Used 2008 Jeep Liberty Pricing


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2008 Highlights

The 2008 Jeep Liberty has been fully redesigned. It remains true to its off-road heritage with two different four-wheel-drive systems to choose from, but much attention has been paid to improve on-road ride and handling characteristics via revised suspension and steering systems. Redesigned sheet metal projects an even more rugged Jeep persona, while inside there's more room, more creature comforts and an available new power Sky Slider open-air canvas roof. As with all new Chrysler products, this year's Liberty is also covered by a new limited lifetime powertrain warranty.


Pros

  • Respectable off-road capability, simple and functional cabin, high towing capacity.

Cons

  • Modest and thirsty V6 engine, poor headlight illumination, subpar interior materials, upgraded ride and handling still not as carlike as many rivals.

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Used 2008 Jeep Liberty for Sale

Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth114,541 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$8,795
Est.Loan: $180/mo
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8.2 mi away
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Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth90,010 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$9,488
Est.Loan: $194/mo
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Clean CARFAX. Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat 2008 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD 4-Speed Automatic VLP PowerTech 3.7L V6 CLEAN AUTO CHECK REPORT, LOCAL TRADE-IN, POWER SUNROOF/MOONROOF, 4WD. Recent Arrival! Farrish of Fairfax, Stop Clicking and come see us Today!!!

Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth86,195 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$12,998
Est.Loan: $266/mo
CarMax(1)
36.1 mi away
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Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Light Graystone Pearlcoat Pastel Pebble Beige cloth86,351 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$7,295
Est.Loan: $149/mo
A-1 Auto Sales(8)
38.6 mi away
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$201 Below Market
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NEW FRONT REAR BRAKES ROTORS. LEFT REAR CALIPER REPLACED! NEW RESONATOR MUFFLER!

Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Red Rock Crystal Pearlcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth92,815 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$8,800
Est.Loan: $180/mo
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$242 Below Market
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This Sheehy Value CERTIFIED and VERY WELL EQUIPPED 2008 Jeep Liberty SPORT V6 4WD with the POWERTECH 3.7L V6 and ALLOY WHEEL GROUP is nicely equipped with 16-in. Aluminum Wheels, 6 Speakers, Air Conditioning, AM/FM CD/MP3 Radio, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats, Delay-off headlights, Dual front impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Front anti-roll bar, Front Center Armrest, Front wheel independent suspension, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Panic alarm, Power door mirrors, Power windows, Quick Order Package 26B, Radio data system, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Split folding rear seat, Tachometer, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Variably intermittent wipers, NON SMOKER, Vehicle Detailed, Recent Oil Change. **All Sheehy Value Vehicles come Standard with a Warranty and We promise one of the easiest experiences you've ever had and great service after the sale as well. Please ask for our Pre-Owned Manager Mickey Ortiz, he and his team are here to help anytime anyone needs anything.** More Pictures Available at SheehyToyotaStafford.com.

Jeep Liberty 2008 Limited Edition 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A) Light Graystone Pearlcoat Pastel Pebble Beige cloth111,219 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertyLimited Edition
List:$8,999
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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39.3 mi away
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Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth146,064 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$6,677
Est.Loan: $137/mo
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Here it is! Jeep has outdone itself with this rugged 2008 Jeep Liberty Sport... This gas-saving SUV will get you where you need to go! 4 Wheel Drive!!!4X4!!!4WD... Safety equipment includes: ABS, Traction control, Curtain airbags, Passenger Airbag, Stability control - Stability control with anti-roll...Other features include: Power locks, Power windows, Air conditioning, 210 hp horsepower, 3.7 liter V6 SOHC engine...

Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Light Graystone Pearlcoat Pastel Pebble Beige cloth122,008 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$9,993
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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People everywhere will love the way this 2008 Jeep Liberty 4WD 4DR SPORT drives with features like a braking assist, hill start assist, stability control, traction control, anti-lock brakes, dual airbags, and airbag deactivation. It has a 3.7 liter 6 Cylinder engine. This one's on the market for $9,993. With a crash test rating of 4 out of 5 stars, everyone can feel secure. It has a stunning tan exterior and a pastel slate gray interior. Call today to schedule your test drive! Contact Information: Buchanan Automotive, 1035 E Main St, Waynesboro, PA, 17268, Phone: (717) 762-3141, E-mail: chevy@buchananisbetter.com. Our Guaranteed Credit approval is backed by a check for $100.00 if you don't ride home in your next vehicle or take your written approval with payments and terms home to review we will cut you a check! Many Certified Pre Owned, commission free

Jeep Liberty 2008 Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M) Stone White Clearcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth61,719 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertySport
List:$8,900
Est.Loan: $182/mo
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**WE FINANCE** 4-WHEEL DRIVE / GOOD MILES FOR THE YEAR / AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION / PREMIUM WHEELS ITH 4 GOOD TIRES/ EXTREMELY CLEAN/ A MUST SEE****FREE DELIVERY FOR UP TO 500 MILE RADIUS $0.40-$0.60per mile after 500-mile radius. Ask your salesperson for up to additional 6years or 100k miles extended warranty for under $2000 on qualified vehicles. � $199 for ceiling DVD or $799 for dual headrestDVD�s on qualified vehicles. We reserve the rights to end this listing or anyother listings at anytime should the vehicle no longer be available for saleand sales prices are subject to change without notice. Fees and Taxes: allvehicles sold are subject to $695.00 dealer processing fee. Buyer(s) are responsible for all state county city taxes and feesas well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will beregistered. SPECIAL INTERNET PRICING IS BASED ON ONE TIME PAYMENT OF CASHCERTIFIED FUNDS MONEY ORDER AND EFT's. TOTAL PRICES ON VEHICLES FINANCED MAYVARY. WE FINANCE PEOPLE WITH ALL TYPES OF CREDIT. EVERYONE IS APPROVED. AlphaMotorsports is not responsible for TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS MISPRINTS ONEQUIPMENT VOIDED MANUFACTURER WARRANTY due to previous accident(s). Customersmust confirm all the options with the manufacturer and the remaining warrantywith the manufacturer prior of purchasing the vehicle. We print Carfax historyon the same day that we buy the vehicle from different sources AlphaMotorsports is not responsible for any changes to Carfax history in the futurePlease print your own most updated Carfax history from www.carfax.com**

Jeep Liberty 2008 Limited Edition 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A) Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat Pastel Pebble Beige cloth113,149 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertyLimited Edition
List:$9,793
Est.Loan: $200/mo
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Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat 2008 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD 4-Speed Automatic VLP PowerTech 3.7L V6 Liberty Limited, 4D Sport Utility, PowerTech 3.7L V6, 4-Speed Automatic VLP, 4WD, Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat, Beige Leather, 18 x 7.0 Aluminum Chrome Clad Wheels, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 9 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning w/Auto Temperature Control, Air Filtering, AM/FM CD/MP3 w/SIRIUS Satellite, AM/FM radio: SIRIUS, Auto-dimming Rear-View mirror, Automatic Headlamps, Bodyside moldings, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, CD player, Chrome Accents Group, Compass, Delay-off headlights, Dual front impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front fog lights, Front wheel independent suspension, Garage door transmitter, Hard Disc Drive, Heated door mirrors, Heated Front Seats, Illuminated entry, Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats, Low tire pressure warning, Manual Driver Lumbar Adjust, Memory Package, Mopar Bright Door Sills, Mopar Chrome Fuel Filler Door, Mopar Chrome Tubular Side Steps, MP3 decoder, MYGIG Multimedia System w/Navigation, Navigation System w/GPS, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Panic alarm, ParkSense Rear Park Assist System, Power 6-Way Driver 2-Way Passenger Seats, Power door mirrors, Power driver seat, Power steering, Power windows, Premium Group, Premium Group II, Quick Order Package 28F, Radio data system, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear-View Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Microphone, Remote keyless entry, Remote Start System, Roof rack: rails only, Selec-Trac II Active Full Time 4WD, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, SIRIUS Satellite Traffic, Sky Slider Full Open Roof, Speed control, Split folding rear seat, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Tilt steering wheel, Touch Screen Display Monitor, Traction control, Trip computer, UConnect Hands-Free Communication, Variably intermittent wipers. Recent Arrival!

Jeep Liberty 2008 Limited Edition 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A) Inferno Red Crystal Pearlcoat Pastel Slate Gray cloth103,049 miles
Used 2008Jeep LibertyLimited Edition
List:$7,999
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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Features & Specs

Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M)Sport 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6M)Limited Edition 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A)
MPG181917
Seating555
Transmission6-speed manual6-speed manual4-speed automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower210 hp @ 5200 rpm210 hp @ 5200 rpm210 hp @ 5200 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover3/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    M
    Marginal
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    P
    Poor
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    M
    Marginal

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2008 Jeep Liberty

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Consumer Rating


Am I the only one?? 2008 Liberty Sport 4x4
I bought my 2008 Jeep Liberty Sport brand new. As my first big purchase as an adult all on my own, I could not have been more excited about this vehicle. However, in the 4 years I have owned it, I have realized that this was the worst mistake of my life. At first, it was the four wheel drive that took a crap, and having never had a chance to use the four wheel drive yet, i was surprised. Then came the Sky Slider leak, and the interior light leak, followed by all four tires dry rotting out causing me to blow a tire while driving. Yet the tires still had at minimum 40% tread left. Then heater core died followed by the blower motor, then we had to replace a computer chip that was causing my
Sky Slider Wind Noise FIXED
Ladies & Gentleman: Alas, I finally had the Sky Slider Wind Noise FIXED on my 2008 Jeep Liberty Limited! I was paranoid about a mechanic touching my roof and making it worse. Since the date I purchased the vehicle in August 2008, I had extreme wind noise and the roof would "puff up" 1/2" -1" in the interior after I reached 65 mph. The noise was completely unbearable when I drove into a 10-15 mph headwind, it was impossible to carry on a conversation, and very difficult to hear the radio. Today, I took my Jeep to Ancira Jeep on I-10 West. Jaye Patton was extremely helpful at the front desk, and the service tech did a marvelous job! I took my Jeep up to 85 mph on the Interstate
Jeep Jeep!
PROS: The '08 redesign was MUCH needed. VERY comfortable and fun to drive. Feels solid like a tank on the highway. Suspension is remarkable. TONS of storage room, compartments for all your shtuff, the radio sounds like a dream, feels powerful and strong yet safe like an American vehicle should! CONS: Gas mileage isn't very good, but it has a very big gas tank so you don't need to refill as often. Also not very good at making quick sharp turns, feels like it's gonna flip.
More About This Model

You might think that the 2008 Jeep Liberty midsize SUV is just a Dodge Nitro wearing a Jeep Commander mask.

We wouldn't disagree exactly. We might note that the Jeep is offered with a low-range four-wheel-drive transfer case and the Nitro isn't. The Jeep is available with a very large hole in its roof with a retractable fabric cover, and this homage to the Renault Le Car is not available for any price on the Dodge. And the new Liberty is offered only with the 210-horsepower 3.7-liter V6, while the Nitro is offered with the same motor or a more powerful V6.

Some people grab life by the horns, you see. And others, well, they just like to have fun out there.

Man Up!
It might sound as if we're knocking the 2008 Jeep Liberty for getting the ol' Nitro injection. We're not, really. The original Liberty with its vulnerable-looking big peepers needed to butch up a bit. Jeep says that 60 percent of the buyers of the first-generation Liberty were women. Now Jeep says it expects buyers will be split evenly between men and women and that hermaphrodites won't account for a measurable segment of buyers.

You'll have noticed that the Liberty is now a simpler box than it once was. All the bulbous or rounded features have been shaved and then all the edges have been chamfered off. This is to impart a look of honest capability or legendary Jeep cues or some such thing. The Liberty is now a more handsome, if less distinctive, thing than the outgoing model. And it is anything but cute.

You won't see unpainted gray-plastic fenders and bumper covers on the '08 model, not even on the entry-level Sport version. With two new cheap little brothers — the Compass and the Patriot — the Liberty gets a slight bump up the marketing scale to a more prestigious neighborhood.

No More Funny Business
Of more pressing concern to Jeep than aesthetics, however, has been an improvement in the Liberty's stability on the road. After a report came in from an enthusiast magazine about a rollover of the former model during testing, Jeep made some modifications to the Liberty's suspension. The improvement garnered the Liberty an additional star in the government's rollover rating (from a miserable two stars for 2WD models to a decent three stars).

We anticipate the '08 Liberty will do at least as well now that Jeep has widened the new SUV's track by an inch up front and slightly more than an inch in back. At the same time, the new Liberty is about an inch shorter in height than last year's version. Further, the new Jeep has an electronic stability control system with roll mitigation, something not available for any price on the old Liberty.

Compared to the outgoing Liberty, the '08 model has a wheelbase that's nearly 2 inches longer. (When was the last time a new version of an existing model got smaller, maybe like the 1970s?) All of that extra length has been given over to the rear-seat passengers, who badly needed it. The legroom is still tight — an average-height man sitting behind us had to splay his legs to either side of our seatback — but being forced to sit in the back of a Liberty no longer violates the Geneva Conventions. And while the load height of the cargo floor is a distressing 3 inches higher than the old version, the length of the cargo area has been extended by 3 inches.

The interior has also sobered up. In place of the collection of design-y circles that made the old interior look something like a toy is a theme of straight lines and flat surfaces. It is similar to — surprise — the Dodge Nitro. And in response to what Jeep claims has been a chorus of complaints from owners, the power window switches have been moved to the door panels from the center console.

Train
There's a reason that we have waited until now to mention the Liberty's new powertrain. This is because it is essentially identical to the old Liberty's powertrain. Same 3.7-liter V6 making the same 210 hp and 235 pound-feet of torque. It's connected to the same six-speed manual or four-speed automatic, and even the gear ratios are the same.

Nevertheless, Jeep has managed to increase the V6's compression ratio without forcing the use of premium fuel, and the result is a slight improvement in fuel economy. The EPA numbers look essentially the same — 16 mpg city/22 highway. But given the tougher testing procedures the EPA uses for 2008 ratings, this represents a slight real-world improvement, as well as something the Liberty needs to stay competitive in its class of carlike crossovers.

The V6 engine is torquey enough to live up to its Jeep heritage, we suppose, but the progress of the Liberty (4,030 pounds in 2WD, 4,222 pounds in 4WD) is best described as deliberate. The automatic's shifts are a bit clunky. Simply put, there are far better powertrains out there.

Rocks and Rolls
The Liberty comes in either Sport or Limited guise, and the base models are rear-wheel drive. There are two four-wheel-drive systems offered: the Selec-Trac II full-time automatic system and the Command-Trac part-time arrangement. Either system is available on either trim level. Unless you're pinching every penny, we say get the full-time system since it will give you the best arrangement in inclement weather and still offers a low range should you want to put a few scratches in your new truck by driving around where there are no roads.

We have to let you know that the Liberty isn't quite as agile when it's off-road, although maybe not by much. The longer wheelbase plays a role here, but more importantly, the Liberty abandons its Jeep heritage by relocating the spare tire from its traditional mounting on the hatch (easily accessible for tire swaps on the trail) to a new home under the rear portion of the platform (making the cargo area easily accessible), thereby compromising its departure angle over obstacles.

The 2008 Jeep Liberty is still capable when the road ends and it certainly outdoes the competition in this respect. We're actually more impressed that its on-road handling has improved. A new five-link rear axle and new wishbone-type independent front suspension certainly do improve both ride and handling. The 2008 Liberty doesn't feel as tippy or truculent as the old model. Despite these improvements, the new small Jeep is still a truck at heart, and it's well behind its car-based competitors when it comes to ride quality, body control, steering action and general responsiveness.

Oh, Those Guys
Some will choose to see the 2008 Liberty's personality as evidence of being faithful to Jeep's off-road heritage. But with a raft of largely car-based competitors — and seemingly more arriving every day from all corners of the world — the Liberty has its work cut out for it. Heck, with its similarities to the Nitro and with a number of crossovers and wagons from the Chrysler brands, the Liberty will have enough competition just from its own corporate stablemates.

At least this Jeep is very competitive on the cost side. A 4x2 Liberty Sport starts at $20,990, while the part-time four-wheel-drive Command-Trac version will add $1,610 to the bottom line. The better-equipped Limited starts at $25,175 for a 4x2, and the Limited with Command-Trac four-wheel drive is $26,785. No price has yet been announced for the full-time four-wheel-drive system. But the power-retractable canvas roof is $1,200.

With the 2008 Jeep Liberty, most of the glaring failings of the outgoing model have been addressed, but we're not sure that the combination of these improvements and aggressive pricing is enough in this market anymore.

Edmunds attended a manufacturer-sponsored event, to which selected members of the press were invited, to facilitate this report.

Used 2008 Jeep Liberty Overview

The Used 2008 Jeep Liberty is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include Sport 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 6M), Sport 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 6M), Limited Edition 4dr SUV 4WD (3.7L 6cyl 4A), and Limited Edition 4dr SUV (3.7L 6cyl 4A). Pre-owned Jeep Liberty models are available with a 3.7 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 210 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2008 Jeep Liberty comes with four wheel drive, rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed manual, 4-speed automatic.

What's a good price on a Used 2008 Jeep Liberty?

Save up to $269 on one of 13 Used 2008 Jeep Liberty for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $5,999 as of 05/23/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2008 Jeep Liberty trim styles:

  • The Used 2008 Jeep Liberty Sport is priced between $5,999 and $12,998 with odometer readings between 61719 and 193000 miles.
  • The Used 2008 Jeep Liberty Limited Edition is priced between $7,999 and $9,793 with odometer readings between 103049 and 113149 miles.

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