1988 Ford Mustang User Reviews

1988 Ford Mustang Review Ratings

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  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"ride" 23 reviews
"power" 15 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 11 reviews
"handling" 8 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"brakes" 6 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"interior" 4 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews

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great torke, amazing tire burn out, loudness is most heard least a mile away...

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low milage for gas gallon

cordobaray
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Sexy Foxy Mustang — I love my stang easy to fix if ever needs any replacing items, super cheap to repair, best part of car is loud, fast, fun, attracts peoples attention. 15 miles a gallon not bad for an 1988 5.0 block engine

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Fast lots of power great for anyone who loves hp

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Not made for a guy with 3 kids back seat small but its mine so I don't need no back seat drivers!!!!!!!!!

jmcrae28377
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Power — Dislike anyone who talk's about it as not being a great car and like showing people why it's a great car LINE UP!!!!!! Who's next. Right now I'm 5-0 with no spray 302 block all power bolt-ons and more.

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

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Car was fun to drive. Easy to modify.

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None

venselds
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Excellent — This is one of the cheaper and easy cars to turn into a real muscle car. The factory interior is above normal and conforable. Do not plan in hauling to much the trunk has limit space. Almost no issues at with the car.

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Cheap Convertable

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Expensive Convertible top to replace

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First Time Car, Or Cheap-o Communter — This mustang got around! It ran, and ran, and ran, even with most of it falling apart! It was a fun girls convertible. It handled extremely good, but was greatly under powered. The car won;t get you into trouble, but you will find it thinking you have a "mustang".

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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this is another baby resurected painted a secret colour red that blows your mind when you look at her .

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the only negative is I cannot drive them both, ( hahaha) and i don't want to drive them with all this sand & salt on the roads.

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Looks Can Be Deceiving She's A Sleeper — I like everything about my car !! This is just the beginning of a stable full of mustangs, maybe a camaro for my husband LOL My two girls now have a classic, antique mustang waiting for when they get their licenses . They love the mustangs, GIRLS POWERED BY MUSTANGS HOORAAH !!

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

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good on gas starts EVERY  TIME I love my car my kids enjoy the convertible handles great

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everybody wants to race,

momsrat
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Mama's Girl — I would not change anything about my mustang, I have had her for 10 years we got off to a rough start but now she is great !! can not wait to get her back on the road for the summer

Primary Use: Family transportation

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everything

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nothing

2,635

Great Fun Car — this car was light weight and had lots of power.it looked good and drove great.it had a std trans.black on black and dark tinted glass.great performance and great handling.a ton of great after market parts available for this stang.it was a tuff car has well.

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

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I love my car

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Ilike everything about my car`

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My Love For A Mustang — I love my 1988 mustang. my mother had a 68 my father had a 67 so you could sa that it runs in the blood so i guess i will take my rat out for a wash and a cruise. Hope to see all you hotrodders out there

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

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Inexpesive horsepower.  You can beat the cost/horsepower.

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Cheap horspower.  You will not be in the inner circle of upper echelon muscle car enthusiast. The disgusted looks you'll get when you kick the BMW M3 or M5's behind. Well, maybe not a con, just depends on how you look at it.

echance17
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Amazingly Fun And Affordable Car — This is the first new car I have ever purchased. I bought it just prior to starting pilot training in the Air Force. I have had it and worked on it many times since. I have just started a total restoration project on it and plan to give it to my son when he graduates college in a few years. It will not be stock. It has amazed me how easy and inexpensive these cars are to work on. Just about everthing you can imagine doing to one has already been done by someone else and you can read about it or watch it on youtube. This car pulls sub 12s in the quarter and gets 26 mpg on the highway. Way to go Lee Iacocca, may God rest his soul.

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

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Love the sound of the cam

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It's not done yet

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Loud, Fast, Tire Smoking Fun — Ridiculously fun with the taller gears. Traction is hard to get until 3rd gear. The cam really helps to get it going. Needs a lot of cosmetic work-little bit of body work and paint, some interior re install, but hey, it's a project car.

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

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