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1991 Chevrolet Caprice Sedan - Consumer Reviews

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What was GM Thinking, finally a RWD car that works.
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By drvette
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1991 Chevrolet Caprice Sedan 4dr Sedan


Review

Dad bought our "91, new, traded in an excellent 82 Caprice that was great also.

The vehicle NEVER gave any problems whatsoever

Price was some $18k or so,
still they command about $5,000 for a nice one on Autotrader, so Edmunds, get your pricing correct..


Best Features

26+ MPG in rolling terrain, a two week trip to South Florida using 2 full tanks of fuel, = 30.6mpg and 31.4mpg The axle is a 2.76, so PLAN Way Ahead of your stops, the vehicle will coast forever. Surprising, it feels SICK, sluggish, passing a car at 50 or so, I looked up to see a State Trooper Helio hovering the road. I looked down to see 90+ mpg I lost some paint on the bottom of the front bumper that day, J/k, though I did slam the brakes on. Relatives with Camry's Maxima's etc only got like 22-24mpg My 2 Bonnevilles, a 92 and a 95 only get 23~mpg This with a 3.8 V-6 and a FWD transmission that is really pitiful. ' IF the trans does have to come out, It can pull one in 45 minutes


Worst Features

The crash tests show a weakness on the passenger 'A-Pillar" Buick Electra Seats with more padding and the super nice armrest would be nice. I think ALL cars should be direct injected, with an Oxygen Sensor on each cylinder, that way the individual cylinders could be tuned to perfection. Adding Grill Shutters like the Cruze, and underbody panels would make this unit get into the 30's mpg The springs are a bit weak for my tastes, the Police Springs would fix that I think. A rear sway bar on all models would help. Very little to make this a 'Perfect" car. Thanks GM for finally making a wonderful vehicle, then finding making Trucks at the Caprice/Roadmaster plants was more profitable.


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Should I even swiitch?
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By Chev Fan
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Vehicle

1991 Chevrolet Caprice Sedan 4dr Sedan


Review

I own a 1991 Caprice. I am about to own
a 1996 Buick Roadmaster if I think it
will be as good a car as the Caprice.
My Caprice gets 31mpg. No lie!!! My
only complaint about the Caprice is the
driver's sea. It's not a power one on
this model and because I am only 5'2 i
have to use a seat cushion so I can see
over the dash. I also don't find the
seat comfortable on drives longer than
1/2 hour. I've been told the Buick will
fix that. The car has 370,000km on it
and the only thing not working is the
A/C. The engine has never been opened
up, burns no oil. I'm only considering
switching because of the newer year and
the power seats.


Best Features

stereo sound, trunk space, fuel economy


Worst Features

better driver's seat


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smooth ride?
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By big brad
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1991 Chevrolet Caprice Sedan 4dr Sedan


Review

This has really been the best car i
have ever owned.For the first 6 months
i had absolutly no problems w/ it. But
then stuff started to wear. I had the
hole front steering done, then the
intake manifold gasket,followed buy
shocks and then the timing chain and
valve cover gaskets..But since i did
all the work myself instead of spending
over $1250 i spent just under $350


Best Features

It is a great ride and pretty fun to drive. Great interiour quality and after all the work one heck of a good running car.no work done forthe last 6 months.it was worth the work!


Worst Features

should have gone w/ the 350 ci engine. It isnt slow but it sure isnt fast.Firm up the ride.


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Summary of vehicle condition.
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By STAN
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1991 Chevrolet Caprice Sedan 4dr Sedan


Review

Oil was changed every 3,000 (as close
as possible)miles. I have never had to
add any oil between changes.
Maintenance was performed as soon as
possible. Vehicle was never in any
major accident and only three very
minor ones. Upholstery is in excellent
condition.


Worst Features

Two very minor dents need attention. Driver side carpet needs replacement.


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Summary of vehicle condition.
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By Stan
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Vehicle

1991 Chevrolet Caprice Sedan 4dr Sedan


Review

Oil was changed every 3,000 (as close
as possible)miles. I have never had to
add any oil between changes.
Maintenance was performed as soon as
possible. Vehicle was never in any
major accident and only three very
minor ones. Upholstery is in excellent
condition.


Worst Features

Two very minor dents need attention. Driver side carpet needs replacement.


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