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Jeep Liberty vs. Nissan Xterra Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending March 31, 2017. 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  
2005 - 2015 Nissan Xterra Reliability by Generation2005 - 2015 Nissan Xterra
33.4285714286% Best 96% 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 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
Jeeps are known for longevity. full 2005 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 w/low range
It has only needed 1 minor repair in 85,000 miles not including 2 recalls 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, 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
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
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
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
 

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 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
Jeeps are known for longevity. full 2005 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 w/low range
It has only needed 1 minor repair in 85,000 miles not including 2 recalls 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, 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
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
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
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