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2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

Hi there all I have been looking to upgrade my 1998 cherokee and have settle on the WK. Seems like a good size and has lot more features that what I will be stepping up from.

That aside, I am looking at the following three cars all are in pretty good condition but with different amount of miles:

2005 Limited with 5.7l it is loaded with everything, body is in good shape, it will need new tires though. Mileage is 92k Cost is $12k or below

2006 Overland, good condition, good tires, comes with second set of winter studded tires. Mileage is 120k cost is $13.5k

2008 Limited with 4.7l, it is loaded and in good clean condition, had a fender bender that was repaired, I have seen the photos of before and after and the invoice for the repair. Mileage is 130k cost is $12k

What are your thoughts on these? Are the prices in line with what they should be and anything to avoid?

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Old 06-18-2012, 05:44 PM
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

I'd go with the 2005.

Lowest mileage.

Biggest engine.

Lowest price.

Of course I'm partial to the '05, but I think it's the best deal. Personally I would never buy a vehicle that's been in a wreck. Repaired or not, you never know what the damage did to the frame, or anything else.
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

agreed^^^^
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

That is what I have been thinking. It seems that it has everything the overland has, I like the wood steering wheel though so maybe I can switch that out.
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

I like my 4.7 but I have to agree, go with the lower milaged one.
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Old 06-19-2012, 11:49 AM
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

I would go with anything that did not have a 4.7 or 3.7. My 08 Limited with 4.7 is the worst Jeep I have ever owned. It sounds like it is going to blow apart when it is cold. The lifters make noise and I hear a clanking noise in the front of the engine until it is warmed up. The dealer tells me that all of the 3.7 and 4.7 engines make noise cold. Bull !! I don't want to start it if anyone is around. If you buy a 4.7 tell them not to start it until you are on the lot and can start it cold. A used car lot in my area told me that he always starts 4.7 Dodges and Jeeps up before the customer can hear them cold. I just want to get rid of this Jeep.
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

With those high miles its hard to say. I like the overlands. I would get an overland if i coulddo it over. I also really like my 2008 4.7.
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

personally i would look elsewhere..... too many miles on them for the price. i bought my 06 three years ago from a dealer with 30k miles for what you are going to pay for an older vehicle with more than triple the mileage
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

You can find one for better price. Don't be in any hurry. Stay away from the high mileage Jeeps.
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

I just bought an 06 4.7 Laredo, leather, sunroof, towing package, etc. With 83,000 miles for $11,000. So I think you should look around and be patient. I waited about 6 months until I found this one. So unless you need a new vehicle asap, i'd check around. Good luck!
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

I bought my 05 5.7L Limited about 2 months back, fully loaded with 58,000 miles for under $12,000. An older woman had it and just had new tires put on. Like the others said if you don't need it right now, be patient. A better one will come along.
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Re: 2005 WK Limited Vs 2006 Overland Vs 2008 Limited

Thanks guys ... I am holding off for awhile. My 1998 XJ is about to fall apart but I will just drive it until it does, hopefully it will quit in front of a salvage yard or somewhere close.

I looked at the overland, very nice features but too much wear for the price like you said. Boise is a poor market for these vehicles so that is why I think the prices are high but like a few of you said just wait it out and something will come along.
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