Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee
Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee for Sale
Edmunds' Expert Review
Long overdue for an overhaul, the Cherokee hangs on for one more year before next year's replacement, the Liberty, debuts.
Unlike its posh and bigger Grand Cherokee sibling, which keeps adding comfort features and graceful touches, the ever-practical Cherokee simply keeps trudging forward, looking little different now from when it was first introduced in 1984. But that's all going to change with the 2002 model, which sees the first serious redesign of the venerable Jeep model.
This redesign was supposed to happen for the 2001 model year, but supplier problems forced Chrysler to delay the new Cherokee until summer 2001 as a 2002 model. The next Cherokee will completely break from the current model's boxy, but functional, styling. Watch for the hip-to-be-square Cherokee to go rounded and bear a striking resemblance to the current Grand Cherokee.
Despite the redesign delay, 2001 sees one fundamental improvement to this Jeep's pedigree. Because the SE has been cancelled, the Cherokee nabs the 4.0-liter PowerTech inline six-cylinder as standard equipment in all trim levels, giving the wimpier 2.5-liter inline four the boot. This 4.0-liter makes 190 horsepower at 4,600 rpm and 225 foot-pounds of torque at 3,000 rpm. It also complies with the U.S. low-emission vehicle (LEV) requirements. The PowerTech engine can be mated to a five-speed manual or an optional three-speed automatic transmission.
The Cherokee is one of the few SUVs that can actually balance on- and off-road duties. The coil-front/rear-leaf suspension continues to provide a smooth ride, while the Command-Trac (part-time) and Select-Trac (full-time) transfer cases are still around to help buyers escape far beyond the realms where more luxurious SUVs lame out. For buyers who like the Cherokee's style but tend to be city folk, two-wheel drive is still available for 2001.
While the Classic name is gone, that model effectively becomes the top-of-the-line Limited for 2001, meaning it was really the Limited that was dropped - got it? Anyway, Sport models come in either two- or four-door versions with standard dual front airbags, an AM/FM cassette player with four speakers, a tachometer, cloth high-back bucket seats, a folding rear seat, 225-series tires on 15-inch steel wheels, a spare tire cover, and a rear window defroster. Top-of-the-line Cherokee Limiteds are available only in four-door configurations and include all of the above, along with a carpeted cargo area, floor mats, power mirrors, a roof rack, a rear window wiper/washer, and 16-inch wheels and tires. Additionally, for 2001, child seat tethers are standard on all Cherokee models.
Competition in this segment has heated up in the last few years -- first from Toyota's RAV4 and Honda's CR-V, and more recently from the Nissan Xterra and Ford Escape. Even with its reputation as an off-road romper, the Cherokee is in need of a freshening. Next year, assuming Chrysler's suppliers get their act together, it will get one.
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Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee Overview
The Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee is offered in the following submodels: Cherokee SUV. Available styles include Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), Sport 2WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), Classic 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A), Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A), Limited 2WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A), Classic 2WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 4A), Sport 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), SE 2WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), SE 2WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), Sport 2WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), SE 4WD 4dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M), and SE 4WD 2dr SUV (4.0L 6cyl 5M).
What's a good price on a Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee?
Price comparisons for Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee trim styles:
- The Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic is priced between $10,500 and$13,950 with odometer readings between 88854 and110554 miles.
- The Used 2001 Jeep Cherokee Sport is priced between $4,250 and$4,250 with odometer readings between 175200 and175200 miles.
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