New Jeep Liberty Ratings

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    2007 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: power

    Cons: the whole car

    Advice: dont buy

    drives like a jeep. has a lot of power for a vehicle of its size. although i had transmission problems from the beginning it was in the shop 4 times each time for at least 2 weeks or more. i went to several jeep dealers and got the same customer service, rude arrogant and unhelpfull. i was told it needed a transmission tuneup and had to pay 300.00 when i had a warranty only to find out that the transmission was still bad. dont buy this car or any other chrysler product they dont stand behind there productsand after you buy it they dont care about you. also my dashboard went out and they fixed it but they broke the lights on the shifter somehow and wanted me to pay. stay away from these crooks.

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    2006 Jeep Liberty - Limited Edition 4x4

    Pros: A nice Jeep overall.

    Cons: Drivers seat sits a little high and can be uncomfortable after an extended ride.

    Advice: Try to get the car for a weekend and actually drive it.

    Not a bad vehicle. A lot of people discuss the 'off road problems'. But are you REALLY buying this vehicle for the trails? I know I wouldn't. But if you do want to go out for a little camping or something, this thing will get you there. Just don't expect to climb the mountain behind a Wrangler. Also, you CAN get a lift for this thing. The biggest I have seen so far is only 2.5'. But hey, its better than stock!

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    2005 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: appearance

    Cons: interior finishing

    Advice: When you test drive never do it in the city, go off road and enjoy it.

    The drive is very confortable in highway, the mileage per gallon is not the best but I am happy with that. It has a really tough construction that allows you to ride off road without any disturbance and very silent operation. I think you will feel good even if you want it ONLY for the city.

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    2006 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: The true 4-wheel drive system

    Cons: could use an extra inch or two of ground clearance

    Advice: Shop price. I found a huge price variance form one dealer to the next.

    I love the Liberty. On road, the ride is comfortable and the vehicle feels stable with decent acceleration. Off road, I was very impressed. My first trip off-road trip I wound up on the wrong trail with a lot of ruts, mud and washouts... it handled everything like you would expect from a Jeep. Like other reviews I have read, the ground clearance does require you to pay more attention to your trail, but all in all, an excellent vehicle.

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    2006 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: Handling and style

    Cons: Jeep should have installed the Goodyear Fortera tires as a option

    Advice: Look for a dealer that knows about Jeeps. and cares for it's customer. That what I did!

    Owned a 2005 Jeep Wrangler and traded for 2006 Liberty. The Liberty does everything the Liberty does but in comfort. With the ESP this vehicle has tremendous handling quality. The vehicle was delivered to me from Thompson Chrysler/Jeep in Edgewood, MD. My Liberty handles and drives like the day I took delivery. This past winter we had an ice storm and snow. I never needed to use the 4-wheel drive.

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    2006 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: Super gas mileage and sharp looks of the vehicle.

    Cons: There are bad things about Liberties?? Are you nuts?!?

    Advice: Don't waste time looking at the other sub-par SUVS, get a Jeep

    I bought a Jeep Liberty Sport in April, 2006 from our local dealership, Baxters. I have never liked the 'experience' of buying a new car, but I already had a 2002 Liberty, and I needed another one. I have had NO problems with my previous Liberty, or the new 06. I loved my salesman, J.P. Vaughan. He was honest and ready to help. I would recommend the Liberty, the Dealership, and the salesman to everyone in the Midwest. Its a JEEP THING!!

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    2006 Jeep Liberty - Renegade 4x4

    Pros: Comfortable drive and ride

    Cons: The ground clearance is misrepresented and inadequate.

    Advice: BEWARE!! Do not buy if you plan to take off-road!!

    This is a sporty little rig that maintains the Jeep look but not the Jeep off road reputation. The brochure for this auto states the running ground clearance at 9.5/9.4 inches. BEWARE!!! The actual running ground clearance is only 7 inches which makes this vehicle an off road disaster scrapping bottom on the smallest of stones. On a positive note, the Renegade is 'Trail Rated' and has good skid plates in place. You are going to need that if you take this one off-road!! The dealer has not been able to explain why the discrepancy in the brochure and has been uncooperative in a solution to the problem. If you want a “get around town” rig, the Jeep Liberty is worth the look, but do not buy it for any off road capabilities!