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
26,717
  Wrangler
14,274
  Liberty
10,583
  Cherokee
8,550
  Commander
4,468
  Patriot
3,454
  Compass
2,305
  Renegade
1,152
  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 72,186 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 2996.5. Cars from Jeep's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (6,708 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
2,325
  1999 Jeep
3,160
  2000 Jeep
2,734
  2001 Jeep
1,753
  2002 Jeep
4,194
  2003 Jeep
2,676
  2004 Jeep
3,079
  2005 Jeep
4,553
  2006 Jeep
6,488
  2007 Jeep
6,708
  2008 Jeep
5,299
  2009 Jeep
1,526
  2010 Jeep
1,454
  2011 Jeep
2,996
  2012 Jeep
3,581
  2013 Jeep
1,658
  2014 Jeep
5,440
  2015 Jeep
3,094
  2016 Jeep
1,595
  2017 Jeep
1,030
  2018 Jeep
1,702
  2019 Jeep
464

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 10,316 problems reported. The second most common Jeep car problem is related to the vehicle's power train (8,512 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Jeep vehicles



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