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Jeep Cherokee Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.0 L Inline 6-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 190 hp @ 4600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 16/21 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2001 Jeep Cherokee

  • Long overdue for an overhaul, the Cherokee hangs on for one more year before next year's replacement, the Liberty, debuts.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Powerful engine, affordable, extremely capable off-road.

  • Cons

    Boxy styling, small rear seat, difficult entry/exit.

  • What's New for 2001

    With the redesigned Jeep Cherokee's debut pushed back until the summer of 2001 as a 2002 model, the current model will remain in place for the 2001 model year with minor changes. The 4.0-liter PowerTech inline-six engine is standard equipment in all 2001 Cherokees, with the 2.5-liter inline four, along with the SE trim, dropped. The previous Limited trim is also dropped, with the former Classic trim now labeled Limited. All 2001 Cherokees offer child seat tethers as standard equipment.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 16
  • cty
/
  • 21
  • highway
Calculate Yearly Fuel Costs
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews


2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Love it

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Vehicle: 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 2WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)

I bought the 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport because we needed to replace a 2nd car and it was a good deal. The plan was for me to drive it to work and back 5 miles one way. I LOVE IT!! Couldn't be happier! Fun to drive, very reliable, just right! We'll keep the Jeep forever.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

The real thang

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Vehicle: 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport 2WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M)

This vehicle is the best I have ever owned. It's a kick to drive, has a classic, handsome style that stands out more as new models of SUVs get weirder and weirder. I wish I had waited for a 4X4, but my wife had to have our gunmetal blue Cherokee. Backseat passengers tend to complain on long trips, but hey, it's not about them is it? We put an awesome sound system in it, and use Mobil One synthetics in the oil, tranny and differential. We change oil every 3,000, and the boy runs like the day we drove it off the lot (now at 102,000). So far, it has been Uber Reliable. This weekend I fixed the problem with the oxidation of the exterior plastic trim. We plan to keep this one forever.



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Full 2001 Jeep Cherokee Review

What's New for 2001

With the redesigned Jeep Cherokee's debut pushed back until the summer of 2001 as a 2002 model, the current model will remain in place for the 2001 model year with minor changes. The 4.0-liter PowerTech inline-six engine is standard equipment in all 2001 Cherokees, with the 2.5-liter inline four, along with the SE trim, dropped. The previous Limited trim is also dropped, with the former Classic trim now labeled Limited. All 2001 Cherokees offer child seat tethers as standard equipment.

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Talk About The 2001 Cherokee

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dekinac
dekinac
11-14-2014
Can anyone help me out here? I have a 2001 jeep grand cherokee, the first issue is that my back lights don't work properly. Without the headlights on the driver side back light won't come on. With hea...


barky1
barky1
03-02-2014
Selling our 2001 Jeep Cherokee Limited 2wd 4dr. 154,000 mi, color Patriot Blue, body is in good shape, some scratches, nothing major. Interior is ok, no roof lining, leather seat has tear but clean, l...


pat6969
pat6969
06-02-2014
Hi I have a jeep 2001 4ltr straight 6 I've changed the fuel sender in tank all fusee have been checked it happerns as soon as I take the key out doesn't matter if the car has been driving all day get?...



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