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2001 Cherokee Limited Xj

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2001 Cherokee Limited XJ
You know the end is near when they start calling you "Classic." So it was in the later years of the XJ, after a bit of freshening up in 1997 and the Classic model was introduced. The XJ was phased out after the '01 model year and its place in the Jeep product line taken by the Liberty (called "Cherokee" in export markets). The XJ had a great 17-year run. It was planned to be replaced shortly after the Grand Cherokee ZJ appeared for 1993. The XJ was also slated to end production in 2000, but continued into 2001 to "meet demand in the marketplace," according to the press info. You can probably read that to mean the Liberty was late.