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1988 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
Stacey writes:
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Montes Are Great. — I love Monte Carlos, until they became front wheel drive, and smaller. Even wrecked this car drives great, but being a LS it handles soft in corners, with a 305 it is a little under powered a nice fuel injected 350 would be nice, but when you build it your self you know what you have, this one has a 99% chance of being a parts car for my 1979 Monte with t-tops, sad really.

Pros: Luxury, and a great platform to build power on.

Cons: They are addictive and you will spend big money, and probably get into trouble once its done.

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1988 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Monte Carlo — Performance - acceleration, breaking Build Quality - solid, needed new heating core, bad ground wire on head lights, rattles Appearance - exterior is sporty inside is conferable Cost Of Ownership- Gas mileage, maintenance, snow tires if needed, bought for 8,000 dollars. Fun Factor - very fun to drive, very fast, stands out in a crowd.

Pros: Fast and amassigly beautiful

Cons: about 16 mpg, maintenance

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1988 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Great — 305 V8 4 barrel, '88 monte carlo ss, a true SS, havent tried to push for perfomence, a few cancer spots interior is good, it cost about 3500 dollars so save up it is amazing to drive very responsive steering hard gas peddle but thats ok, tint in all windows except the front.

Pros: fast car great handling

Cons: it has a v8 hard on gas

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1988 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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The Legendary Monte Carlo — A fairly reliable vehicle once I got the Carb replaced and tuned. Drove around on my honeymoon in it, really loved the car.

Pros: Power, solid car

Cons: crummy gas mileage

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1988 Chevrolet Monte CarloReview
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Pimp Moblie — Loved this car from the moment I saw it sitting in the back of a car lot. 88,000 original miles. It sat in some old lady's garage and she drove it to get groceries and church. 5.0 liter 305 V-8. Not the greatest engine in the world, but if taken care of...does the job and puts a smile on your face. Mine was brown with a darker brown vinail top on the back half. Drove like a tank and if used for the fun of the engine you will feel it in your pocket when filling up at the gas pumps. I got 17mpg which i felt was great for the size. Like I said...very well taken care of when I purchased it. Ran like a top and gave me very little trouble. Carberator stuck a little and gave me a problem when making a left hand turn, which wasn't the best time, because some fantastic person speeding rear ended it and twisted the body. Being a uni-body it was done. Drove the car home just fine...didn't feel any shaking at all!!!!! AC got really cold. Very comfortable as well.

Pros: Comfortable, puts that smile on your face when petal reaches the metal.

Cons: With gas prices today it is a bit of an issue. The 305 engine was not the best that chevy made. If not taken care of like it was a new born infant it could cause some problems.

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1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS RWD Review
David says:
Its obvious that this has the power and performance that Chevrolet continues today. Its a simple muscle car to enjoy.
vs1988 Pontiac Grand Prix SE
1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS RWD winning categories:
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Power Ranked 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix SE worse.
"It indeed has more horsepower."
Looks/Style Ranked 1988 Pontiac Grand Prix SE worse.
"Absolutely!. The Grand Prix at this time just looked cheap."
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Reviews From Other Years

2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Review By Guru95JZ83

Car is as shown online. Seems to be an issue with the air conditioner that was not disclosed. Read More

Review By GuruJB98Z

Its an amazing car in general it grips turns at low and high speeds. The only downside is that you may run into some transmission issues with the vehicle. Id give it 5 stars but, fwd somewhat hurts ... Read More

2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Review By mr.

I love this car , the way it feels when Im driving it Read More

Review By mcgpboo

This Mont e carl o is beautiful.. The ride is great and the look is great Read More

2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Review By Rayland

The car runs and drives good but has slight body damage but overall it is a great car. Read More

Review By Cedric

Great car isnt missing anything.someone should buy it. Great price Read More

2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Review By Beverly

Monte Carlos are great cars. They have enough room to be comfortable Read More

Average But Respectful Car To Have In You Driveway By cholo33

This car has never failed me once, little things here and there but nothing mechanically wrong. It has some style to it but lacks the power off the supercharged SS. It does however have a lot of the s... Read More

2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Reviews

Review By Guru3CZK8

Nice, clean, & great, a dream for me& probably all. Read More

Love It By Randyracer

just recently got the car and havent had too much time behind the wheel but being a GM driver this is one of their nicer mid range sports cars, doesnt compare to my 93 camaro but still love it none th... Read More

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