Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler


$5,400 - $5,400
1997 Jeep Wrangler

1997 Highlights

Jeep has totally redesigned this American icon. A Quadra-coil suspension improves on- and off-road manners; while dual airbags and optional antilock brakes increase the Wrangler's ability to keep occupants safe. Round, retro-style headlights add a nostalgic touch to this venerable ground-pounder. Fortunately, none of these refinements soften the Wrangler's tough exterior. A restyled interior includes integrated air vents, a glovebox and carlike stereo controls and accessory switches.


Pros

  • Unmatched off-road capability, overflowing with character, dual airbags, optional ABS, fun to drive, speedy with manual transmission

Cons

  • Soft top is improved, but still a pain in the $%!@#

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Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler for Sale

Jeep Wrangler 1997 SE 2dr SUV 4WD Lapis Blue 129,867 miles
Used 1997Jeep WranglerSE
List:$5,400
Est.Loan: $111/mo
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38.5 mi away
Jeep Wrangler 1997 Sahara 2dr SUV 4WD Black 129,441 miles
Used 1997Jeep WranglerSahara
List:$8,993
Est.Loan: $184/mo
Your Auto Source
74.3 mi away
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Fair Deal!
Jeep Wrangler 1997 Sahara 2dr SUV 4WD Moss Green Pearlcoat 158,000 miles
Used 1997Jeep WranglerSahara
List:$4,000
Est.Loan: $82/mo
Great Deal!
Great Deal!

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Features & Specs

Sahara 2dr SUV 4WDSport 2dr SUV 4WDSE 2dr SUV 4WD
MPG161618
SeatingN/AN/AN/A
Transmission5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower181 hp @ 4600 rpm181 hp @ 4600 rpm120 hp @ 5400 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    A
    Acceptable

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Great little tank
I have only had her about a month, and this is my first car. I always wanted a jeep and waited until I found a good deal, and I can honestly say it was well worth the money even though she's 15 years old. My boyfriend calls her "the tank" and makes fun of me for driving it, but he just doesn't get it! It's not the smoothest ride, it doesn't accelerate fast, and she has her quirks, but we'll see what he says when I'm pulling his brand new chevy cruze out of snowbanks all winter, offroading by myself all summer and mowing down zombies during the apocolypse. It runs like a top and so far, I am very pleased. I'm officially a Jeep Girl!
Highly Reliable, Highly Fun!
I picked up a stock 97 TJ SE (2.5L, 5-speed, No A/C) with 140k for $4k. I then spent $8k and two years of hobby time on full lockers, gears, suspension, winch, rack, bumpers, etc, etc. It is highly reliable; starts fast and never hicups. The engine is easy to work on, and striping out the interior bits is also quite easy for upgrades and fixes. A Reman motor will only cost you $1500 and a weekend to swap it, or half that for a transmission, so long term cost to run it is dirt cheap, vs. the 6cyl w/auto at twice that price, or my 1/2 ton truck, which costs three times that to rebuild. It's not plush or fast, but it crawls up anything, gets lots of admiration and ride requests! FUN!
Overall worth every penny
Bought my 97 wrangler SE a couple weeks ago with 115k miles on it. it had a 4" lift and 33x 12.5 tires on it. over all it is a fun ride and even better when i drop the soft top. the only issue i have is a common one with jeeps. the infamous death wobble. every now and then i the jeep will go into a violent shake that is only stopped by slowing down. after plenty of research i have found that is a moderatly easy and cheap fix. about $375. kevinsoffroad has kits for this specific problem that are supposed to fix it completely. i will be installing mine tomorrow and im sure ill see an improvement. even with this problem i still can rely on it for a everyday driver.
Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler Overview

The Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include Sahara 2dr SUV 4WD, Sport 2dr SUV 4WD, and SE 2dr SUV 4WD.

What's a good price on a Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler?

Price comparisons for Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler trim styles:

  • The Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler Sahara is priced between $4,000 and $8,993 with odometer readings between 129441 and 158000 miles.
  • The Used 1997 Jeep Wrangler SE is priced between $5,400 and $5,400 with odometer readings between 129867 and 129867 miles.

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