1998 Jeep Wrangler

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11 reviews
Available Price Range $3,336-$14,516 Trims3 Combined MPG 18-19 Seats 2-4

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The 1998 Jeep Wrangler isn't perfect, but it is much better than the previous generation, which was phased out in 1996. At highway speeds the engine revs high and guzzles gas, returning a shameful 11 miles per gallon at 70 mph (with the air conditioner running). That is nowhere near the EPA estimate of 18 mpg on the highway. The test vehicle seemed to be running fine, so I don't think... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Based on 11 reviews

Best Used Car deal I've ever seen

by aBoiledLobster from Morgantown, WV on June 15, 2010

Instead of getting something newer that I could barely afford, I wanted a clunker that would still just get me around town and I could fix up as I go, to learn how to do it. I've got the 4 cylinder m... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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