Can We Guess What You Drove in ’88?

AUTO

By: Ian Fortey

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

A lot of us would just as soon forget the '80s and all the clothes and questionable hairstyles we had back then. But one thing that may be worth remembering is your car. The 1980s weren't all that bad when it came to the automotive world. There were some really great sports cars in that era, as well as some solid and reliable sedans that were easy on gas and on your wallet. 

Did anything look like a gorgeous '67 Camaro? Of course not! But let's not ignore the style of an '88 IROC-Z. Or even an Acura Integra. Like any decade, the '80s had ups and downs in vehicle design but by 1988 things were really winding down toward the esthetic of the 1990s, and that means there were some risks being taken, some cool features and design, and some pretty decent cars. Of course, if you were still in a '78 Oldsmobile that didn't matter. 

Whatever the case, we're pretty confident that if you tell us a bit about yourself and how you handle the road, we can guess just what kind of car you had parked in the laneway back in 1988. Why not shift into quiz gear and find out for yourself!

If you get a flat in the middle of nowhere, are you able to change the tire yourself?

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What do you have hanging from your rearview?

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Did you give your car a name?

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Do you take your car to the drive-in to watch movies ever?

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Did you pay for the car you were driving back in 1988?

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Around what time did you start driving a car anyway?

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Did you get your license on the first try or did it take a while?

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Did you take an actual driver's education course?

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When's the last time you got a speeding ticket?

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Have you ever been in a car accident?

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Are you an offensive or defensive driver?

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If you have four seatbelts but need to move five people, what are you doing?

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Do you ever go driving just for the fun of driving?

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Do you feel comfortable driving on the highway at night?

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Have you ever picked up a hitchhiker?

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Any chance you have an emergency roadside kit in your car?

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Have you ever given another car a jump?

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How tidy do you keep your car's interior?

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Is anyone allowed to drive your car besides you?

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How likely are you to eat something like a big, messy chili dog in the car?

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When you gas up, do you ever pay for premium fuel?

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Would you say you have a lot of patience for other drivers?

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If you get lost and the GPS is down, what are you going to do?

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Have you ever gone off-roading?

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Do other people generally consider you a really good driver or not?

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Are you a bumper sticker kind of person?

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Have you ever fallen asleep in your car?

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Do you ever go on road trips?

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How often do you get your oil and filter changed?

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Have you ever taught anyone else how to drive?

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