GE 1998 Jeep Cherokee

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1998 Jeep Cherokee specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Jeep Cherokee warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$15,665$16,705$17,180
    Invoice *$14,715$15,682$16,114
    Engine2.5L I-4 125 HP2.5L I-4 125 HP2.5L I-4 125 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City21.0 mpg18.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg20.0 mpg25.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.5L I-4 125 HP2.5L I-4 125 HP2.5L I-4 125 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator117 amp heavy duty117 amp heavy duty117 amp heavy duty
    Battery500 amp500 amp500 amp
    Axle Ratio3.073.553.07
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank20.0 gal.20.0 gal.20.0 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/Amanual
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Aautomatic
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear SuspensionN/AN/Amulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakesfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drumfront disc/rear drum
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " silver styled steel15.0 " silver styled steel15.0 " silver styled steel
    Front TiresP215/75SR15.0BSW ASP215/75SR15.0BSW ASP215/75SR15.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Armrestscenter w/storagecenter w/storagecenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsremoveable full benchremoveable full benchremoveable full bench
    Seat Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Door Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightdome lightdome lightdome light
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Cup Holderfrontfrontfront
    Instrument Panel Storagebinbinbin
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers222
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Door Locksmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksN/A
    Power Outlets222
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowsmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Windowsfixedmanualfixed
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/AmanualN/A
    Tinted Windowslightlightlight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
  • Safety
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume69.0 cu.ft.69.0 cu.ft.69.0 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length167.5 "167.5 "167.5 "
    Exterior Width69.4 "69.4 "69.4 "
    Exterior Height63.8 "63.8 "63.8 "
    Wheelbase101 "101 "101 "
    Front Tread58 "58 "58 "
    Rear Tread58 "58 "58 "
    Turning Radius17.9 '17.9 '17.9 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,550 lbs.4,601 lbs.4,850 lbs.
    Curb Weight2,979 lbs.3,032 lbs.3,125 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight Rating2,500 lbs.2,500 lbs.2,500 lbs.
    Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating2,700 lbs.2,700 lbs.2,700 lbs.
    Payload1,151 lbs.1,151 lbs.1,151 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.51.51.52
    Front Legroom41.4 "41.4 "41.4 "
    Rear Legroom35.0 "35.0 "35.0 "
    Front Headroom37.8 "37.8 "37.8 "
    Rear Headroom38.0 "38.0 "38.0 "
    Front Hiproom54.8 "54.8 "54.8 "
    Rear Hiproom44.3 "44.3 "44.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room54.7 "54.7 "54.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room54.7 "54.7 "54.7 "
    Passenger Volume95 cu.ft.95 cu.ft.95 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume32.9 cu.ft.32.9 cu.ft.32.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded69.0 cu.ft.69.0 cu.ft.69.0 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Bumpersblackblackblack
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Fender Flaresblackblackblack
    Grille Moldingsblackblackblack
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual manualdual manualdual manual
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/100,00060/100,00060/100,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1998 Jeep Cherokee safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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