Chevrolet
Caprice
1996
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1996 Chevrolet Caprice Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Chevrolet Caprice specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Chevrolet Caprice warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$19,905
Invoice *
$18,213
Engine
4.3L V-6 200 HP 240.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm / 5.7L V-8 260 HP 330.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
26.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.3L V-6 200 HP 240.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm / 5.7L V-8 260 HP 330.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,400 rpm
Transmission
4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
100 amp
Battery
525 amp
Axle Ratio
2.93 / 3.23 / 2.56
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
23.0 gal.
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Ride
sport
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
P215/75SR15.0WSW AS / P235/70SR15.0WSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size
Front Seat Type
split-bench
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Floor Mats
carpet front
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Auxiliary Visors
passenger side
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Reading Lights
front & rear
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
CD
single
Antenna
power retractable
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Front Windows
power
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Door Count
4 doors
Exterior Length
214.1 "
Exterior Width
77.5 "
Exterior Height
55.7 "
Wheelbase
116 "
Curb Weight
4,357 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,000 lbs.
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Paint
with stripe
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 Chevrolet Caprice safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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