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1988 Vauxhall Cavalier User Reviews

1988 Vauxhall Cavalier Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 3 reviews

  • Performance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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Derek writes:
1988 Vauxhall Cavalier Review
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3

Pros

mmm!

Cons

???

55

Was Cool At The Time! — Bit of a banger when I had it. Red paint was soooo faded! Quite nice spec though! I crashed it a couple of times and it still kept going! Eventually turned out it was a insurance write off...the old guy I bought it off stuffed me! :(

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stephen writes:
1988 Vauxhall Cavalier Review
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5

Pros

ride, handling, power.

Cons

ride, handling, power.

35

1.6l Cavalier — Rubbish car, the only way to drive was to thrash it to within an inch of it's life and wrestle it through the corners as was only 1.6L! Handbrake worked well though.... It's demise was a result of it's shocking handling!

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Jason writes:
1988 Vauxhall Cavalier Review
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5

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handling

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none

35

Cav Sri 130 — the performance car to have ,back when it was released in 1987 it was ground breaking to have a medium sized car with 130 bhp these cars were well sought after to have such power at the front wheels.good car.

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1995 Vauxhall Cavalier Reviews

Very Hard To Find A Good One Now But Cheap To Buy If U Can And U Will Have A Lot Of Fun By Andy

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1994 Vauxhall Cavalier Reviews

Shame They Stopped Making Them,then Brought Out The Vectra,oh Dear. By Chris

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Good Engine, Bad Build By Hector

Easy run with a good engine but typically shabby build quality from Vauxhall. As the CD model it had plenty of toys and was a reliable hard working car. I would buy another, shame about the badge. Nic... Read More

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1993 Vauxhall Cavalier Reviews

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Did Its Job And Had Some Laughs. By Stephen

Performance - acceleration, braking, handling = Was ok decent 2.0l engine but too much understeer Build Quality - has it needed repairs? squeaks/rattles = Massive let down Appearance - both interior... Read More

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1992 Vauxhall Cavalier Reviews

1992 Vauxhall Cavalier By Paul

The Mk III Cavalier pretty much had the market sown up until the new Mondeo appeared in 1993. The 1.6 GLS 5 door that I owned was a good car. It handled well and the 1.6 8v engine was very torquey, co... Read More

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1991 Vauxhall Cavalier Reviews

Great Sporting Classic Car By Bradley

Amazing classic example of the 130bhp MK3 preface SRI. Great recro interior, sports wheel etc. Quite nippy when tunned, 16v redtop more disreable. Read More

The True Love Of My Life, Still Miss Her By Andy

The longest i've ever owned a car, 5 years of which she was only on the road for 3! due to welding and more welding. she weighed about 4 tons when i got rid due to the extra metal! Read More

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