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1998 Jeep Cherokee

Overview
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Vehicle Highlights

Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 14/Hwy 19/Comb 16 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 6-Cyl, 4.0 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

1998 Jeep Cherokee Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.9
Out of 10

Based on 833 Ratings for the 1997 - 2001 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    9.2/10
    Quality
    9.1/10
  • Reliability
    9.4/10
    Performance
    9.1/10
  • Comfort
    8.5/10
    Styling
    8.9/10

wicked pissah

By on Saturday, September 06, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 185,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
7/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
7/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Love slangin mud out on the back 40, ain't afraid of no trail. Take her huntin and fishin as much as I can. Always fires up, and does what I make her do. She don't complain, just needs normal tender love and care. Wouldn't trade her for nothin."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

well taking care of,oil changed every 3-4000 mil,

By on Monday, September 01, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 80,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "worth it guarantee"

Cons: "???????"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Hate to part with this vehicle but sometimes you just got to let go. I have always maintained it, oil changes every 3000, no chips,no dents, no rust,just want something newer."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Great Vehicle

By on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 192,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Great all around vehicle. Super in the snow"

Cons: "Could use a bit more leg room on the clutch side"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Too bad they discontinued this vehicle. It's probably one of the best models Jeep ever made. The engine is terrific. I bought it used with 62,000 mile. After owning it for over 13 yrs, I now have 192,000 mile. It'll last forever."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

Owned for 12 years

By on Thursday, August 07, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 135,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Awesome value, fun to drive, low maintenance"

Cons: "Not one... well maybe better gas mileage. lol"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I've owned my 99 Jeep Cherokee for 12 years with no major problems. I've replaced tires, battery, the basic wear and tear items but nothing major. This Jeep has been worth more than I paid for her. Blast to drive, handles well... one of my favorites ever. Time to trade her in, she's getting tired. Wish they still made them like her. I've owned a Wrangler and a Grand Cherokee but this one is my fav. Looking for another Jeep. Any suggestions??"

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

Kicks Butt

By on Saturday, July 12, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 95,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "fun...reliable...a beast in snow or off road"

Cons: "drinks gas"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought my first 2001 Cherokee new and drove it for 12 years...then went out and found another after the first finally died with 250K miles on it. These vehicles are very very reliable and the absolute BEST in the winter. In the summer I drive my current beast all over the farm and hasnt gotten stuck once. Only drawback? Low gas mileage. But small price to pay for the rest."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

The most perfect vehicle ever constructed.

By on Monday, July 07, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 231,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Excellent reliability, handling, and versatility."

Cons: "Overheats a bit too easily."

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is my third Cherokee; I racked up 470000 miles on my first Jeep (replaced the engine at 238000) prior to selling it! The second was a 2 door 2x4 that we used as a spare vehicle, which also ran beautifully. This particular Jeep makes me feel like Queen of the Highway; it's powerful, nimble, easy to park (yes, that includes parallel parking), versatile, and has utterly classic lines. The only shortcoming of the Jeep Cherokee is that they like to overheat if you're idling in traffic on a hot day--10 or 15 minutes of just sitting, and you're done. Awesome vehicle!!!"

5 people out of 6 found this review helpful

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