Last of a great breed -- the Cherokee Sport
Water pump replaced at 115000 miles.
Regular maintenance items -- brakes and such.
Battery replaced periodically.
This is a great car. It has never left me sitting in ten years of ownership. It requires very little maintenance and the repairs are inexpensive to perform.
The dealer left a lot to be desired. At one point they needed to fix the rear license-plate lighting harness. They charged $300 to "jiggle the wires" until the light was working again -- they didn't even replace anything! I subsequently started going to an independent garage.
The ride isn't great, but what do you expect from a car that's meant to be driven off-road? The poor ride quality isn't as noticeable when driving as it is when riding.
I'm 6'3" tall and the comfort of the front seat leaves a lot to be desired. I can't get it back far enough to really be comfortable.
The styling is nice, the car handles well, and I don't have any major issues with it. It's a shame they don't make the Cherokee Sport anymore.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know
Review Date: 8th January, 2002