Volkswagen Cabriolet Model Overview
Volkswagen Cabriolet Cars
With The Different Models, How Do I Know Which Convertible Top To Order?
I have a 1986 Cabriolet that is leaking gas from around the area of the gas tank on the passenger side. It is not coming from the tank. How do you access that area. It seems very hard to get to.
No Mention Of The Karmann Edition?
I own a 1990 karmann edition Volkswagen cabriolet. This is my second one the first being a 1991 karmann edition. I noticed that the edition was not mentioned in the about section and was wondering if ...
Idles To Fast
Idles to fast, cuts off when in gear
1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet. The Car Starts Missing Terribly After Warm Up
car starts missing terribly after about 10 minutes of driving (after warmup) it seems to build up alot of pressure in the gas tank-black smoke coming from exaust(running rich) If I hold accelerater to...
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.