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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Nice in the Summer!

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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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4x4, strong construction, ran well

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stiff leaf springs, no door locks, gearing and stearing a bit stiff

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An Offroader — Needed repairs a few times, mainly the rear wheel drive. Gas milage wasnt great. It was fun to drive at the time. First gear seemed to be very short and shifting gears was a bit of an annoyance, freeway driving really bugged me

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

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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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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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FUN!

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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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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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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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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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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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off road perfomance

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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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2014 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Fun And Tough By chrisjodoherty

I have driven this jeep, all through the winter, during storms and snow, and never even came close to being stuck or having any problems with all types of surfaces. I drove on the beach, and in the ci... Read More

Amazing By Brett

I love everything about this car. I'm still in the process of building it, but it'll be about another 10 grand before I'm close to the finished look. In the mean time it'll be garaged while I save mon... Read More

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Largest Convertible You Can Buy By britishpaul

Lots of space and fun in the sun. 4 wheel drive for the snow or 2 wheel drive for the road. Fuel economy is not like a Prius but it's a Jeep... and it's the biggest convertible you can buy. Great valu... Read More

It Makes People Stare, You Will Be Noticed! By Strifler

I like everything except for the fact it has a V6. Jeep needs to make a Wrangler with a V8! It is completely loaded, but they still remained to keep it simple in a good way. I would recommend this ... Read More

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Go Anywhere Escape Plan. By CnoteJK

I wish there was a few more inches behind the front seats. The overall vehicle has improved greatly over the previous body style but the 3.8 is the worst motor ever. The ride and handling is amazing... Read More

It's A Jeep By dssjwood

Compared to the older jeeps, the 2011 is much smoother and has more power and speed. The 2011 allows you to set your speed at 65 on highways the jeep is able to maintain the speed without driving up t... Read More

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