2003 Jeep Cherokee KJ Limited (4x4) Blue 4 Speed Automatic Wagon
I have only just bought as of the day of writing this review my 2003 Jeep Cherokee KJ Limited (4x4) Blue 4 Speed Automatic Wagon. this car had 309812 km done on it but that's expected for a 2003 model.
this car is amazing. its a bliss to drive and I enjoy driving it. defiantly recommend it so far. I am looking at adding an apple CarPlay radio in the car in a week or so just so can have maps and my music playing in the car and hands free calls. other than that, over the next year I am looking at possibly doing a few other modifications to the ...car but nothing major. at least this will be one car I can finally customise to be my own. as it is now I am happy to take the car as it is and if any issues arise with the car I will handle them all as they come. I have read both the "good" and "bad" sides of the arguments about this car and while it may take a bit of work and money with repairs, it's an older car so I'd expect that. my last car was a tiny hatchback so I am definitely enjoying the extra boot and car space. while it is a little cramped in the front when driving due to my small stature and having to sit so far forward to reach the accelerator pedal, everything else has been a dream. handles like a knife through butter, yes a little bumpy on some roads and a wider turn angle than I am use to, but that's part of owning a 4WD I guess. only issue I have with it, which is more my own issue, is that the indicator and wipers are on the opposite sides to what I am use to but that might be because the car was manufactured overseas. I'll get use to it in no time. I will be updating in a few months just so I can give an update in the future on how the car has gone after a few months, just incase any major issues arise that I think should be alerted on here.
Purchased in August 2020 for $5,000.00.
Best jeep I’ve ever had
Love it. 2005 automatic. 115,000 miles on the clock. Smooth, classy, solid and very comfortable. As they say; look after your car and it will look after you. Get it serviced, don’t hammer it on the roads, enjoy the ride. I’m smitten
Purchased in May 2020.
great car with loads of features
Love this car - my only issue is the lack of control and ability to preset the climate control. It is over enthusiatic and attempts to fry me with hot air for no good reason. Nearly crashed the thing trying to adjust it. Most times would just like to have outside air on my face but it resets to sending air to the windscreen
Purchased in November 2014.
Jeep Customer Service
I've posted on this Cherokee Site twice before. I have previously owned a 2014 and 2019 Cherokee Trailhawk. I now own a second 2019 Trailhawk. Long story short my first 2019 Trailhawk whilst almost faultless was a hybrid. It left the manufacturing plant in the US with the wrong U-Connect info unit (minus GPS and some other bits). After 3 months FCA admitted they couldn't fix the car to spec, there was also a wiring issue associated with the missing GPS. So after 3 months and 6,800km of ownership of my 2019 Cherokee Jeep replaced my car for nil ...outlay on my part, took my car back and gave me a further 12 months rego as at 24/06/2019 on a brand new 2019 Cherokee Trailhawk. Yep pretty happy with the outcome! For all you doubters Jeep has great product and it would seem they now back their product with great after sales service. If you go off road the 2019 Cherokee has no peer in it's class
Purchased in June 2019 for $50,000.00.
My Trailhawk has now done 85,000 km and have owned since new, purchased May 2015. Other than a blown Headlight and a faulty sensor that caused the engine warning light to come on (both fixed for free under warranty), my jeep has been absolutely trouble free (Battery replaced at around 60,000km) The off road ability is amazing. I recently went off road on a very steep rocky mountain trail with a Land cruiser and D Max. The other 2 vehicles thought I was crazy. Trailhawk kept up no problem. Rear diff lock on and in Rock mode. No other medium SUV ...in Australia is as good in off road abilities On road it's as comfortable as any mainstream SUV. Love my Jeep and will probably upgrade to another Trailhawk. Can I also add that in my experience the 9 speed auto is just quirky but not bad, it's just a bit different and you adapt your driving style accordingly, I've had no problem with mine. The power of the 3.2 V6 is good, fuel economy average and on road handling is very good considering the off road abilities. I've just had the car serviced at Southport Jeep and the advice from their Service Team on pickup was, whatever you are doing keep doing it as the car is faultless. An update, In Mid Feb the 4WD warning light came on (yellow) and advised I had a problem with the 4WD system. After this light went out but I found that I couldn't put car in 4WD Low. Long story short, the dealer advised the PTU Assembly has suffered an internal failure. Cost to replace $3,995.00. Vehicle has done 85,500km and is 3 years 9 months since first regn. Lets see what Jeep do on this?
Purchased in May 2015.
First thoughts Jeep what a load of crap.. Back to dealership for warning lights always coming on until I changed dealership service departments . They found the problem and replaced the rear diff since then I have never looked back the Jeep longitude goes and does whatever I want .. Thanks to Cricks Jeep in Moorooka Brisbane great work guys Jeep Go Anywhere Yeah Baby..
I still havent found anything good enough to replace it!
I bought this car over 6 years ago with 112k on it. It is a great tow vehicle (2.8 ton), great on fuel (2.8 Diesel), small enough to get around everywhere, tight turning circle, and plenty of power I did thing about trading it at the beginning of the year but I couldnt find anything that was suitable and could do the same things as this puppy! To date the only problem is it will jump out of first gear if you dont know what you are doing, (it seems to have a fake first gear) the driving position is not ideal and to reach the pedals the steering...wheel needs to be a bit closer than I would regularly have. Spare parts from Jeep Australia dealers are ridiculously priced, but I always buy them genuine from Jeep dealers in the US (1/4 of the price) Get it serviced by a local mechanic rather than a dealer and you cant go wrong!
Jeep KJ Renegade CRD 2005 - Brilliant
It has never missed a beat. As long as you don’t neglect you vehicle you shouldn’t have any issues.
The Turbo Diesel engine seems great, no complaints.
The only issues would be my roof lining kinda sagging down and the rear window shocks not holding the window open.
Great all round 4wd that seems robust.
Jeep Cherokee CRD Renegade - Brilliant.
I have had the Jeep Cherokee CRD Renegade for a long while now. Other than the usual log book servicing I can fault it.
Whilst I only do lite FWD on the sand & snow a few times it goes great. It has that good old fashioned turbo diesel feel & has never let me down.
- KL Trailhawk (2014-2021)
Jeep - Don't hold you back
Finally my dream comes true "I BOUGHT A JEEP" after had couple of SUV test drive me and wife finally decide we need a JEEP, we really enjoy this amazing machine, i strongly recommend who ever need to SUV with aggressive look. drive really smooth and we really like space and interior they have.
Great Car and Keeps going if you look after it
Owned our KJ since 160000Kms used. 2.8 litre CRD She's been a solid workhorse, although plays up with the wife from time to time lol. We are at 250000kms and have done usual wear and tear repairs such as the timing belt, water pump Ball joints etc... Tows beautifully and we love it's aesthetics. We have a young one now and are looking at doing some camping trips in the near future and believe she'll old up for another 250000 if cared for. Would recommend if budget is of concern and you need a true 4WD that will go anywhere without breaking the ...bank. If you have a local mechanic who isn't afraid of troubleshooting unfamiliar turf you're home and hosed. If you only have fitters (Mechanics who guess the issue and replace unnecessary parts) in your town and no real mechanics don't buy a Jeep or European cars it will cost u a fortune. Stay Clear from a Jeep Dealership for repairs they have no idea. Ironic considering they sell the products. You'll love it we sure do :)
I'm getting on average 638 kms from full tank considering the weight and robust feeling I'm impresse
At first I didn't here many good reports about the jeep brand. But now I'm impressed the seating is very comfortable especially on long drives. I think the materials used are excellent. The road holding is very good on uneven sealed roads I don't go off road but I do think it would be quite capable if I did so
Great car and great customer service
This car is 5 stars for comfort and ease of driving. I’m so happy my Jeep. It’s spacious enough for the family and for our dog who rides in the back. We got our from
Berwick Jeep and would totally recommend this place. I knew this was the car for me
I love our Jeep! I've heard and read many reviews about Jeeps and how it does not compare to a typical Toyota SUV. However, the 2 are completely different market segments. We bought the Jeep 6 months back and it's been perfect. It's sleek and drives very well. The only negative is that there is a slight delay when changing gears from 1 to 2 but it's quite negligible. I would recommend this beauty to anyone.
- KL Limited (2014-2021)
Excellent touring car on and off road.
Very comfortable, handles well in city traffic and tight carparks. The diesel engine is strong and fuel economy is great, with a range of more than 750km on outback roads and up to 920km on sealed rural roads. The 18inch wheels with 55 profile tyres were a worry, but handle corrugated roads surprisingly well. Off road ability is amazing although the addition of Trailhawk wheels would allow better tyre choices for greasy off road work.
Dashboard layout is good, steering wheel controls work well and phone connection was a breeze compared to my...
Questions & Answers
is a 2007 diesel with 240,000kms on it with full service history still have life in it? as in how many km's can you usually get out of them?
what are the biggest problems with a 2007 jeep limited auto cherokee?
I have a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Sport 73k klm and it has just started to go crazy jamming in park or neutral, flatening battery, unable to remove key, different warnings coming up on display. got it towed to a dealer and they said all the modules needed to be reset, 2 days later same issue, personally I think the Battery is dyeing but the dealer said it was fine, anyone else had these sort of issues I would like to hear
Our 2015 sport won't start due to electric steering part failure. Jeep says $1100 to fix. Has only done 110kms
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|Category||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs|
|Drive Type||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)|
|Wheels||17" Alloy||17" Alloy||18" Alloy||17" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||8.5 L/100km||9.8 L/100km||9.8 L/100km||10.2 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60 L||60 L||60 L||60 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.4L||6 Cylinder 3.2L||6 Cylinder 3.2L||6 Cylinder 3.2L|
|Max Power||130kW @ 6400rpm||200kW @ 6500rpm||200kW @ 6500rpm||200kW @ 6500rpm|
|Max Torque||229Nm @ 3900rpm||315Nm @ 4300rpm||315Nm @ 4300rpm||315Nm @ 4300rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||USA||USA||USA||USA|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)||1,500 kg||2,200 kg||2,200 kg||2,200 kg|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)|
|Ground Clearance||185 mm||185 mm||185 mm||221 mm|
|Release date||Jan 2014||Jan 2014||Jan 2014||Jan 2014|
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