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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 13/Hwy 18/Comb 15 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: 6-Cyl, 4.0 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: United States Country of Assembly: United States

2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
7.9
Out of 10

Based on 1637 Ratings for the 1999 - 2004 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.1/10
    Quality
    8.1/10
  • Reliability
    8.3/10
    Performance
    8.4/10
  • Comfort
    8.7/10
    Styling
    8.7/10

Most dependable and versatile vehicle ever owned

By on Saturday, May 02, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 105,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Was as dependable as a vehicle can be"

Cons: "16mpg normal, 12mpg towing not great"

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

"has never broken down, never let me down. More than adequate power, including towing boats of 3500 lbs plus. Besides the steering gear that wore output shaft bushing which was replaced under extended warranty, had one rear axle shaft seal leak about 75000...otherwise problem free, enjoyable driving for 105K miles"

Nice Vehicle but constantly costing me money

By on Sunday, April 26, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 178,000

10 5.0
overall rating 5 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
5/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
2/10
Quality
2/10
Performance
4/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
5/10

Pros: "Good for the first 100,000 miles, then junk"

Cons: "Everything goes wrong after 100K miles"

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

"I have the 4.7 liter V8 full time 4WD. The engine lost a valve seat on #2 cylinder and ruined the engine. I had to put a Jasper engine in it for $5,500 last year. I have heard the 6 cylinder engine runs like a champ, but if you are thinking of buying the V8, stay away. I also have a 2001 six cylinder and it works fine. I got this one at 48,000 and have to replace the heater core, all 4 electric window motors, the drivers seat broke, the tilt wheel cable broke, the front passenger door is falling off, the rear door lock broke and doesn't work, the alternator replaced, power steering pump replaced. The only thing that hasn't gone wrong is the transmission and 4WD. have fixed almost everything else. I would not buy another one."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

I will not buy another Jeep

By on Thursday, April 09, 2015

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

10 3.0
overall rating 3 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
3/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
1/10
Quality
2/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

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

"Purchased our jeep new in 1999. Sales manager had driven it so the jeep had 8300 miles on it. Jeep very comfortable and easily handled deep snow. Rear differential went out shortly after warranty expired. Dealer quoted $1,300 to repair. Dealer owner negotiated with Chrysler, so I ended up paying $200 instead. Two years later, the rear end went out again. This time the expense came out of my pocket. Other issues include electrical (interior lights automatically coming on and going off), ball joints and struts, numerous oil and power steering leaks, and the ever noticeable "ticking sound" which proved to be the lifters. A local, reputable shop quoted $800 to replace, Lifters are not that much; it's the difficulty with getting to the old lifters. I've had cheaper vehicles that have been much more reliable."

5 people out of 7 found this review helpful

the little engine that could

By on Wednesday, April 01, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 306,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
2/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
10/10

Cons: "windows go very easily"

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

"I have had this jeep for a couple years now. I could not have asked for a better suv. I can drive knowing that me and my child are in good hands, even with such high mileage."

3 people out of 5 found this review helpful

A big surprise over time

By on Tuesday, March 31, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 309,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Very reliable for the zombie apocalypse!"

Cons: "They don't build Jeeps like this any more :("

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

"I have had this vehicle since new in 1999. I didn't set out to buy a Jeep, but this car popped up at the right time, at the right price. Through the years, I have done almost everything with, and to this Jeep. With regular maintenance, and timely replacement of mechanical consumables (brakes, belts, hoses, shocks & such) this Jeep ran like a top for 289,000 miles. At that mileage, the skirt broke off the #6 piston. Even then, it didn't leave me stranded and got me home. I bought a rebuild kit, and embarked on a DIY engine rebuild. In about three days, I had a new engine for all intents and purposes. After all those miles, there was no sign of wear in the cylinder walls or bearings. Now at 309,000 miles, I replaced the cam position sensor. I never replaced plugs until 250,000 miles. I will drive this Jeep until it will drive no more."

10 people out of 11 found this review helpful

Make we have purchased several times.

By on Thursday, March 26, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 117,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

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

"We have been driving Jeep Grand Cherokees since 1998 and have had been very satisfied with every one. All have been either Limited or Overland. The ease of driving, turning and getting into or out of the vehicle has been of utmost importance to us."

4 people out of 5 found this review helpful

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