Now 230k miles. I have bounced my Jeep
granite boulders, driven many 24-hour
family vacation marathons and used it
as a 50 mile/day commute vehicle.
Indestructible. Still on the original
rotors, starter, alt., etc., more than
I can say for any Volvo or GM product
I've owned. Replacement items: tranny
at 190k!; a/c comp. @ 130k; radiator
(my fault) at 120k; water pump at
160k. That's it! In every case the
equipment has exceeded my life
expectations. Oil every 3k, tranny and
diff. fluid change every 50k. If I
could find another '94 with say 50k, I
would buy it can keep it for my son. I
recommend anyone who can get this model
and year if you can.
4WD in Maine winters; mechanical
reliability is unmatched
compared to 20 cars I and friends have
owned; excellent (and still totally
I bought my (first) Jeep about six
months ago. I put on a new set of
tires and replaced practically every
belt on board - they were all dry
rotted from sitting idle in the desert
southwest. I agree that the breaks
need some help, and the alarm is a
nuisance. With present gas prices the
15-19 mpg range gets expensive
quickly. I drove 3700 mi over 3 weeks
this winter without so much as a
hiccup, so I'm quite pleased.
High Chassis is appealing - my 16-year
old can run over things all she wants.
Seats are quite comfortable for long
distance driving. V8 is in great shape
and doesn't balk at carrying a full
I wish the spare was not in the cabin -
I could use the space. I also wish
that the gas tank was a little bigger.
Around town I need to fill up after
about 250 miles, usually twice a week.