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1988 Dodge Daytona Review
Jerry says:
Quick car.
vs1976 FIAT 124 Spider
1988 Dodge Daytona winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Family Car Ranked 1976 FIAT 124 Spider worse.
"Its bigger, with actual rear seats."
Would Buy Ranked 1976 FIAT 124 Spider better.
"It looks better and holds more value"
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1988 Dodge DaytonaReview
Anders writes:

1988 Dodge Daytona Shelby Z — Shelby Z version Loved this car. With modded ECU I could keep up with Mustang 5.0s of the time. Performance - front wheel drive, 2.2L I-4 Intercooled Turbo. Averaged 30+ MPG on one trip with an average speed over 100 MPH. Fun stuff.

Pros: Styling, performance

Cons: cop magnet in red

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1988 Dodge DaytonaReview
Jonathan writes:

My Custom 1988 Daytona — Originally: Non-intercooled 8-valve turbo, 3-speed automatic Current engine: 2.4L DOHC Turbo The engine is originally from a 1998 Stratus. Upgraded with SRT-4 pistons, rings, rods, bottom end bearings, oil pump/pan/pickup, water pump, turbocharger, hot side charge pipe, cams, and injectors. Stock '98 Stratus parts include powdercoated original valve cover, head, valves, crankshaft, and block. The intake manifold and fuel rail are both heavily modified pieces from a 1999 Neon R/T. There are only a handful of aftermarket parts which include a Forge Motorspot blow-off valve (anodized blue), Aeromotive 1:1 AFPR, custom polished aluminum intercooler pipes (other than the hot side pipe), and a custom computer from FWD Performance. Transmission was swapped to a A555 close-ratio 5-speed from a 1989 Daytona Shelby.

Pros: It's turbo, it's a 5-speed, it's electric blue, it has T-TOPS, and it's my favorite car.

Cons: When I had purchased it, it had extensive floor rot below the pedals, so that sucked having to weld in new floor panels.

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Reviews From Other Years

1993 Dodge Daytona Reviews

Great For Enthusiasts, But I Wouldn't Recommend It To Anybody Because Of The Difficulty To Get Parts By Jordan

Quick little car. Grips the road awesomely. Has needed minor things here and there. Looks aggressive outside but pretty basic, yet nice, inside. Milage of about 14MPG off the lot city and 18MPG highwa... Read More

Daytona By Mike

great car, quick, i love this car, its loud and can handle its own, lots of miles but still has a lot of balls left, very fun to drive and hasnt shown me many problems yet, love dodge, mopar baby Read More

1992 Dodge Daytona Reviews

I've Owned It For 13 Years So Far And Will Keep Going Until The Wheels Fall Off. By Steven

I have owned this car for 13 years. I bought it when I was 19 and making bi-weekly 400 mile trips to see my girlfriend. I'd be lying if I didn't say the 140 mph speedometer didn't intrigue me as a k... Read More

Good First Time Car. By Sara

I loved my little blue car, Sammy, god rest him. I had five people besides my self packed into that thing that one fourth of july it was hilarious... It was so much fun to drive but had small issues l... Read More

1991 Dodge Daytona Reviews

Fiesty By Ridin_Dirty

I love this car! I take it out when I want to race. It beats most cars and trucks off the line. Made a couple updates to the interior for a bit more flash and it turns heads. I'll keep this car till t... Read More

Sporty Little Car I Bought For $300.00 Dollors. By Bobby

The overall look and handling of the car was good brakes are dinomite its got god gas mileage no knocking good front leg room no cup holders small ash tray booming stereo poor rear leg and head room ... Read More

1990 Dodge Daytona Reviews

Nice Outside, Engine Disappoints. By Bow_Win

It was a great first car for me for the $1000 I paid but would of liked more out of it. The trans went bad and he gauges were beginning to go bad. Gas wasn't too bad would of liked better. Car was qui... Read More

Overall, I Love My Daytona And Would Not Trade Her For Anything! By Angie

I've owned this car for 12 yrs. I'll admit, it's cost me a lot to keep her running but part of this was because the previous owners ran her hard and did not take care of her as I do. I just had her re... Read More

1989 Dodge Daytona Reviews

Hot Little Shiny Unit, Named It The Dolly D. By Mollie

Bought my Daytona 3 days ago it came home for a great price tag. The red paint needed waxing, have started with a few minor repairs. I am the 2nd owner, and was well loved and maintained. I would lov... Read More

I Should Have Dropped A Hemi In It. By Norm

Dodge had paint issues...in other words, the paint peeled off. On the upside, this was my wife's car so I got it for free. About a year later, the headliner came down. I found a place to fix it for $1... Read More

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