3rd Gen (2007 – 2017) Jeep Wrangler Problems

The 3rd generation of the Wrangler has a cumulative PainRank™ of 31.65. 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 2007–2017 Wrangler model years have sent in 1458 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (21%) followed by the suspension (19%) and the engine (16%).

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 2012 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 15
8.52
2016 28
17.26
2015 59
30.78
2014 129
51.81
2013 126
23.19
2012 176
55.51
2011 125
39.89
2010 114
26.84
2009 95
19.37
2008 370
40.76
2007 221
34.18

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