Hello, I am having a baby and I currently have a 2005 jeep wrangler with 101,000 miles. I found an 08 jeep wrangler unlimited x. It's a four door. It has a perfect body and interior. No dents or scratches. No stains in the interior. But it has 144,000 miles. They are only asking 13,995 for it. What do you think?
It's not as bad as you think it's going to be. I keep my windows out, or the top down for at least 9 months out of the year & can just put my 14 month old in through the side window. If weather is bad, or it's cold we'll take my wifes WJ. Depending on where you live & what your other half has, you might be able to do the same thing.
I live in pa. I won't be able to do that my other car is a mustang and a motorcycle. The mustang won't be bad though with a car seat and stroller. But I can't use my mustang all year because they suck in snow.
I have experimented with my CJ 7. Doesn't really work for a baby cause I keep the top off( too much wind)(I do have a full cage in rear). But with a carrier with base or backwards facing car seat it is really easy to load from tail gate. I mean real easy, better than trying to load into a full size backseat in a truck or suv.
With another car your perfect hell I even go to the store in the jeep its real easy to load into the back seat from the trunk. I fit what I can there and then just put what does not fit on the seat or the floor. You will be amazed at how much you can fit in the jeep.
I like mine a lot and I think a JKU would work well for your intended purpose. I set out to buy the 2 door model and fell in love with the 4 door models. I liked the extra space a lot. Your lucky to fit a gym bag in the trunk of a two door model. The four doors will fit the entire family luggage and then some.
As far as price; IMO unless its a loaded Rubicon I think $14.5 sounds like a bit much. Even so I would check around and see what other JKU models that year is going for. I think it's called 'blue book pricing'.
2008 Wrangler Unlimited-X 4x4
Steel Blue Metallic
To be honest 144k isnt anything anymore. If its an auto i would get them to come down if its a stick it would prolly be good. The motor i swaped into my tj has almost 200k on it no rebuilds and its running fine.