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post #1 of 4 Old 09-17-2013, 06:49 AM Thread Starter
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Looking to buy..

Hi all,

Been around car/suv forums for some time now. I'm looking into purchasing a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee with 116k miles. I wanted to hear from the experts if there's anything I should look out for. Carfax checks out only a one owner no accidents. This would be my first Jeep and I'm curious about the reliability after 100k miles.

Also what kind of mpg is everyone seeing with the 3.7?

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-17-2013, 07:09 AM
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my opinion but , You can expect prety much the same milage as the 4.7 and 5.7 and then possibly wishing you had one of them . But if you really don't care about the "get up and go" I think the 3.7 is a solid engine even at 116k mi . I would hope the price reflects that it is a higher milage v6 though .
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post #3 of 4 Old 09-17-2013, 07:33 AM Thread Starter
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I believe it is, but maybe i'll leave it you guys to tell me as I've never owned or shopped for a Jeep. Its an 08, 116k miles, two tone leather, sunroof, boston acoustics sound. They're asking $11.5k. NADA places that with the features at $14.9k
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post #4 of 4 Old 09-18-2013, 01:05 PM
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Get it inspected by a trusted mechanic. If it checks out that's a killer deal. I would suggest getting a v8 also but if you're happy with the v6 then there you go.

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