This vehicle has been one of the better
vehicles I have owned. I do most of the
PM on the vehicle, so I know it's done
right.The main problem I've found with
the vehicle is the exterior paint job
from the factory, which easily chips
and requires touch-up on a regular
basis. I've never owned a vehicle
longer than this Jeep, so I guess it
says something for my satisfaction with
Wife loves the styling. I hate fixing
everything. Buy yourself a service
manual otherwise you will make the
$tealership rich. These vehicles are
bought broken and you have to fix them
to make them work right.
The 4.0 engine is a workhorse, the ZJ
styling is terrific. It is a classic
Quality. The tranny is junk, you will
have to replace it. There are so many
things to go wrong on this it is not
even funny. Our 97 Landcrusier is ten
times a better vehicle.
I've had this Jeep for 3 1/2yrs and had
no problems. I have it serviced
regularly and change oil religiously.
I've had other Jeeps and definately
recommend the 5.2L engine. It seems
smoother, has more get up and go and
pulls a trailer much better.
The interior is comfortable and loaded
with options. Great for trailering.
Brakes - They seem to go through the
brakes. Also, on both of my Jeep's,
the lower side panels seem to get a lot
of dings from the tires kicking stuff
up. Improved ride - They ride a little