2nd Gen (2008 – 2012) Jeep Liberty Problems

The 2nd generation of the Liberty has a cumulative PainRank™ of 25.32. 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 2008–2012 Liberty model years have sent in 359 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the electrical (26%) followed by the windows (13%) and the fuel system (11%).

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

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2012 90
2011 48
2010 74
2009 33
2008 114

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