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1986 Jeep Comanche Overview


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1986 Jeep Comanche Overview

1986 Jeep Comanche

The 1986 Jeep Comanche was a pickup truck spinoff of   AMC's popular Jeep Cherokee compact SUV.  Impressive as an engineering achievement (incorporating a cargo bed into the Cherokee's unibody construction was no small feat), the Comanche nonetheless never quite captured its expected market share.

Buyers had a choice of three engines for the '86 Jeep Comanche.  Most buyers stuck with the 2.5 liter AMC inline-4, which clocked at 121 horsepower; some chose (and Heaven only knows why) the 2.8 liter GM 60-Degree V6, which delivered just 117 horsepower and 150 lb.-ft. of torque; and almost nobody in the US wanted the third option, the Renault 2.1 liter inline-4 turbodiesel.

When it came to styling, the '86 Comanche was envisioned as a rugged, sporty compact truck.  Cabin comforts were minimal, and there were few frills available as options on the 1986 Comanche.


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Jeep Comanche Questions


I Have Manual Jeep Comanche 4x4 And I Am Trying To Figure Out How To Get It...

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Which Way Does The Water Pump Turn On 86 Jeep Comanche

20 views with 3 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

My 86 Comanche Is Stuck In Reverse What Could Be The Problem

replaced master cylinder about 1500 miles ago all of a sudden shifting got hard then put in reverse and will not come out of gear

70 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

Is A 1986 Commanche 2.8 Basically The Same As A 1986 Cherokee 2-8?

Will the parts interchange with each other? there seams to be a lot of aftermarket parts for a cherokee but not for a commanche. Such as drive line assembly and suspension kits. Any help would be ...

89 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

Transmission Trouble In Reverse

When put in reverse, you almost have to have the engine at 1/2 to 3/4 throttle to get it to move! The trans works great in forward gears.

323 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)