1997 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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4.55 stars

Based on 54 reviews

Obsession by Trent
 — The 4.0 inline 6 cylinder Jeep wrangler Is over all A well put together vehicle. The Tj or 1997-06 Wrangler would have to be the best offered to date it is much more well put together then the YJ. The... Read More
I Love My Turquoise Jeep Wrangler by Jerald
 — A Jeep Wrangler is above all, versatile in it's functionality and capability, and I highly prize versatility. It is a fun vehicle to drive, top up or down, and has plenty of power from the inline 4-li... Read More
Jeep Just-emptied-every-pocket by Kevin
 — 214,000 original miles, 5 spd, 33" bf goodrich all terrain tires, 2" budget suspension lift, 1" body lift, custom stinger front bumper i made, hella 500w driving lights, thrush welded muffler, thrott... Read More

1997 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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1997 Jeep Wrangler

Introduced in mid-1996 as a 1997 model, the Jeep Wrangler has been completely redesigned and re-engineered.

The Wrangler is available in three trims: SE, Sport, and Sahara.

Jeep owners like their Wranglers because they are fun, stylish and handle well. Some complain about the leaking plastic windows, and how hard the Jeep is to control in the wind. Noise is also a nuisance.


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