What's Wrong with the Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Grand Cherokee owners have made 2719 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the electrical (18%), followed by the engine (18%) and the interior (15%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Grand Cherokee.

Comparing Grand Cherokee Generations

You should avoid the 4th generation (2011–2017) Grand Cherokee because of its overall PainRank™ of 61.39. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
4th Gen Grand Cherokee 2011–2017
1668 61.39
3rd Gen Grand Cherokee 2005–2010
435 20.55
2nd Gen Grand Cherokee 1999–2004
459 15.14
1st Gen Grand Cherokee 1993–1998
156 5.38

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    The Worst Grand Cherokee Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2002 (88), 2001 (86), 2008 (79), 2013 (75), 2000 (70), 2007 (65), 1999 (60), 2003 (45), 1998 (43), 2016 (42), 2010 (37), 1997 (36), 2017 (30), 2009 (28), 1996 (26), 1995 (21), 1994 (17), and 1993 (13).