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I love my Liberty-just not the color
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By amy foxx
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4dr 4WD SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

My Liberty is white and I wished I
could have a red one. Other than that
I do not have much to complain about,
except the mileage is horrifying. It
gets terrible gas mileage.


Best Features

I like the outside look of my Liberty. It is fun to drive on long trips and around town.


Worst Features

The gas mileage needs improvement, the location of the seat warmer and the rear seats need to fold down.


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Love It!!!!!!
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By JoJo'sJeep
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4dr 2WD SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I love my little Liberty! I have had it for 2 and
1/2 years and it has only been in the shop
for routine oil changes and the recall for ball
joint. No problems with heating, cooling or
anything. I totally enjoy this vehicle. It could
have a little more trunk space but then it
wouldn't be the sporty little SUV that it is. I
do have to say that I really dislike Daimler
Chrysler for the customer no-service. The
ball joint recall letter never arrived and the
telephone folks are abysmal. Probably
would think long and hard before I buy
another one of their products. But I do love
my Liberty and hopefully will continue too.


Best Features

Heated seats, round dashboard/interior designs, cool brushed metal look, radio controls on steering wheel


Worst Features

gas mileage could be better but its not terrible. Especially now that gas is $2 a gallon and more.


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Breaking terrible but otherwise nice
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By Maren
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4dr 2WD SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

I have had no problems with this little
SUV except with the breaks. I had to
get my rotors smoothed the first year
and I have slid/had brakes lock at
least 3 TIMES in wet weather. Never
had an accident in my life but the lack
of ABS and the weight of this car make
it dangerous. I have hit both the left
and right front tires on curbs causing
hundreds of dollars of repairs and once
slid right into an intersection. The
skid has been recreated by others
driving my Liberty. Repeated trips to
the dealership and they say nothing is
wrong (grinding the rotors first year
is normal?)


Best Features

Interior is classy, nice. Great pick- up with the V-6 when trying to pass.


Worst Features

Something is definately wrong with the braking package and or tires. Stopping is NOT good.


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Fun Fun
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By jpichicago
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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4dr 4WD SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


Review

We bought the car a few days before an
800 mile trip and didn't have a chance
to break in the car before leaving. It
performed like a champ. I arrived
feeling rested and without body
aches! Aside from routine maintenance
and a recall to tighten up the
suspension system (Jeep was very
accomodating while dealing with the
recall issue), the car has been great.
We'd buy another!


Best Features

Visibility is great. The 4WD is simple to use and very effective. Interior styling and rear leg room.


Worst Features

Relocate the seat warmer buttons so they are easily visible while seated. Improve in-town gas mileage. Provide anti-lock break option (Might be available today). Sun visors that extend to provide protection from sun coming in the front-side windows.


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A Great SUV
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By cozz
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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 4dr 4WD SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


Review

This is our first SUV and has proven
to be a fun and reliable vehicle. As
far as gas mileage, I can't understand
all the negative comments, no SUV will
not do any better than the Liberty, in
fact usually less. We are running
Mobil 1 synthetic oil and get 21 1/2
miles per gallon on the road, not bad.


Best Features

Quality construction with attention to detail. Durable seat covers. Good ride for an SUV.


Worst Features

Rear seats would be nice if they folded down flat. Window controls on the doors.


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