1998 Jeep Cherokee Consumer Review: Made for driving off-road

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Made for driving off-road
By nd826 on


1998 Jeep Cherokee Sport 4dr SUV 4WD


I bought mine as a lease return and
have had only one problem - the
transfer case was shot, probably
because the previous person drove with
PT 4WD on *all* the time (clearly not
the brightest). Warranty covered it, so
it wasn't so bad. Every other aspect
runs beautifully - tons of power from
the in-line 6 cyl. engine, and amazing
off-road capability. I've been in snow
and mud up to my fenders, but my
cherokee climbs right out of it. The
MPG isn't bad for an SUV - 20-22 MPG on
avg. for me. The ride comfort isn't
great, esp. in the tight back seat, but
I'm happy to trade a little on-road
comfort for the off-road/bad weather
confidence :)

Best Features

Indestructable, powerful engine; ability to get out of nearly any off- road mess.

Worst Features

Better back seat; longer warranty (I squeaked in under the limit for my repair); and, of course, go back to making it!
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