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1997 GMC Jimmy User Reviews

1997 GMC Jimmy Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 6 reviews

  • Performance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"ride" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
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"fuel economy" 2 reviews

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Displaying all 6 1997 GMC Jimmy reviews.

Jimmy writes:
1997 GMC Jimmy 2 Dr SLS Sport 4WD SUV Review
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5

Pros

4wd, cargo space, engine power, durability - while not taking up an ungodly amount of space

Cons

gas mileage is not its forte.

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If You Want Something To Get You From Point A To Point B In Any Range Of Conditions This Is It. — a complete blast to own and drive. beefy engine with lots of power and a quality transmission to back it up is always a plus. durable as all get out, its a very dense vehicle for its compact size. 4wd makes winter my favorite time of year. comfortable ride for it being on a pickup truck chassis. very useful and versatile vehicle all around.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Barbara writes:
1997 GMC Jimmy 2 Dr SL 4WD SUV Review
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5

Pros

It handles like a champ.

Cons

I haven't found any reasons not to get this suv

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I Love It — I love just about every thing about my Jimmy. The performance is great. It gets up a goes. It's not costing me to much. It is very fun to drive. It has 4x4 so you know I love it. The only thing that I don't like about it is that is a 2 door and I have a baby still in the carseat.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Cherelle writes:
1997 GMC Jimmy 4 Dr SLE 4WD SUV Review
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4

Pros

it fits my family in it

Cons

the old tires

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Cherelle's Car — I love my car, it gets me to everywhere i need to go. I have lots of room and my kids have there own doors, its high off the ground, it has 4 wheel drive and gas is good when driven..

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Sarah writes:
1997 GMC Jimmy 4 Dr SLE 4WD SUV Review
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4

Pros

Powerful & comfortable interior. Lots of extras

Cons

Less-than-awesome gas mileage

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I Like It - It's My Boyfriend's Truck Though. — Performance - like any truck, not my thing but definitely not bad. Build - again, bigger than I like, but it is a truck. I love the look. Mine has a gold package which makes it stand out, especially after being waxed. The interior is all leather and I love that. The mileage is not great, but the way you drive makes a difference.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ramondoelia writes:
1997 GMC Jimmy 4 Dr SLT 4WD SUV Review
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5

Pros

Very roomy, fun to drive, love all things about it

Cons

slow to disengaged from 4HI to 2WD

ramondoelia
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My Gmc Jimmy Review — One of the best truck I have ever owned. a very close #1 to my 97 Ranger, but that was a 2wd. I get 18 MPG city and 21 HYW. I love the room and pep and would get another on in this body style again.

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Tom writes:
1997 GMC Jimmy Review
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4

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Gmc Jimmy — That one came right after the Z28, was great on snow with the 4x4. If in 2wd, she's RWD and gets very good gas mileage for being an SUV, a rather spacious one too. Rides nicely, smooth for a truck and doesn't mind traveling at high speed, won't pay you back with enormous gas consumption. Over all a very nice SUV, great for somebody with the need of a bigger vehicle but without the big bucks to buy an Escalade or such.

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Reviews From Other Years

2001 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Good Starter Vehicle By Michael

decent for the price the only bad thing is the gas mileage but it hauls small trailers well and enough cargo space to pack it up and move with as far as performance its trust worthy but definitely isn... Read More

Overall A Good Vehicle By nwohioguy

I like the space inside it. The 4 wheel drive let me get to good fishing/hunting spots. Also good for hauling boats, trailers and camping gear it is an all around good vehicle. I would buy another. I ... Read More

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2000 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Good To Go! By chiefdavid

I very much like the all around comfort and luxury for this kind of truck, without the high gas cost of bigger trucks and it can fit into small parking space, and still tow fun vehicles. Has ability t... Read More

Gmc By trip65

its a dependable driver in any weather! great on snow ,but i wont be worrying about that now that i live in florida. i have it for over a year now & has never let me down.i also have had 3 other Jimmy... Read More

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1999 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Hard On Gas By Jim

it drank gas like it was going out of style ,to much body role the syle of the truck was ok ,it cost a fortion to keep it on the road between the repairs and the gas i was pretty much broke Read More

Off Road/ Commuter Urban Assault Vehicle By Ben

Considering the basic SUV design of the Jimmy, I have found mine to be suprisingley efficient and comfortable. Decent gas mileage , with just enough get up and go when required. I have a blast driv... Read More

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1998 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Suv By Chris

This was my wifes old GMC Jimmy. It was a V6 so it had moderate power and pretty good MPGs. It was a good looking truck with chrome wheels and a two tone black and grey paint job. It was a comfortabl... Read More

Tired Of It After One Year Of Problems. By hejkana

GMC Stock Security System malfunctions and leads the vehicle to believe its been tampered with cutting off all fuel supply. This happens on and off usually on somewhat warmer days after a rain. Also,... Read More

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1996 GMC Jimmy Reviews

Great Small Truck By Andrew

Plenty of power from the 4.3 vortec. Automatic transmission. I had wider tires on it and it cornered great. Flowmaster 40 single in/ dual out. Sounds great that way. Fun truck and kind of miss it. T... Read More

Awesome Sause By Joffre

* Performance - very quick off the line * Build Quality - not to bad with leather * Appearance - sexxyness * Cost of Ownership - cheap cheap * Fun Factor - ALOT had this... Read More

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