1997 Jeep Wrangler User Reviews

1997 Jeep Wrangler Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 53 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: 4.5 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" 31 reviews
"power" 16 reviews
"fuel economy" 7 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 16 reviews
"power" 14 reviews
"speed" 4 reviews
"expressway" 2 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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Do I really need to explain, if you have riden in one you will know

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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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Looks of envy I get while driving it

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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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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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Versatile, fun American icon.

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poor fuel economy, convertible top is difficult to work with

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I Love My Turquoise Jeep Wrangler — 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-liter six. It's great in terrible weather because it inspires confidence that you can get there, no matter what. It's great in perfect weather because with the top down and the doors off, it's the ultimate fun in the sun machine. It is an American icon that speaks military history just by it's stylized design, but it's also a big toy. There are a few issues; like the top not being quick or easy to take down or reassemble, the rain leaking into the passenger footwell in heavy rain, but the worst part of owning a Wrangler is the poor fuel economy - less than 20 mpg.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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Offroad Capabilities, Convertable abilities

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Loud Engine noise, Rough ride at slow speeds

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97 Jeep Wranger — I absolutely love this beast. If it were stock, I wouldn't enjoy it so much. If you own a wrangler, you need to put some off road tires on it and a lift. Its awesome in the North East cause it goes through snow like its not even there and in the summer you can take the doors off! Its perfect!

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Review
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Goes anywhere

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Gas mileage

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My Favorite Vehicle I've Ever Owned. — I love this vehicle, it goes anywhere and gets lots of attention. It has 120,000 miles on the clock but still has over half of its life left. It never lets me down. The only down side is the gas mileage. I only average 19 MPG. Hands down my favorite vehicle I've owned so far.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review
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Off roading!

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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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Go anywhere, and simple/classic design

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Daimler Chrysler

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Jeep Wrangler (tj) — This vehicle will take you anywhere... be sure to have deep pockets, or at least be able to fill them often. The quality of it is low, as far as plasticy interior, but it is a very simple vehicle. This vehicle is very fun to drive no matter where you are driving it, and unless you are looking for a Cadillac i would recommend this to anyone.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara Review
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the looks I get when im driving it  the power the off road caabilities and the convertible top.

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the maintanace is all the time, it sux

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Review Of My Jeep Wrangler 5 Speed With A 6 In Lift And In Line 6 With A Few Extras. — I love my jeep it has amazing offroad abilities it had 6 in of lift and just kicks ass with what i have under the hood it is a stock 4.0 l with a lil more add ons to make it go fast.

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"pedro" — I like my car because it's my first car and it's somewhat easy to fix. It has 260 thousand miles on it and although it's not in mint condition it still gets me where I'm going usually without any problems but isn't the most feul efficient either... I still love Pedro..

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The Von Helmet Synopsis — I love it. Everybody should own one at least once just to know how fun they are even if the ride is somewhat rough,mileage is questionable and lackluster performance. All the shortcomings can be improved upon and that just adds to the fun of convertible,4x4 go anywhere good times. :) Oh....and the chicks dig it too. ;)

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2015 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Exciting, Fun By ShevyPri

The look of the Jeep Wrangler is just incredible out of most modern cars which usually don't appeal to me. It has a rugged look as well as feel, but has the reliability of modern cars. It's a ton of f... Read More

Wife Loves This Thing By 911finder

Love to haul the kayak and bikes. take the roof and doors off and hit the town or back woods. Everyone loves it. Wish it came with a back up sensor. The dark saddle trim is perfect with the black c... Read More

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2014 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Great Fun Car By Joellepat

Love the car, glad I had the opportunity to drive one. Just a real feel good car :-) Up high and easy to drive, it can snow, rain, sun shine, the car is ready and so the driver. The top can be down in... Read More

Smooth Ride By gmarcz

Black paint Doors 2 Soft top convertible Passenger seats 4 City economy17 (Est) mpg Highway economy21 (Est) mpg I am amazed at how solid and smooth the ride is- This vehicle is easy to drive, has a t... Read More

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Fun And Tough By chrisjodoherty

I have driven this jeep, all through the winter, during storms and snow, and never even came close to being stuck or having any problems with all types of surfaces. I drove on the beach, and in the ci... Read More

Amazing By Brett

I love everything about this car. I'm still in the process of building it, but it'll be about another 10 grand before I'm close to the finished look. In the mean time it'll be garaged while I save mon... Read More

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2012 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Largest Convertible You Can Buy By britishpaul

Lots of space and fun in the sun. 4 wheel drive for the snow or 2 wheel drive for the road. Fuel economy is not like a Prius but it's a Jeep... and it's the biggest convertible you can buy. Great valu... Read More

It Makes People Stare, You Will Be Noticed! By Strifler

I like everything except for the fact it has a V6. Jeep needs to make a Wrangler with a V8! It is completely loaded, but they still remained to keep it simple in a good way. I would recommend this ... Read More

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2011 Jeep Wrangler Reviews

Go Anywhere Escape Plan. By CnoteJK

I wish there was a few more inches behind the front seats. The overall vehicle has improved greatly over the previous body style but the 3.8 is the worst motor ever. The ride and handling is amazing... Read More

It's A Jeep By dssjwood

Compared to the older jeeps, the 2011 is much smoother and has more power and speed. The 2011 allows you to set your speed at 65 on highways the jeep is able to maintain the speed without driving up t... Read More

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