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1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4-Door 4WDReview

Blaqk Is Back — I have owned this unit for five years now and I simply can't part with it and really why would I? When I first bought it the poor thing practically rolled over on command, the pumpkins where about 6 inches off the ground and just not set up the way that I wanted. So alot of money later I am slowly getting it to the point where I want it.

Pros: There is an endless supply of mods for these units.

Cons: Easy to spend money with mods

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1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4-Door RWDReview

We Bought This Used And Have Had Nothing But Trouble — We bought this used from a relative who was the original owner. It started out fine and then, problems, problems. I started to hear from other people that they had the same kind of problems. The car would lose power but still be on. Numerous rounds in the shop and then we talked with someone who had had the same problem and we got it fixed. Now we are having problems with it losing power and completely turning off, while driving.

Pros: Comfortable

Cons: problems that are hard to diagnose

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1997 Jeep Cherokee Country 4-Door RWDReview
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One Of The Best Fowl Weather Beasts Out There — even though this old jeep only gets 15 mph in the city it will go when nothing else will it drives great and runs good for 200+ miles. 4 wheel drive is easy to operate and I feel comfortable when the wife and kids need to go in bad weather.the truck accelerates well and drives quite well. I bought this old jeep wrecked last summer for 500 dollars and spent about that much more to fix her up and after this winter have decided it was money well spent .its a keeper!

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

Pros: will go most anywhere in any road condition

Cons: not very fuel eff.

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Jeeps are my favorite vehicles but Since Ive had my 97 volvo 850 sedan has been a real Road warrior with the exception of the jeep being boxy as well its a gas guzzler smh!
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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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