I’m currently driving a 2000 Jeep Cherokee 4-door (with 4WD), with 180,000 miles. It works for driving around town, but I’m considering upgrading to a newer car with better mileage.
I took my car into the shop to do a vehicle inspection, and they found a couple of things that need to be done, but nothing major (a total of less than $1000 in repairs). Here’s a list of the repairs they suggested:
Fix a leaking valve cover gasket: $134 + tax
Fix a leaking oil filter adapter o-ring: $84 + tax
Fix a leaking front pinion seal: $109 + tax
Replace broken rear liftgate struts: $112 + tax
Fix rear hatch latch: $69 + tax
Service A/C System: $89 + tax
TOTAL: $597 + tax
Here’s my question: if I were to go ahead with these repairs, would I be likely to get my money back by selling the car? KBB.com lists $2800-3800 for selling a 2000 Jeep Cherokee with ~180K miles. I’ve never sold a car, though, and I’m wondering if it’s worth putting $600 into the car.