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1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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The Jeep Cherokee 4.0 6 cylinder engine is one of the best ever made.

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Well Taken Care Of And Excellent Running. — Great reliable, do it all jeep. Efficient and smooth running. Very inexpensive to up keep. Just a solid overall vehicle. From the smooth shifting to the engine power. 4.0 jeeps are one of the all time great vehicles. You will not be disappointed in jeep 4.0

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Matt writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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A to B car, sometimes a little craziness... lol

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If you don't like to constantly fix little things...

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Don't Drive It Like I Do And It Should Last You Wayyyy Past The 250k Mark. — For an SUV from the 90's its a pretty solid vehicle. Performance: 1st SUV ever to do 0-60 in under 8 sec. Nowadays this isn't that impressive but it's still a torque-monster, Braking is good for such a heavy vehicle, Handling is ok for it being a top-heavy vehicle but in general with all other vehicles taken into account, its pretty bad handling lol Build Quality: Repairs to mine are only needed cause I drive it so hard but for the most part drive it like your sane and it shouldnt give you that many problems. Appearance: Not sleek or stylish, but it still looks good today because it has that primal, truck look and feel like older model trucks, which in essence is what it is. Cost of Ownership: Maintenance is not too expensive, commonly found parts and moderately easy to fix, Mileage is not the greatest but keep it in top running order, throw in a short-ram, and dont push it all the time and you'll be makin 20-22 mpg honestly. Fun Factor: Oh... its definitely there :D

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Derek writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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dependabe, stong

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inefficient, made of cast iron and brimstone

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Jeep Cherokee '99 Sport — Is it fast? No Does it have amazing curves and angles? No Smooth ride? No But it has a 4.0L AMC engine that will never die on me. It can take abuse better than any other can out there and it is amazing off road. Also, it dosnt do to bad for gas, considering its a box. Depending on what mood im in I can get 5MPG to 27MPG.

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Lee writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Classic Review
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Great acceleration and performance. Solid veichle.

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Not much room in the back but who cares if you're the one driving it.

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My Baby — I drove my Jeep everywhere until it was stolen in May 2007. It had a smooth ride and had alot of power. Great handeling for an SUV. I miss it so much.

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erin9821 writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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drives almost like a car, viability is amazing, very reliable, engine will run forever, 4x4 great in snow

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gas mileage is rough for commuters, rear wheel drive

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I Refuse To Get Rid Of It, Currently At 228,000miles — I love my car, it is very reliable. Keep up with maintenance and don't drive like a jerk and it will treat you good. Some parts start to get tired once you get to the higher miles so expect to replace a few things like wheel bearings ect...

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Adam writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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Everything

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Gas mileage isn't the best, but not bad for an SUV

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Best Car Ever — The Cherokee remained virtually unchanged from 1984-2001, and there is a good reason for that: it was the perfect mix of size, weight, and style to last through the ages. Plenty of power, great handling, superior off-road performance, and the best value out there. It is cheap and easy to maintain, and I have never been stranded by this or my previous Cherokee. The only reason I replaced my '95 with this one was a head-on collision with a Buick a few years back. With a combined speed of 70+mph, I walked away and replaced with the same car because it was the total package, and I was blown away by the safety for such a lightweight SUV. Best car I have ever owned/driven.

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1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Limited 4WD Review
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will last forever pretty much, its also a jeep they are awesome

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gas mileage

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Jeep Cherokee 4dr 4wd — all around amazing first car i would recommend it to anyone it is reliable cheap to maintain and handles amazing in the snow or off the beaten path. can be taken off road though i do not like to for i dont want to possibly break anything. many after market parts to make it into a great off roading machine

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mikeball1994 writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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Great off road and as a daily commuter

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Not so great fuel economy

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Tough Little Off-roader — I loved this cars ability to go off road and to be extremely reliable. It had very good performance on and off road and was a reliable little car. It also has a lot of cargo space and on this one i had bike and roof racks for anything that i would want to bring with me and a ton of trunk space. The 4.0L inline 6 is definitely the way to go if you want one of these jeeps I don't thing I would consider getting the 4 cyl version.

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1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Classic 4WD Review
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4WD, reliability, performance, timeless styling.

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Gas Mileage, Power Windows can only be controlled by driver.

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A Real Suv — This may not have the luxury trappings of your fancy crossover Lexus's but it wasn't designed to cart your little kiddies to soccer practice. It handles well for a vehicle of it's size, and his great acceleration. The 4WD system is amazing I've driven it in over a foot of fresh powder and it preformed just fine. I've driven it on ice, not a problem. I've taken it off road, it goes further in 2WD then most SUV's will make it in 4WD. I did have issues with the stereo with front speakers not working. But I replaced them with an upgraded set and they worked fine after that. It turned out not to be the speakers themselves but a wiring issue that is common in Jeeps of that generation. It did get poor gas mileage but what can you expect out of an SUV. The 4.0L Straight Six engine never once has had any major issues, or broken down. Update: 10/22/2012. I no longer own this vehicle it provided me 7 years of reliable service without ever once breaking down or leaving me stranded anywhere. I would still own this vehicle today if it weren't for having major structural and suspension issues. The frame and axles had rusted through. The entire rear end was basically rotten. It had bad tie rods, brushings, and CV joints up front. It also needed new shocks and struts. The final call for all this is when the brake line failed and I discovered all the other issues in the rear. Due to the expense of these repairs I choose not to get it repaired. The dealer I had purchased my Jeep from is out of business and the owner has left town. He has sold many people lemons, and rebuilt wrecks from other states that got re-branded as "clean" in Ohio.

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Justin writes:
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Classic 4WD Review
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Its a fun all-purpose vehicle, that is cheap to own!

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I haven't found any significant negatives!

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Jeep Cherokee, Great Car!!! — Overall performance is great! est. 190hp and its only 4900lb. so it has great acceleration. It brakes well and evenly. It dosen't handle like a Porche, but who would expect it too? Internally it is a very well built, sturdy vehicle. Transmission shifts well, and it transfers to 4wd smoothly. The engine is great and it runs very well. As for interior trim, it is no luxury sedan but its not ment to be. It gets the job done. It isn't as sound proof as many cars today (the engine is a little loud) but I could care less. Personally I love the boxy looking body and the gray magnesium wheels. Altough some people may prefer a sleeker vehicle. There are so many used '95-'01 cherokees on the market that they are really cheap. Ours has 84,000 miles on it and is in near perfect condition. The best part is that we only payed $5,200. Its not amazing on gas but its not a V8 guzzler. It does about 20 highway and 17 city. It is really fun to drive (you can go WHERE EVER you want too). Overall I am very pleased with this car and will buy another when it meets it's demise.

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

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2001 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Very Capable, Upgradable, And Reliable Off Road Vehicle. By Lyonsden2162

I love my jeep because it looks awesome and 4x4's very well. I have front and rear air lockers which make my jeep very capable. However the engine is load and could use more power. The front end sways... Read More

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Love mostly everything about this car except the roominess now that we have a family of 5. Would buy this car again and again. Road noise is an issue once we are on the freeway, but that seems to be... Read More

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2000 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Wish That Jeep Still Made This Model By ambpd

I purchased this vehicle new, never had any problems other than the usual maintence, Love the high feeling on the road without it being over large. Easy parking, Fantastic in the mud,snow, anything..... Read More

Too Bad Jeep Does Not Still Make Them. By Sly_Fox

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1998 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Shouldn't Have Sold It. By MSmithContent

This was a great first car but with terrible fuel economy. Classic look that will never go out of style, plenty of room and surprisingly comfortable for what's basically a truck. It never broke down a... Read More

Great Lil Jeep By Mark

i owned 4 plus Cherokees in my days... this was my favorite one, towed small trailer good, gas milage ok lots of power went great, good brakes fun driving and dependable great engine lots of power... Read More

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