1986 Porsche 944 User Reviews

1986 Porsche 944 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 26 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 14 reviews
"power" 13 reviews
"handling" 9 reviews
"reliable car" 4 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
CONS
"expensive car" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"high maintenance" 2 reviews

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Chris writes:
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5

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It allows you to drive the way a person into sports cars wants to drive

Cons

Maitenance.

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Get One If You Have The Money To Keep Up With It. — It's a real pleasure to drive, but a nightmare to maintain. Performance is pretty good, especially for an old 4 cylinder. Out on back roads is where it really shines, but can still kick ass in straight lines. While it's fun to drive, I'm eventually getting rid of it to get a 944 Turbo (951).

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

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Zac writes:
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5

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Good looking and great handling

Cons

Old so it needs significant maintenance and continual improvement.

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Awesome — Its an old car so it does need a lot of maintenance, but I love it just the same. It handles amazingly and has a respectable amount of power but I believe it can be easily improved. I think that it just may be the best car Porsche ever made, its definitely my favorite.

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Dirck writes:
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Sweet car

Cons

none

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Porsche 944 — Test drove the car for a friend because he didn't know how to drive a stick shift and I could. It handled great and had lots of power for a small engine. Would love to have one but can't find one in the price range I want to spend>

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Seth writes:
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Fun to drive,  flawless handeling,  looks great.

Cons

Brand parts are difficult to come by.

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86' Porsche 944 — The 944 is an excellent vehicle to own. Stylish and a lot of fun to drive, the Porsche 944 is a perfect car for a person whose passion is cars. I would recommend this care to anyone and everyone, and it costs less that most cars on the market. Enjoy!

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Kevin writes:
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Pros

Blistering fast, tight, car.

Cons

Not a good car to make out in -- no passenger compartment room at all!

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Now We're Talking! — Having done my penance in car hell, this was the reward. Outstanding acceleration, handling, and looks, this car was remarkably affordable for what it was. Reasonably well constructed and comparitivelt easy to work on for such a fast car. No rear seat room or stowage to speak of.

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Robert writes:
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4

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fast, fun, nice handling, great on the track as it is

Cons

getting old, timing belt worries, power steering racks don't last

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Great Bang For The Buck — handles great, easy to modify to make crazy HP, still feels superfast, lots of great parts to buy to make it even more fun

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Reviews From Other Years

1982 Porsche 944 Reviews

944 By Alan

Best car I ever owned, Fantastic!Did what it said on the tin, no trouble fantastic to drive, excellent build quality, not too bad on fuel, real head turner. proud that I had the experience. If I come ... Read More

Like A Great Man ..... Knows How To Handle The Curves!!!!!!!!!!...im In Love By Brittany

a 2 seater, grey market car, in 1982 there were only a few thousand made in austria Read More

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1983 Porsche 944 Reviews

Porsche, There Is No Substitute! By RichInSK

I've always loved the swoopy, curvy, sexy lines of the 944. Bought an '83 model in 1999 and owned it for 3 years. I couldn't believe the car was 16 years old. Never driven a car that has handled s... Read More

Like New... 64,000 Miles By DAVID1234456

this is a great track car this is a great daily driver not for under age drivers...... if you like race style cars you will like this one... it really sells itself from looks to handling. the 1995 B... Read More

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1984 Porsche 944 Reviews

I Have Enjoyed This Car For The Last 13 Years By Bear1015

I have had few mechanical problems with this car over a 13 year period. Garaged and not driven in winter. Changed timing belt and water pump about 10,000 miles ago. Has 128,000 miles on it now. I had ... Read More

Decent By Jesse

i really like these cars because they are fairly inexpensive and really enjoyable to drive I don't like the bumper rubbers. and the sunroof which is a terrible design. but over all i am satisfied wit... Read More

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1985 Porsche 944 Reviews

Great Car For Dollar. Many Clubs To Join.......... By Lonewolf_Mike

27 years old, and this car drives 25 miles a gallon. Unbelieveabable performance for a 4 banger. Almost $3k in recent services after pulling from storage.....long term. This car is a great investme... Read More

If You Looking To Find Porsche Quality At A Discount You Will Enjoy This Car. By Joshua

The 944 was said to be the Ford Pinto of the Porsche family. It really isnt as long as you know how to appreciate it. It is a prime example of technology from 1985 - this car handles really well, is... Read More

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1987 Porsche 944 Reviews

Porsche 944, A Classic Little Sports Car With A Lot Of Potential. By Mister67

The overall appearance of the 944 seemed to be in the same category as the Dodge Daytona or Chrysler Conquest TSi of the 80's. These zippy little hatchbacks have been brought back to life in various f... Read More

Love It But Need More Power. By Billy

I think it is a stunning and unique looking car and I am pleased with it but I am into the automotive modification game so i have a tendency to go fast and want more power.I feel that the standard 944... Read More

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