1997 Jeep Cherokee 4-Door Country Specs

4-Door Country
MSRP based on 4-Door Country

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 15 mpg City/20 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I6, 4.0L
EPA Class Special Purpose Vehicles
Style Name 4dr Country
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD


EPA Classification Special Purpose Vehicles
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2993
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 95.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2
Second Hip Room (in) 44.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.0
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 167.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8
Track Width, Front (in) 58.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 101.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0
Height, Overall (in) 63.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 65.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 71.
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 34.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 54.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15

Performance Specs

Engine Type Gas I6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4600
Displacement 4.0L/242
Engine Order Code ERH
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 3000
Fuel System SMPI
Trans Order Code DGB
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) 10.5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.55
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 X 2.50
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Steering Type Power Recirculation-Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.9
Rear Tire Order Code TRV
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code TRV
Spare Tire Size T125/90D16
Front Tire Size P225/70R15
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Quadra-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Leaf Springs

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km 100,000
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 36,000
Drivetrain Years 3
Roadside Assistance Note W/24 hour road service: Roadside Assistance Program (Cross Country Motor Club) - includes - towing, changing a flat tire, jump start, lockout service, fuel delivery.

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 15.0
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 117
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 300