A thoroughly capable and comfortable compact SUV if you like to bash boulders, but if you're like most people and spend 99 percent of your time on the pavement, the 2004 Jeep Liberty lags behind its more carlike competitors.
by siii on Nov 14, 2012 Vehicle: 2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)
I loved loved loved my Jeep Liberty.
I bought it at 108k and drove it for 2 years. I also drove it home, 500+ miles away at least once a month.
The pickup and acceleration is slower than other cars, and the gas mileage was usually 20 mpg (highway).
Weird noise in the rear breaks when he was running at ~30mph but it stopped over 40mph.
Always had it since I changed the breaks.
by stretchlp on Nov 23, 2011 Vehicle: 2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)
i bought my liberty used with 140k on it. put 34,000 miles on it in one year (90% highway miles). it always gave me a smooth ride. she was so fun to drive, and so reliable. i had to replace the transfer case, as well as the front differential, but considering i drove in one year what most people do in 3, it was well worth it. sadly, a week after getting it back from the repairs, i flipped her. she did a complete barrel roll, and kept me safe. didnt have a scratch on me, though i wish the same could be said for the jeep. in any event, she kept me safe and was a fun, reliable vehicle, who was capable off-road. i will miss mine dearly, and would HIGHLY recommend one!
by Lee on Aug 4, 2010 Vehicle: 2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)
Bought mine new - Limited interior with the Sport exterior. Other than the transmission bogging down between 40-60 mph, it's been a pleasure to own & drive. Love it, love it love it & border collies look killer in it.
All 2004 Jeep Libertys now feature a passenger-side grab handle and a power accessory delay feature, while Renegade models get additional rock rail protection and black accent body side moldings. New options include UConnect, Chrysler's hands-free in-vehicle communication system, a tire-pressure monitoring system and a cargo organizer. Safety is enhanced thanks to a system that unlocks doors, illuminates interior courtesy lights and shuts off the fuel pump after airbag deployment. A new trim -- the Jeep Liberty Columbia Edition -- has been introduced, offering 16-inch graphite-painted aluminum wheels; graphite-painted fascias and body moldings; body-colored fender flares; a sun roof; fog lamps; and Columbia badging.