2010 Jeep Commander

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Key specs

Base trim shown


Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

188.5” x 72.1”


Rear-wheel drive



The good:

  • Off-road capabilities
  • Lots of headroom
  • High seating positions
  • Towing capacity
  • Family-friendly options

The bad:

  • Cargo space
  • Rear visibility
  • Gas mileage
  • Some low-rent controls
  • Truck-like brakes
  • Second- and third-row legroom

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Seating for up to seven
  • 4.7-liter V-8 dropped
  • Overland trim dropped
  • Three 4WD systems
  • Available backseat skylights

2010 Jeep Commander review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
The Jeep Commander is the first Jeep to have three rows of seats; it seats up to seven people. Sport and Limited trim levels are available, as are three four-wheel-drive systems. The Commander’s competitors include the Toyota 4Runner, Nissan Pathfinder and Ford Explorer.

New for 2010
For 2010, the Commander dropped its 4.7-liter V-8 engine and the Overland trim.

The Commander features an upright windshield and rear window. Its angular sheet metal and vertical side glass give it a classic Jeep profile and a rugged, upright, military look.

  • Standard body-colored door handles and front/rear bumpers
  • Standard power, heated mirrors
  • Standard remote keyless entry
  • 17- or 18-inch wheels
  • Optional xenon headlamps
  • Optional dual-panel sunroof

The SUV holds up to seven occupants on two or three rows of seats. Each row is slightly higher than the one ahead of it, enhancing forward visibility for rear occupants. The second- and third-row seats fold forward to create a flat load floor. A stepped roof provides headroom for rear occupants.

  • Cloth, leather or perforated leather upholstery
  • Wood-grain and leather-wrapped center console
  • Standard air conditioning
  • Optional dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Standard power locks and windows
  • Standard steering-wheel-mounted cruise control
  • Standard eight-way power driver seat and optional four-way power passenger seat
  • Optional second-row overhead TV monitor and satellite television
  • Optional navigation system

Under the Hood
Three full-time four-wheel-drive systems and two transfer cases are available. In ascending order of ruggedness, Jeep calls its four-wheel-drive systems Quadra-Trac I, Quadra-Trac II and Quadra-Drive II.

Hill descent control, which is designed to keep the SUV’s speed to a crawl when traversing difficult terrain, is optional. Hill start assist is also optional; it keeps the Commander from rolling backward on an incline. The 5.7-liter engine has a multi-displacement system that alternates between four-cylinder and V-8 mode for higher fuel efficiency.

  • 210-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6 with 235 pounds-feet of torque
  • 357-hp, 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 with 389 pounds-feet of torque
  • Five-speed automatic transmission
  • Rear- and four-wheel-drive systems available

Safety features include:

  • Available rear backup camera
  • Standard side curtain airbags for all rows
  • Standard antilock brakes
  • Standard electronic stability system and traction control
  • Standard Smart Key that immobilizes the engine in a theft attempt
  • Standard rear park assist
  • Available rain-sensing wipers and automatic headlamps

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.8
  • Interior 4.5
  • Performance 4.4
  • Value 4.3
  • Exterior 4.6
  • Reliability 4.4
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Most recent consumer reviews


Best Car I've Ever Owned

I have a 2006 Red Jeep Commander, V8 4wd, and wouldn't trade it for anything. I have had no problems whatsoever and the only costs incurred were for the usual mantenance of a car: tires, battery, fluids and oil changed faithfully at recommended mileage, etc. It has 3 rows of seats and although I don't use the extra row since the kids are gone, it's there if I need it. In a nutshell, whatever maintence is required, I do it. I have a great mechanic and he has babied my Jeep. My Jeep is fun to drive, its red and purrs like a kitten! What more can you ask for.


So unreliable

This car is not reliable at all. I wish I never bought it. I payed it off and then payed for a new engine which costed over a grand. Please save your money and don’t buy this car!


" Commander Cody "

I sh..t. You. Not..this suv is like brand new. Not a spec of rust or surface rust. Not a tear or fade inside. It's amazing. That means Cody was well taken care of.

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Based on the 2010 Jeep Commander base trim.
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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Jeep
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/100,000 miles
60 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
36 months/36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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