3rd Gen (2005 – 2010) Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

The 3rd generation of the Grand Cherokee has a cumulative PainRank™ of 20.55. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2005–2010 Grand Cherokee model years have sent in 435 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (24%) followed by the interior (18%) and the electrical (17%).

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

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2010 37
2009 28
2008 79
2007 65
2006 104
2005 122

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