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Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability

You won't find Jeep Grand Cherokee reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Jeep Grand Cherokee truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Jeep Grand Cherokee reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Jeep Grand Cherokee was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Jeep Grand Cherokee has been recently.

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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 99 Grand Cherokees, 8.4 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 10100 miles

Refreshed. Might be starting to improve with resolution of earlier very common problems with new climate control and infotainment system, which is tied into many other electrical systems.
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70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee   15 Grand Cherokees, 9.9 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 16600 miles

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee 60 Grand Cherokees, 9.4 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 27900 miles43
50% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 54 Grand Cherokees, 9.3 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 42500 miles

Redesigned for this model year.
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70% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee   20 Grand Cherokees, 9.6 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 63700 miles

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2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 30 Grand Cherokees, 8.6 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 83900 miles102
90% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee   10 Grand Cherokees, 7.9 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 98000 miles

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee   23 Grand Cherokees, 9.0 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 107600 miles

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2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee 26 Grand Cherokees, 8.7 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 123500 miles80
40% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee   12 Grand Cherokees, 8.2 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 128200 miles

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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee   15 Grand Cherokees, 5.9 months of data per Grand Cherokee, average 153100 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Jeep Grand Cherokee

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I owned a Pontiac Bonneville previously and wanted a 4wheel drive /SUV type vehicle.
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
I have had no major problems with any of my Jeeps. This one has had a few electrical glitches but seem OK now.
Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV 290-horsepower 3.6L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
I bought this vehicle brand new straight from the dealers show room its been seven months now and done only 4500 miles but I had to take it twice to the dealer for coolant leakage and water pump issues.
2012 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Air suspension was problematic and took over a month at the dealer and 4 visits to finally get fixed. Also had problems with the radio and the memory settings getting wiped out. Occassional electric gremlins.
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
As I said this is our fourth Jeep and one must be prepared for poor reliability. Chrysler does not seem to be able to build a reliable vehicle. I don't know if it is poor quality control, poor parts supplier, poor training of assembly line workers
2011 4dr SUV 360-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Already in for major repair with only 500 miles on it
2008 4dr SUV turbocharged 215hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
too early to tell but reports are poor
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
The Grand Cherokee has had very bad electical problems. It seems that you can either get a really good one, or a really bad one.
2002 4dr SUV 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
Very poor reliability. Known failures of heater blower doors, window regulators, brake systems. Failures usually out of warranty. Same poor designs carried over from 2001 to 2004.
2000 4dr SUV 195-horsepower 4.0L I6 w/DoD
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Lots of problems with the front differential and axle on the Selec-Trac 4x4