1996 Jeep Cherokee Overview


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2 Dr SE
5 national listings
2 Dr SE 4WD
1 national listing
2 Dr Sport
2 Dr Sport 4WD
1 national listing
4 Dr Country
1 national listing
4 Dr Country 4WD
9 national listings
4 Dr SE
4 national listings
4 Dr SE 4WD
6 national listings
4 Dr Sport
6 national listings
4 Dr Sport 4WD
20 national listings

Jeep Cherokee Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
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Average User Score

4.45 stars

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


Catch In Steering Wheel

Ihave a 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport and when I turn the steering wheel there is a "catch" in it. This happens when turning either right or left. Thanks for any help.

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James Knobloch

Jeep Grand Cherokee Rolls Backward And Drive Front Wards But Will Not Drive...

1996 jeep grand cherokee

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Katherine Dodson

96 Jeep Grand Cherokee When I Start It It Has A Bad Idle But Then When I Dr...

We have changed the iac cleaned the throttle body changed spark plugs and wires recently changed feul filter check all vacumme hoses help I am notreally sure about the trim just know it a 4wd 4dr

10 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

1996 Jeep Cherokee Cranks But Wont Start

no feul pump or spark no check engine light will not communicate with scanner installednew computer still nothing

49 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

How Do I Tell When The Linkage Between The Shift Lever And The Transfer Cas...

How do I tell when the linkage between the shift lever and the transfer case is properly adjusted? It tended to be hard to get into low and occasionally popped out. I adjusted it to be in low more sol...

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