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Jeep Liberty vs. Nissan Murano Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending September 30, 2016. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model Percent of Average  
2015 - 2016 Nissan Murano
72.8571428571% Best 165% Worst
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2009 - 2014 Nissan Murano
25.4285714286% Best 82% Worst
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2003 - 2007 Nissan Murano
43.1428571429% Best 113% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Jeep Liberty

Jeep Liberty Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic RWD
Over 31,000 miles, and everything works, no squeeks, no broken parts, very reliable. full 2007 Jeep Liberty review
2006 4dr SUV turbocharged 160hp 2.8L I4 Diesel
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
With the hot tune i have over 100 more TQ from stock and over 40HP and boy can you feel that TQ! Great for towing my small RV and it runs up the hills now! 100 more TQ make it feel like a whole new vehicle and 18mpg towing a 5k trailer! Beat that! full 2006 Jeep Liberty review
2005 4dr SUV turbocharged 160hp 2.8L I4 Diesel
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
I have only had two things go bad under warranty. the ball joints were recalled and the EGR valve had to be replaced. full 2005 Jeep Liberty review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Its Ruggedness full 2005 Jeep Liberty review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
It has only needed 1 minor repair in 85,000 miles not including 2 recalls full 2005 Jeep Liberty review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Jeeps are known for longevity. full 2005 Jeep Liberty review
2004 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
I have not had a single problem to this date. full 2004 Jeep Liberty review
2002 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
after 7 years and 158,000 miles the Liberty has proven to be dependable and trustworthy. full 2002 Jeep Liberty review
Jeep Liberty Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
No significant problems yet, but just waiting to see what happens due to past brand experiences. full 2005 Jeep Liberty review
2005 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
It has suffered several serious problems despite being just five years old and mostly driven on-road. Cracked radiator, broken driveshaft, now leaking power steering hoses. I have owned 10-year-old cars that never had so many problems. full 2005 Jeep Liberty review
2003 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
The front ball joints had to be replaced. Air conditioning went out. Front brakes have a short life. full 2003 Jeep Liberty review
2003 4dr SUV 210-horsepower 3.7L V6
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Catalytic converter failed after just 35k miles. Had a couple of transmission issues, although they were covered by the 7 years powertrain warranty. full 2003 Jeep Liberty review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
This Murano LE AWD has never failed me in 6 months of operation in variable extreme frigid conditions. I have only had to change the oil, put air in the tires, and gas it up. I wonder what another winter or two of another 20,000 miles will do long term! full 2010 Nissan Murano review
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
first nisson,but son has altima and no problems yet.( 3 yrs old) full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT FWD
Rock solid reliable so far. full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
Got it in March of 2008 and we LOVE it!! Everything is perfect!It drives easily,accelerates well, passes well,parks well and as I said makes a U-turn very well on a street.We would buy another one! :) full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
Great name and well built. full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
My previous 2 SUVs were Jeeps. They had terrible reliability. Always in the shop. Nissan has a great rep. full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
Nissan has won me over. My personal experience shows them just as reliable as Honda or Toyota and ive owned four of those. full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2007 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT FWD
It seems to be well made, with no needed repairs so far. full 2007 Nissan Murano review
2006 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
Very reliable. Did not take to the dealer even once for anything! full 2006 Nissan Murano review
2006 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
In three years I have had no issues with this vehicle. full 2006 Nissan Murano review
Nissan Murano Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 265-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT FWD
Nissan has less-than-stellar reliability ratings from Consumer Reports. full 2009 Nissan Murano review
2007 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT FWD
See CVT: how much is *that* going to be to fix? full 2007 Nissan Murano review
2007 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT FWD
Some concern over reliability of CVT from reading online horror stories of prior year models. So far no issues and Nissan has extended the CVT warranty. Minor issue is the sometimes squeal of brakes on backing. full 2007 Nissan Murano review
2006 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
Seems to be a lot of issues amongs Murano owners with the CVT, if out of warranty, will cost over $7000 for replacement. Issues with driver seat frame breaking as well. full 2006 Nissan Murano review
2005 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6
CVT AWD
Having issued with the CVT. I am very concerned with the reliability of the NEW style trans. This is the main reason why I have became a member, to find out more info on this. full 2005 Nissan Murano review