Not Your Father's Jeep

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Brass Tacks, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. Buckshot

    Buckshot Active Member

    May 5, 2009
    Southern AZ
    Consumer Reports recently trashed the Wrangler. It got some of the lowest scores of any vehicle they tested. But CR has always had a blatantly obvious bias against serious trucks and SUVs, so that's no surprise. ("The Ford F-250 rode like a truck." No sh*t?) The only category that seemed to carry any weight as far as I was concerned was long braking distances.

    I don't care for the latest styling quite as much as the last model (...through '06) BUT I STILL WANT ONE! Can't decide between the space for stuff in the Unlimited and the original look and maneuverability of the two-door.
  2. flintlock

    flintlock Active Member

    Aug 14, 2007
    Upstate NY
    That's a fine looking Jeep!
  3. m77user

    m77user Member

    Sep 8, 2012
    I had a new jeep gladiator pickup. Overhead cam 6cyl leaked oil and poor fuel mileage. Just not what I had expected from a new vehicle. 2001 my daughter and son in law bought a new Jeep Cherokee. 6 cylinder with a 5 speed. It now has 214k and no major issues. Sure is different than the one I had.

    You have a great looking jeep. Hope it brings you many years of trouble free enjoyment.
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