Trading jeep for a 4 door jeep? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General > General Discussion > Trading jeep for a 4 door jeep?

Artec Holiday Sale!Bead Lock Wheels! Raceline, Trail Ready, & Trail-GearROCKRIDGE4WD Introduces a NEW Jeep Wrangler JK *led* tail

Reply
Unread 07-02-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
jeeps4ever
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 37
Trading jeep for a 4 door jeep?

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?

jeeps4ever is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-02-2013, 01:40 PM   #2
jumbojeepman
Registered User
1976 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Greenville, NC
Posts: 1,099
I know I wouldn't be dropping 14k on any vehicle with 144k miles, no matter how nice it was.
jumbojeepman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-02-2013, 01:46 PM   #3
jeeps4ever
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 37
Ok that's what I am worried about. I don't want to pay over 10g for a vehicle with that high of miles.
jeeps4ever is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-02-2013, 10:46 PM   #4
Itstime
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Helena, Montana
Posts: 320
My 4 door jeep is actually not so bad 2 doors are more kid friendly then you think. Definitely get a 4 door in the future but if you need to rock the tj until you find a great deal do that.
Itstime is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 07:34 AM   #5
jeeps4ever
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 37
My mom just bought a new car. So we are going to keep my jeep and buy her jeep liberty but in the future I might get a 4 door.
jeeps4ever is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 09:35 AM   #6
prjohnson
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Marietta, GA
Posts: 576
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.
prjohnson is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 09:53 AM   #7
jeeps4ever
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 37
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.
jeeps4ever is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 10:00 AM   #8
jeeps4ever
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 37
But I was just looking at jeep jogging strollers and it looks like they fold small enough to fit behind the seat!
jeeps4ever is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 10:04 AM   #9
jeeps4ever
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 37
If I get a car seat with a base I won't have to crawl into the back every time to buckle the baby in. I think this will work
jeeps4ever is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 10:16 AM   #10
prjohnson
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Marietta, GA
Posts: 576
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeeps4ever View Post
But I was just looking at jeep jogging strollers and it looks like they fold small enough to fit behind the seat!
That's a problem I've had with mine. I haven't been able to find a good jogging stroller that folds small enough. I ended up getting a stroller that folds up to about the size of an umbrella.
prjohnson is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 10:22 AM   #11
INowUnderstand
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: San Angelo, Texas
Posts: 226
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.
INowUnderstand is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 02:12 PM   #12
Itstime
Registered User
2002 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Helena, Montana
Posts: 320
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.
Itstime is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-03-2013, 03:01 PM   #13
JeeperSC
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 661
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
JeeperSC is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-04-2013, 11:24 AM   #14
Kevin108
Web Wheeler
 
Kevin108's Avatar
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Portsmouth, VA
Posts: 3,835
Blue Book looks around $12,000 but all bets are off for you Wrangler nuts. If you like 4-doors, you could have the ultimate XJ for half that.
__________________
My build thread has pics again. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/kevin108s-2000-xj-build-867428/
Kevin108 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-04-2013, 11:33 AM   #15
fenixleader
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: hutchinson, kansas
Posts: 41
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.
fenixleader is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
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.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

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.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.