1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet User Reviews

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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet Best SellerReview
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I Love This Car — This car is like driving a go-kart. It turns instantly, handles like it is glued to the road, and has a really tight turning circle. Just about the perfect size for a car around the city. I especially like the tall top and glass which gives you a great view of the road except for the rear window which is small. Very dependable, no problems, always ready to go. Parts are still available and are still fairly cheap. Unlike cars of today, this Volkswagen is high quality and things to do not fall off and the engine has given me no trouble at all. The CIS fuel injection is bullet proof and will probably last for 100 years. A really good seating position when driving, and comfortable. Too bad VW's are now mostly junk and not built to last.

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

Pros: Great for city traffic can run rings around most cars

Cons: 3 speed auto is reliable but kind of slow

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Cool Little Buggy — Its a VW, it likes and needs to be tinkered with. So make sure you have a TinkerBell or TinkerBo to tinker with it...Its a classic VW Wolfsburg Edition and is fun to drive, really fast, that is...VW

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

Pros: Old sckool and top drops

Cons: Needs to be tinkered with

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Sportive And Nice !!! — Really great performance for the frontwheeldrive, maybe 2 direct !!! The bumps are a bit stiff and the suspension was maybe 2 hard... also no power streering but I don't mind. It was a great fun car to drive but he became too old... (engine failure)

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

Pros: Sportive,cabrio,... U've been seened ;)

Cons: mechanical fail

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Cult Object — it´s a cult objekt, an every one on this planet know that car. easy to work on, and lots of fun, while driving it. lots of possebileties for tuning and styling, specaly for mount bigger engines, with lots of HP ;o)

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

Pros: cult object

Cons: cult object

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I've Always Wanted One Of These Cars, The Styling Is Timeless — Love cruisin around in this convertible. only 95 horsepower, but gets 30 mpg or better. It's 20 years old and we just got it so we've had to Iron out a few bugs, but this is gunna be a fantastic car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: such an awesome car fun little car to drive

Cons: It could be expensive if you don't know how to work on it.

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1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet Is Fun And Dependable — Definitely a fun car. The VW Cabriolet handles like a go cart and turns on a dime and has good pickup for VW. My 1989 "Cabby" has 140,000 miles on it almost no repairs and still runs like new. The 89 Cabby gets gas mileage as high as most new similar sized cars. I would not sell or trade it for anything.

Pros: Well built, fun, handles great, attractive design, good interior, easy to maintain.

Cons: The convertible top is difficult to replaced due to the padded sound proof design like those used in luxury cars.

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Summerstatic — Fun to drive on sunny days without a care for a schedule. Turning into an ol'school car, it has no GPS, power this or power that the only high tech you will find in this baby is a CD player, an amplifier and two 10" subwoofers in tha back. Engine would need a bit more power, but it's allright.

Pros: Invisible top! sporty handling, cheap on gazoline

Cons: Does'nt like winter, tiny trunk, can only seat 4.

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Getting Back In Shape — I had a vw bug through high school and loved it. I now have a vw cabriolet that was orginally my sisters. I am trying to get it back pre-lil sister shape.

Pros: gas milage, fun to drive, convertable fun,

Cons: right now its leaking from the conv. roof

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Something To Play With On Those Sunny Days — nice little car, dropped 2.5" up front 2" rear, 16" wheels with low pros, custom exhaust, and many things on the to do list. We need more power Captin.

Pros: fun

Cons: not much power

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I Love My Car — I have owned my cabby for about 5 years now. I bought it from a friend who had to sell. It is by far the most fun car I have ever driven. With the top down, it is the most stress-relieving therapy there is. Because of it's age, it isn't commonly seen, so it is becoming a unique item on the road. The only reason I gave it a 4 instead of a 5 is that, though it is a reliable car, when it does need parts, they are pricey. Also, with the top up (through the winter), the road noise is pretty high. However, mine does have a replacement top, so the original top might not let the noise through as much. However, I could not ask for a better car for me.

Owner for 5 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:15,000

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Reviews From Other Years

1993 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

I Absolutely Loved It. By courtneybriton

I had my cabby completely restored, by me, as a first time project. When it was finished it got about 40mpg on the freeway and close to 30 city. You got a classic looking car with a newer car driving ... Read More

Sell It For A 240sx By Kick'em

handles better than a ford, good for driving A to B. NOT a chick magnet, electronics trouble, trunk is too small. low on horsepowe. sensitive steeing and has capabilitie to be a fun car to drive, but ... Read More

1992 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

Whats So Great About Cabriolet's? By Lynell

I loved my VW because it got great gas mileage, it was sporty and small so it hugged the curves in Colorado well and it had great get up and go for a four cylinder. I love German engineering and you ... Read More

1991 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

$1,599 By vwcabriolet

This is the most fun I have ever had in a car. The little convertible is small but has tremendous punch and power. Everything in the car works as it was garaged and owned by only one family. The p... Read More

Vee Dub Clipper By Oliver

Great car,looks funky fooking old thou 17yrs,what can you expect, ok on fuel,sounds faster than it actually goes,needs alot of loving,when you fix one thing something else packs up,but parts are so ch... Read More

1990 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

Fun,fun,fun By mojonopo

I bought this as one of the final fifty things on my bucket list....too old for a motorcycle, but this is the next best thing...looking forward to a great driving summer. smile, it's a good world. G... Read More

Great! By Pettis12

Parking in tight spots? You can park this car where no man has parked before! The handling is great. Appearance seems to hold up well after all these years (exterior/interior). Just a very enjoyab... Read More

1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet Reviews

Fun In The Sun By Cabi88

Handles great feel very safe great on highway plenty of power. Best car for the SUMMER WITH FOOD WINTER TIRES SHE GREAT. Only no place to put a drink for a holder. Oh ya don't forget the SUN SCREEN r... Read More

Best First Car By Cito321

I bought this car junior year of highschool and three years later I still love her. She's reliable but with that said there are some minor problems (what can you expect with a 24 year old car.) all my... Read More

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