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1996 Cherokee

Overall rating:  Product Rating: 4.0

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Wonderful World Of Jeep

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Feb 18, 2010 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Features, handling, comfort, space, reliability, 4WD, price
Cons: Gas consumption, paint chipping
The Bottom Line: I love my jeep and would advise everyone to go out and get one of their own!

We moved from Florida to North Carolina this year and have gotten a lot of snow. We were driving a Camaro up until this last snow storm. As soon as we could get out of the driveway, we went down and traded our fun car for a Jeep Grand Cherokee (1996). I ... read more

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1996 GC Laredo

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Feb 10, 2007 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Very reliable, and low maintenance
Cons: Road noise, back wiper problems
The Bottom Line: I would buy another Jeep, based on my experience with this one.

I bought my 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo used in 2005. Being fresh out of school, and wanting something that had some extra storage space, I decided to go with this vehicle. It had 142,000km on it when I bought it, and I was the second owner. The ... read more

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One of jeeps best

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Dec 30, 2005 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: powerfull engine, good tranny, reliable, cheap, studly lookin suv
Cons: interior, engine noise,
The Bottom Line: buy it if your lookin for something strong, relaiable, and cheap

When my father bought a 1996 jeep cherokee i automatically liked it. When i drove it it had Amazing pickup. It has a pretty damn good power to weight ratio(200 hp, 240 ftlb,3000lbs). It definatley had some passing power. Its not the most quiet at high ... read more

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Jeeps Are The Only Way!

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Mar 8, 2005 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Please see above.
Cons: Please see above.
The Bottom Line: I strongly recommend this vehicle because "It's a Jeep thing, you wouldn't understand..."...until you purchase a Jeep that is!

I own a 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. It started out as the main vehicle for my family of 5 (two parents, two older brothers, and me). Our beloved Jeep was used by my father for business trips up and down the West Coast. My family has always been ... read more

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It's almost embarrassing to love a car so much.

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Jan 15, 2005 - Updated Jan 16, 2005 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Beautiful lines, solid as a rock, great power & handling, bulletproof drivetrain, excellent crash protection.
Cons: Not the greatest gas mileage (16 town 23-25 hiway) but who cares.
The Bottom Line: Find a well-cared for XJ and drive it happily forever.

I bought my '96 Sport (Classic pkg.) a year ago from an individual. It had 90000 miles, I've now added another 10000 and am more smitten with this marvelous little truck every day. I'd like to put the previous owners in my will for the beautiful ... read more

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Things to watch on a good vehicle

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Feb 12, 2004 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Stable, comfortable, versatile, good looking, good value.
Cons: As with any 4X, will have hi operating costs. Watch the transmission.
The Bottom Line: Great for the right price and mileage, but you MUST know your SUV!

OK, I have had a bazillion cars, and have worked in a garage before, so here goes: I currently own a 1996 Grand Cher Ltd. It's nice and plush, but still is a total workhorse, and it hardly cost me anything compared to MOST SUVs, especially NEW ones! ... read more

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MY HUSBAND IS IN LOVE

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Jun 23, 2003 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Looks good, options, dependability
Cons: Gas mileage and interior hardware
The Bottom Line: 1996 LTD is plush, safe and reliable without the price.

We bought our '96 LTD in December of 2002 just in time for the icy season. Yeah, it may be old, but ... read more

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The Jeep Cherokee Country

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Jun 12, 2003 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Safest, Most rugged SUV off road and on
Cons: Ride could be softer
The Bottom Line: In rain,sleet,snow,hurricane,car wreck, or cliff. Only in a Jeep. the True 4x4

Basically.. my father bought this Jeep in 1996, brand new for less than $26,500. With the 4x4, Up Co ... read more

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Jeep... There's Only One

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Mar 10, 2003 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Style, Comfort, Reliability
Cons: Mediocre Gas Mileage
The Bottom Line: For the value of a used model, you will get a lot of bang for your buck!

I purchased a 1996 Limited Grand Cherokee with 34k miles in 1998. The vehicle was purchased off lease, which I was skeptical of, but the car turned out to be in great condition overall. I would first of all recommend that anyone spending this ... read more

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Just Can't Kill It...

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Nov 24, 2002 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Smooth Suspension, Good Radio, Fun To Drive, Very Dependable, And Very Tuff.
Cons: Manifold could have been made as good as the rest of the car.
The Bottom Line: Awesome Vehicle, I wish there were more like it

First of I have to say this is one tuff SUV. I definately have not been nice to my Jeep here, but with over 160,000 miles on it, it's still running like a champ, and that 160 has not been easy. I've taken this Jeep on trails that only people with ... read more

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flame red sport

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Jul 28, 2002 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: reliability...no-nonsense styling...value
Cons: inside spare tire placement
The Bottom Line: If possible buy the 5-speed...a lot more fun!!!

I bought this vehicle from a VERY organized & fanatical individual...saved EVERY receipt for EVERYTHING!!!This truck looks and acts brand new, in fact, the truck is still under factory extended warranty (WITH $0 DEDUCTIBLE!) ...2 door, 5 speed, ... read more

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1996 Jeep Cherokee SE: A Real SUV...Will Do Anything

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May 9, 2002 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: sporty look, simple, reliable, and versatile
Cons: gas mileage, power
The Bottom Line: I would recommend the Jeep Cherokee to anyone that believes life is too big for cars.

I bought my Jeep Cherokee about a year ago and have not had any problems with it. I did notice that it got between 20 and 23mpg like I had expected, which is ok for a SUV, but everybody wants better! This Jeep really can do anything. Just after buying ... read more

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sign me up for another

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Mar 8, 2002 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: off-road monster, on road cruiser, good aftermarket, amentities abound
Cons: front seats can be iffy during long trips, doesnt often come with tow hooks
The Bottom Line: Buy it, try the others and you will see, and for gods sake if you do buy it, use 4 wheel drive sometime off-road, it is suprisingly fun.

OK, I am 19 years old and purchased possible the vehicle i will want to keep trading in for and buying forever. The jeep grand cherokee is by far the best vehicle i have owned. I previously owned a chevy s-10 and the Jeep trounces it in all categories. ... read more

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Another Testament to JEEP Superiority

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Feb 11, 2002 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Comfort, Room, Stereo, Engine, & Looks.
Cons: Gas mileage
The Bottom Line: I recommend the 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee to anyone who is looking for a 1990's SUV that offers all of the advantages an SUV can offer over the average automobile.

My 1996 Laredo was purchased (used) two years ago. With over a "whopping???" 83,000 miles now on it-it shows no signs whatsoever of physical or mechanical decay. It is the perfect combination of luxury sedan and/or off roader. Of course, nothing is ... read more

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Its a jeep, nothing else to be said!

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Oct 3, 2001 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Power, comfrotable, reliability, trouble free!
Cons: pricy, gas hog
The Bottom Line: Jeep tough!

This is my third jeep product, my second cherokee. I bought this in 99, it is a 96 limited grand cherokee. I've put about 52 thousand miles on it. Everyone has been trouble free. I rarely wash it, wax it. I abuse the paint, I don't ... read more

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Unstoppable four wheel drive force

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Sep 17, 2001 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: The Cherokee is a tank. It is an unstoppable four wheel driving force.
Cons: It eats up a lot of gas especially in four wheel drive.
The Bottom Line: If you love off roading then this vehicle will meet all of your needs.

Having driven the 92 Cherokee Laredo, 94 Cherokee sport, and 96 Cherokee sport among countless other vehicles this one vehicle not to be messed with. I the Harrisburg PA there are three premiere four wheeling areas that I have frequented often. The ... read more

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It's a Jeep! Need I say more?

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May 11, 2001 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Safety, Style & Comfort.
Cons: Gas hog.
The Bottom Line: It's a great vehicle for grocery shopping,daily driving, or moving.

Last summer it was time for my dad to get another SUV. After a few months of looking around, in May of 2000 he bought a Red 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited Edition. It had 65,000 miles on it. His is a 4.0L 6 Cyl. engine. His is loaded ... read more

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SUV's: This one tops them all

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Mar 11, 2001 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Good Handling and Fun to drive
Cons: Looks like a jeep, rugged
The Bottom Line: It's a great Jeep that anyone thinking of purchasing an suv should purchase a jeep cherokee sport.

Having only been driving for a little bit now, I am what someone would probably call an Inexperienced driver and have only driven 3 Different cars. A 1997 Ford Taurus, A 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix and a 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport. Being a new driver, I am not ... read more

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Great buy!

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Jan 5, 2001 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: POWER! Comfort, and untold ability off road
Cons: V8 fuel economy says the 4.0L may be better

I feel sorry for my family's Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. You see, i was pretty hard on it. Surprisingly, it never whimpered. 190km/h? No problem. Almost removing the rear bumper with a ditch while offroading? No big deal. I was unsure how the 5.2L ... read more

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LOVE IT!

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Dec 17, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: fun to drive
Cons: no cargo cover, backseat area

Bought new in 1996, would not drive anything other than SUV now. Only thing I would change is I think it should have a "cargo cover" to cover the area in the back in case you have packages or something that you don't want to be seen. Other than ... read more

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