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1988 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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Clean by Royce
 — Performance...will take you places that will make you pee your pants. Quality... built to get roughed up everything quaility or it will be replaced.. Appearance... not exactly a rolls royce but when i... Read More
88 Yj; Great For Offroad! by Magi
 — I bought my jeep YJ in october of 2007. Excellent quality, for an 88 I've made few repairs. Handles alright, quick on the wheel. Ownership costs are quite high, as I get about 12 mpg. However, this is... Read More
A Blast!! by Ryan
 — The most fun you can have on 4 wheels and register it for the street. No top AND removable doors means more open air than anything on the road other than motorcycles. Stone reliable, large aftermarket... Read More

1988 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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1988 Jeep Wrangler

The 1988 Jeep Wrangler comes equipped with two engines, for power or for normal driving: the 2.5 liter I4 with 121 hp or the 4.2 liter I6, a 177 hp machine.  Like its predecessor, the 1988 Jeep Wrangler has two available transmissions, a 3 speed automatic, or a 5 speed manual.  Also like the 1987, the 1988 has two doors and four wheel drive, a true SUV for the off-roading fan.

Complete with air conditioning and even (gasp!) a cassette player, the Jeep Wrangler has every comfort you could expect from a 1988 SUV.  The second in the line of vehicles that lasted 20 years, the 1988 Jeep Wrangler continued the new tradition of an outstanding SUV.  While the 1988s may not be in the greatest condition today, they helped to establish what would become a standard of the SUV world.


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