1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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10 reviews
Available Price Range $18-$4,550 Trims5 Combined MPG 28-30 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Chevrolet's new Cavalier has taken off like the space shuttle. In just its second year on the market since a major overhaul, the Cavalier has rocketed to the top of the compact-car sale charts. The Cavalier earned the top spot without any rebates or other tomfoolery because it is a solid, high-quality, value-packed automobile. You are going to have a hard time finding a similar-sized compa... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

3.1 out of 5

Based on 10 reviews

Not a bad car

by The man from St. Louis, Mo on January 13, 2007

I have a 96' cavalier that I purchased and I think it runs just fine. If you are looking for a sportier cavalier though, buy the z- 24. The cavalier base and Ls have the SOHC setup witch makes it a ... Read Full Review

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 13 recalls for this car.

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