4th Gen (2011 – 2017) Jeep Grand Cherokee Problems

The 4th generation of the Grand Cherokee has a cumulative PainRank™ of 61.39. That can be compared against other Jeep generations. Shopping for a Jeep? You should probably steer clear of this generation.

Owners of the 2011–2017 Grand Cherokee model years have sent in 1668 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (23%) followed by the engine (16%) and the interior (16%).

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 2011 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2017 30
2016 42
2015 168
2014 398
2013 75
2012 258
2011 697

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