2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
Redesigned for the 1999 model year, Jeep’s flagship model only receives minor changes this year. The 1999 Grand Cherokee received several awards, including North American Truck of the Year, an annual award from a panel of more than 45 automotive journalists.

As one would guess from its moniker, the Grand Cherokee is larger, more luxurious and more expensive than the Jeep Cherokee. Though both are considered compact sport utility vehicles, Grand Cherokee is positioned at the higher end of the market and comes close to a mid-size SUV.

Front seat-belt pretensioners, which cinch the belts in a collision, are a new standard feature. Both the Laredo and Limited models seat five, but the ritzier Limited comes with standard leather upholstery (optional on the Laredo). Unlike the Cherokee, with its spare tire in the cargo bay, the Grand Cherokee’s spare is under the cargo floor, increasing cargo area.

You know it’s a Jeep by the bold, upright grille, a trademark of the brand. Grand Cherokee comes in four-door styling and is 14 inches longer than the Cherokee. Unlike many of its competitors, which have gravitated toward a more rounded, sometimes bulbous look, the Grand Cherokee has for the most part retained the harder-edged look that makes it instantly recognizable.

Under the Hood
A 195-horsepower, 4.0-liter, inline six-cylinder is the base engine, and a 230-horsepower, 4.7-liter V-8 is optional. This year, the V-8 is available with 2WD as well as 4WD.


Reported by Rick Popely  for cars.com
From the cars.com 2000 Buying Guide

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.3
  • Interior design 4.3
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value for the money 4.0
  • Exterior styling 4.3
  • Reliability 3.9

Most recent consumer reviews


Love My Jeep Grand Cherokee

I was driving this Jeep for 18 years still love it, strong, reliable, presentable, comfortable and great for the family. Could drive it forever, but bought new car.


You should own one it’s awesome

This car is awesome it never messes up I’ve had it for two years now and it drives good doesn’t require much just a little TLC and it’s all good.


Still Going Strong at 300k

I got mine as a first car when I was 14 years old. Going on 8 years later, it has never quit on me. Stuff like tires and alternators wear, that's not the car's fault. But the engine and transmission have given me no issues whatsoever. And I'm pretty hard on the thing! I fully expect it to hit 300k miles this year, and I have no plans to get rid of it. Mine has a 4" lift, and I like to take it off road.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Jeep
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/100,000 miles
36 months/36,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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