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1987 Jeep CherokeeReview
northstr99 writes:
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Total Piece Of Junk!!!! — My ex-girlfriend bought this car against my advice about 6 years ago. I KNEW I was going to have to do constant repairs to it, and I was right. She gave it to me 4 years ago, in consideration for all the time I'd spent on it keeping it going for her. I have replaced or had trouble with just about every single component and system, and find it to be the most POORLY engineered and thought-out vehicle I have ever owned. It will be a cold, bitter cold, day in hell before I EVER own one of these pieces of wreckage again!!

Owner for 4 years, 3 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

Pros: NONE

Cons: Poorly designed and engineered; poor ergonomics; rotten reliability; terrible mileage; unecessarily complicated systems; shoddy parts quality; all-around a bad piece of work.  Very much a product of the OLD AMC/Jeep corporation.

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1987 Jeep CherokeeReview
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245,000 Miles And Still Running Strong — its old but runs like a clock, doing some rebuilding so my daughter can drive it for school work etc

Owner for 7 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:65,000

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1987 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4-Door 4WD Review
GuruLHDKW says:
This jeep is unstoppable, 426000 miles on the clock and its still ticking. 426000! On the original motor and transmission, It has only had to clutches put in! I have had no issues. Its front end is a little loose but I dont drive the freeway very often anyways. When I do it still handles very well. I just cant go as fast. The seats are very comfortable. It has a 5 speed manual and this car just wont quit. I take it mudding all the time and it is 100% stock. I have a tow strap and often times pull my friends out! The only complaint I have is the Nash straight six engine that is in it runs a little hot. I put in a fan and it hasnt boiled over on me since. I would recommend this Jeep to anyone. I will never sell it. Thank you for reading my review!
vs1987 Toyota 4Runner 2 Dr SR5
1987 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer 4-Door 4WD winning categories:
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Back Seats Ranked 1987 Toyota 4Runner 2 Dr SR5 better.
"The seat is only a little more comfortable. It has better back support."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1987 Toyota 4Runner 2 Dr SR5 worse.
"All of the space in the back of this car is amazing. I have all of the things I need to survive 2 months, with room to spare. This includes food, clean drinking water. I have a cot, and a tent. I also keep tools and a tow strap and a come along. The spare tire is in there too. This is with my back seat up and ready to take passengers. It doesnt feel crowded or packed. There is still room in it. It also has a roof rack that I put a bag on. I havent needed to use the rack bag yet. Its there for looks now."
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2021 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

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This is by far the best vehicle purchase that we have made. The value is phenomenal, you get so many bells and whistles for an excellent price! There are so many safety features, so many amenities and... Read More

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I liked my 2019 base model (2.4L FWD) Cherokee just fine, but the 3.2L 4WD Latitude Lux Cherokee I just bought in 2021 is even more fun to drive, quieter and more comfortable. For a youngster the b... Read More

2020 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Review By Ronald

Love this Cherokee, we had a 2014 Limited and had excellent service out of it. This one is 4 wd, V 6 which is only engine I would choose for this model. Good ride, quiet ride and array of safety and... Read More

Review By Adam

It could have a little more power to be honest but with the 4x4 functionality and AWD when in auto mode for the terrain setting its more than enough for a daily commuter. It has a great interior with ... Read More

2019 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Review By Guru9X9TBP

Great features . Compare to grand Cherokee but cheaper Read More

Review By steinarandersen

The version of Cherokee we purchased is.... perfect. It has a redesigned front end that is nicer than the previous version. So, we got the stock FWD Latitude, but it came with the cold weather packag... Read More

2018 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Review By Paul

The price was raised today. The car had too much giddy up. tap the gas and it flew Read More

Review By CarmelDiip

The car smelled like it had been rained in and left in the heat. A sour smell. The screen was cracked in several places. The car had been in an accident that they had no info for. But when I looked a... Read More

2017 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

Review By Tmr3202

I think this cars features was awesome! I dont think it is missing anything. Good comparison to most other SUVS, but not to large . Read More

Review By Melissa

Great features, heated front seats,and steering wheel. Has no CD player? Front seat has storage to under seat big cargo, area. Nice seats, remote start,rear seats recline. Just make sure when you pas... Read More

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