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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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23 reader reviews for Jeep Cherokee 4x4.
  • 2.4 Sport 5dr

    Bruce Roberts , Haute Vienne . Date: 07/11/2014
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      25

    My car

    Rugged, dependable workhorse with sufficient creature comforts to enable lengthy journeys in comfort. The diesel engine is noisy but extremely reliable with bags of torque and when mated to the auto box it makes towing an effortless pleasure. On our recent 500 mile journey from the UK to our home in France the Jeep averaged exactly 30.1 mpg with a mixed bag of motorway and country driving. It will sit at 75 - 80 MPH all day long with plenty of overtaking acceleration in reserve, and at these speeds engine noise is hardly noticeable. I previously owned two troublesome low mileage nearly new Land Rover Discoverys II's - a V8 and a TD5, the Jeep is just a capable on and off road and has proved to be mechanicaly far superior. My first Cherokee 2.5 diesel was sold with 167,000 miles of trouble free motoring and with plenty left, this one feels as though it will easily compare. The Cherokee is still a 4X4 and cannot compare to a car in terms of driveabilty and economy, but as a 4X4 required to do a days work there are few others to rival it. They are an absolute steal to buy at the moment, cost of car tax has deterred the school run buyers from ownership - go grab a great motor.

  • 2.5 CRD Limited 5dr

    David Wright , Aberdeenshire . Date: 13/03/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This vehicle is a second hand bargain 4x4. It looks great and pulls strongly. Its also the right size. A Discovery is too big and the Freelander looks like a duck. As for the smaller Japanese 4x4's they all driven by women e.g. RAV 4, Honda CRV, Mitzubushi Pinan, Suzukis etc. I really don't care if they have better road manner's or fuel economy (who buys a brick on wheels for fuel economy anyway?). Good honest handsome 4x4 vehicle. Get one at the right price and you won't be dissapointed.

  • 2.8 CRD Limited Auto 5dr

    Gary Camburn , middx . Date: 30/10/2007
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have owned my Jeep from 9,000 miles and six months old, It has been a good experience. My jeep has not been trouble free but the dealer i use 'stratstones in weybridge' is fantastic exactly what i expect offering polite and effiecient service, they are exceptionally helpful.

    They are expensive but then it is a jeep and what do you expect its a £20,000+ vehicle, the only thing that came as a shock was the servicing which is a lot higher than normal at £600 per year and £1000+ for a main service.

    The jeep drives very well is comfortable and mechanically exceptionally reliable just little things go like lights or motors but they are dispensable.

    I am very happy with jeep and would buy another one they are excellent cars, everyone seems to like it and it seems to be well built enough to go on for a while. If i was to buy another one though i would buy a bigger one

  • 2.5 CRD Sport 5dr

    Jan Powell , Lincolnshire . Date: 21/10/2007
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Iam on he brink of selling my 2002 Jeep Cherokee 2.5l diesel and ght i'd offer my opinions based on 3 years of ownership. Overall, ts not ben a bad car. It has always beenmechanically reliable sarting forst time ery time. The pricipl probem beingelectrical issues. The power operated retractable mirrors are weak to say the least and after its fourth replacement Jeep finally admitted the motor is inadequate. I have also has niggles wih the interior lights switching on and off whilst driving. None of these problems have been satisfactorly sorted out by my dealer. All in all these minor problems have taken the edge off ownership. Strangely my relatives have a Grand Cherokee and have suffered very similar electrical problems. Its off road qualities are adequate but nothing like as good the Isuzu Trooper it replaced. Space is fairly good and the driving position is comfortble. Generally it feels solid and the body fairly well put together.

    I'm selling my Jeep for a small hatchback principally because I no longer need a 4x4. If it were another 4x4 I was after i'd look elsewhere. Whilst Jeeps are cheap to buy they don't have the longevity of some other makes or the relability you'd find with a BMW or Mecedes Benz.

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