Every few months, my wife begs me to get rid of my
Jeep. "It's bumpy," she says. "I can't hear myself
think." "I can barely climb into it." "My feet don't
touch the ground." (she's 5 feet tall)
But I run my hand along the hood, and I shake my
head. I'll drive this baby into the ground.
It handles like a dream, and has the tightest
turn-radius of anything I've ever driven. I love being
able to crawl anywhere I need to go, and still
get 20mpg on the freeway. With the top down,
this is, for any North Dakota boy who's made his
way to Cali, *the* dream car. I've found it extremely
dependable (I put 20k a year on it), easy to tinker
with, and no end of fun.
Full doors (extra -- don't get the half-doors)
If I had one complaint, it would be about power. I've
got the 2.5liter 4-cyl SE model with standard
transmission. Going up steep hills with the air
conditioning on at highway speeds taxes the engine
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