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2005 Jeep Liberty Ratings

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Jeep Liberty 2005
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    12/1/2005 8:14:31 PM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x2

    Pros: it's looks

    Cons: it has a bad electrical system and moter is too small for this size of truck

    Advice: beware of electrical break downs and manufactor will not help in replacing it even if it is a danger

    I have a 2004 jeep liberty and have had nothing but electrical break downs that have almost gotten me in two major accidents on the freeway think twice before buying for it seems to do well in the city but not on long distance drives it has safty issues..

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    5/6/2005 4:37:27 AM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: Peppy 3.7 V-6

    Cons: Only way to open rear door is with the keyless entry. Needs a dash button !!

    Advice: Look closely at ALL the options available

    Very solid feel. Seats could be better, but are acceptable. Quick steering, nice touch. Doesn't feel like a small car. Lots of options. Fell in love with the color (metalic Khaki). Very nice vehicle

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    4/19/2005 1:47:45 PM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x2

    Pros: value for the dollar

    Cons: gas economy

    Advice: Take advantage of the $2,000 rebate and 0% interest.

    This is my 4th jeep vehicle. Handles the road much better than my perious 2002 Grand Cherokee. I researched all small SUV's on the market, best value for the money. Very pleased with my 2 month old Liberty Sport.

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    3/28/2005 12:53:37 AM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: The 2.8 diesel engine

    Cons: The factory tires.

    Advice: Look at the diesel. It isn't like the old ones.

    Test drove the new 2.8 diesel and bought it an hour later. I think they hit the nail on the head this time. Love the Liberty.

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    3/19/2005 5:48:21 PM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Limited Edition 4x2

    Pros: The build quality of the vehicle.

    Cons: Back seat leg room could be a little more.

    Advice: Don't waste your time looking at other models if you really want a tough off road vehicle with good road manners.

    OK, I have been in the automotive industry for 20 years and have owned over 100 new cars. So when I moved up north and needed something with better off road and rough weather driving I wanted to shop around for a while to make sure I found the best car for the money. The Jeep Liberty beats them all hands down, that is of course if you truly want a 'REAL' sport utility with some of the luxuries you would miss in most. Definitely consider a loaded Limited edition as the power leather seats are a must have for comfort. Great all around ride both on and off road and wonderful quality in fit and finish. No doubt Mercedes has had a strong influence on this production model.

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    3/15/2005 7:03:30 PM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Limited Edition 4x4

    Pros: Selec-Trac 4X4, & Heated seats.

    Cons: Limited footroom for front seats. Lack of storage for owners manuel, hard seats.

    Advice: The Jeep Liberty is a rugged, rides very solid, and is one tough go anywhere JEEP.

    The Jeep Liberty Limited has the Crome grill and a retro-look of Jeep origins. The Leather seats are a little more softer than the cloth, but both are not car like to sit in. Fit & finish & material quality are done well. Instruments and gauges are easy to see & read. Radio & heater/aircond controls are easy to reach. Cup holders are in good locations. Back seats are man-sized with good footroom. 3.7 V-6 has good power, 4 speed auto-trans is well matched. Road noise is good. Gas MPG is 18-20 after 3,000 mile brake in. Ride is firm & solid but smooth, but a bit jittery. This is a good alternative for those who want to go where a Jeep Wrangler can, but don't want a Grand Cherokee.

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    12/1/2004 6:11:38 PM

    2005 Jeep Liberty - Sport 4x4

    Pros: I like the look and the comfort of the entire vehicle

    Cons: I would like a buttom to open the rear flip gate inside the vehicle

    Advice: Check out the diesel version that is supposed to get 25% more MPG

    I'm a big guy and yet it is comfortable to drive. Handles well and very easy to get into and out of tight parking spots. When you consider the price it really is a great vehicle to own.