I bought this Jeep used with only 17k miles and used it for a work vehicle. I drove it up to 1000 miles per week until it got up to about 250k miles. I liked this Jeep so much, I bought another one (a used 2004) in 2007. But I kept the 2000 for use as the wife's daily driver. It is still going strong at 280k miles. The engine (4.7) and transmission have never given me any trouble. Oh sure there have a lot of minor things go wrong, such as the electric door locks, throttle position sensor, waterpump, alternator, axle seals and those kind of things. The only major repairs have been the front differential and the engine computer. Jeeps do require more regular maintenance than some other vehicles
The comfortable seats. Just the right size for parking in the city. Solid front axle for off road use. Good V/8 performance. Reliable.
Front seat mounts break too easy. To get to the spare tire and jack, I have to unload all my equipment. The factory CD changer is not real good. (replaced mine with aftermarket)