Jeep - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Jeep models

The following chart shows the Jeep models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Jeep has sold far more Grand Cherokee model cars than the Wagoneer model.

Table 1. Compare Jeep models

Jeep Model Number of Problems
  Grand Cherokee
26,452
  Wrangler
14,021
  Liberty
10,512
  Cherokee
8,203
  Commander
4,445
  Patriot
3,306
  Compass
2,157
  Renegade
1,032
  Laredo
655
  Scrambler
14
  Wagoneer
14

Number of problems reported for all models of Jeep built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Jeep cars have reported a total of 70,811 problems across all Jeep models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Jeep models, is 2939.2. Cars from Jeep's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (6,674 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Jeep
1,875
  1997 Jeep
2,531
  1998 Jeep
2,322
  1999 Jeep
3,157
  2000 Jeep
2,728
  2001 Jeep
1,747
  2002 Jeep
4,185
  2003 Jeep
2,670
  2004 Jeep
3,055
  2005 Jeep
4,541
  2006 Jeep
6,458
  2007 Jeep
6,674
  2008 Jeep
5,253
  2009 Jeep
1,496
  2010 Jeep
1,427
  2011 Jeep
2,939
  2012 Jeep
3,513
  2013 Jeep
1,621
  2014 Jeep
5,300
  2015 Jeep
2,949
  2016 Jeep
1,427
  2017 Jeep
839
  2018 Jeep
1,483
  2019 Jeep
350

Common problems of Jeep Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Jeep cars. The number one most common problem of Jeep cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 10,128 problems reported. The second most common Jeep car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8,335 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Jeep vehicles



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