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1997 GMC Jimmy

$1,333 — $3,401 USED
Sport Utility
2-6 Seats
18-23 MPG
(Combined)
Key specs of the base trim
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Consumer Reviews

What drivers are saying

4.0
10 reviews — Read All reviews
Exterior Styling
(4.5)
Performance
(4.2)
Interior Design
(4.2)
Comfort
(3.9)
Reliability
(3.9)
Value For The Money
(3.9)

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(5.0)

Reliable

by Bill from Goldsboro, NC on October 18, 2017

I bought this SUV as a program vehicle September 1999. The mileage was 634 miles, now has 274,000 miles. Still with original motor and transmission. Auto mileage is 25-26 mpg highway (2700 rpm) approx ... Read full review

(3.0)

own this car for 12 years but gm wont fix or repla

by bigsmooth from michigan westalnd on March 19, 2014

good car as long as u keep it up been having a problem with ignition on this model as well bought it brand new and the last 2 years my key has been stuck in the ignition ask a few ppl abd founfda few ... Read full review

Safety

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Recalls

The 1997 GMC Jimmy currently has 5 recalls


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Cars.com Car Seat Check

Certified child passenger safety technicians conduct hands-on tests of a car’s Latch system and check the vehicle’s ability to accommodate different types of car seats. The Jimmy received the following grades on a scale of A-F.*
* This score may not apply to all trims, especially for vehicles with multiple body styles that affect the space and design of the seating.

Warranty FAQs

What is a Bumper-to-Bumper warranty?

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

What is a Powertrain warranty?

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

What is included in Roadside Assistance?

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

What other services could be included in a warranty?

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

What does CPO mean?

A certified pre-owned or CPO car has been inspected to meet minimum quality standards and typically includes some type of warranty. While dealers and third parties certify cars, the gold standard is an automaker-certified vehicle that provides a factory-backed warranty, often extending the original coverage. Vehicles must be in excellent condition and have low miles and wear to be certified, which is why off-lease vehicles feed many CPO programs.

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