Jeep had everything I was looking for without that high price.
1999 Jeep Cherokee Sport
1999 Jeep CherokeeAir Breather - PA04/06/2007
I bought the Jeep new in 1999. At the time of this review, it had 146,000 miles on the odometer. Besides usual maintenance, the only parts I've had to replace have been the window regulators and the brake rotors (both parts should have probably been recalled). The window regulators died early in the life of the Jeep. The replacement regulators I installed have worked flawlessly. The dealership suggested I replace the rotors at 20K, but they made it to 100K so I can't complain too much. The rotors were recalled up to the 1998 model year I believe.
The Jeep performs admirably with the 4.0 liter straight 6 cyl., and is better on gas than most SUVs on the road. If you drive it like a grandmother, you can get 20+ mpg.
I find the seats to be lacking in padding but rather comfortable, even on long trips. The rear seat is for dogs or kids, as no normal size adult would want to sit back there for long periods.
I use my Jeep as a truck, I haul and tow everything and it has never let me down.
I'm always leary of reviews that have 5 stars across the board, but I had no choice. It's comfy. It performs. Almost all parts are quality. It's the best looking SUV on the planet. It has space in and on top, and you can tow (I think it is rated for 5K).And, It was about $23K new, a great value.
If you're looking for a used one, the '97 to '99 cherokees are hard to beat.
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