Jeep
Cherokee
1996
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1996 Jeep Cherokee Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1996 Jeep Cherokee specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1996 Jeep Cherokee warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$14,745
Invoice *
$13,872
Engine
2.5L I-4 125 HP 150.0 ft.lbs. @ rpm / 4.0L I-6 190 HP 225.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
19.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
23.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.5L I-4 125 HP 150.0 ft.lbs. @ rpm / 4.0L I-6 190 HP 225.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
117 amp
Battery
500 amp
Axle Ratio
4.10 / 3.07 / 3.55
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
20.2 gal.
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Front Tires
P215/75R15.0BSW / P225/75PR15.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Rear Seats
full
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Door Trim
vinyl
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Roof Features
roof rack
Vanity Mirrors
illuminated
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
partial / full
Cargo Cover
roll-up
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo
Speakers
4
Cruise Control
cruise control
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Steering Wheel Material
leather
Tinted Windows
deep
Front Windshield Wipers
fixed interval
Rear Windshield Wiper
rear windshield wiper
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver front-impact
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Length
166.9 "
Exterior Width
67.7 "
Exterior Height
63.9 "
Wheelbase
101 "
Curb Weight
2,905 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs. / 5,000 lbs.
Bodyside Moldings
black
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual remote
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
84/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1996 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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