1996 Volkswagen Cabrio Overview


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1996 Volkswagen Cabrio Overview

Quick, sporty, economical, and well-equipped with a wide range of standard features, the 1996 Volkswagen Cabio was a worthy addition to the German automaker's lineup. In its second year, the Cabrio was updated slightly, with daytime running lights, side molding that matched the exterior body color, and a dashboard-located central locking switch added as standard equipment.

Power was provided by a 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, 115-hp engine, which was linked to a five-speed manual overdrive transmission. A four-speed automatic overdrive transmission was available as an option.

Among the Cabrio's best standard features was its manually operated six-layer cloth top, which had a glass rear window with a defogger -- a nice feature for winter or rainy-weather driving. A fixed roll bar served not only as a safety feature but also as a style cue. Dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, power windows, power door locks, heated mirrors, cruise control, an eight-speaker stereo system,and an anti-theft alarm system were also part of the package. Leather seats and air conditioning were available as options.

Drivers were very enthusiastic about the VW Cabrio, citing its comfort, gas economy, and "fun" factor as positive points. A number of drivers noted how quickly and easily the top goes up or down, stowing neatly in the rear. Others have commented on the large trunk and convenience of the central locking system.


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How Can I Fix Loose Seat On Real?

Hello. I took my 96 VW Cabrio to get it inspected and it failed, I fix what I could but they hit me on loose seats? These seats sit on rails, and yes they do move up and down if you rock them, so ...

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How Do I Get The Radio Off Of Safe Mode, So We Can Listen To The Radio

On out radio in the car it has the word safe on the radio when it's turned on, when i turn it off, the word safe goes away, but when i turn it back on, the word safe come back..... how do we listen to...

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Does Anyone Know Someone Interested In Buying A 1996 Volkwagon Cabrio?

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Alarm Is Armed And The Car Won't Start?

My battery corrodes for some reason, if I forget to check on it, it won't charge and my battery drains. So yesterday, I went to start me car and say my displays were blank. Yep, dead battery. So I put...

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96 Cabrio Vw Wont Start. Battery Good, New Starter/solenoid. Not Turning Ov...

Car was running fine, then one day turned key and nothing. Took battery to get checked, all clear. Good amperage and fully charged. Must be starter- so buy another and replace. Still the same, ligh...

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