I bought my JGC used, and to be honest
it wasnt my first choice (i wanted a
pathfinder). Very happy i ended up
with it though. Its more comfortable,
had all the features i wanted, and the
4wd on it will kick anyones butt. Even
my dad's landrover! I have driven it
through 4 feet of snow with no slipping.
7,000 miles after buying it the front
differential broke, but i blame that on
carmax for not checking the fluid, not
Jeep. Since then my passenger side
window stoped working, but my warranty
covered that too.
Best 4WD you can get, QUADRADRIVE!
Comfy interior. Spare tire under trunk
floor. Flat folding second row seats.
Stereo controls on steering wheel.
Auto dimming mirrors. Automatic
headlamps. Great handling. Fast
acceleration. Never have been stuck in
Better standard tires. Whinning noise
when making u-turns. Brakes always
creak (but work great!) Wider range of
tilt adjustablity on front passenger
seat, my passengers say they always
feel like they are slipping out of the
seat. Maybe a rear window that rolls
down would be nice.
A few minor problems in the beginning.
But dealership handled it and haven't
had any problems since. Never had a
single brake problem like everyone
else talks about. As a matter of fact
i have only put one set of front
brakes on in 88000 miles and no rear
brakes yet. Handling is key in this
vehicle, i would put it up against any
other suv on the market for cornering,
and believe me i have driven nearly
everything out there in its price
I purchased my Jeep last January.
After owning the Jeep for 11 months I
am in the process of looking for
another Ford. Wheel bearings are gone,
howling from either a idler pulley or
alternator ($250 for a rebuilt),
transmission slipping terribly when it
get below 40 degrees F, fogging
headlight, leaking tailgate at both the
window and gate seal, squeaks and
rattles. I have 91K on it now and
purchased it with 71K. I have no faith
in this vehicle. If you are considering
one, get rid of it before 100K. Friend
that works for Chrysler said allmost
all Jeep Grands need a tranny rebuild
then. Wish I had known, my first and
last Damlier Chrysler vehicle.
Comfy power seats, very good Infinity
sound system, great looking vehicle
Handles like a full size, for pete's
sake can't Chrysler group make a
transmission yet, better integrity, fix
the drifting cruise control, better gas
mileage (16 on highway, yuk)
I special ordered this SUV in 1999. It
is so comfortable and wonderful to
drive. Fortunately, however, I
purchased an extended warranty in
2002. There have been air conditioning
problems. The starter went out at
42,000 miles. Occasionally, there is a
strange noise from the right rear when
cornering. There have been other minor
problems. The rear end replacement
issue was brought up with my Jeep. The
dealer had replaced some others but
apparently had done so unnecessarily.
Bottom line: yes it is worth the
aggravation and yes I would buy it
Comfortable seats. Incredible traction
and handling on slippery roads.
Great value SUV. Brought it used in
03,a local lady had owned it. Perfect
condition and paid 2/5 of original
cost, with 60k mileage. A bit boxy,
stiff ride, some drive train noise
comes through in the 1999 edition.
Great in the Wyoming winters,
outdoors, off-road. Nice highway use,
but still an SUV in terms of a highway
feel. We put Waag grill/tail light
guards on it and it looks tough.
Great package for the money!
Controls and trim inside.
Provide an option for less stiffer
ride and reduce the drive train noise,
which I believe they did for the 2000+