What's Wrong with the Jeep Wrangler?

Wrangler owners have made 1683 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the suspension (20%), followed by the electrical (19%) and the engine (16%).

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 Wrangler.

Comparing Wrangler Generations

You should avoid the 3rd generation (2007–2017) Wrangler because of its overall PainRank™ of 31.65. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Wrangler 2007–2017
1458 31.65
2nd Gen Wrangler 1996–2006
212 3.89
1st Gen Wrangler 1988–1995
13 0.41

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    The Worst Wrangler 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 2009 (95), 2015 (59), 2006 (55), 1997 (53), 2005 (40), 2016 (28), 2004 (19), 2017 (15), 2000 (13), 2002 (8), 2003 (8), 1999 (6), 1998 (6), 2001 (4), 1994 (3), 1992 (2), 1989 (2), 1990 (2), 1995 (1), 1991 (1), 1988 (1), 1993 (1), and 1996 (0).