What is my 1988 Cabriolet Boutique worth?

Asked by Jun 13, 2011 at 10:17 PM about the 1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

I am the original owner of my 1988 VW Cabriolet Boutique.  It has 65,000 miles and has never been driven in the winters.  It has always been stored inside a heated warehouse when not driven.  I replaced the top 3 years ago. LOVE the car buy own 6 other vehicles.  My gas gauge doesn't work and I can not find the manual for the radio to reset it after replacing the battery.  Is there a "'universal" code to reset the radio?

3 Answers

10

Give your VIN number to your VW dealer and they can give you the reset code. It also may be in your owner's packet. Value is probably $5,000 to $6,000. Is everything else (interior, body, mechanicals, etc.) good? Good luck.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
140

The radio in a 1988 has an owner programmed code. (Heidelberg V radio). If you look at cabby-info.com, you can find reset instructions. Value of the car may varry but for a car in good clean condition, $5,000 is a good start. I was offered $8,000 for my '87 last year.

30

I am about to buy a 'mint-bodied' white 1988 VW Cabriolet (Wife says NO, not until one of our other cars is gone!!!), that has sat 4 years with gas cap off, 129,000 miles, last licensed 2010, needs top pretty bad (but useable), headliner too & conv. 'top boot', windshield, both long chrome side moulding stips and probably a set of tires and brakes. It didn't pass smog back when it was parked. It supposidly runs, but: (1) is this puppy worth $800? (2) if not or if so, is there anyone out there that might be interested? Body seems perfect except filled with spider webs after sitting that long.... I would be too ... Thanks, Richard, Sacramento, CA

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Cabriolet

Looking for a Used Cabriolet in your area?

CarGurus has 8 nationwide Cabriolet listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:
Get More Money for Your Car
Be seen by 20 million shoppers. Create Your Free Listing

Search Volkswagen Cabriolet Questions

Volkswagen Cabriolet Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 260
#2 Scott Sr.
Scott Sr.
Reputation 230
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Civic
809 Great Deals out of 88,112 listings starting at $1,299
Used Volkswagen Golf
57 Great Deals out of 3,635 listings starting at $1,600
Used Ford Mustang
541 Great Deals out of 45,846 listings starting at $1,999
Used Jeep Wrangler
260 Great Deals out of 16,543 listings starting at $2,590
Used BMW 3 Series
945 Great Deals out of 30,262 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
948 Great Deals out of 77,757 listings starting at $899
Used Volkswagen GTI
99 Great Deals out of 7,260 listings starting at $2,400
Used Volkswagen Jetta
458 Great Deals out of 42,565 listings starting at $1,000

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.