Six Ways The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Is Better Than The XJ - Page 3 - JeepForum.com
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #31 of 43 Old 05-06-2013, 08:42 PM
Charlienmr
Registered User
2012 WK 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Wilsonville
Posts: 67
And here's the 4runner.



image-3030027248.jpg


2012 GC Overland Summit, V6, black w saddle.
Charlienmr is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #32 of 43 Old 05-07-2013, 01:53 PM
johnqh
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 31
^^^ cannot help laughing
johnqh is offline  
post #33 of 43 Old 05-07-2013, 09:31 PM
Rob K
Registered User
1995 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: River Falls
Posts: 1,451
The new Cherokee front is not looking too bad when you compare it to that 4 runner. lol
Rob K is offline  
post #34 of 43 Old 06-21-2013, 03:56 AM
KLRJEEPER
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: fresno, home of OCR, super driver!
Posts: 135
The other good part, you don't see the outside when your driving and the interior on the cherokee is great.
KLRJEEPER is offline  
post #35 of 43 Old 06-23-2013, 01:44 PM
Zlartibartfast
Registered User
2007 WK 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Menchaca
Posts: 580
from what I've read, the new Cherokee is *precisely* what my wife would want to drive (no heavy 4WD action, but more capable in bad weather & rough conditions than a RAV4). I'm interested in seeing one up close. I wouldn't be ashamed to have one sitting in my driveway next to my WK....
Zlartibartfast is offline  
post #36 of 43 Old 06-23-2013, 03:08 PM
scaroffroad
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: sumter
Posts: 5

Love the close ups of the "river" and pot holes.....pretty sure my wife's hyundai sonata would have made it. haha
scaroffroad is offline  
post #37 of 43 Old 06-26-2013, 11:40 AM
dodgethejeep
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: where I lay my hat
Posts: 126
I don't see why so many of you are acting surprised, the liberty and grand are road queens and jeep produced the compass. I was hoping the patriot would have been stronger to replace the xj when it came out. This new trail hawk is going to sell to the same kinda people that buy the compass. Look not purpose, form over function. If the wrangler didn't sell as well as it does they would drop it and keep with the cross over stuff. Jeep makes a good product they have just gotten so far away from the original utility designs that soon they may lose the idea altogether. I already have a hard time telling what the newer cars are till I can read the emblem.
dodgethejeep is offline  
post #38 of 43 Old 06-26-2013, 03:18 PM
jay-h
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,038
Quote:
Originally Posted by dodgethejeep View Post
.... I already have a hard time telling what the newer cars are till I can read the emblem.
Though in the early days of the classic Cherokee, there were Blazers, Nissans, Mitsubishis and Toyotas that looked a lot like the Cherokee. That WAS mainstream at the time.

My toys
'89 Wrangler YJ
'47 CJ2-A

wife's toys
97 Grand Cherokee (ZJ)
87 MB 560SL roadster
jay-h is offline  
post #39 of 43 Old 06-26-2013, 09:26 PM
dodgethejeep
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: where I lay my hat
Posts: 126
Thats true but i wasn't around for that. In short jeep is selling what people seem to want. Good for business.
dodgethejeep is offline  
post #40 of 43 Old 06-27-2013, 10:45 PM
vinniej
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 20
A face that only a mother could love....... reminds me of the Isuzu vehicross
vinniej is offline  
post #41 of 43 Old 06-28-2013, 04:55 AM
jay-h
Registered User
1989 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,038
In the meantime we're going to check out a '96 tomorrow. My wife has wanted one of these classics for a while as a winter car (she doesn't like driving her sports car in bad weather).

My toys
'89 Wrangler YJ
'47 CJ2-A

wife's toys
97 Grand Cherokee (ZJ)
87 MB 560SL roadster
jay-h is offline  
post #42 of 43 Old 07-04-2013, 02:45 PM
Zooshoveller
Registered User
1988 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 19
I like it.

I think it's perfect for what I need it to do - get groceries, carpool kids to soccer, haul a jet ski to the lake. I do think its a little too much, needs to be more "average" than luxurious. That's what the Grand is for. Maybe in a few years we will pick up a used one. In the meantime I will just wait until the dealer gets one I can test drive.

It's not an XJ, and that's ok. I already have one.
Zooshoveller is offline  
post #43 of 43 Old 07-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Off-Road-Bound
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 4
I don't know if it's got anything to do with fiat's input, but something just didn't go right with the design of that thing. No Cherokee, Grand or otherwise, will top the XJ IMO.
Off-Road-Bound is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome