(4.0) 24 reviews
MSRP: $546$4,898
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 15-18
Engine: 190-hp, 4.0-liter I-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x2
Seats: 5
1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee


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Cruising down the highway best reveals what is so good about Jeep's Grand Cherokee. It may be as rugged as a truck, but it has the soul of a car. With dirty mountain bikes stowed in back, a friend and I were engaged in animated conversation as I drove, and I found myself constantly exceeding the speed limit unless I used the cruise control because this big Jeep rides with the smooth... Read full review for the 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Good Ride

by nash from Prescott AZ on October 6, 2011

Purchased my Jeep Grand Cherokee limited in 2000. I now have 215,000 miles on it. I use it for hunting and trail driving, as well as a daily driver. I have had next to zero problems with this rig, all... Read Full Review

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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