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2005 Jeep Liberty User Reviews

2005 Jeep Liberty Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 24 reviews

  • Performance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 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:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 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" 8 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 3 reviews
"maintenance" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"noise" 2 reviews

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BlueTiger writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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4

Pros

Size, Safe, Reliable, Low Cost (never needed any repairs, just routine maintenance)

Cons

The AC went out at around 120,000 miles.  The cloth seats stain very easily.

BlueTiger
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I'll Buy Another Jeep — I bought my Jeep new in February, 2005. The only issue I had was the AC went out at around 120,000 miles. I recently lost my Jeep (with 149,000 miles) to ice & a guardrail. Even though I bounced off the guardrail, flipped on my (driver's) side and slid spinning about 30 feet before flipping back upright, the engine never stopped running. I turned it off and walked away with a few bruises. For that reason alone, I am now looking for another Jeep.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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michellemp writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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5

Pros

I love! So nice

Cons

spend a little gasoline, but nothing extreme

michellemp
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I Love My Jeep — 1 week ago I bought the Jeep Liberty. I am in love with Jeep. Gorgeous, super comfortable, spend a little gasoline, but nothing extreme. I feel very safe driving in the jeep liberty and it is a very comfortable car with a nice trunk!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Britni writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD Review
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gas mileage

Cons

it's not a sports car

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My Liberty Is Cool But Needs Upgrades — this car is fairly good on gas, especially on those long trips. the performance is alright, it gets up and goes when it needs to. maybe the speakers could handle a bit more. i like my music loud. there's usually enough space for all of my stuff.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Erin writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport Review
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it's fast

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it's not four-wheel drive

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My Jeep — it's a 6 speed!! fun and super zippy.it likes to get up and go fast. corners ok, but it has a narrow wheel base, so can't go really super fast around corners. but, the turning radius is amazing! i can turn around in the tightest of places. my one regret is that i didn't get the 4-wheel drive [i couldn't afford it :( ] and it's back wheel drive which sucks ass in the snow and ice. otherwise, its great1

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Valerie writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD Review
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Comfort, utility, driveability, uses reg. gas

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cloth seats almost impossible to clean.  Not great around-town mileage

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Jeep Liberty 2005 — Great all around small SUV. Glad I got it before the design change. Could be better on mpg, but not bad, esp. highway driving. Love that it uses reg. gas. 4WD great, especially with 6 speed manual transmission. Would buy it again.

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Lyndsey writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD Review
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4

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The vehicle has great power for it's size. With a new turbo, updated maintenance, easy handling, minimal blind spots, new break pads/routers, and no accident history (knock on wood), this little car proves to be a solid vehicle. It handles great off terrain, but like with most 4X4 vehicles, a lift would make it all the better (hence 3 out of 4 stars). The overall feel of this car is pleasant.

Cons

There are some basic cosmetics that need to be addressed. Crack in windshield, basic wear, so on. But these basic, and small, problems don't ruin the overall look/feel of the vehicle.

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I Love This Car, But Unfortunately In A Transitional Part Of My Life. — I love diesel vehicles, and this one doesn't disappoint. The only thing I'm not the biggest fan of is the chrome accents. But I've never been much of a chrome girl. This car is also great at hauling loads. But like most diesels, it's important to allow the vehicles engine time to warm up, and cool down.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jetboy1950 writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited 4WD Review
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CRD Engine

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JEEP

Jetboy1950
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Great Ride — My Lifted Diesel 4x4 is comfortable and sporty, love the compact size, i can tows tons and get good fuel mileage. It does it all. Minor issues but nothing really bad. We use it for off-road fun and commuting. a Head turner too. Lots of guys and girls want to buy it.

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

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WAKC writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Limited Review
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The Jeep Liberty offers a good balance for someone who enjoys the outdoors. Day in and day out, it takes the place of a car or wagon. The Liberty seats four comfortably and can carry up to five people and their gear. Fold the rear seats and it can move two people and some serious cargo. Turn off the pavement and it's able to negotiate most trails with confidence.

Cons

This Jeep has some hail damage on the hood

WAKC
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Jeep Liberty Strikes A Balance Between Off-road Capability And On-road Sophistication. — It's a good choice for drivers who like to venture into the backcountry, but need comfort and practicality in a daily driver. A higher degree of off-highway capability separates the Liberty from other small SUVs. Though less agile on the road than the so-called cute-utes, the Liberty is superior once you leave the pavement.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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PDellaPenna writes:
2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade 4WD Review
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fits everything. reliable. minimal  repairs have been needed. solid machine

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gas millage

PDellaPenna
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Love This Car — superb handling in the snow. Great drive for long distances. Fit everything you need in the trunk. The back seats fold down flat opening up the entire back. Looks pretty beasty without any mods. Not too good on gas, but that's expected.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jeepster99 writes:
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This is a great reliable family car.  It has never given me an issue or broken down. This jeep is sturdy yet comfortable.

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Fuel economy is average.

Jeepster99
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This Was My First Car And I Don't Regret Ever Buying It. — I would have bought the 4WD instead of the 2WD, but it is still a great car. I drive about 100 miles per week and gas tank lasts about a week and half at this rate. Engine has a lot of power.

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2010 Jeep Liberty Reviews

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2009 Jeep Liberty Reviews

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2008 Jeep Liberty Reviews

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