New Jeep Grand Cherokee Ratings

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    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Overland 4x4

    Pros: The improved suspension.

    Cons: No choice of interior color.

    Advice: Take a test drive!

    We purchased the Overland last September and have done a lot of long-distance traveling in it. It is extremely comfortable and drives well. A nice added feature is the split rear door/window so that the rear space can be accessed from the window lift. It looks beautiful and drives and rides even better. It's suspension and pick up is wonderful. Love everything about the vehicle.

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    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Overland 4x4

    Pros: The Tire sensor in the panel.

    Cons: The setup menu on the cluster is too easy to activate.

    Advice: Enjoy all of it! Don't just ride on the road, it's a great 4x4 - use it!

    The 2002 has improved pickup, suspension, and handling. Feature comforts are excellent and ergnomics have been much improved from the 1997.

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    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Limited 4x4

    Pros: Everything about the dash, radio, and seats

    Cons: I cant see the front of the hood very well while driving

    Advice: Get the Limited with the V-8 and sandstone int

    Great Truck. I have been off-road with no problems and lots of power (I have the V-8 and 4 wheel drive). The ride on road is very good. It is quiet and rides heavy. The radio on the Limited is the best I have seen yet. The seats are improved and give more support. I changed the air intake to K&B high flow and this gives me 17 MPG in town and 22 MPG on the HWY (and this is with a V-8 and 4 wheel drive)

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    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Limited 4x4

    Pros: Auto everything

    Cons: Nothing

    Advice: Go get one.

    Great SUV. The only true 4X4.

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    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Limited 4x4

    Pros: Performance: Turning ratio and low road noise

    Cons: Rear view

    Advice: Shop priceand finance

    The SUV is quiet, low amount of road noise. I had a 4Runner and it had wind and drive train noise that had me cranking up the radio. The Grand Cherokee's Steering wheel controls are slick. Plenty of grocery room aft without knocking down the rear seats. I have only one negative and that is rear view. The rear window is blocked out somewhat by the headrests. I will get used to the limited rear view, I have less in my Caddy, Northstar. By the way I compared this and test drove the Caddy, Escalade. The Grand Cherokee wins hands down, Caddy is too big and still a GMC truck, nothing 'sporty'. This exceeded my expectations in options, I have it loaded, even the 17' wheels. No buyers remorse, it is fun to drive. I can also flat tow it behind my Safari Motor Home