View Full Version : Jeep cherokee?

04-03-2005, 12:02 PM
can somebody tell me some information about the <p>debut model-1996<p>i really have been looking at these, i know the gas mileage isn't great but on autotrader they have some pretty nice onces for $2000 which is in my price range....<p>i was wondering if this is really a good buy or should i go to the honda passport which i know isn't very good?? so i've heard..<p>thanks if u can help me out:D

04-03-2005, 02:34 PM
The Cherokee that was the big seller came out in 1983 I think, although the name had been used by Jeep for years. I had an 89 Cherokee. Dead realiable. It belched a trasmission at 130,000 miles (130k on an automatic is amazing) and died because the fuel injection computer fried itself at 200,000+ miles and I didn't see the need to buy the $1800 part. The Honda is really an Isuzu.

04-03-2005, 08:46 PM
I just bought an '89 5spd to get around for $700... I love the damn thing. It's got a 2" lift kit with Grand Cherokee 5 spoke wheels. It was used for off roading and has a 4.10(?) rear end. I think it's supposed to have 3.something so it revvs higher with less MPH, I need to get a better rear for it.<p>It has 148K miles and starts like it has 50K miles! I bought it for the winter and sell it in the summer. Now I'm thinking of keeping it until it explodes :)

04-04-2005, 03:01 PM
oops i ment grand cherokee;P<p>but that sounds like a plan to get a base model cherokee