1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Top Comparisons

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WDReview
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Love It. — This Jeep Grand Cherokee has get and go, it can tow a lot of things with the big V8 engine. Suffers a bit on gas mileage but it is fun to drive and can hold ten if you squeeze. Yeah.

Pros: Can handle pretty much anything.

Cons: Gas mileage is bad.

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WDReview
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I'd Buy One Again — its a jeep what can i say? It is a beast off road, and a wuss in the rain. definatly not a speed deamon, although that 5.9 gets it moving nicely. the exterior held up well to the woods, but the interior is falling apart. damn thing cost more to repair than my old nissan

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

Pros: 4WD Rocks

Cons: Damn differentials are crap

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WDReview
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If You Can Afford The Gas Its A Really Fun Vehical. — My Grand Cherokee was Fast for a SUV, one of the most comfortable vehicles i have ever ridden in and it was really reliable. But it only got an average of 13.1 miles per gallon on premium. Comes from factory with decent axles and rear limited slip too.

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

Pros: FUN

Cons: horrible MPG

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WDReview
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I Love It. — It goes where pavement does not. Believe it or not I beat on this thing some times and it has never given me a problem. A cheap and very reliable off road car even though it is stock. Yes yes.

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

Pros: Good off road, Fairly good acceleration for a 5000 lb Jeep.

Cons: None

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WDReview
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They're Usually Awesome...mine Wasn't. — I didn't keep this one very long. I bought it used and it had more issues than I was wanting to deal with. The previous owner must have really neglected it because it needed both diffs rebuilt, and a viscous coupler in the transfer case just to make it roadworthy. Once that was done, it just became a nickel-and-dime machine, with little quirky things needing work quite often. Things like the rear wiper motor, nearly every speaker was blown, the heated seat became inoperative after a couple uses, and the air conditioner never did work. I got more than I paid for it on trade, but the work that I had to do to it hardly made any profit worthwhile. On a positive note, it was a very good looking Jeep, and I'd always wanted a "niner".

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 5.9L V8 delivered blazing performance, go-anywhere 4WD capability, prestige of having the "elite" of Grand Cherokees.

Cons: There were a lot of problems with this one, but I can't blame the vehicle as much as the previous owner's neglect.

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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Hulk — This is the best car for me with high performance and a really big engine and a solid body and its interior is cool and i wish if i can have the same model but the 5.9L and it is a monster and i call it HULK

Pros: Power

Cons: Petrol

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee LimitedReview
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Mi Jeep — its an extremely comfortable car. all around quality is good, engine could be better though. couple of engine leaks but nothing major gas is a small problem... it gets costly it's a blast to drive around anywhere. big back seat for a lil "off-roading"

Pros: comfy seats... big back seats ;)

Cons: its slow. period.

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9 Limited 4WDReview
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Love It!!!!! — This is the only year they put the 5.9L in a Grand Cherokee. I love driving this Jeep!!! It has plenty of get up and go..almost too much!! You can get a ticket very easy. It gives me no problems. The only down side is it takes premium gas only.

Pros: Fast

Cons: gas price

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WDReview
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This One Got All The Goodies But Lack "space" Utility. —

This is a '98 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited I bought after I returned a '97 Laredo when its lease was over. Needless to say, I must like the potential of its chassis and thought a 4.9L V8 engine would be a better match (vs. the 4.2L inline 6 that came in the Laredo). The Limited was the top-of-the-line Grand Cherokee with all-time (viscous coupling) AWD and leather(top grain, creamy smoth)/wood(fake) trim interior. Other improvements included the use of CV joints in the front transaxle and powered/heated memory seats. All these added luxury had transformed the vehicle from a regular SUV to a civilized ride. This was largely due to the creamy smooth power plant (reasonably quiet with plenty of low end torque), and revised spring/damping rates (the suspension now felt softer). Straight line acceleration was sport car fast and there was little body lean when cornering. However, due to its high centre-of-graviy, narrow track, and short wheel base (like most SUVs), abrupt weight transfers had prevented this vehicle from achieving sporty sedan level of handling. Daily driving and highway commutes were well mannered and sporty. Wind noise and road noise was noticeable but not intrusive. All controls felt positive and were easy to engage. The very sophisticated ventilation system was effective but just a touch noisy. Sitting position was as it supposed to be - upright with plenty of leg and head room. This vehicle was designed with exceptional off-road abilities and therefore suffered from having a fairly compact size (to achieve short overhang). There wasn't much "utility" in terms of trunk and passenger space. The full time AWD system did not provide any level of lock-up making driving in snow less than confidence inspiring (unless the low ratio final drive was engaged which will lock the centre differentia, good only for crawling speedl). Fuel efficiency was certainly not there as the fuel guage could be seen literally moving while enroute! The ride was not "luxury" like its premium quality appointment had suggested. As a result, I haven't owned another SUV since, but am at least tempted, only but 10 years later by the more evolved products where superb ride and performance are blended together (think Porsche Cayenne and Mercedes R Class).

Pros: Sporty ride and improved quality.  

Cons: Not enough room and truck like ride.  

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1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee LaredoReview
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'98 Jeep Cherokee — most definitely keeps me on the road when i want it to be. great for off-roading and has absolutely zero problems getting through mud w/ intermediate and narrow tires. Although the gas mileage could certainly be improved, it's a... slight... chic-magnet..

Pros: useablity... trailer gears (gears other than over-drive) are Very responsive.

Cons: gas mileage and suspension gets a little loose

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Drove smoothly. Easy to reach all features. Read More

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Reviews

Review By Jeff

It wasnt what I was hoping for. It was a nice ride, but the interior felt cheap. I expect a car of this value to feel more solid. I can imagine interior trim parts breaking or scuffing very easil... Read More

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