2nd Generation (2008—2012) Liberty Problems

Liberty owners with a 2008—2012 model year have the most problems with the electrical (27%), windows (13%), and the fuel system (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Gas Overflows When Refueling 20 complaints at an average of 71,177 miles in the 2008 Jeep Liberty.
  2. Fuel Spills Out When Filling Up 11 complaints at an average of 58,545 miles in the 2010 Jeep Liberty.
  3. Sky Slider Is Defective 16 complaints at an average of 62,379 miles in the 2008 Jeep Liberty.

What Liberty 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 2010 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2012 93 2 44 32.57
2011 49 3 33 20.01
2010 76 2 26 33.51
2009 33 1 22 11.96
2008 115 5 23 31.95

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