to make the jeep boys jealous when 4wheeling in tight spots. These cars were a great colaboratio between chevy, toyota, and suzuki.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: reliable, low maintance costs, could go almost anywhere in 4 wheel drive

    Cons: had chevy electrical systems, safety switch on clutch pedal bent and wouldn't engage, I recomend bypasses that switch,

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    1996 Geo Tracker 2 Dr LSi 4WD Convertible Review
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    It's A Great Car To Learn How To Drive A Stickshift And Amazing In The Winter. — This thing is very slow but I love the manual transmission. The engine took a beating and it eventually started to crap out on me. The most amazing winter vehicle I've ever had (only 4x4 I've ever had). Dropping the top was awesome in the summer and bridge jumping has never been so fun! Good car to beat up on :)

    Pros: Perfect in winters.

    Cons: Slow and blows in the wind a bit.

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    1996 Geo Tracker 2 Dr STD Convertible Review
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    Great Fun! — Very fun to drive, love to 'scoot' around town in it, it can turn around in a parking spot (well, compared to the mini-van!). It is purple and known about town as the "Eeyore" mobile. It has needed no repairs other than routine maintenance, very inexpensive to own, great gas mileage!

    Pros: the Fun Factor!

    Cons: Not big enough to take long trips in.

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    1996 Geo Tracker 2 Dr STD 4WD Convertible Review
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    Tracker Review — this is an easy car to drive, featuring four wheel drive, a five speed transmission, and a removeable cloth top. great in the snow, even though it is light. kinda cold, and ugly, without much power coming from the four cylinder mitsubishi engine, but versatile, fuel economic, and useful.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: four wheel drive, nice little vehicle

    Cons: only four cylinders.  and it's a geo tracker.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    1997 Geo Tracker Reviews

    Its A Car. I Love Cars. Happy? By Matthew

    Still in the process of getting it on the road for good. It was a great car for the 7 or so years we had it and then we sold it to the neighbor who kept it for 4 or 5 years and gave it back to us re... Read More

    Give It A Try And You Might Just Like It... By Jason

    What can I say about the Tracker other then FUN!! Well, after I put the 3 inch lift and the larger tires this Tracker was a blast! It would drive through anything and you could take the top off and e... Read More

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    One Mad Climbing Billey Goat. By Robert

    I Have No Idea How People can Say They Get forty mpg...30 is the best with tires 2 sizes over,,the Dealer Sticker Evan Shows 26 mpg hiway,,,+2 tires,,30 mpg...to big= less mpg tires too heavy. i got s... Read More

    I Love It! By Twisted

    I love, love, love this Tracker!! It is alot of fun to drive, it's great on gas, it's cute, and I can parallel park now! LOL! It is rock solid in snow when in 4WD. It's hard to make the wheels spin in... Read More

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    Great For A Commute, And For A Little Fun. By Patrick

    Manual, RWD, great turning radius, decent acceleration and braking. great for fitting into tight parking spots. drives great, has only needed 2 minor repairs. It looks alright, i've had some minor ... Read More

    My Tracker By Amanda

    Poor acceleration but a great off road vehicle. Very capable unless you have no tread or tires that are too big. Tin can death trap on wheels but is great on gas and fun to surprise people with. No on... Read More

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    Sweet... I Miss It By Traci

    Never even got to drive it... I let my bro borrow it for a week and he blew the motor.... It was maroon with a black ragtop. 4WD, 3 cylinder motor, and it was quiet. It was my fav in most ways. Read More

    Tracker By Ryan

    Fun suv with a little 1.6l was one of the best outdoor summer vehicles next to the jeeps. Not the greatest on power but was amazing on gas. The suv was build very strong and the drivetrain never faile... Read More

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    Roxanne By NicoleHB88

    I loved driving her always had the top completely off! When she ran I could depend on her to change my mood instantly and feel like a million bucks! I miss driving her an want her fixed! She so sad si... Read More

    Great Little Around Town Car. By paulyc

    It's a good around town car. It's small size and short wheel base makes it easy to park in tight places. It's acceleration is good for merging into traffic on the highway, but it's not good at inner... Read More

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