2005 Jeep Liberty

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33 reviews
Available Price Range $3,434-$10,006 Trims6 Combined MPG 19-23 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Jeep Liberty

Our Take

In 2002, the Jeep division of DaimlerChrysler replaced the old Cherokee with a slightly larger sport utility vehicle called the Liberty. Built at a new plant in Toledo, Ohio, the Liberty was touted... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Four-speed automatic behavior
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Four-cylinder performance

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2005
  • Newly available diesel engine
  • 2WD or 4WD
  • Moderate dimensions
  • Low-range 4WD gearing
  • Classic-look Renegade model


Consumer Reviews

3.6 out of 5

Based on 33 reviews

Great teenager vehicle

by Happy Parent from Tallahassee, FL on March 10, 2010

We bought a used 2005 Jeep Liberty for our 16 year old and I have to say it has been an excellent vehicle! We have had no mechanical problems at all with it. It doesn't have alot of bells and whistles... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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