2006 Jeep Liberty Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M)
I purchased this Jeep brand new 9/2006. In January of 2007 is was in the shop for a MAJOR motor problem that was a factory problem. I was without this jeep for a month and it has NEVER been the same. Nobody stands behind their vehicles anymore. I have an electrical problem in this vehicle and no one seems to know what it is. The fuel economy is horrible! The only good thing about it is its 4 wheel drive. This Jeep has been in the shop for so many things. You name it, its been in the shop for it.
It is a 4X4
Everything! I have never regretted a purchase before, until now. I should have never traded my Dodge Neon, at least that never had a problem.
I bought the my Jeep in 06/08 it has been nothing but great to me. It has 29K miles on it when I bought it and has not given us one problem. It drives great, handles great, looks great, and for an SUV gets great gas mileage. I run in to people who have Liberty's all the time at the lake and they love theirs as well! Does great for pulling the jet ski's and my husband loves it as well. We actually fight over who gets to drive it.
The look, the ESP feature, the room, the comfort, how it drives, and I could go on and on.
Very nice SUV for the size and price range. However, there have been several recalls and it is hard to schedule the time to get them all fixed. Also, had to replace all four tires and front and rear brakes and rotors at 32,000 which is ridiculous in my opinion. Keep looking unless you are ready to handle the maintenance and have a second car to tide you over during its down time. At this point, I find the car hard to trust.
2006 Jeep Liberty Limited 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A)
Started leasing this car almost 3 years ago, and couldn't be happier with it. Only problem I ever had was the back wiper stopped working twice when I first got the car. I also had to get new brake pads and rotors but that was according to STS so who knows if I actually needed that done. SO much fun to drive, lots of power, love the available 4WD for when it snows. Mileage, of course, could be better. The lease is almost up and my dad is pushing me to get a dodge...I cried all the way home tonight thinking of how much I will miss my Jeep if I go through with the dodge deal :( I would love to have this car forever and ever and ever if I could.
Optional 4WD (I feel very safe), love the power, SO comfortable, very very reliable I feel like it won't let me down. Great sound system considering it's standard. Love the amount of cargo room. Design is top-notch, love the trunk space, I like to just sit in the trunk with the door open.
Have the 2006 CRD model w/tow package. Pros: Small size, good acceleration and towing capability. Fuel mileage in town is acceptable. Cons: High maintenance vehicle. Numerous recalls and limited engine part availability causing more delays w/service. Have had to replace EGR valve ($230.00 dealer part) twice (once was under warranty). Local dealer (San Angelo, TX) and manufacturer support and service is substandard. Overall, could be a good "project" vehicle but be prepared to invest time and money to get it to its full potential. Highly advise researching the Jeep forums to learn of other "issues" before buying.
With the diesel engine, it could be a good durable long term vehicle if maintained. Has good towing capability for a small SUV.
More competently dealer trained service and parts personnel and part availability. No reasonably priced DIY service manual commonly available. Due to the extra weight of the diesel engine, need to upgrade to front suspension. OEM Goodyear Wrangler tires are "soft" and it needs a true truck tire.