2nd Gen (1999 – 2004) Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

The 2nd generation of the Grand Cherokee has a cumulative PainRank™ of 15.14. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? So far, so good. But there are some warning signs to watch for.

Owners of the 1999–2004 Grand Cherokee model years have sent in 459 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the windows (20%) followed by the engine (15%) and the interior (9%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Jeep model years.

Watch out for the 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2004 110
16.55
2003 45
8.98
2002 88
18.6
2001 86
18.58
2000 70
13.13
1999 60
15.0

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