1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee Expert Reviews

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on August 27, 1998

Los Angeles Times's view

By Paul Dean on August 27, 1998

It has been a glorious generation for the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a longer, fuller era for Jeep itself, the badge that birthed our monomania for sport-utility vehicles. Grand Cherokee is a huge-... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on October 25, 1998

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on October 25, 1998

Chrysler made a fuss over the fact its popular Jeep Grand Cherokee has been totally redone for 1999, down to its very cells. Yet, when one arrived in the driveway, it sported the same basic look... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on December 11, 1998

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on December 11, 1998

I prefer the straight six, the powerful engine introduced by American Motors Corp. in 1987, the same year AMC was bought by Chrysler Corp. Today, both Chrysler and AMC are history, consumed in the... Read full review


IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on October 11, 1998

IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on October 11, 1998

Like the children's fairy tale of the ugly duckling that turned into a beautiful swan, the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee bids to become Chrysler Corp.'s sport-utility swan.The 1999 Grand Chero... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on December 24, 1998

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Richard Truett on December 24, 1998

When your vehicle is No. 1 or close to it, other manufacturers have it in their gunsights. Ever since Jeep rolled out the Grand Cherokee in 1993 and created a "near-luxury" sport-utility vehicle, ... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on December 26, 1998

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on December 26, 1998

Jeep Grand Cherokee started the revolution toward stylish, upscale sport-utility vehicles in 1992, just as the original Cherokee popularized the whole sport-ute segment a decade earlier. But for &a... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on August 28, 1998

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on August 28, 1998

SEATTLE -- Updating an icon whose brand is among the most recognized in the world is a daunting challenge, and that is what faced the folks at Chrysler Corporation when they set about redesigning t... Read full review

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on December 16, 1998

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on December 16, 1998

In our neighborhood, the family vehicle of choice among elementary-school moms is not a minivan; it's a Jeep Grand Cherokee. DaimlerChrysler AG was clever in overhauling its popular sport-util... Read full review