2008 Jeep Liberty Overview


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2008 Jeep Liberty Overview

The 2008 Jeep Liberty is all-new from the ground up after the vehicle's first full redesign since its introduction in 2002. In revising the Liberty's exterior look, Jeep pulled design cues from its iconic past to create a somewhat retro though still contemporary look.

It all starts upfront with the Liberty's rugged grille, with its 7 slots framed by round headlights. The flared trapezoidal wheel openings help to give the Liberty its contemporary appearance.

One of the new Liberty's coolest features, though, is something you can't quite see unless you're looking down on it from above. It's an optional canvas canopy roof, which Jeep calls the Sky Slider. The roof retracts to a huge 30-by-60-inch opening, which Jeep says is the largest opening in its class and an industry first. The idea is to give occupants an open-top driving experience similar to what you might have enjoyed tooling around decades ago in an open-air Jeep, while still maintaining the safety features of a rigid cabin.

Another nice feature: The new Liberty is available with a choice of 4-wheel-drive systems, including Jeep's Command Trac part-time 4-wheel-drive system, which has been around for awhile, or the next-generation Select Trac II on-demand 4-wheel-drive system. The Liberty is also available with 2-wheel drive.

The Liberty comes in both Sport and Limited packages. The standard engine is a 220-horsepower, 3.7-liter V6 with a 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 4-speed automatic. Other options include a high-tech towing package with Trailer Sway Control.

Inside features include power windows, door locks and mirrors, as well as a fold-flat rear seat, remote keyless entry and an MP3 audio jack in the stereo system. A wide range of interior options is also available, including automatic temperature control, memory seats, remote start and a 6-disc CD/DVD audio system.


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    Knocking And Rubbing Sound On My 08 Jeep Liberty Sport 3.7l Engine

    When I start driving my 08 Jeep Liberty 3.7l there is a rubbing and knocking noise from the front end of the car., I just had the oil changed and my brake pads are still very good. The rubbing and k...

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    Error In Odometer Readout On 2008 Jeep Liberty

    There is no actual error code, just the word "error" where my mileage readout should be.

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    Automatic Jeep Liberty 2008 Problem

    I have an automatic and my jeep sounds fine when idled and starting but when I hit around 40 to 50 mph it'll go down to 1500 rpms and stay there even when accelerating and you can hear a slight wub...

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    Helpppp! Tow Hitch Problem

    Hi I recently purchased a tow hitch for my 08 Jeep Liberty and I tried installing the hitch but there is some type of bar that is screwed in to one of the port holes on the cars hitch that goes to ...

    14 views with 4 answers (last answer about a month ago)

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    Changed out the battery now it won't turn on

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