1st Generation (2006—2010) Commander Problems

This generations ranks 8th out of 18 Jeep generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (32%), interior (23%), and the windows (9%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Door Handle Broken 35 complaints at an average of 79,367 miles in the 2006 Jeep Commander.
  2. Engine Stalls/shuts Down While Driving 22 complaints at an average of 96,790 miles in the 2007 Jeep Commander.
  3. Rust Under Windshield Trim 2 complaints at an average of 51,811 miles in the 2008 Jeep Commander.

What Commander 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 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 5 4 17 1.38
2009 3 3 19 0.73
2008 28 5 27 8.67
2007 40 6 35 5.51
2006 169 6 36 28.68

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