1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee User Reviews

1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 66 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 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:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Overall: 4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5

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PROS
"power" 24 reviews
"ride" 21 reviews
"comfortable car" 12 reviews
"reliable car" 10 reviews
"sound" 7 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 34 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"heavy car" 2 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews
"trip" 2 reviews

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universalman writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Review
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5

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very reliable

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interior dome lights should have a dimming feature

universalman
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Excellent Suv — Jeep Grand Cherokee has an excellent transmission the handling is good. The Best Jeep Grand Cherokee built in the 90's Generation of Jeeps. Love the Long lasting battery life. i love the factory tinted rear windows, the Laredo Tire Rims look nice.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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oceanman writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Review
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5

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Long Lasting Tough

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no negatives

oceanman
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Reliable Dependable — I would like to have a collection of Jeeps Love them :) I Love the ride when going off road, I Also like the handling on the highway. I like the auto dimming lights in the interior, The Jeep Grand Cherokee is built excellent!!! by Chrysler.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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coolbreeze101b writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Review
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4

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I love that I can always depend on this jeep for anything.  Always gets from point A to point B

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Sometimes it will decide to run like a champ other times it might want to act tired.  It is top heavy and is terrible on gas.

coolbreeze101b
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A Beautiful Mess. — The jeep grand Cherokee in my eyes is the perfect mix of luxury and rugged fun. What makes this Jeep special is that is the last of the ZJ model and also one of the last Jeep models to stick to its roots by using the straight 6 4.0 engine.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ste1963 writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD Review
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5

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This car is a good functional everyday vehicle. It is also good for long trips and light off road

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the gas mileage could be better but it's not terrible

ste1963
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Reliable Family Car — I like the fact that it had 4 wheel drive when you need it and not always engaged like some of the newer vehicles. It also has a part time mode for when it's a little slick out with rain or snow

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1968gtofan writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD Review
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3

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Very nice looking vehicle. good in snow. sound system good. engine like a bullet solid and dependable

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transmission oly made it 110k before needing replacing and front differential only 120k

1968gtofan
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Buaty And The Beast — I do love this jeep it has been a good friend for the past 13 years...weve had our moments of joy and dissapointment, but i would do it all over again. The syling is very very good and 4 wheel drive solid. trany is a bit of disappointment but still a value for time owned and now it was rebuild its life will be extended at least another 10 years.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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DefStatic writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WD Review
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Luxury, Power, Style, Upgrades, Comfort

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Fuel Economy

DefStatic
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Jeep Luxury + Jeep Performance = Awesome — These things are ROCK SOLID, with tons of room for upgrades. Extremely comfortable. From the stock 150 AMP alternator, to the Infinity speaker system, to the heated leather seats, you will fall in love with every aspect of this Jeep. They have a new Jeep commercial, showing how even despite the weather you will be the one who still makes it to work. Living in Maine, I can tell you this is the honest truth for any year Jeep with 4WD. And this Jeep has AWD. Owning a vehicle like this and expecting good MPG is like eating McDonalds 5 days a week and expecting to lose weight. There is a song by Lonestar called "What About Now" and he refers to "The last dinosaur that Detroit made". This is the 98 Jeep GC Limited. The only weak point is the original Quadra-Trac transfer case. It doesn't have a huge flaw that would make anyone stray, but part of it will wear out eventually which causes a minor issue when making extremely HARD TIGHT low speed turns, like in a parking lot. This Jeep turns heads as it is, and garners respect and enthusiasm by any passenger. With some upgrades (which I have done almost everything except lift it) this thing will get people talking to you at every gas station, even pulled over by police who just want a peak under the hood. If you ever get a chance to snag one of these up in mint condition, and don't care about MPG and want a real SUV (not a SMV, Soccer Mom Vehicle), pick one up. Or any of the other many Jeeps out there, the original and best SUV.

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

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Damien writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WD Review
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4

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I love it, luxury, nice looking jeep

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fuel economy

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If You Got The Money It's The Bawls — I love this thing!!! Purrs like a kitten and is an extremely comfortable ride. If it were better on gas I would keep it forever hands down. This thing has some strength to it too when you press that gas it pushes you back into the seat!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Tom writes:
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comfortable, excellent turning radius, great in the snow

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bad gas milage, slow

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Betsy — She does not get the best gas milage or is she the quickest vehicle out there, but she's comfortable and reliable. She's got about 150k miles and is still going strong. Great truck to have for camping and fishing, and handles the snow better then any vehicle i've ever had previously.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Stefanie writes:
1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WD Review
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It's been through everything and starts everytime, ill never get rid of it

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I need to do a little body work thanks to Luke lol

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I Love It — Its fun to drive, I always feel safe and its perfect for every situation. It was built solid, its very comfortable and it has just about every extra you could want from heated seats, to a pre determined gas gauge telling me how far I can go with what gas I have and how fast I'm going. The only things I don't have is a tv and a sunroof. My plan is to rebuild it though so maybe it will eventually.. =)

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

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Tasha writes:
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amazing vehicle

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nothing

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Great Little Suv — i loved my jeep, it had leather seat and a sunroof, and would definatly buy another one someday. They are a great looking. gas mileage was about 15 mpg. I loved driving this vehicle. you didnt have to worry about getting stuck. it went through anything

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

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Excellent Ride By Heikal

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