1st Gen (2001 – 2007) Jeep Liberty Problems

The 1st generation of the Liberty has a cumulative PainRank™ of 21.92. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2001–2007 Liberty model years have sent in 1769 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the windows (64%) followed by the engine (9%) and the fuel system (5%).

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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2007 338
20.81
2006 669
38.57
2005 188
21.92
2004 205
18.45
2003 159
18.05
2002 209
34.49
2001 1
1.15

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