2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Consumer Review: Overland Leather Dash Warped a

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee - Consumer Review

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Overland 4dr SUV (3.6L V6 FFV 4x4 5-speed Automatic)

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Overland Leather Dash Warped and Blistered
By jabaseball on


2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4dr SUV 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 5A)


I bought this car in January of 2012 and by November of that year notice some minor bubbles in leather dash.
By mid summer of 2013 it was very noticeable and by early spring of 2014 it was ridiculous.
Warps, bubbles, waves in the leather and the plastic inserts.
I drive a lot so I was beyond 36K miles by the time I complained though the car has only been in service 26 months or so and mileage has nothing to do with the dashboard disaster.
So far the dealer will only respond that it is out of warranty.

Other than the dashboard and some minor complaints about paint quality on the non-metallic body parts, the vehicle is excellent.

Update as of mid 2016

The dealer eventually fixed dash to my satisfaction.
However, constant trouble with headlights and taillights going out. Also, after an ignition recall the key code and starter code are a bit off and I am constantly having an issue with it...push button and it will try to start but doesn't catch then it does second time every time

Lifetime warranty is excellent

Best Features

  • Outward visibility
  • Active safety
  • Rain snow traction
  • Parking aids
  • Climate control
  • Purchase cost
  • Warranty

Worst Features

  • Headlights
  • Usb ports
  • Navigation

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