2002 Jeep Liberty User Reviews

2002 Jeep Liberty Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 41 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 17 reviews
"power" 13 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 18 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"rough ride" 3 reviews
"roof" 3 reviews
"style" 2 reviews

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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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4wd

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its not a mustang

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Jeepy — Everything about this SUV is great. It is very maneuverable and short enough to park in tight spaces. Never had a problem with it that I didn't cause. I have it lifted 2.5" and I would definitely recommend lifting it, it looks way better and handles better. The only thing they could have done different is that they could have put a 4.0 or a V8 in it because the 3.7 is a little small for the Liberty's weight. I would say if they had matched the engine with the weight the Lib would get far better mileage. This is a great SUV that can handle just about anything you through at it. I would definitely recommend it to anyone used, but you have to get a mechanic to look at it beforehand.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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The speakers.

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Gas mileage

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Good On Space, Bad On Your Wallet. — This car has Very good Performance, it has Good Build Quality, its Not the best on Appearance, its Good on Maintenance but horrible on gas mileage, and the fun factor is kinds low the car is not super fun to drive but it is fun to drive in 4x4.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD Review
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very fun, good looks, nice interior, comfortable ride, surprisingly well at off-roading

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Gas mileage

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I Would Buy It Again — performance-3.7l v6 provides enough power but this vehicle could have better acceleration appearance-love the interior, stylish, black and silver with tan leather. exterior I like has nice curves build quality- could be better, but it is still a very solid vehicle.. i did need to replace my drive shaft but my car is over 200 thousand miles cost-14mpg =( its terrible for the size of the vehicle, but then again i love driving it and it is a 2002 fun factor- off the road this vehicle is a great ride, i love offroading in it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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I feel safe and can see over most cars

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No sunroof or CD player and the rear seats don't lie  flat.

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I Love My Jeep. If It Had Rear Seats That Lie Flat, A Sunroof, Cd Player It Would Be Perfect. — My Jeep has better acceleration that my husbands Dodge Caravan. It handles well. It hasn't needed repairs and I hve it serviced about every 4-6 months, 3 months are not needed for my jeep. My Jeep is RED and I have had it for almost 10 years and I can't imagine trading it in. I love my Jeep! I would like better gas milage, it gets 10-20 mpg. It is a fun vehicle!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD Review
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Off road capability, high quality interior, good power between 0-70mph, very fast between 0-30, towing ability, very fun to drive.

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Gas guzzler, eats 1 quart of oil every 1-2000 miles

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Good Go Everywhere Now Matter What Come Hell Or High Water Car. — By far the star of this car is it power in the low end. Coming off the line to 60mph is faster then the base BMW X5 from 2004. Impressive for a car that cost significantly less. Also worth a mention is its off-road ability, you will never encounter a situation on any road that this Jeep won't handle. Off-road it has it limits but I've kept up with stock wranglers on a frequent basis. That dent in this shiny car is its gas milage. If you drive aggressively you get 12-13mpg in the city, 20-25 on the highway. If you drive nice you get 25-30 on the highway and 18 in the city.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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Power, comfort, flexibility

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gas mileage, handling

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Overall An Excellent Vehicle. I Love It! — I really love the power i feel out of this little SUV. I can give it gas and it picks right up. I am also very happy with the 4WD capabilities. Overall, cost of ownership is low because maintenance is low. Gearboxes only need changed every 15k-30k, radiator every 100k, and tranny every 50k-60k. Gas mileage is about the same as my Ranger. about 20mpg. The handling can get a little rough around corners, keep the tires at 33psi and that should help.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD Review
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Because its the only thing i have to drive

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the ride is really rough and there is not alot of room in it

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If You Like A Reallly Rough Ride Buy A Liberty — it accelerates really well with the 3.7L v6. personally i dont think this machine was made to be driven on bumpy main roads like where i live at becuase the thing rides like a tank! sometimes if youhit a bump fast enough it will hurt! gas mileage is just as good as my 1997 gmc seirra which has a v8 in it. this thing is really fun for off roading and awesome in the snow! overall though i really dont like it!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport Review
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can drive in anywere

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no sun roof

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The Fun Jeep — love to drive my jeep with all the windows down even the back ones go all the way down. never had a problem yet wit it.. for sure will own another jeep in the furture. mine is black and love to get mudd on it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Its comfortable

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none

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It's A Jeep!! — i love it. Handles great. The only reason I had to repair it was because of a wreck. Even though its a 2002, it looks almost new. Not the best gas mileage, but its not bad. And it's hella fun to drive!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2002 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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Diesel fuel and torque

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interior lights don't come on when I open the door

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Great For Everyday And Travel And Towing — My car softly growls with power. Great get up and go. Get to and over the speed limit before you know it. 18/20 MPG and with Diesel fuel. Diesel is cheaper nowadays than Gas. Nice. Fun to drive over ruff roads. High clearance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2012 Jeep Liberty Reviews

Love It! By irze

This is an amazing car with great looks, comfort, safety and capacity. I enjoyed every second of my driving experience with it. Allows to save thousands of songs through USB, or CD. Also Hands free... Read More

Fun To Drive. By eric1984and

I really enjoy the comfort and styling of my Jeep liberty. for me this was a great alternative to the jeep wrangler, which was way more expensive. for the occasional weekend adventure and every day dr... Read More

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2011 Jeep Liberty Reviews

Reliable Jeep Liberty By Rbftb9

Ive owned my 2011 jeep liberty since 2012 and not once have I had any issues. Ive driven it in all terrain (snow, dirt, mud, rocks etc.) it handles well. Very spacious and comfortable to drive. Thrott... Read More

Disappointed By ebarber7

Very disappointed in the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport; With only 30k miles on it; The best thing about the purchase was the Price at around $16k in 2012. Makes loud reving noises with engine while acceler... Read More

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2010 Jeep Liberty Reviews

Great Looks, Power Everything, What More Can I Say By rst429

We've had 6 jeeps in the past. From the Cherokee to the grand Cherokee limited, This is or first liberty, and it is one of our favorites. It is a limited, so it has all the bells and wishes. My wife ... Read More

Jeep Liberty, A Great Model By KOZAK

Although the Jeep Liberty has been ranked as one of the best Sport SUVS ever made, the problem mainly was the year it was made, proving the have many problems including many lemon cars and less effort... Read More

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2009 Jeep Liberty Reviews

Plenty Of Room By Steve

We like the roominess of the Interior for Family trips etc., and overall appearance of 2009 Liberty Limited 4WD. Plenty of cargo space with rear seats folded down. Gas mileage could be much better. Do... Read More

A Man's Car !! By AMSK

Looks and Builds Like a Tank , a Head Lefter a pro Dancer in Dunes or Snow , but you really have to cut a montlhy percentage of your monthly income to keep it in Shape , lots of stupid problems her... Read More

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2008 Jeep Liberty Reviews

Sweet Liberty By boxcar2282

The redesigned styling of the Liberty is what initially drew me to consider it when I was in the market. I've found the vehicle to be versatile and quite capable in DEEP snow. As a Paramedic it's impe... Read More

Lackluster Wallet Buster By Neil

For the most part the Jeep Liberty is just average on most accounts. Unforgettable in most areas and boring in the rest. Not bad, just not great either. The gas mileage was noticeably bad for such a s... Read More

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