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By colorsendinink
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan 4dr Sedan


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i just bought this car with 71,000 miles and it's already giving me problems. i took it back to the dealer 3 times to get it repaired because it overheats all the time. the car has no power whatsoever. one good thing about it is the gas mileage, thats awesome because i have a long commute to school every day.


Favorite Features

gas mileage, pretty comfy for a small car


Suggested Improvements

no power at all. make quality parts


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Wicked car - Cavalier 1996
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By Kiprotich Arap-Ruto
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


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I looked at a number of cars before buying my Cavalier 1996. Its price was great and condition pretty good. It drives very well. I had to replace the gas tank (got a used one for a good price and free labor). Overall a very good car.


Favorite Features

Favourite features: I like the overall design of the car, interior, the seats were rather hard so i padded them with a massaging cushion and seat covers. Now it feels very comfortable and both sexy and chic.


Suggested Improvements

Sand rust spots, and paint and spray with rustcheck once or twice a year. Remember to spray all the body and tubes underneath the car. It will save you lots of stress, headache and money too.


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Good Transportation
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By DK
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan 4dr Sedan


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Perfect choice for someone looking for a small car, basic transportation. Decent sound, great on gas, decent room for a small car. Reliable as all outdoors, I loved it.


Favorite Features

Fuel economy, easy to drive, cheap to fix, fuel and maintain


Suggested Improvements

Poor interior materials, moves decent but still underpowered even for a small car. These seemed to have been addressed with its replacement, the Colbalt


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Great car for the Money
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By Dan79
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan LS 4dr Sedan


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This car has been absolutely great for me, I bought it in ’98 with 20K and now it has over 160K. Thank God this car has practically never given me trouble, the only thing I remember changing was the AC compressor. The car doesn’t have great pick-up but what can you expect from a 4-cyln, but it flies I do 70-80 mph with no problem and no shaking. Its starting to show its age now, but I can't complain considering how it has performed till now. I don't know if I was bless, cause I've seen some pretty sh*tty reviews here and on Consumer Reports, but I'm extreamly happy with it.


Favorite Features

Sunroof is nice, but opens way too slow.


Suggested Improvements

It was / is my first car, I don't like the present style, doesn't matter its discontinued


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crap
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By bad choice
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1996 Chevrolet Cavalier Sedan 4dr Sedan


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This car is crappy. Not only is it ugly,it's crap!!! i hate my cavalier, i have spent 19,600 something, repairing it so far, yes, nearly 20 grand of repairs for this 15 grand car. WHYdo u ask,well i don't know, BUT CAVALIERS ARE THE WORST CARS EVER!!!!!!!!!!


Favorite Features

NONE< ITS CRAP


Suggested Improvements

EVERYTHING!!!!!


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