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Owner Reviews: Chevrolet / Camaro

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2012 Chevrolet Camaro

Trim: SS
by MartinV on 10-16-2012
Its a modern muscle car, keep reading to know what I mean by that
There are a few cars that leave you desiring to own them, very few are (relatively) affordable but this is one of them.

Performance / Fun factor
-Wow this is way above average in terms of power delivery
**However that is not the impressive part.**
-Instead I am more impressed by the way it delivers it, a V8 orchestra sings melodious tunes while you use the throttle, it leaves me wondering why they bothered with the sound system?
-The overall sensation of acceleration is overwhelming in a welcomed way.
-It is fast but feels even faster.

Who would like this car?
-Get this car if you want to have automotive fun and gather everyone's attention at the same time.

Cons
-Power steering feels or is non-existent, get ready to handle the wheel like a trucker.
-Cars in this category have large wheels, good at first but (very) expensive to replace the rubber.
-You want the V8 but that will kill your gas expenses and insurance rate. So you cant really win unless funding is not an issue
-Overall the cost of ownership is not reflected by the purchase price point.
-Head Up Display (HUD) available on some models
-Don't know why they bothered putting back seats in...

Pros
-Low initial cost
-You get to buy a poster car
-You will love to drive this (while the fun factor lasts)

Overall buy this car if you realize the long term financial commitment you are getting yourself into and do realize the fun does wear out a bit.
Overall
3.5
Comfort
3/5
Performance
5/5
Fuel Economy
2/5
Interior Design
2/5
Exterior Styling
5/5
Reliability
2/5
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1991 Chevrolet Camaro

Trim: RS
by Vortex91 on 10-16-2012
Lots of fun with the tops down.
This was an impulse buy and let me tell you, I don't regret it for a second.

It has T-tops and in the summer is a lot of fun. The engine is a V8 305 TBI Small Block Chevy; I wished it were a 350 but it's got a lot of torque and you just feel the power when you pinch the gas.

I love the 3rd generation Camaro body style and so far it's proved very reliable. Whatever problems I've had with it were easily fixed and the parts very inexpensive due to the aftermarket immense supply of parts.

It still has the original paint and it still looks good.

A few years back I went autocross racing with it and had a blast taking it around the corners, there is nothing like rear wheel drive.

3rd gen Camaros are a lot of fun (especially the V8s) and just like the 2nd gen, their value is starting to appreciate.

The breaks could be better but if you find one with the 1LE package you're good.

This is not my daily driver anymore but it sure is fun to drive.
Overall
4.5
Comfort
5/5
Performance
5/5
Fuel Economy
3/5
Interior Design
4/5
Exterior Styling
5/5
Reliability
5/5
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1996 Chevrolet Camaro

Trim: V6 Y87
by mikeautos on 10-13-2012
Stylish, but not the most fun
I bought this car when it was 10 years old and had 135,000 km on the odometer.

Ride is firm but the suspension still allowed for a lot of body roll. The engine was fairly powerful, but ran out of power on the upper-end. The car used a lot of gas.

The interior looked dated, even for 1996, but was functional enough. The front seats were comfortable, but the backseats were pretty useless. Trunk space disappeared when the T-Tops were stowed in the trunk.

Visually, the car did look great on the outside, one of the reasons I bought it.

By 150,000 km the crank sensor was in need of replacing.
Overall
3.0
Comfort
2/5
Performance
3/5
Fuel Economy
2/5
Interior Design
2/5
Exterior Styling
5/5
Reliability
3/5
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