1996 Jeep Cherokee Overview


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2 Dr SE
2 national listings
2 Dr SE 4WD
2 Dr Sport
2 Dr Sport 4WD
4 Dr Country
1 national listing
4 Dr Country 4WD
12 national listings
4 Dr SE
3 national listings
4 Dr SE 4WD
Avg. Price: $4,325
4 Dr Sport
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $2,904
4 Dr Sport 4WD
20 national listings

Jeep Cherokee Experts

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Based on 54 reviews

Buy One That Hasn't Been Off-roaded Or Tinkered With, So Have Your Mechanic Inspect It To Be Sure. by Cody
 — I'll start with the negatives first. Due to the fact the the XJ is a heavy, 4-wheel drive SUV, it's fuel economy is quite bad, weekly fill ups are to be expected. Also, the XJ doesn't have much in t... Read More
1996 Jeep Cherokee - Best Vehicle I've Ever Owned !!! by Yodie1996
 — Bought this little baby used, never owned a Jeep prior to this one and I can't imagine being without it now. The six cyl. is great, plenty of power. It can tow just about anything. It has a great fee... Read More
My Beauitful Jeep by Jared
 — Obviously my Jeep isn't a race car but it goes when I push the gas to the floor. Brakes work great. Handing, well it lifted with no sway bars. My Jeep needs constant repairs since I take it wheeling a... Read More

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Jeep Cherokee Questions


What Are The Two Plug Looking Things On The Bottom Of Transmission

I have a 1996 jeep Cherokee sport,while driving on the highway the motor reved up like it was in neutral. Was only able to go 25mph and rpm's was 3-4. Any idea of what to try before spending lots ...

3 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 days ago)

What Is Causing Ugly Noises From The Right Front Wheel On My 1996 Jeep Cher...

I have a 1996 Jeep Cherokee with 4WD, automatic transmission, and the 4.0 L six cylinder engine. I shifted into four wheel drive to get clear of some snow and after taking it out of four wheel driv...

19 views with 5 answers (last answer 5 days ago)
Steve Burbidge

96 Jeep Cherokee Sport Misfire Issue

Ok I have a straight six. An I have been having a strange misfire issue it's in cylinder 1 an 2 it goes away an comes back. But doesn't effect power just got a shake. Coded come up... p0300 p0301...

10 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)
Sarmad Siddigh

After Doing My Oil Change On A 96 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo My Oil Temp Re...

35 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Garrett Nicholson

1996 Grand Cherokee Headlight Assembly

Ok so silly question. I am trying to change out the headlight assembly on my 96 Grand Cherokee 4x4 after having hit a deer. Now sadly most the housing and everything attached to the assembly was shatt...

880 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)