1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee User Reviews

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    Great Car For Anything And Everything!! — I love everything about it, except gas milage gets at least around 17-18 miles a gallon. I don't like the fact that it's a automatic, but its a great vehicle..! I would def buy another one or a Wrangler..!!!

    Pros: Great Vehicle

    Cons: If you don't make much, gas milage is low

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    '96 Jeep Grand Cherokee — I like the versatility of the vehicle. I dislike the poor fuel mileage. The mid '90s paint is delaminating and comes off in sheets off the roof. With studded snow tires the Jeep handles winter weather well. Overall it's a good vehicle with decent build quality. The only problems have been the exhaust manifold and radiator.

    Pros: Great in the snow

    Cons: Poor mileage and performance with six cylinder, delaminating paint

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    Great Jeep — Greatest vehicle i have owned its got a straight six,the 4WD is awesome special since i have select trac i get 16 MPG 4 wheel disc brakes and its an amazing drive, i bought it with a waranty and all the other fees for 4000 dollars and i dont regret it

    Pros: Its a Jeep

    Cons: need to replace lug nuts

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    800,000 Or Bust — This is my second Grand Cherokee, bought after my first one ended up in a creek. A lot of the Limited features were new to me at the time, but now I wonder how I ever drove a GC without them. The tranny was factory rebuilt right before the 100,000-mile warranty expired, and I'm only now (at 164,xxx) starting to notice a little slippage between 1 & 2. Only one major repair so far, to the steering column/stabilizing arm; everything else has been like a rock. I recently replaced the stock air intake with a 3.5" stainless cold air intake and cone filter...that upgrade alone has increased the highway MPG from 19 to 23 (and yes, this is the 5.2L V8 we're talking about here). I do wish the rear seats folded completely flat (like my '93 Laredo's did), but it's a small point. Everything else is great, and I'm expecting it to stay that way for at least 636,000 more miles!

    Pros: Always reliable, and great gas mileage for a V8.

    Cons: The leather seats are cold as hell in the winter.

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    N/a — When i first saw the jeep it didn't take me very long before i knew that i wanted it. The body was in great shape for an 96, it only had 235000 kms on it. I plan on turning it into a 4 wheeler when it is paid off. It is a great truck to drive.

    Pros: Strong engine, handles good, lots of room.

    Cons: nothing

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    Very Sturdy Car — got it in september '07 axel was (and still is) terribly off center. i was in an accident with another car that completely destroyed the other car but left mine with just one light damaged on the passenger side so this car holds up very well. plus the car is just beautiful.

    Pros: beautiful. sturdy

    Cons: gas miliage. car gets about 8 miles per gallon

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    Comfortable On Road, Capable Off Road, Terrible Fuel Economy. Love It. — I bought it Christmas of '07, and it has been very good to me. I have driven plenty of cars, mostly SUVs, and I cannot get over how good the ride is. I have back problems and this car does not do any harm at all. It has a 5.2L V8, which means it can barely manage 12 mpg, but it can accelerate pretty quickly, 8.5 seconds. Hell, that is not far off from the 4 cylinder Alfa Brera. I barely pass emissions tests, but this car is going to be with me for a while, wether the environmentalists like it or not!

    Pros: Very squishy seats, can go anywhere, can be fixed with a brick and a
    string, very decent acceleration (8.5 seconds) for a flying brick on
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    Cons: Terrible fuel economy (12 mpg), spare tire in trunk area, trees hate it
    (but who cares?).

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    Its A Jeep Wat More Can U Expect — Mad comfortable, jeep off road performance... bad bad bad gas mileage... lots of room... can take all kinds of abuse... except wrecks at 45 mph :(

    Pros: its a jeep... comfortable... mad room

    Cons: bad gas mileage

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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    My Jeep — This thing was soo nice. Fully loaded. Nice sound system. Straight pipe custom exhaust (sounded awesome) huge V8

    Pros: Custom exhaust a lot of power amazing sound soo comfortable

    Cons: It had a run in at about 45 with some tree so yea and it got 8-12 mpg

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    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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    Great For Its Time — The 1996 Grand Cherokee is an incredibly capable all-weather vehicle. With a 5.2L V8 motor, it's plenty quick to get where you need to go and haul most of what you need behind.

    Pros: V8 power, simple design, Infinity Gold stock stereo.

    Cons: NP249 transfer case and Dana 44 aluminum rear axles are trouble spots with all V8 Grand Cherokees from 1993-1998.  Gas mileage?  If you have to ask, you can't afford it.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    Best Looking/riding Suv On The Market! Great Value For The Money! By markpentler

    This is a great vehicle. When you compare it to the competition, there is not another vehicle that measures up in utility, fuel economy, ride quality, features, and the overall exterior of the vehicl... Read More

    2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    An Awesome Suv By frankjesik

    Gas mileage, transmission shifts are smooth as silk. Love the interior styling and exterior styling as well. No problems, really, other than intermittent blue smoke on startup seems to be due to fau... Read More

    Affordable Quality By Ronald

    A great looking SUV that meets or exceeds my expectations. The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been in a constant state of change since it was first designed. The latest body style and trim packages have a ... Read More

    2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    An Iconic Suv From The Most Respected American Auto Brand By dan_roth

    The Grand Cherokee is one of the few vehicles in its class that I can enjoy driving. I drive a lot of vehicles, and very few cars feel like they have been properly sorted. It rides well, not too hard ... Read More

    Awesome By jgogan

    I love everything about the car. From the interior setup, to the options, to the outside trim and look of the car. I absolutely love it and it's my third Grand Cherokee Limited and I'm sure there wi... Read More

    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4 By mahomedi

    Very versatile for family and for loading stuff. Brakes are great and the car feels solid. The fit and finish is up to par and there are no cheap compromises. Everything works well and I've b... Read More

    Well Rounded Daily Use Vehicle By mdlgan

    was impressed with how easily the jeep laredo goes through over 2 feet of snow without missing a beat. it does not have a four wheel drive button it's a "smart" system fuel averages about 17 mpg with... Read More

    2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

    Excellent Ride By Mostafa

    I like the internal space of the SUV. It has comfy seats. I can handle it easily and I feel safe in it. I hear a little noise inside and it has low Miles per gallon in city and High way Read More

    Fantastic Vehicle By BurtMang

    At this point nothing other than this make, model and year having 3 recalls so far and not sure how many more there will be coming along. Over all this has been a good vehicle up to this point. It has... Read More

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