1989 Jeep Wrangler User Reviews

1989 Jeep Wrangler Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 15 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5

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Jesse writes:
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fun toy for wheelin

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its a jeep. she breaks often

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No Name Yet. — she has a lot of low end torque which makes the acceleration pretty slow, but its not like im trying to race over boulders or anything. the fun factor is VERY high. if you love the outdoors youll love a jeep.

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

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Miles writes:
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5

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Funnest toy ever - nothing better than spring time in the Jeep

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You buy a Jeep with the anticipation of working on them. Needless to say, she has her good days and her bad days. Low gas mileage and cold in the winter

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Awesome — 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 nearly as much as I enjoy the ride.

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

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lvfam writes:
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Very fun jeep to drive and play in

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not really big enough for family 4cyl under powered

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Very Clean Older Jeep — We had alot of fun with this jeep My son and I fixed it up for him it was a fun father so project. The jeep was well maintained we added a 2.5 inch lift and new bfg we also rebuilt the motor which has about 2ooo on it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Patrick writes:
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It's a Jeep

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Old carburated motor, weak transmission.

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This Is My Rust Bucket Repair In The Making............ — Face it guys, the newest YJ wrangler is over 13 years old now. Reliable, I think not. If your mechanically inclined these can be fun to drive and work on. I would avoid one as a daily driver.

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Donna writes:
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the look and fell of it, makes me happy and carefree when driving topless

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The only thing that is wrong is no cup holders

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Love It — My jeep has the original 4.2L engine in it. It was a 5spd but we changed it to an auto for my kids to drive. Overall my jeep is good on gas and looks good too. It still has the original decals on it from the factory. We put a 4" suspension lift in it and has 32" BFG mud terrian tires.

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

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Stefán writes:
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its a jeep

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none

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Amazing — i love my wrangler. It is carborated so it doesnt start when its cold. When off road nothing can challenge patches, I built him to perform! This car is super fun to drive. Especially when you take the doors and top off!

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

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Daniel writes:
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Everything!!!!!!

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no radio :(

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Jeep — I love this vehicle with all of my loving heart!!!!! it is so amazing, and can handle any trail. i love having it in the garage (even though it isnt actually in the garage) it is still an amazing vehicle!!!!!!!

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

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Jay writes:
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Small, quick, classic style, very manageable, rugged

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Mostly driven by cheerleaders, small, makes you want to offroad more which means it costs more

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Wrangler — I owned it very briefly. It was lifted 3.5 inches with 33" tires. First week of driving I gave it too much throttle resulting in the rear axle breaking. I would recommend upgrading the rear axle if lifting a jeep.

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

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Bassel writes:
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Design

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Gas consumption

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Funny — Acceleration was good for a 4x4 car, even braking and handling. This car as every American car it needs a visit to the workshop on a monthly basis. For the appearance, it has a great design specially when convertible It consumes a lot of Gas which was a disaster. it is a funny car specially during the summer season.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cire writes:
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Top off fun in the sun!, Hardtop makes a warm 4x4 for winter.

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Easy to crash, no power steering, no A/C

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Either You Love It Or Hate It... — acc-- 2.5 5-speed not fast, but great in snow brakes-- excellent, ABS would be better handling-- top heavy, better suited for off-road build-- low repairs, the soft top can be somewhat noisy app-- "There's only 1 Jeep" CoO-- very low, 18-25 mpg depending on speed and wind ff-- not for everyone, easy to die

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2014 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Awesome Ride ! By jamesp349

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A Dream For A Deer Hunter Or Person With A Small Boat. Will Get You Anywhere Reliably By Nick

I will say that the gas mileage could be better. However that aside this is a wonderful vehicle. Two years after I bought the jeep as a demonstrator new for 35,000 it is worth almost what I paid for ... 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

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