5th Generation (2014—2019) Cherokee Problems

Cherokee owners with a 2014—2019 model year have the most problems with the transmission (58%), engine (13%), and the interior (5%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Shifting Roughly 114 complaints at an average of 16,277 miles in the 2014 Jeep Cherokee.
  2. Engine Stalls/shuts Down While Driving 78 complaints at an average of 28,386 miles in the 2014 Jeep Cherokee.
  3. Not Shifting Properly 77 complaints at an average of 23,992 miles in the 2014 Jeep Cherokee.

What Cherokee Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Jeep model years.

Watch out for the 2015 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 11 4 0 6.01
2018 7 6 3 5.16
2017 36 3 18 12.31
2016 166 6 117 25.86
2015 609 9 197 87.55
2014 623 10 200 75.15

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