1988 Jeep Wrangler User Reviews

1988 Jeep Wrangler Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 12 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality: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
  • 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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"ride" 6 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
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"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"power" 3 reviews

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Janet writes:
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cool,dependable in snow, makes you feel good when you drive it!

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not good on ice

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There's Only One Jeep! — One of the best vehicles we ever owned. It was great to get out during a snow storm and drive and drive. It was also fun to put the back window up,roll the windows down, and cruise in the summer time. If you can only get one vehicle for fun, make it a Jeep !

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Magi writes:
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Compact, Looks good

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Hard on gas, Bad on ice

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88 Yj; Great For Offroad! — 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 an amazing vehicle to drive! If you're looking for something great for offroading, a Jeep Wrangler is perfect, vs. a cherokee. Wranglers can get aorund tight spaces much better.

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Kyle writes:
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fun

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slow

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Good Reliable Car — no speed or acceleration but still four wheel drive and decent power its sturdy but the soft top isnt that great ant theres a few dings and a little bit of rust but nothing that noticable really fun in the summer with the top down

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ryan writes:
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FUN!

Cons

Gas mileage

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A Blast!! — 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, the ORIGINAL. Too bad the Germans killed it. I think they're mad because the original jeep helped win WWII.

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Jeff writes:
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5

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4x4, 31 inch tires, 5 speed manual

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2.5L 4 cylinder, 12 mpg

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Great 4x4 — jeeps are great trucks, ever since their first appearence in the war. great 4x4 capabilities

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Adam writes:
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5

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fun

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gas milage

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Great Starter — it is a great starter car and is very fun when you let the top down it is very versitle and can do almost anything any other vehicle can do i think the car is a great way to start

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

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Royce writes:
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5

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sexy, beastly, built to go anywhere, i love it thats all that matters

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expensive, slow, hard for girls to get up into

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Clean — 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 its clean its can be pretty classy.. Cost.. Just Empty Every Pocket Fun Factor.. this jeep is the funnest ever going with buddies to Moab..is the best.. fun but expensive Downside Expensive, Slow, Hard for girls to get up into..

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blanzo22 writes:
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2

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Nice in the Summer!

Cons

Needs work

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A Good First Convertable Car — This Jeep is a nice ride however it needs alot of work. the inside is in pretty good shape and the outside condition is about average. needs a new fuel system and the 4wd doesnt work. other than that every thing is good shape and has been well mantained.

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

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David writes:
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5

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off road perfomance

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on road performance

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Best Offroader There Is — bad performance on road, braking and handeling are just not good. build quality is very good , after 23years : no rust founded ! appearce ; rough; and thats what we like about it gas mileage is not good, but OK fun factor to drvie ; high !

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

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Sergio writes:
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Original, personal value, only one around the world, it's one of my favourite cars!

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nothing!

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Jeep There's Only One, The Best!!! — Full customize Jeep Wrangler'88 (winch, fog lights snorkel, 2 tanks, roll bar, modified suspension, sun roof, grill, high performance filter, altimeter and clinometer, compass, sony xplod mp3 stereo with 4 pioneer speakers, and more) Original 4.2 Liters 6 in line engine with 200HP

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1987 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Its Awesome By DanDiCienzo

I have had the car for a while now. It is old, and I have never taken the time to get it completely fixed. But it drives and its a jeep and it is super fun. The engine leaks oil, but the 4.2L In-line ... Read More

Good Solid Second Vehicle And Now Dedicated Off-road Vehicle. By bbailey056

1987 Wrangler, NP231, Peugeot 5spd, 258ci, originally had Carter 2bbl. Over 200K miles. Installed Mopar Performance Fuel Injection late 90's. Best money I have spent so far. Increased mileage,drivabil... Read More

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1989 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Awesome By Miles

This is the funnest vehicle to own in my opinion. A must have for the outdoorsy type! I love taking the Jeep camping, off roading, or even just for a joy ride. I enjoy working on mechanical work nearl... Read More

Fun Toy By oldguy2

I bought it as a fixer upper toy and have enjoyed every minute of it. I love the way it looks now and the feeling of freedom driving it with the top down/off. I wish it had a litle more power and got ... Read More

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1990 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Jeep Lover By Dillon

amazing car!!! i would recomend this car to anyone, there is nothing u cant love about a jeep. it cvan go anywhere and do anything and it looks amazing. cheap for the amount of fun u will have in th... Read More

One Of My Favorite Convertibles By Christopher

love my jeep, great off road, not too bad on road. blast to drive in the summer and somtimes winter, if there ia snow. has a 4.5 inch lft 35" tires. never had a problem off road. it is very thisty. Read More

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1991 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

It's A Jeep Thing By soupy6914

i love her wouldn't trade her for anything handels mud snow hills take the top off and cruse in the summer nothing better she gets about 15mpg but almost never gets stuck without it being my fault h... Read More

Best Vehicle In The World For Recreational Use Not So Much For Driving Every Day. By Brent

Well what to say about it, the goods plenty of power out of the six cylinder even turning 33 inch tires, handles good and turns on a dime, built like a tank i don't baby it at all and it just begs for... Read More

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1992 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

1992 Jeep Wrangler 5 Speed Straight 6 Cyl By Frank

Favorite car I've ever been in. Handles like a champ and is the easiest car to drive even tho its a stick. The bass has almost blown out my back windows so I've put fatmat across the whole interior al... Read More

Fun And Frustration All In One Till You Invest Alot Of Time, Money And Sweat In It! By Mike

Dont buy an old Jeep unless you love rust! 2007 or newer unless you are handy! Great agility and surprising what the little 4 cylinder will crawl through, 4 foot snow drifts were no problem except f... Read More

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