3rd Generation (2007—2017) Wrangler Problems

This generations ranks 16th out of 18 Jeep generations in reliability and should be avoided if possible. Owners have the most complaints about the electrical (21%), suspension (19%), and the engine (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Tipm Failure 49 complaints at an average of 47,926 miles in the 2012 Jeep Wrangler.
  2. Death Wobble 297 complaints at an average of 63,185 miles in the 2007 Jeep Wrangler.
  3. Blown Engine 9 complaints at an average of 61,470 miles in the 2011 Jeep Wrangler.

What Wrangler 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 2014 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Watch out for these common problems

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