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The Ultimate Truck by An MSN Autos Consumer on 01/02/2006. Trim: 1988 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD, Owned 4 years.
Overall review: 1
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The SUV Pioneer by An MSN Autos Consumer on 08/12/2003. Trim: 1988 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD, Owned more than 10 years.
Pros: I like the body style. The never ending straight six engine. The torque for climbing. Nice ride on paved and un paved roads. It's a little unique as well. There were a limited supply shipped to the U.S.A., so you dont see very many on the road. It has held it's value well. A very well built vehicle.
Cons: What can I say... I have none.
Overall review: Bought new, I have close to 400,000 on engine, only major repair was transmission. My LC takes me hunting, fishing, camping, parts of the Rubicon Trail and nights on the town. I have driven this vehicle hard through the years and it has never let me down. I plan to keep it forever. Will refurbish when the time comes.
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The All Purpose SUV by Lucky Valdeez on 06/30/2008. Trim: 1988 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD, Owned more than 10 years.
Pros: This car has perfect storage capacity (bikes, kids, furniture, luggage, camping equipment etc). Awesome visibility while driving, great looks with chrome details and classic styling, nice ride because it is fun to drive, low maintenance, great resale.
Cons: low gas mileage, slow ecceleration
Overall review: great reliable transportation
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Above reviewing by GrayArea in Park City on 03/11/2006. Trim: 1988 Toyota Land Cruiser 4WD, Owned 5 years.
Pros: Totally classy vehicle for any occasion. Do these ever have any problems? Look at the "Blue Book" price range and then, tell me if you would sell yours for less than 20K, or not at any price. There is a huge subjective factor here. People on the road slowly circle the '88 inspecing and wishing. If put on ebay people from as far away as South Africa would need it, according to my dealership.. You put this kind of vehicle in your will. It is called by many, "a life-time car." Never trade it in for a new anything. Honest salesmen won't let you.
Cons: Remember, compared to the newer, advance engineered vehicles, it is a buck-board. Anything new, especially in this line, is objectively better, You can buy new, with more and better everything. They are still worth the money (the newer ones). But, if you get one of these 1988s do not let it go. Do not let your college kids use it. You use it untill you die. Only then will your kids be old enough to have clue about its value. In truth, the cons don't exist. Extrinsic, objective valuations may actually be true but there exists art in this world that cannot be valued. Since it is what it is, no sense in "reviewing" a Picasso. As if...
Overall review: Since the intrinsic value of this vehicle, the subjective, collective opinions is such a factor, it simply cannot be reviewed objectively. If all things are compared, say, to later models, then sure, it's not "as good." But, then, who wouldn't like that '56 or '57 Chevy two-door back that they used to own. Notice that that's not a question. This one, mine, was passed on to me from my father in his will. They took it to Cairo for a year with idea of selling it there at a huge profit. They shipped it home. This vehicle is responsible for access to many areas where amazing artifacts from Egypt's past are rarely seen(or gathered for display back here at home). To review it would be an insult to car-dom in general. The world of cars will simply not have their favorite be subjected to reviews. Leave humans out of it, other vehicles bow as they pass without their drivers' input. For anything else, just the sight of it is a sack-shrinker, to both the other vehicle and it's driver.
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