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View Poll Results: Which Grand Cherokee generation is the best?
ZJ 93-98 68 41.21%
WJ 99-04 85 51.52%
WK 05-10 9 5.45%
WK2 11+ 5 3.03%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 165. You may not vote on this poll

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Unread 10-26-2010, 11:10 PM   #31
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Unread 10-27-2010, 09:52 AM   #32
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I need to make another profile so that i can give the ZJ another vote
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Unread 10-27-2010, 11:47 AM   #33
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..... Which Grand Cherokee generation is the best ......
Overall, I liked the '97 ZJ Laredo the best, better than the '00 and '03 WJ Laredo's and the '08 WK Limited. Only PITA was the spare tire in the cargo compartment.

The first 3 GC's had the (bullet-proof) 4.0L I-6 and this one has a 5.7L HEMI. Too many electronic gremlins in the WK.

Now a 426 HEMI mountain motor in an '04 WJ Overland would be an interesting combination.......Pass everything on-and-off the road except a gas station..........
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Unread 10-27-2010, 06:15 PM   #34
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looks like WJ is winning so far
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Unread 10-27-2010, 07:36 PM   #35
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I have owned a 98 5.9, driven my brothers 95/v8 ltd and 98/v8 ltd cousins 96 laredo I6, my buddys 95/v8 laredo, and the daughters moms 06 ltd 4.7/qt. I now drive an 03 ltd with the 4.7ho/qd and it has been my favorite by far. I really like the way the quadradrive axles work and the smooth power of the 4.7ho. The jeep overall feels a lot more refined and comfy. Now I will say that the 5.9 seats and interior was very nice and liked the torque of the 360. My vote goes to the wj.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 07:41 PM   #36
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For basic comfort, leg room, and stock prowess, I like the WK. QDII is awesome, and as a stock 4wd system, about the best I can think of. I realize there's less ground clearance than previous generations, but the few who've modded their WK's have made some really awesome rigs. If I could afford it, I'd want a WK Overland with QDII, stock skids, and the Hemi, of course. Now that would be fun to build up.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 07:44 PM   #37
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last i remember was rating Grand Cherokees based on their offroad capabilities not how comfy they are -.-
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:10 PM   #38
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last i remember was rating Grand Cherokees based on their offroad capabilities not how comfy they are -.-
Well, I was giving all around general opinion. I'm 6'4" and often find myself in quite a bit of pain after any length of time driving my ZJ. So legroom is a factor as far as I'm concerned. As for off-road prowess, there's no way any ZJ 4wd system is on par with QDII. Even QD in the WJ is inferior. I don't love the idea of electronically controlled 4wd, but it's one nice system. Besides, every 4x4 is electronically controlled these days.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:12 PM   #39
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last i remember was rating Grand Cherokees based on their offroad capabilities not how comfy they are -.-
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:13 PM   #40
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i guess you dot a point, i think it all depends on the gearing of the 4wd and how it reacts. and i know how u feel about leg room, i work at a Honda dealership -.-
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:35 PM   #41
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I have a 30 minute commute to school every day. Comfort does play a factor. Heated leather seats in my WJ.

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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:37 PM   #42
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I have a 30 minute commute to school every day. Comfort does play a factor. Heated leather seats in my WJ.

And you said Mall Crawling!
ZJs have heated seats too, the leather interior in my ZJ is freaking sweet.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:39 PM   #43
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Did I say they didn't? haha. I think the interior of the WJ is more luxurious. But the newer it is the more luxurious it is if you ask me.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:45 PM   #44
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eh WJs were okay, i drove my dads to work and school for a year before i bought my ZJ. it definitely was a BIG upgrade even though it was 5 years older. Im still trying to challenge dad. be fun to compete 4.0L ZJ vs 4.7L WJ
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Unread 10-27-2010, 08:46 PM   #45
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I voted Zj.
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