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2009 Kia Borrego

2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

  2009 Kia Borrego LX 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee
MSRP
$26,245
$29,420
Invoice $24,640 $27,009
MPG
City/Highway
15/22 11/20
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2009 Kia Borrego isn’t the type of vehicle that’s especially popular or fashionable at this time, but it’s a home run against the competition. Read Full Review The 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a genuine dual-purpose SUV that can handle daily commutes almost as easily as sandstone trails. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Power from V-8
  • Smoothness of six-speed transmission
  • Surprising interior room with standard three rows of seats
  • Overall quality
  • Covered standard trailer hitch

Dislikes:

  • Industrial plastics covering backs of rear seats
  • Leather on plush LX feels like vinyl
  • Faux-metallic trim on dash and doors mars easily

Likes:

  • Off-road prowess
  • Well behaved on-road
  • Available diesel V-6 engine
  • Amazing SRT8 performance model
  • Entertainment options

Dislikes:

  • Worrisome reliability record
  • Some cheap interior bits
  • Not the largest backseat
  • Not the most cargo room
  • Gulps gasoline (but sips diesel)
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