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1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Review
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Great Classic Car — I love the look of the waggy and the ride. I love to drive it on long and short trips. It's hard to compare the experience to modern cars. Yes, it lacks a lot of modern conveniences and isn't as reliable as a new Toyota but it makes up for it in its classic utilitarian style.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: So very fun to drive, great in winter, very roomy, very comfortable, great visibility- so much glass! Such a classic look.

Cons: Bad MPG, lots of quirks

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Great Classic Woody Vehicle — I enjoy this car; it is not good on gas mileage but it is beautiful and I get lots of looks when I drive it. Good off roading and sturdy vehicle. Parts are expensive but some companies online specialize in parts. Car is heavy and motor is not really strong enough to offer much power at take off.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: Classic vehicle

Cons: Gas mileage is poor

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Sweet Americana Truck — I've only had this truck for 3 days so I'm still getting used to it. I love researching what I can restore but this is also my daily car so it can become overwhelming with the amount of work that could be done. its perfect for our adventures that involve our two giant dogs and extra gear. very fun to drive in a totally different way than any other car i've ever owned. Historically i've had manual sporty cars with quick suspension and response. this is a whole different experience.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: love the look of it. love the utilitarian feel - love having to slam the doors. like the added elements of luxury.

Cons: but stress out about all the things that need to be fixed

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Awesome — my dream car for many years and i finally got one. so far so good having some battery/alternator trouble at the moment but who cares. interior needs some work. it is the ultimate cruisin machine. i love it and will keep it forever. it is horrible on gas. i'm gonna keep working on it so it will keep going!

Pros: it's too cool

Cons: gas mileage

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Good Highschool Vehicle, Baaad College Vehicle. — Needs new tires, radiator, has exhaust leak, fog lamps don't work, driver window doesn't work, tranny and oil leak, rusted, and gets 12mpg. Damn. Not to mention it's got a 2bbl carb that has to wrestle that big block 360. But... it's equiped with a K&N performance air filter which bumped cfm from 350 to 550, a series 40 muffler from Flowmaster and tachometer to read the rpms. Cd player as well. It does scream going down Church St. at 70mph. It has a top speed of about 75-80mph. I can get it to 90 but the Jeep starts to shake and what-not at those speeds.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The most awsome airsoft mobile and SOME chicks dig it.

Cons: Only one reason, don't buy one. Unless fully restored.

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Can't Say Enough Good Stuff About This 4 Wheel Tank That Runs Strong And Hard, — This truck is my Baby......perfect interior, very good exterior. The only bad thing I can say about this truck is the gas mileage is not good, but it will run strong and forever. Drove to norther Wyoming from southern Arizona a couple of winters ago, had to use 4 wheel drive in the snow and pulled a big old 1/4 horse in a trailer back home and it ran fantastic, no problems and I hauled xxx all the way!

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

Pros: Truck is great for camping 4 wheeling will go straight up the side of a mountain. So comfortable and roomy and safe. It's much more than my Durango. magnum V-8

Cons: Gas mileage is bad, give or take 10 to 12 miles to the gallon.

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1988 Grand Wagoneer — Drives like a dream, beast of an engine, the rocker panel has rusted out other than that its a great car, the interior is just like new from 88 and no cheap junk, requires a little maintenance, its a gas guzzler about 11 all around mpg but thats beside the point, the most fun car ever and its a real looker too.

Pros: Good looker, drives well

Cons: a little rust

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1993 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Reviews

My Wagoneer By Chris

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Great First Car By Blakslee

Performance - could use high end brakes. Power etc increased lots w/cold air intake(10%gain so 250hp and 300ish torque). Got the big 5.2L V8. Handling: eh, its an SUV. And did I mention it's got a che... Read More

1991 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Reviews

The Grand Wagoneer Is A Head Turner, And Worth Any Cons It May Have! By Katie

If you love the Wagoneers, and you can find a good looking/running lower mileage one, there is no reason not to get it! They are fun to drive and the space is great. One does not buy this car nowadays... Read More

1991jeep Grand Wagoneer, Final Edition. Hunter Green By IanMichael

I grew up with a Grand Wagoneer and it's been a dream of mine to own one since my parents sold their when I was 6 years old. That was 17 years ago. On a whim, I decided to buy this despite being somew... Read More

1990 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Reviews

The Granddaddy Of Suvs By Mercjerry

It was way back on November 14, 1962, when Willys, creator of the famous Jeep, launched a vehicle that was 20 years ahead of its time and would, nilly-willy, become the role model for a whole new clas... Read More

The Original Luxury Suv By William

How could you not like 13 feet of wood siding going down the road? Ever wonder how if felt to ride your leather couch to work? Step inside and find out.... This bad boy is the original luxury SUV. ... Read More

1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Reviews

Cool Character, Total Utility By Tony

My last car was a Mercedes GL for which I paid 80k dollars. This is way, way better. Nuff' said but this was the end of the era when style was more than just being acceptable to urban magazine write... Read More

Great Weekend - Short Trip Vehicle By James_Private_Sale

With its classic looks, if you can find a good one, you will have many people stopping you to talk about the vehicle and reminiscing about there own past experiences with the Grand Wagoneer. It is a p... Read More

1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Reviews

Love It By NassauPatriot

Fun Car. Conversation Starter. People all want to talk with me about it. Engine & complete drive train are in excellent shape. Dana diffs. front & rear. Custom 2 inch lift done by professional car bui... Read More

Everyone Turns To Look At This One. By Jon

This is another icon in the garage and on the road. This Wagoneer is a late addition to the family garage. Have owned for aproximately four years and enjoyed the annual trip to the Christmas tree fa... Read More

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