1985 Volkswagen Cabriolet User Reviews

1985 Volkswagen Cabriolet Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5

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Ryan writes:
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Fun to drive, handles well, great on fuel, standard, really reliable

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Hard to see out the back window, can't throw the top down if you still have your L or N, further suck-ing the ability to see clearly behind you.

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Great Starter Car — Fun car to drive around, very zippy and the handling is great. It's basically a four seater go-kart, unless you have about 400 lbs worth of spare parts, tools, and such in the trunk and back seat, which it has right now. I like the boxy shape and the reliability of these cars. Perfect for a new driver learning standard.

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Hector writes:
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5

Pros

It really is a head turner...

Cons

Because it is cabriolet i can't park it anywhere so it won't get vandalized.

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I Love My Car — The car is being restored by me. Slowly i have invested almost two years into this vehicle. Everything is new on the vehicle but stock except the engine ECU. It has an MS1 installed. The suspension is stock modified for better grip and height control. It is very fast compared to the stock fuel system, and is very fun to drive.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Matt writes:
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4

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its a convertible

Cons

the converitble top rips if you dont take good car of it

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Its A Solid Volkswagen With A Nice Body — its a wolfs berg edition cabriolet with red and white interior and a black top with a 1.8 liter 4 cyl and a 5 speed manual, it only had 17000 miles on the car when i got it.now it has 46000 on the original engine it is and alright car

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Robert_G writes:
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Just Bought An 85 Cabriolet In September And Think It Is Great !!! — A car with 125000 miles needs some work but the driving of it makes it worth it. I am glad I bought it, just wish I had bought it yeas ago

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

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Max writes:
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It looks as good in the 21st century as it ever did

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Nothing, but them im biased!

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Old School Nippy Hot Hatch — No ABS No Power Steering No Traction Control Everything manual Thats why I love this car. A classic car that paved the way for hot Hatches Fun to drive and sticks to the road like a squashed toad! Built to last!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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bajabull20 writes:
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Young women really like it!

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Young women really like it!

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Cheap Thrills And Why Did They Stop Makeing Them? — I bought this in Germany in 1985 and my Mom has had it. I forgot how much fun it was to drive. Has shinny factory paint still. It is perfect for living at the beach in Mexico. Just had a new top and redid the seats. Sure is better than payments! Red VW with the top down, that mite be me!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Angel267 writes:
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Covertible, fuel economy

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Delicate, requires a lot of manteinance

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I Loved This Car ! — Had this can while in college. I was "the guy of the cabrio"... I had a lot of fun this years.

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1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

I Absolutely Loved It. By courtneybriton

I had my cabby completely restored, by me, as a first time project. When it was finished it got about 40mpg on the freeway and close to 30 city. You got a classic looking car with a newer car driving ... Read More

Sell It For A 240sx By Kick'em

handles better than a ford, good for driving A to B. NOT a chick magnet, electronics trouble, trunk is too small. low on horsepowe. sensitive steeing and has capabilitie to be a fun car to drive, but ... Read More

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1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

Whats So Great About Cabriolet's? By Lynell

I loved my VW because it got great gas mileage, it was sporty and small so it hugged the curves in Colorado well and it had great get up and go for a four cylinder. I love German engineering and you ... Read More

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1991 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

$1,599 By vwcabriolet

This is the most fun I have ever had in a car. The little convertible is small but has tremendous punch and power. Everything in the car works as it was garaged and owned by only one family. The p... Read More

Vee Dub Clipper By Oliver

Great car,looks funky fooking old thou 17yrs,what can you expect, ok on fuel,sounds faster than it actually goes,needs alot of loving,when you fix one thing something else packs up,but parts are so ch... Read More

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1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

Fun,fun,fun By mojonopo

I bought this as one of the final fifty things on my bucket list....too old for a motorcycle, but this is the next best thing...looking forward to a great driving summer. smile, it's a good world. G... Read More

Great! By Pettis12

Parking in tight spots? You can park this car where no man has parked before! The handling is great. Appearance seems to hold up well after all these years (exterior/interior). Just a very enjoyab... Read More

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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

Cool Little Buggy By Randi

Its a VW, it likes and needs to be tinkered with. So make sure you have a TinkerBell or TinkerBo to tinker with it...Its a classic VW Wolfsburg Edition and is fun to drive, really fast, that is...VW Read More

Sportive And Nice !!! By Aaron

Really great performance for the frontwheeldrive, maybe 2 direct !!! The bumps are a bit stiff and the suspension was maybe 2 hard... also no power streering but I don't mind. It was a great fun car ... Read More

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