(4.2) 12 reviews
Body Style: Coupe
Combined MPG: 22
Engine: 145-hp, 3.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: N/A
1996 Ford Thunderbird


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Difficult to imagine that this portly coupe owes its heritage to the slim and trim '55 Thunderbird, which, over the years, grew by leaps and pounds. If you stick around long enough, you get to be called an icon and the liverspots become a symbol of survival. The '96 Thunderbird is an icon. Though carrying a proud name, the rear-wheel-drive car for years has been burdened by ... Read full review for the 1996 Ford Thunderbird

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by Drive American from Chantilly, VA on March 18, 2008

This is the second one I have owned. My first was a 94 that had 137k. Sold it with 189k three years ago. The car is still alive! All I had to do was give it a tune up and change the trans fluid. I jus... Read Full Review

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