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1997 GMC Jimmy SUV

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GMC Jimmy Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.3 L V 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 4-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 190 hp @ 4400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 GMC Jimmy

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Spunky V-6 engine, crisp styling

  • Cons

    No passenger airbag, very poor passenger crash test scores, cheesy plastic interior bits, uncomfortable seats

  • What's New for 1997

    Highrider off-road package deleted as GMC realigns Jimmy as luxury sport-ute. Instead, buyers can opt for a Gold Edition in one of four colors. New options include a power sunroof and HomeLink universal transmitter. Radar Purple and Bright Teal paint colors are replaced by Fairway Green and Smoky Caramel.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

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Professional engineering my foot

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy SLT 4dr SUV

Absolutely the worst car I have ever owned. I have replaced transmisson, brake booster,altenator,master cylinder,A/C compressor,rear sway bar parts,front sway bar parts,radio,several plastic parts, rear main seal, still doesn't stop well brakes very mushie. Just a poorly built car most unreliable for the mileage driven. Envoy can't be much better. Would never buy another GMC SUV.




97 gmc jimmy

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Vehicle: 1997 GMC Jimmy SLT 4dr SUV

I drive 100+ miles daily. No major problems, have 120k now. Get 22 mpg with AC always on



Full 1997 GMC Jimmy Review

What's New for 1997

Highrider off-road package deleted as GMC realigns Jimmy as luxury sport-ute. Instead, buyers can opt for a Gold Edition in one of four colors. New options include a power sunroof and HomeLink universal transmitter. Radar Purple and Bright Teal paint colors are replaced by Fairway Green and Smoky Caramel.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
/
  • 21
  • highway
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