5th Gen (2014 – 2017) Jeep Cherokee Problems

The 5th generation of the Cherokee has a cumulative PainRank™ of 48.69. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2014–2017 Cherokee model years have sent in 1384 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the transmission (60%) followed by the engine (13%) and the interior (5%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 34
2016 154
2015 594
2014 602

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