2004 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)
First time owner of a Jeep, test drove the Wrangler but the ride is too much for daily driving. The Liberty gave me a great alternative. I have a Honda CR-V w/ AWD but I missed the control of a manual true 4WD. Bought the car used as a second family car but loved it so much it became my primary form of transportation. I love this SUV, my wife drives the Honda now.
Again love the manual 4WD and the general overall look of the SUV. 3.7L has great power and pick up and enough comfort for me to go and come back from work daily. Would definitely buy another when ready.
Gas is a killer with this vehicle - needs to be improved on (very thirsty for a vehicle this size). Reminds me of my former Ford 250 Pickup w/460 big block engine. Engine/exhaust noise is a little pronounced but more than OK for me. Other than these 2 facts I love the SUV.