2006 Jeep Commander User Reviews

2006 Jeep Commander Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 31 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:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"ride" 12 reviews
"power" 9 reviews
"big space" 4 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"power" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Michael writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4X4 Review
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When you need to move it moves!

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Avoid the 2006 model - lots of problems with the electrical

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If You Do Not Mind Filling Up A 20 Gallon Gas Tank Every 250 Miles - Then This Is Your Car. — Have had a lot of electronic issues....but since everything has been replaced, it is working quite well. Lot of power and will pull anything....comfortable and fun to drive. Has about every bell and whistle on it. I really like the auto high beams and the auto windshield wipers.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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jeep4life writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4X4 Review
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Incredible power and classic jeep styling, fun to drive especially in the mountains.

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Hemi engine requires more fuel than your average car, however not seeing too much difference in fuel economy from my Audi Q7.

jeep4life
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Jeep 4 Life — Love everything about this jeep - 4th jeep and by far my favorite. Fun to drive, always ready for any occasion, very versatile - you can haul/tow/carpool etc. just as much a family car as it is a working car. zero issues, only fun.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Dmcconn writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4X4 Review
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Reliable, solid car in all weather, for transporting kids, dogs, and things.  Rides great, lots of room, and with towing package and luggage rack, can take 6 people on long trips very comfortable.

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Gas Mileage.

Dmcconn
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Solid, Clean And All Purpose Vehicle. — This Commander has been a great vehicle for our family of 4 for everything from short trips to the school, to vacations, to tailgating and for work purposes. It has been kept up very well, and is in good condition.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Karl writes:
2006 Jeep Commander 65th Anniversary Edition 4x4 Review
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Great off road or in heavy snow.

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Gas mileage isn't bad but not great either

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8.5 Out Of 10 Stars — Build quality on the interior trim is a little cheesy. 4.7 v-8could use more bottom end torque. Only had one problem with the electrical connection for the transfer case shift motor. Fixed it myself thanks to some excellent over-the-phone coaching from my favorite Jeep delaer

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mark writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4X4 Review
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great power  runs great ,greaaaat 4wd

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gas milage,

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Great Jeep Dont Know Why Theystopped Making Them — love the way my jeep handles and rides ,quadra drive 2 4wd is awesome ,great in snow and ice ( not fast in ice though LOL) trip gas milage aint as bad 18.6 mpg but around town 13-14 mpg would recommend this jeep , still have 40-50% of brake pads left at 50000 miles

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jakedog44 writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Base 4X4 Review
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I love the look of this Jeep! It performs so well in the Midwest winter season and has made many successful ski trips with my family! The rack on top is great for a Thule rocket box and looks very sporty! Goes down the highway smoothly and rear heat and air is a great add on! The third row of seats comes in handy for extra riders.

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I would drive my Jeep forever if it wasn't for the poor gas mileage. I have the V8 so performance is great but the tradeoff is big bucks at the gas station. The back seating is not ideal for long legs, and with the head rests up, visibility is poor.

Jakedog44
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Looks And Performance Are Great, Gas Mileage Is A Dissappointment. — Jeep Commander is a sporty looking vehicle with unique features and lots of power in the V8. Tradeoff is poor gas mileage and less than ideal leg room in the back seat. The third row is realistically only going to be comfortable for younger children.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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tcastrilli writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4X4 Review
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Comfort

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mileage

tcastrilli
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Great Value — We like the fact that this has all the bells and whistles one would want in a rugged SUV type vehicle. It has a very comfortable ride, but you pay for it in gas mileage around town. On the highway, it gets close to 19 mpg.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jeannie writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Base 4X4 Review
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Nice and big, plenty of room for 7 passengers if you want.

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Not great mileage, occasional performance issues

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Love My Jeep — I LOVE my Commander, and love being a Jeep Girl. The commander is a big truck, so be prepared to really "climb in" - or "climb up" to be more specific. This does mean you're sitting pretty on the highway though, with a very good view of the road and the traffic around you. My one issue with performance is an occasional lack in quick pickup - its very finicky about where your foot is on the pedal when you stomp on the pedal. If you're not positioned in the middle of the pedal, you'll have a delay in engine performance. This is with the six cyl. engine, not the hemi.

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Mike writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Limited 4X4 Review
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Hemi, and the four wheel drive system

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bouncy, and poor fuel economy

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We Love Our Jeep, And Take It Off-road Whenever We Can — I really like the Hemi. Loads of power and torque. The enterior is really nice and has tons of space for tall people in the front. Back seats are pretty good, but a bit tight.

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bigcam writes:
2006 Jeep Commander Base 4X4 Review
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Great On or Off road. When the weather is bad... you can count on this SUV to get you where you are going.

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Wish it had more cargo space.

bigcam
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Awesome! — Great SUV. Great On or Off road. When the weather is bad... you can count on this SUV to get you where you are going. Awesome Jeep. Best of the best. Wish Jeep would bring them back with another foot or so of cargo space.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2009 Jeep Commander Reviews

Best Vehicle Ever! By Michelle

Poor fuel economy, but what do you expect? Its a HEMI. I finally have a vehicle that impresses me. I have more options than I know what to do with, sunroof and two skylights and power to pass w... Read More

Affordable, Great Ride. By 8thGeneration

Overall this is a good SUV as long as you accept it for what it is. It has a very comfortable ride and more than adequate power with the V6. Good mileage on the highway and long trips. When the 3rd ro... Read More

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2008 Jeep Commander Reviews

Loaded Suv By mckeehan

Love the luxury feeling of the SUV mid size. 3rd seating always came in handy along with that all the rear seats can lay down. Always had enough power plugs to charge cell phones and other devices. ... Read More

Nice Ride Overall By bad2tame

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2007 Jeep Commander Reviews

A Big Mistake, Gets Worse By AngryRedBird

Sadly, About the only thing positive we can say about this Jeep, is that one Christmas we were asked to help support a community drive which needed volunteers to take Thanksgiving an Christmas to a co... Read More

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We love everything about this vehicle and always feel safe and in control while driving it. We are quite impressed with the look too. In addition we have absolutely no complaints on the performance.... Read More

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