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Review For a Simple Man Such As Me This 1996 2 Door Cherokee Jeep 4X4 5 Speed Manual Is Actually A Piece Of Equipment To Me. Why you may ask? Well I Bought this back in 2009 from a one owner he was in his late 60's, He ordered it new in 1996. He ordered it with the Sport Package: Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Roof Rack, Rear Window Defogger, as well as the wiper, Matching interior gray cargo cover, and Top of the line Aluminum Wheels with full size inside mounted matching spare tire. I Gave My Jeep a 2" Lift and instead of P225 R15 I raised it to P235 AT Wrangler tires. This Vehicle Looks Good can go anywhere on or off road incase of an emergency. The Jeep is just Smart enough that when it comes to smog or Diagnosis all it takes is a Plug In Less than 5min. Never has any Mechanical problems. The Jeep Has just Enough Electronics for proper engine and smog Operation which is all I ever wanted. No Electronics and solenoids to Fail it's all Manual ect : Pull Lever to activate 4X4 Not push buttons or solenoids or sensors to fail. Front and Rear Axials and not this independent suspension with CV Joints and boots to tear in dry sharp Brush or Rocks while exploring a place to make camp, Not to mention they are weaker than U Joints. Change the oil every 2,500 Miles, Coolant, and serpentine belt once a Year, Differential and Transmission as well as the Transfer case every 10,000 to be sure water contamination does not take hold to do any damage. K&N Air Filter (washable every 35,000 miles) saves money and gives some Xtra Power. Don't let your tank go below 1/4 tank and your Fuel pump in tank will stay cool and not fail. Simple and Cheap to perform Tune-Ups + Easy Access!!! Simple to perform all Maintenance (oil, trans, differ, transfer ect..... The advantages over others is Lights don't fade and oxidize and look bad, NO Parking Aids, as Far as Safety has Driver Air Bag, No Active Safety, No Navigation, No USB Ports, and No Entertainment. Just no nonsense piece of equipment down to earth vehicle Simple to Maintain and Operate AND No Nickel and Dime in you. This will be the Latest vehicle I will own. The New Autos across the Board are more computer and less control of your vehicle, than what once ruled our roadways and will continue on that trend. Complaints 1 It would have been nice to have the engineers to have more leg room up front my knees are up to bottom of dash and steering wheel. There is a question as to what happen to the Jeep Cherokee in 2002. This is what I found out in research is THE POWERS AT B IN CALIFORNIA told Chrysler Corp that the 4.0 liter has ran it's coarse and is out dated and that Chrysler needed to scrap the inline 6 for a V6 that will meet tighter emissions. So out with the Cherokee and in with Liberty. Anyway such as life I hope this helps to those who own or look to own a Jeep of that era.
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What options are available on the 1996 Jeep Cherokee?
Available Jeep Cherokee 1996 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Latitude, Limited, Latitude Plus, Trailhawk, Sport, Overland, Altitude, Classic, 75th Anniversary, SE, High Altitude, L Plus, Country, Laredo
Exterior Colors: Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat, True Blue Pearl Coat, Patriot Blue Pearl Coat, Hydro Blue Pearl Coat, Cashmere Pearl Coat, Anvil Clear Coat, Eco Green Pearl Coat, Light Brownstone Pearl Coat, Mango Tango Pearl Coat, Rhino Clear Coat, Patriot Blue Pearlcoat, Forest Green Pearlcoat, Stone White Clearcoat, Black Clearcoat, Flame Red Clearcoat, Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Lapis Blue, Black, Flame Red, Forest Green PC, Moss Green Pearlcoat, Silverstone Metallic Clearcoat, Bright Jade Satin Glow, Bright White, Emerald Green Pearl Metallic, Midnight Blue Metallic, Moss Green Pearl Metallic, Pearl White Pearl Coat, Poppy Red, Recon Green Clear Coat, Stone White
Interior Colors: Black cloth, Black premium leather, Black leather/cloth, Black premium cloth, Black leather, Black/Iceland Gray cloth, Black/Light Frost Beige leather, Black/Iceland Gray leather, Black/Light Frost Beige premium cloth, Agate, Black/Light Frost Beige cloth, Indigo Blue/Brown premium leather, Brown cloth, Black/Light Frost Beige premium leather, Brown leather, Brown premium leather, Indigo Blue/Brown leather, Camel
Popular Features: Fold Flat Rear Seats, Rear Bench Seats, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Bluetooth, Post-collision safety system, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Trip Computer, Back-up camera, AWD/4WD, Aux Audio Inputs, USB Inputs, Remote Start, Alarm, Heated seats, Upgraded Headlights, Power Driver Seat, Upgraded Engine, Mobile Internet, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Keyless Entry/Start, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Leather Seats, Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation, Parking sensors, Blind Spot Monitoring, Towing Hitch, Cooled Seats, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, 5000lb Towing Capacity, Upgraded Stereo