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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Sergio writes:
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5

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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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harolds931 writes:
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I like the88 jeep with the square head lamps over the round

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none

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Great — Loved it from the start especially when we pull it with our motor home no need for dolys not hard to pull since it is light weight , and sporty when we travel or explore off road, grear for older people.

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

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David writes:
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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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Ryan writes:
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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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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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Adam writes:
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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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Ryan writes:
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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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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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Jeff writes:
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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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2012 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

It's A Jeep Fun To Drive By seanze

Nice SUV very over price great in the snow and off road sucks on the freeway gutless engine need to put the new motor which is coming in 2012 so wait if you can But ts a fun SUV drive one you will l... Read More

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2010 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Well Pleased By jaytol9262

I am pleased with the over all performance of the car. I only wish that it got better gas milage since ill will be traveling a lot in the up come future. I am happy with it but its time to improve. Read More

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