1997 Jeep Wrangler User Reviews

1997 Jeep Wrangler Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 52 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance: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
  • Build Quality:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 31 reviews
"power" 16 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"door" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 16 reviews
"power" 14 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews

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Displaying 31 - 40 of 52 1997 Jeep Wrangler reviews.

Victor writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE Review
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4

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fun fun fun

Cons

2.5L Engine (but very reliable. Never let me down)

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Loved It — Great for summer with the top off and good for winter for those snowy streets. Great off road vehicle with one of the best rated approach and departure angles.I had lots of fun with mine and would get another one in the future.

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

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Robert writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE Review
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5

Pros

4X4

Cons

It's a Jeep (Just Empty Every Pocket)

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My Thoughts — I love my Jeep. There is nothing special about it. It was puchased for the purpose of offroading. I am currently in the process of converting it from a 4 to 6. Do not recommond this it is alot of work.

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

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Acadia_7885 writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

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Its Awesome. Look.power.abilities

Cons

none

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Awesome — I love everyting about it. The ride,power,apperance. Everything. there isnt really one thing i hate about it. i love the ability to go with no top or doors. everything is owner friendly. And when you own a jeep no one else understands your love affair with it beside other jeep owners.

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

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Rev. Matthew writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

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For the love of the open Road

Cons

Need to travel w/ more than 2 ppl

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Great — The jeep is an amazing vehicle for all types of road conditions on or off. The performance is amazing and cost of ownership is low to minimal It is a fun beach car to drive and is just overall AMAZING

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

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Kate writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler SE Review
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5

Pros

Off roading capability, removable top, removable doors!

Cons

MPG, noise, acceleration

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Not Trading My Car In, But In A Perfect World I'd Have A Zippy Commuter Car As Well. — Love my car... so much. But given a choice, I'd take the 6cyl over the 4 - barely noticeable difference in mpg, but significant difference in power. Overall, this car is a BLAST! Think of myself as a Jeep convert for life!

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Emma writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

Pros

Its toughness

Cons

Its getting old

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A Girls Best Friend — best 4wd a girl could have. performance wise, due to modificagtions its not so great onroad anymore, but stock they are quite comfortable to drive. it always needs repairs because i brake it so often, but it goes further than any other make or model i wheel with without needing repairs.

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

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Dylan writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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4

Pros

Never dies

Cons

poor body condition

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My Jeep — Best build quality. Never has needed repairs other than driver error. Great performance for a 12 year old car and for looks... hey its a Jeep! Really when you get down to it its a great car that is fun and challenging to drive.

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Randy writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

Pros

Do I really need to explain, if you have riden in one you will know

Cons

The +'s out way the -'s

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Jeep Wrangler Sport — My Jeep is, Big time Fun Factor Great Gas Mileage, Low Maintenance Big Wheels, Topless Has some squeaks and rattles, but that is part of having fun Acceleration and Braking are awesome. Handling is difficult at times but very responsive. I would like to a newer 4dr Rubicon

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Brandi writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

Pros

Looks of envy I get while driving it

Cons

Lose speed when going up a hill as with every other Jeep

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My Jeep — Is by far the best vehicle I've ever owned although with the 33" tires can't drive it the same way as the minivan but it is so damn fun to drive even if I do, do racecar shifting. Driving without the roof is great as long as you tie your hair back lol. The gas mileage is great for a Jeep as with most you can only get 350 kms to the tank but with this one can get 400.

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Ben writes:
1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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5

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Off roading!

Cons

Not the fastest as is.

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Jeep Wrangler 4.0l Sport — Accellaration and top speed isn't the greatest. I wish it was a manual. I-6 eats gas like crazy, but you gotta love that strait-six sound! But, easy to take care of, easy to modify, easy to fix stuff. Mine's all rusted out but that's all that's wrong with it! Could have more cargo room but my bike fits in there without the back seat, lol.

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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Overall I love driving this car especially in the summer with top and doors off. Handles great in the snow in the winter as well. Only thing for me is I would like to get the 4 door unlimited as carg... Read More

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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Unique Extreme Off Road Ready Jeep Wrangler Unlimtied By mboles23

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2010 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

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I trully enjoy the four door jeep now giving me enought room to hold the family and dogs. Fuel mileage could be better. I would buy this vehilce again? I would buy this jeep again it is a wonderful ve... Read More

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