2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Seating capacity

181.5” x 70.3”


Rear-wheel drive



3 trims

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Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior 4.6
  • Performance 4.4
  • Value 4.3
  • Exterior 4.7
  • Reliability 4.2
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Get yourself a WJ, you can't beat it or kill it!

After years of wanting one of these under rated machines I finally got my hands on one earlier this year. Ever since I was about 9 or 10 it has been my dream car (and yes I'm serious it is my dream car). I found it on FB Marketplace for just $2,000 and had to snatch it up. It is the Limited with the 4.0L so the best of both worlds and I LOVE it. It had just a hair over 140,000 miles when I bought it so I knew it still has tons of life left in it. I don't even have to speak on the engine because we all know how solid they are. Mine is also probably my favorite color in one of these models, Patriot Blue Metallic with black leather and every luxury option except for the adjustable pedals. It also has the Chrysler 300 style white gages which is one of my favorite parts. The ride quality is unmatched with the soft suspension and plush leather. Also pretty powerful for it not being the trashy 4.7 V8. Just like every vehicle it does have its cons. I would have gave it 5 stars had it not been a Chrysler product because they do have their fair share of electrical issues. I was fortunate and only have 2 issues though, being the back passenger window doesn't roll down and I have a bad connection on the blinker relay so the left signal only works until you hit a big bump and jar the fuse a tiny bit out of place. My only other issue is the hideous stock 16 spoke rims that come with the 2003-2004 Limited models. However I would definitely recommend for a first time driver or back yard mechanic because the Inline 6 has tons of room under the hood therefore are almost too easy to work on. Pretty much anyone can adapt with these vehicles though, from moms with big families to off road enthusiasts. These Jeeps are almost perfect for everyone. They are fairly easy on gas as well for being an SUV. You can average 18 City and around 26 Highway if you're easy on the throttle and you aren't drag racing it. For these WJ's being 20 years old now I can appreciate how modern and nice they still look inside and out. You can't beat the price either for such a capable, adaptable vehicle. Unless you find a rare one that's basically brand new you're only looking at spending around $2,000 to $3,000 to get your hands on one, you really can't beat it. So if you're looking for a good vehicle with endless purposes, go out and get you a '99-'04 Grand Cherokee. You won't regret it!


Excellent car

Excellent car, own Jeep 2003 and it was very good on Gaz and also the car parts cost reasonable price , love my Jeep 2003 recommend this car


You’ve been warned.

I’d only recommend this vehicle for those who are getting into mechanics as these vehicles break down so often, you’ll learn a lot as you rebuild it every month. Other than that, don’t expect this to be a reliable commuter. No matter how well you take care of it, it’ll find a way to disappoint. Every. Single. Time. Nasty electrical issues plague this vehicle. It would be an AWESOME and fun ride if that wasn’t the case! They’re known for misfiring, blowing gaskets for no reason, and breaking down while going on the highway. Other than that, they’re very attractive looking. They got style, they stand out and clean up nice. But that doesn’t mean anything when you can’t even drive it.l without a problem popping up every time. Do yourself a favor, unless you’re loaded with cash and want to do a nice WJ build, please don’t buy one.

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Based on the 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee base trim.
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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
84 months/70,000 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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