(3.3) 11 reviews
MSRP: $627$3,043
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 28-30
Engine: 120-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: N/A
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... Read full review for the 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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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

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