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Jeep Liberty with a nifty diesel
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By nursecrd
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2005 Jeep Liberty SUV Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


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Special ordered this Jeep. I have been quite pleased with this car in spite of some quirkiness. Love the 2.8 L turbo diesel. It is a bit noisy but the torque is phenomenal. This little guy is no slouch on the road. Great fuel economy, 30 - 31 MPG (calculated) when kept under 65 MPH. Fairly good reliability. Torque converter is weak link in the drive train and I am on #3. Engine requires a bit more care than the gas version but it is an easy engine to maintain. Some aftermarket engine parts available (filters) but all else you have get at the dealer and they are not cheap. Adequate long distance road car but very good off road and in heavy snow.


Best Features

Love the low end torque. Very good seating position, tight body structure. Economical turbo diesel engine.


Worst Features

Stronger torque converter, please. Longer drive train warranty would be nice too.


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Never again Chrysler
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By bobgv
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2005 Jeep Liberty SUV Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6M)


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I bought my Liberty with the diesel Crd thinking I would get better mileage. Although that did prove to be true the cost of diesel went up and so it didn't make sence to have a diesel. The cost to maintain the diesel is higher than a gas engine. I have had so many problems with the egr valve and the boost pressure sensor, and the egr air flow control valve. I have contacted chrysler and they say TOO BAD Its out of warranty. As soon as I fix the egr (yes again) I am trading in this piece of junk . I have purchased a number of new chrysler vehicles over the years but no longer will I buy anything were they do not test their products and sell juck to the public. Good by chrysler and goo ridence


Best Features

4 wheel drive


Worst Features

I have seen many things people have pointed out to chrysler over the years and all they do is add cup holders and never change anything that would make the cars better. Get rid of the people who make this junk and buy back the piece of junk you sold me


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I Like It.
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By me
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2005 Jeep Liberty SUV Sport 4WD 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6M)


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I put 1000 miles on my liberty the 1st week, i purchased it,the ride is great,seats need to be more comfortable though. performance is is ok,could be better,but than the mpg would suffer more. All in all my jeep was a good investment.


Best Features

exterior looks ride


Worst Features

seats, spare tire location.


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Planned Obsolescence or Malfunction??
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By gwent
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2005 Jeep Liberty SUV Sport Rwd 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl 6M)


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For 5 years I had no issues with my 2005 Jeep Liberty nor prior warning until it's transmission DIED in the middle of I205 @60 mph, fortunately, no one was hurt. Believe it or not, only 75k miles and the transmission died? 5k out of warranty and Daimler Chrysler rejected my plea for help due to lack of regular maintenance? I did my oil change, brakes, tires, but what does it have anything to do with transmission? I did my transmission, differential oil @32k and was planning for another service when it DIED on me. What else do I need to do? I understand that it is out of warranty but what about customer dedication, stand by your product, and good-will? no plan to purchase a 3rd Jeep NOT EVER


Best Features

I used to love everything about Jeep but NO MORE!


Worst Features

No suggestions since I don't want to deal with Jeep at all.


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Jeep Liberty CRD Diesel
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By Frank
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2005 Jeep Liberty SUV Limited 4WD 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A)


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I purchased this Liberty used with 65K on it. Drove it home 350 mi. Ran great for the first 3K miles and then trouble hit. I had an oil leak that turned into a need for a new turbo, then a new thermostat. Great truck but the dealer can't get parts very fast. No parts available from the warehouse, so parts must come from other dealer inventories, if they will give them up. If you can, stay away from the Liberty CRD.


Best Features

Super fun to drive, when it runs.


Worst Features

Build a vehicle that wont fall apart. Make parts available for the vehicles you sell.


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