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It Got Me Through, Time too Move On by An MSN Autos Consumer on 04/09/2005. Trim: 1988 Ford Tempo GL coupe, Owned more than 10 years.
Pros: Fairly reliable until it started to creep up in miles. Cheap to buy, good on gas, cheap and easy to find used parts. 130 000 miles on it now and time to buy a new car. Not much to look at but it is good on the highway and quick off the red lights in the city. Ok for a first car or for a student. Even despite not so regular maintenance at times, has survived.
Cons: Has always had issues with starting and stalling. Due to age, has had many parts replaced including battery, alternator, water pump, heater core, tires, etc. Is noisy, goes through mufflers all the time. Factory paint job is horrible, peeling. Some rust but it's been parked outside in winter/summer al it's life. Some electrical issues.Needs a new starter now, think I'll just park it for good or sell it now.
Overall review: If you want style and speed the tempo is not for you. If you want somethign fairly reliable and cheap while saving for something else, go for it.
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This car keeps chugging along! by tjf from Miami, OK on 10/14/2003. Trim: 1988 Ford Tempo GL coupe, Owned 9 years.
Pros: The car keeps going. It wont die!
Cons: The air conditioning has been worked on several times, and refuses to be fixed.
Overall review: This was a good first car for me, and my family and I still use it now and then , with no problems
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Piece of S&*^ by x_TheLostSoul_x from Michigan on 11/29/2002. Trim: 1988 Ford Tempo GL coupe, Owned more than 10 years.
Cons: Everything you could think of
Overall review: Was a horrible car to own. Glad Ford quit making it.
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piece of trash by Brian Cote from Somers, CT. on 02/01/2002. Trim: 1988 Ford Tempo GL coupe, Owned 1 year.
Pros: car is quick, I beat a viper once
Overall review: car is no good
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Ford Tempo 88 by A CarPoint Consumer on 08/23/2001. Trim: 1988 Ford Tempo GL coupe, Owned 3 years.
Pros: Spacious, power-locks, AM FM radio,
Cons: The car was in minor accidents over the years. Scuffs on the bumper and a medium dent on the drivers door.
Overall review: The car is an older car so yes it does need some work. Although it has very low miles and most miles that it does have are highway miles. There is no rust on the outside of the car and the interior is also in good condition. The car is very comfortable and has a good size trunk and back seat.
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