1988 Chevrolet Corvette User Reviews

1988 Chevrolet Corvette Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 14 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • 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:4.2 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
  • 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
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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Today, 19dec06 — Since I was young and saw my first Corvette, I was in love with it. Now that I'm 52 and had the chance to latch onto an 88, I'm not dissappointed. I've driven Corvettes before at different times but today was the day I drove one as an owner. Needless to say, my thrill could not be contained. Although a bit cold natured, I imagine some minor adjustments and maintenance will bring this Vette up to snuff. I couldn't ask for perfection since it's a used car, but for all that it is currently: it's a creampuff. For it's engine size and technology, it's incredibly fuel efficient. It's my time now.

Owner for 0 years, -1 months

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Dependable, economical, quick

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Getting in with the top up! You have to learn how to enter and exit. You don't step into the car. The best way I've found to get in is to sit down and then bring your feet in. Exiting is reverse. Turn and put your feet on the ground, then "fold" out.

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Very Nice With Classic Lines. A Real Head-turner! — This is my first 'Vette and it is the most fun I've ever had in a car that I didn't build! Handling, acceleration, braking, and ride are all superior. Catches comments and looks wherever I go. Cheap to own and operate. Cheap to maintain. Just a real fun ride!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Great looks and performance. 14 second quarter mile, 0 - 60 5.6 seconds. .87 g skid pad, .34 drag coefficient, 153 mph top speed, 28 mpg highway. The hatch back will easily carry 2 carts full of groceries. It runs and handles great at 26 years of age with 89,000 miles and being made of mainly aluminum and fiberglass,  this car will never rust. : )

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Very stiff suspension, rattles. Electronics are unreliable. The very low stance makes the car fairly difficult to get in and out of but that's part of the price of owning a sports car.

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Love It. — Yes, the horsepower may sound low at 250, but the torque is good at 340 and the gearing is set up to take advantage of that torque. The light weight of 3,100 pounds gives it a respectable power to weight ratio. I prefer this C4 body style to the C3 and C5 generations and you can't beat the price on these under rated beasts.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Has that 80's muscle car feel and sound, step on the gas and it growls and goes!

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Not as high tech as newer Vettes

saratogaart
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A Gem Of A Car — I like the fact that it is a convertible and has a beautiful bright red finish. The engine compartment still looks new. Has a nice sound to the exhaust system. Has many upgrades and was not driven in rain or snow, stored in a semi-heated garage winters.

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

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