1988 Chevrolet Beretta User Reviews

1988 Chevrolet Beretta Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 / 5
  • Appearance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars2.6 out of 5 stars 2.6 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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Konrad writes:
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Stunning Styling Ferrari Like handling

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Aweful Engine (2.0) and Interior design/Quality

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Great Car To Own If You Have The New Interior And The More Powerful Engines. Still Turns Heads. — Performance: With the 2.0 Engine you'd be better of with a horse if you want racing. Handling is unbelievable good! Build Quality: Sheet metal perfect, chassis perfect. Interior: COMPLETE disaster not a single Beretta has a good looking dash they all get warped. Appearance: Stunning exterior styling one of the best Chevrolet designs in ages, absolute horror inside. The design teams never spoke to each other. Cost of Ownership: Real real cheap, the TBI inyection is a pain and mine in particular won't ever hold idle where it should be but parts a easy to find and cheap. Fun Factor: Eventhough the car is really really slow, the hadling makes it incredibly fun. Get a Quad4 Beretta with the twin cam 4 in line engine and that should be real fun! Also Newer Berettas have better interiors.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brrretta writes:
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love it

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none

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My Stress Reliever — Bought the 88 2.0 Beretta , 5 spd. in 2004. It had 187000 on it, a few years ago at 201000 miles the engine blew. New low miles 2.0 replaced it. Car now has 213000 miles. New clutch, all new front end parts, both axles w/ CV joints, master clutch cyl , slave cylinder , wheels and tires. New front hubs, new complete brake assemblies front and rear , front strut tower brace. Complete killer tuned exhaust system. Painted red calipers , Body kit , Shelby 11" Racing stripes, blacked out grill and engine dress up . Window tint, Hurst shifter boot, Hurst pistol grip shifter handle, remote radio w/4 new speakers, vinyl dashboard cover, new bucket seat covers, tail lights and new headliner. Looking for the upper and lower finish panels, new front buckets and front/rear interior door panels (Blue).

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

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Kyle writes:
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The noise it makes when i rev the motor

Cons

i have to put on new tires

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Got To Love Your Own Car First Before You Can Love Anyone Esle's Car — my car is really fun to drive because it has a 5 speed transmission and every corner is a blast. Even though my clutch went out I went and bought a new one and going to put it in as soon as i have the time.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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William writes:
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GAS SAVER!!!

Cons

NO CUP HOLDERS!!!!

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Chevrolet Beretta — My car saves gas (when my foot is light), it only cost me $750, and its really fun to drive out on the backroads when the coast is clear... she needs a paint job and an upgraded suspension, but for the most part its a very fun little car to drive.

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Kelley writes:
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it took a beating and kept on ticking.

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i had bought it with hail damage and a huge dent in the drivers door. it went through 4 alternators in 2 years and 2 batteries. i had to replace the shocks, rotors and brakes, before i sold it. plus the transmission was going out it didnt like going in reverse in the winter.

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Great Starter Car For High Schoolers/college Students. — it was a gray exterior with a red interior. 2.8 litre. had lots of fun in that car easy on gas.

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Daryl writes:
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Reliable, good on gas, clean

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Gutless 2.0 liter 4 cylinder, lame wheelcovers, low compression in one cylinder, no working dash lights due to a short circuit

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"college Cruiser" — I owned this car for only a few months. It was a co-worker of my father's car that had 130,000 miles on it. It was tired mechanically since the 2.0 liter 4 cylinder had been run to death. On the plus side it looked good and was clean inside and out. After some minor detail work and a new exhaust system & set of tires...I drove this down to college where I proceeded to sell it for more than 3 times what it was worth.

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