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1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo RWDReview
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It's My Husbands Car — My husband loves his 1987Ford T-Bird Turbo. So, much he refuses to give it up. It is silver with some red trim. It could use some work but it runs like a sewing maching. I brought it home for him to try and he fell in love.

Pros: It runs well

Cons: It leaks

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1987 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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Glad They Stopped Making These — Bought it new, but now I would stick to trucks as far as Ford is concerned. This thing ate up 2 alternators within 25,000 miles. The electrical system was a nightmare. Wires would just crack and short out. The brake lights went out and the digital speedometer went dead. Turned out wherever a wire moved-it cracked. Biggest waste of money yet.

Pros: it was black?

Cons: electrical and general build quality

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1987 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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Thunderchicken! — One of the most amazing cars I've ever driven, and one of the most horrific dealer/repair experiences I've ever had. The car that turned me off of Ford for life, well, the car for which the repair experience at Jack Roach Ford turned me off of Ford for life.

Pros: Looks - holy smokes!  Blazingly fast.  Comfortable, handled beautifully

Cons: Couldn't keep it running

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1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo RWDReview
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I Dont Get It — Its got a 2.3 li 4 cylinder with a trubo it will run the 1/2 mile in 16.83 at like 78 miles an hour. Its great to own it gets really great gas mileage for a 87 it gets 30 highway and like 20 in town thats cuz i work a mile from home across town

Pros: gas mileage

Cons: its getting hard to find parts

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1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo RWDReview
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The Car's A Tank For The Most Part — Car runs great, acceleration is pretty good for a small 4 cylinder, but they get you on the gas mileage...about as much as a new 'Stang.

Pros: Reliable Car, doesn't dent easily

Cons: Gas mileage is a pain a lot of times, at $3.60 a gallon

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1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo RWDReview
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... — classy ca,r fully loaded, manual, had some electical issues, but it was a fun car!

Pros: fun car

Cons: not reliable

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1987 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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1987 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe Economy, Luxury And Performance In One Package. — I owned my Turbo Coupe for almost ten years and have yet to find anything that comes close to as fun to drive. I rue the day I sold it and swear I will get another one some day.

Pros: Gorgeous car, great performance, good fuel economy, just plain fun to drive.

Cons: rear disk brakes were a constant maintenance issue

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1987 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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I Wish I Had This Car Longer — I bought this car because of it's rarity and i drove it about a month then sold it because i could't afford the repairs on it because it was sitting for a number of years.

Pros: Excellent handling accelerating and appearance

Cons: braking was a little weak and needed to much work

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1987 Ford ThunderbirdReview
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My Pride And Joy — The styling of this car was way before its time. The features this car has are amazing for the year it was built and they all work. This vehicle has only left me stranded 3 times in 25 years! There are so few of these 87 Thunderbirds in our area, that I am certain when I am on the road each week, driving it around, folks don't know what it is. Yes, it gets looks and several folks have talked to me about her at the stop light. No, it is not for sale ;-). It has new paint, rebuilt transmission, and a fair amount of body work was completed before the beautiful paint job, which several body shops said that they could not match. Finally found a shop that painted it with no problem. I am a Ford Lady,, I also own a 98 Ford Explorer as well!

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

Pros: I can only state that there are so many pros, it is the reason I have kept this car for 25 years.

Cons: Gas mileage and it leaks oil, but very little.

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Reviews From Other Years

2005 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Guru99B7H5

Fun quiet car to drive. Design is really great. Very comfortable interior. Ford should still make these! Read More

Review By taylor

The 05 T-Bird is as advertised. Fun to drive and in great condition. These Birds seem to keep their value. Read More

2004 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Louis

Nice. Car. M are sure get hard top that what make car look so good Read More

Review By Guru39MFX

I wanted the late model Thunderbird for the engine features, overall the car was a very good value. It is not a drag racer, it is very fun to drive, top up or top down. It will merge and pass thru tr... Read More

2003 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By GuruGM7PC

Great car!! I like it very much. Thank you!! Ok Read More

Review By whitedogdaddy

Car provides excellent handling, comfort and looks. A great cruiser and good gas mileage too! The 280 hp motor comes on a little bit gradually but revs forever. Read More

2002 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Review By Guru9ZK62T

Sleek and sporty. A beautiful car! An absolute dream machine! Read More

Review By Guru94LQTW

I Love It. It is truly an awesome car. Read More

1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

Great Car By Vwags

This car is a joy to drive. The style is very nice and it has the power and handling to support the style. The car gets surprisingly good gas mileage for a V8. I would think long and hard about get... Read More

Impressive By 97TBirdOwner

The Ford Thunderbird in this generation is a very nice mix of performance, luxury, and style. They can be relatively inexpensive if you look around and get lucky. I drive this one daily, and as mentio... Read More

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