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
26,320
  Wrangler
13,877
  Liberty
10,476
  Cherokee
8,047
  Commander
4,433
  Patriot
3,230
  Compass
2,055
  Renegade
959
  Laredo
654
  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 70,079 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 2908.7. Cars from Jeep's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (6,654 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
2,530
  1998 Jeep
2,321
  1999 Jeep
3,155
  2000 Jeep
2,726
  2001 Jeep
1,746
  2002 Jeep
4,181
  2003 Jeep
2,665
  2004 Jeep
3,048
  2005 Jeep
4,534
  2006 Jeep
6,441
  2007 Jeep
6,654
  2008 Jeep
5,233
  2009 Jeep
1,485
  2010 Jeep
1,415
  2011 Jeep
2,907
  2012 Jeep
3,475
  2013 Jeep
1,606
  2014 Jeep
5,185
  2015 Jeep
2,879
  2016 Jeep
1,353
  2017 Jeep
761
  2018 Jeep
1,340
  2019 Jeep
293

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 10,034 problems reported. The second most common Jeep car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8,247 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Jeep vehicles



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