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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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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Magi writes:
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5

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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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Janet writes:
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5

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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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5

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I like the88 jeep with the square head lamps over the round

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none

harolds931
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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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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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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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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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blanzo22 writes:
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2

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Nice in the Summer!

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Needs work

blanzo22
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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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2014 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Very Great Vehicle By Gusnette

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Great Ride! By Mossyoakbabe88

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Beast! By HardToughPlay

Raise it up. Put bigger grippy tires on it. Add a wench and some awesome lights. Outfit it with the images you want. Smile when the guys on the trail single you out for the best looking and functi... Read More

Awesome Ride ! By jamesp349

What more can I say its a jeep. I love everything about it. I take my jeep on long trips to short trips and the ride and comfort is great and cargo area is more than enough for me and my family. Read More

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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

Better Than I Expected By 883123

Love my Jeep. Throw back the top and your day gets better. I get 20 MPGaroun town and 22 MPG on the highway. Better than my wife mini van. 67K miles and the new car feeling hasn't worn off yet. Read More

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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

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

The Go Anywhere Family Wagon By KOVEN1981

I trully enjoy the four door jeep now giving me enought room to hold the family and dogs. Fuel mileage could be better. I would buy this vehilce again? I would buy this jeep again it is a wonderful ve... Read More

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