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
25,885
  Wrangler
12,970
  Liberty
10,311
  Cherokee
7,529
  Commander
4,369
  Patriot
3,039
  Compass
1,844
  Renegade
762
  Laredo
649
  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 67,386 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 2796.6. Cars from Jeep's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (6,534 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Jeep
1,872
  1997 Jeep
2,529
  1998 Jeep
2,318
  1999 Jeep
3,154
  2000 Jeep
2,716
  2001 Jeep
1,743
  2002 Jeep
4,164
  2003 Jeep
2,649
  2004 Jeep
3,029
  2005 Jeep
4,484
  2006 Jeep
6,373
  2007 Jeep
6,534
  2008 Jeep
5,144
  2009 Jeep
1,453
  2010 Jeep
1,352
  2011 Jeep
2,780
  2012 Jeep
3,343
  2013 Jeep
1,503
  2014 Jeep
4,895
  2015 Jeep
2,617
  2016 Jeep
1,130
  2017 Jeep
547
  2018 Jeep
657
  2019 Jeep
132

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 9,736 problems reported. The second most common Jeep car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (7,968 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Jeep vehicles



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