For an suv that has 235,000 miles on it, this thing is amazing. I bought it in June for $250 from a co-workers family member. In total i put about $1000 worth of work into it, 4 new tires, fuel pump, catalytic converter, brakes and tranny output seal. This thing is fast, it blows away my friend's explorer, and gives a Ford Probe and Honda Civic a run for its money. Steering is a little loose, but what do you expect for a truck that has that sort of mileage and is 14 years old. My only regret to it is not having 4x4. I have had it packed to the gills with equipment, and you barely notice its there. Lot of power superior reliability!
Bulletproof I-6, Horsepower, reliability, appearance, cargo room, comfortable on a 4 hour drive.
Wish mine was 4x4. rear main seal is a common problem, mine leaks a little oil, but not horrifically. Really rock solid truck, not much i can say bad about it, never left me stranded!
I bought my jeep from my father after
I got tired of sending each paycheck
to the mechanic to fix my volvo.
80,000 miles later, I can't believe it
hasn't had any problems. I replaced a
water pump two years ago and haven't
done anything beyond regular
maintenance since then (now it has
150k). The ride is very rough, but
what you'd expect for an SUV. Don't
get 2WD if you can help it - handles
just awful in inclement weather with
no weight in the back to keep it from
fishtailing. Otherwise, it's been
dependable, good for towing and moving
stuff, gas mileage not too bad.
power, very dependable, no worries
about scraping the bottom of the car
with curbs, etc. excellent visibility
and no maintenance on the A/C
It'd be nice to not feel EVERY single
bump in the road. The 2WD's should be
front and not rear. Backseat
passengers would probably appreciate a