1996 Jeep Cherokee User Reviews

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    Displaying 51 - 54 of 54 1996 Jeep Cherokee reviews.

    1996 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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    Great For Getting Stuck In The Mud — It was a good car, had lots of fun offroading and it was good for getting around town. Bit of a gas guzzler tho.

    Pros: great for offroading

    Cons: It was purple and stock

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    1996 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr SE 4WD Review
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    Good First Car — Great first car. Got me from a to b. I did rebuild my engine. After that i did go through a lot of water pumps. Three i think. Great in the snow and for off roading.

    Pros: Its great for off roading and snowy conditions

    Cons: little maintenance.

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    1996 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr SE 4WD Review
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    Buy One That Hasn't Been Off-roaded Or Tinkered With, So Have Your Mechanic Inspect It To Be Sure. — I'll start with the negatives first. Due to the fact the the XJ is a heavy, 4-wheel drive SUV, it's fuel economy is quite bad, weekly fill ups are to be expected. Also, the XJ doesn't have much in the way of creature comforts either, just AC, and a CD player. The noise on the interior gets pretty loud above 50, especially with larger tires. Now the pluses. XJs are very cheap to buy, a good one will run you about $2000, which in today's economy is nothing. If you pick one up with the 4 liter inline six, you'll be amazed at how much it scoots, even with over 200,000 miles on it(like mine). XJs are renowned for their reliability, the only issue was one the 80s models,they had iffy electrics. In terms of space and capacity, the XJ is very spacious, with back seats the fold flat. Now the important bit, off-road capability. The XJ is one of the best 4x4s on the market for the money, and it only gets better with modifications. If you can look past the nagatives, which are really a downside of most SUVs, then the Jeep Cherokee is the perfect 4x4 for you.

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

    Pros: Best 4x4 for the money.

    Cons: The only thing I don't like is the fuel economy, but all SUVs have that problem.

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    1996 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD Review
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    The Ultimate On And Off Road Truck — Fun to drive hard to brake easy to fix. Has a inline 6- 4.0L high output has alot of tork amazing offroad i have on it a 3 1/2" lift and 31" tires Banks headers k&n cold air intake and a throttle body spacer I get 20 miles to a gallon even with the lift nd tires.

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

    Pros: Its unstopable

    Cons: its not a smooth ride

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

    Would Not Buy Jeep Again By bostongreekgeek

    No gps when purchased. Dealer blatantly lied to Jeep customer service that they had informed me prior to purchase. Wont be buying Jeep ever again. After signing paperwork, dealer really does not offer... Read More

    Modern And Sweet By adamsenloe

    I finally decided on the Jeep Cherokee. I had looked at the Grand Cherokee, but there were recalls on the 2014's with no resolution, so I thought it best to stay away from the 2015's as well. I deci... Read More

    2014 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

    Great Design And Engineering In A Mid-sized Suv By ECundiff

    for medium-price range transportation, this is a great choice; the size is large enough to offer four to five people comfortable space with a great sound system and a stylish ride. It easily outshin... Read More

    Nice Car And Easy On Gas. Great To Run Around Town Of Country In. By onlyhummer

    This car is almost as capable as my 07 Jeep Wrangler and much more comfortable and quiet. The cost to operate is much cheaper and easier to drive. I like the standard SAT Rad and U connect is very ... Read More

    2001 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

    Good Suv By Jamie

    Love mostly everything about this car except the roominess of the back seat. Road noise is an issue once we are on the freeway. The 4-Wheel drive was easy to use and great in the snow. Took on many f... Read More

    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

    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

    This is a great car for mixed use, varied climate. We owned it for 8 years and had a ball with it and it always started and always ran well. Trips long and short were always enjoyable and its load c... Read More

    1999 Jeep Cherokee Reviews

    Well Taken Care Of And Excellent Running. By Craig

    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... Read More

    I Refuse To Get Rid Of It, Currently At 228,000miles By erin9821

    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... Read More

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