The 1998 Jeep Cherokee is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include SE 4dr SUV, SE 4dr SUV 4WD, and Limited 4dr SUV. Cherokee models are available with a 2.5 l-liter gas engine or a 4.0 l-liter gas engine, with output up to 190 hp, depending on engine type. The 1998 Cherokee comes with rear wheel drive or four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual, 4-speed automatic. The 1998 Cherokee comes with a basic warranty, a roadside warranty, and a powertrain warranty.
What's a good price on a used 1998 Jeep Cherokee?
Price comparisons for used 1998 Jeep Cherokee trim styles:
The 1998 Jeep Cherokee SE is priced around $3850 with average odometer reading of 208969 miles.
The 1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport is priced around $4419 with average odometer reading of 116887 miles.
The 1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic is priced around $2840 with average odometer reading of 179000 miles.
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Vehicle Classic 4dr SUV 4WD
Review This is February, 2016. The car is a 1998 Jeep Cherokee Classic with 84K miles. REALLY. 84K. It's my 3d Cherokee. Prior a 2000 and a 2001 Cherokee Limited. I sold the 2000 to a friend when it had 160K. He reports just this week that he's at 245K and still going! The 2001 was much the same. These cars are, by my way of thinking, absolutely bulletproof. Now. 1998 Cherokee Classic. The only addition to the car is a set of 2000 Limited alloy 16" wheels. Other than that, just as it came from the factory. Within a week of this last purchase, the turn signals just stopped. I bought a $15.00 flasher relay, and back to the road! Of the three I have owned, this was the first electrical problem I have encountered. It handles like a Jeep. Not the best, but predictable as the sunrise. Never let me down. Goes where it's pointed. Never stuck, and NEVER left on the side of the road waiting for a tow. When the A/C is charged, you can almost hang meat in the front seats! The heater is capable of burning your feet. The radio is really not bad (the 2000 had the good stereo with door mounted tweeters and and amp under the back seat...that was REALLY great). I wish it had a CD, but I wish I were taller...neither of those things are going to happen, so the radio is fine. This is a SIMPLE car. Point/coil ignition. Climate control with cables. They're adjustable. Not like the vacuum operated controls. Manual 4WD engagement. Everything in the cabin is push-pull-click. No push-pull-click? Replace switch. Repeat. Read the gauges. DO REGULAR MAINTENANCE! Change the oil (You don't need a lift, or a jack). Don't forget the auto trans, transfer case and the two differentials (I do them every 50,000 miles, but I'm obsessive). Lube the suspension zirks. How hard is THIS? I guess I rant. But as long as I can get these, I'll keep buying them. They're getting rare, but they're findable (I made that word up) with a little searching. The car looks good. Anywhere. Party in the high end part of town? Fine. Running down a dirt road producing billowing clouds of dirt? Fine. Axle-deep snow? Smile. You look good and you ain't stuck! By the way, this is essentially a new car! The long and short of it is, this car is a throwback to a simpler time when things broke but could be fixed with a pretty sparse toolbox. My dad the engineer said these cars operated with "tractor technology". Under the hood it's all simple. February, 2017 UPDATE 15,000 miles later the usual stuff. The A/C evaporator, dryer, and heater core were replaced. After 3 of these cars, I think I can surmise that it's certain these components fail after 15 years. Had transmission flushed, and both differentials and transfer case drained and refilled. Fog lamp and rear window washer/wiper switches replaced. So one year out I've spent a little over $1,000.00 on maintenance items. Total into this car is $10,500 and I expect at least 3-5 more years before I sell it for $4,000.00.
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1998 jeep cherokee SE 4dr SUV, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 20 combined MPG 18 city MPG/23 highway MPG
1998 jeep cherokee SE 4dr SUV 4WD, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded 17 combined MPG 16 city MPG/18 highway MPG
What options are available on the 1998 Jeep Cherokee?
Available Jeep Cherokee 1998 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Latitude, Limited, Latitude Plus, Trailhawk, Overland, Altitude, 75th Anniversary, L Plus, High Altitude, Sport, Classic, Laredo, SE
Exterior Colors: Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Deep Cherry Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Patriot Blue Pearl Coat, True Blue Pearl Coat, Rhino Clear Coat, Hydro Blue Pearl Coat, Cashmere Pearl Coat, Light Brownstone Pearl Coat, Eco Green Pearl Coat, Anvil Clear Coat, Mango Tango Pearl Coat, Velvet Red Pearl Coat, Forest Green Pearlcoat, Black Clearcoat, Patriot Blue Pearlcoat, Flame Red Clearcoat, Olive Green Pearl Coat, Stone White Clearcoat, Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Lapis Blue, Black, Silverstone Metallic Clearcoat, Emerald Green Pearl Metallic, Flame Red, Forest Green PC, Midnight Blue Metallic, Moss Green Pearl Metallic, Moss Green Pearlcoat, Poppy Red, Stone White
Interior Colors: Black cloth, Black premium leather, Black leather/cloth, Black premium cloth, Black leather, Black/Light Frost Beige leather, Black/Iceland Gray cloth, Black/Iceland Gray leather, Black/Light Frost Beige cloth, Black/Light Frost Beige premium cloth, Agate, Indigo Blue/Brown premium leather, Brown cloth, Brown leather, Black/Light Frost Beige premium leather, Brown premium leather, Indigo Blue/Brown leather, Black/Iceland Gray premium 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, Aux Audio Inputs, USB Inputs, Remote Start, Alarm, Heated seats, Upgraded Engine, Upgraded Headlights, Power Driver Seat, Mobile Internet, Auto Climate Control, Multi-Zone Climate Control, Power Liftgate/Trunk, Keyless Entry/Start, Leather Seats, Electronic Folding Mirrors, Parking sensors, Blind Spot Monitoring, Sunroof/Moonroof, Navigation, Towing Hitch, Cooled Seats, Lane Departure Warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Pre-collision safety system, 5000lb Towing Capacity, AWD/4WD