3rd Generation (2005—2010) Grand Cherokee Problems

Grand Cherokee owners with a 2005—2010 model year have the most problems with the engine (24%), interior (18%), and the electrical (17%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Electronic Throttle Control and Engine Check Lights On 16 complaints at an average of 89,171 miles in the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
  2. Engine Failure 7 complaints at an average of 81,188 miles in the 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
  3. Car Randomly Won\'t Start 12 complaints at an average of 66,004 miles in the 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

What Grand 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 2005 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 37 5 19 12.88
2009 28 3 18 9.07
2008 79 5 28 24.88
2007 67 7 34 23.47
2006 107 6 58 24.73
2005 123 5 82 30.5

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