1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee User Reviews

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    Displaying 51 - 58 of 58 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee reviews.

    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD Review
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    Strong And Powerful Ride — The Grand Cherokee is a top of the line off-road machine. It has great ability on any off-road surface. The car handles well, and with it's Inline 6 engine that pumps out 185 horsepower, it accelerates like a sports car. The Grand Cherokee has a mediocre interior, but still has some nice qualities, such as the over head compartment, which holds your garage door remote, sunglasses, and a trip naviagtor. The one Grand Cherokee that I had was a maintainance freak. I had to constantly get it to the shop to fix all these minor problems with the car. Overall, this is a great car to drive, only if you can maintain it well.

    Pros: Nice Acceleration, Handles well, great off-road abilit

    Cons: costly maintainance

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD Review
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    Great Suv For Winter — Tons of room for just about everything, comfy seats, good power, great in the winter.

    Pros: Great in the winter, tons of room, good power

    Cons: Thirsty for gas in 4x4, faulty electrical issues

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD Review
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    Its A Jeep Thing — I bought this Jeep used, so it had been abused some, but it got me around quite a bit. Gas mileage was terrible with the 5.2L V-8, but I never lost a race against a Mustang....in the rain.

    Pros: V-8, lots of room, comfortable ride.

    Cons: Gas Mileage, dark interior

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD Review
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    Solid Vehicle — i enjoy this vehicle very much but have experienced some problems such as the Air Intake Control. i like the ruggedness of the exterior and off road ability balanced with a high end interior. power is substantial with the 5.2 liter V8.

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD Review
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    Ok Car, But Bad Repair History — I wanted a 4 wheel drive wagon and ended up getting this car. Big mistake. Many repair issues and frankly drove like a pig. If you want all wheel drive but also some space for stuff get an audi wagon. Much better handling (in snow and otherwise) and simply better build quality.

    Cons: poor repair history, not very good handling

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Review
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    Great Little Car. — It's been a great car for us to drive and for my mother in law to drive. Very easy to teach my son how to drive in it, too. Easy on the pocketbook, easy on the eyes and easy to park!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: The gas mileage is great.  I like the fact that it's an SUV, but not like the Suburban I used to own which was difficult to park, etc.  It has ample cargo space.

    Cons: I guess the bad thing would be that it's got cloth seats, but that's just my preference to leather.

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD Review
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    Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Low Miles — I liked this car for it's reliability and the space that's in this car. It has leather seats that are in perfect condition, infinity gold speakers, sunroof, heated seats and more pros to this car. Best of all, LOW MILES!!!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Reliable
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    Spacious
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    Heated seats

    Cons: Gas cost

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    1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD Review
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    It's A 4x4 — It's ok, I got it second hand so I still have a lot of work to do, mainly electrical. The straight 6 engine is solid, As far as off road ability goes, I'll only be able to tell you once I've sorted out the oil leaks on the trans case & front diff. Until then i'ts staying on the tar. -Update- Gearbox & electrical system gave me a hard time so it found a new owner. On the upside I now have a new one.

    Pros: It's a Jeep

    Cons: It's a Jeep

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    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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