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Cons: mileagegood ride, dependable
Pros: Engine response, ride, stereo, comfort
Cons: Exhorbitant and constant repairs after warranty expires, Gas Mileage
Advice: For those with deep pockets or those who get extended warranty - superbI caution anyone who is buying looking for an SUV for quality to reconsider another vehichle. I have owned a 1995 Jeep GC, a 1999 and a 2001. All V8's and 4x4. If you have plenty of money to spend for repairs, gas - mainly HVAC and Transmission problems, then this vehichle is otherwise super. I love the interior, the handling, the snappy v8, the ride, the cornering and secure feel of this v8. The problem was that the minimum repairs on my vehicle (average driver at 20 miles per day) started no less than $1500. They've all had 2-3 HVAC switch doors replaced 1-3 times each - plus evaporators, which requires full removal of the entire dash at $2000. If you have a warranty than this vehichle is awesome - just let Chrysler pay for your repairs, however, sell it before it expires. If you want reliability and better MPG - look at the Tahoe. My jeep's best MPG on the highway was 15-16mpg. The Tahoe's are 18-10mpg. When you strip the Jeep down - it's a Mopar/Chrylser underneath.
Pros: the seats in that the way that you are seated up high
Cons: the way everything is cheaply made
Advice: If you do not drive very much then the car will be right for you.the driving is smooth but it is the techincal features that do not work.
Pros: Sunroof - Didn't cost me money yet
Cons: THE QUALITY AND CUSTOMERR SERVICE
Advice: NEVER BUY A JEEP!*I WOULD NEVER BUY A JEEP PRODUCT AGAIN! *They do NOT stand behind the vehicle! *They are not easy to deal with, Customer Service is not in the vocabulary! *Cost is well above expected - roughly 2~3 thousand (that's right thousand) dollars per year! *Service department is horrible! *To sum this up; 'It's NOT a Jeep Thing'! In 2 years: 2 radios 1 new CD player 2 power steering pumps 2 Dashboard issues (AC problems, major $) 4 Tire stem issues (tells tire pressure) 1 new reservoir 2 new switches for steering wheel 1 new transmission *And many many more!
Cons: The front-end shaking badly when breaking at higher speeds
Advice: Buy a Jeep for styling and off-road capabilities, for all else, check out other options. I'm not unhappy, but not thrilled.I had a 1996 Grand Cherokee, which I was really impressed with. It was a much more comfortable ride with a far superior stereo system (Infinity Gold), but it was top-heavy. Initially, I loved the way my 2002 drove more like a car, but on longer trips, the seats proved far less comfortable, the stereo kind of sucks (on the limited model) and when I brake anywhere above 40 MPH, the whole car shakes back and forth. I have also experienced multiple water leaks when there is heavy rain. Unless the other manufacturers come out with something as stylish as the Grand Cherokee, I will likely buy again. I am not loyal to the reliability/quality, but the styling and plush interior.
Pros: The style
Cons: Jeep Service
Advice: Brake trouble!! Don't buy!!!I've had three brand new jeeps! The last one 2002Jeep Overlander has been the worst! New rotors and calipers after only 11,000 miles. I now have 39,000 miles and just fixed front and rear rotors for the third time. Jeep will do nothing about it! Will never buy another jeep! Loyal customer lost!! Will be trading soon!!
Pros: 4.7 liter HO
Cons: Transmission & Quadra Drive
Advice: Don't buy a WJ Grand. Buy an old ZJ much better JeepI don't know what Daimler\Chrysler did but they basic they screwed up a legacy. I have owned two Grand Cherokee, 95 Lardeo & 97 Orvis. I never had any problem with them. I would still be owning the 97 but someone decided I did not need it any more and smash into the drivers side. From that point on the Orvis was never the same. Lets just say it was not repaired to my standards. So I decided to buy a new 2002 Grand Cherokee. I heard about the Overland which peeked my interests. After careful looking at the Overland you have to pay $3000.00 to $4000.00 more for only one interior color, fake wood stearing wheel an half an inch Up County suspenion with skid plate group. It was cheaper to buy an limited. High Output V8 is nice if the transmission could find a gear and stay in it. Both of my 95 Lardeo & 97 Orvis had Quadra-Trac. Orvis also had limited slip in the rear axle. Never had any problem getting around. Quadra Drive on the other hand sucks! It is unpredictable the system has problems finding a wheel with traction. I live on a hill and with out four wheel drive I would never be able to get to work. Quadra Drive justs sets and spins the tires. The system is over rated. I bought a Jeep for more then one purpose to get me to work and to go off road. The WJ Jeep Grand Cherokee is the biggest mistake Daimler\Chrysler every made!