Volkswagen Cabriolet Model Overview
Volkswagen Cabriolet Cars
My 1986 Volkswagen Has No Power When I Step On The Gas. The Rpms Rev Up.
Transmission Is Slipping On My 1986 Volkswagen Cabriolet
ok I replaced my fuel pump in the gas tank(not the problem) I replaced plugs and wires(not the problem) I checked the timing(not the problem) replaced distribuator cab and rotor(not the problem) trans...
I Am In Need Of A Fuel Sending Unit For A 1987 Cabriolet. Help!!
88 Cabriolet Sputters And Dies When Engine Warms Up
Replaced accumulator pump and fuel pump 2 years ago. Just replaced all injectors, plugs, rotor , distributor cap. Problem seems to be excessive fuel tank pressure. When car dies, I loosen gas cap, l...
Are There Interchagable Models For Parts For A 1989 Cabriolet?
We just bought one for our daughter and I am having a hard time finding those models in our area. Hoping there is interchangeable model.
About the Volkswagen Cabriolet
Built on the Rabbit platform (and essentially a continuation of the Rabbit convertible, though the Rabbit name itself was discontinued in the U.S. after 1984), the Volkswagen Cabriolet has been described as "cute, cuddly," and at times, "feminine" (though it certainly has had its share of male fans). Throughout its run, the Cabriolet was powered by a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder engine that initially generated 90 hp but later was upgraded to 94 hp. A five-speed manual overdrive transmission was standard, though a three-speed automatic was offered as an option.
Various trim packages were offered throughout the Cabriolet's run, including the Base, Bestseller, Carat, Classic, Wolfsburg, and Etienne Aigner edition (offered for only the 1991 model year). The car featured bucket seats (either cloth or leatherette, depending on the year and trim package), power windows and a driver's-side airbag (both from 1990 on), three-point rear seat safety belts (from 1991 on), and an AM/FM/cassette radio. Various trim packages offered additional standard and optional features, as well as special exterior and interior colors, and special wheels and body features.
Generally drivers considered the '91 Cabriolet a "fun" car to own and drive, probably largely because of that drop top, which was its big appeal. While the quality of the car was considered to be good by drivers, they did note that repairs could be expensive.