The Truth About Cars » Jeep Liberty http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 20:39:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 How Quickly We Forget: They Sold These Cars Just Last Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/quickly-forget-sold-cars-just-last-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/quickly-forget-sold-cars-just-last-year/#comments Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:23:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=968194 What do the Honda Element, Honda S2000, Chevrolet Aveo, Mazda Tribute, Chevrolet HHR, Lexus HS250h, Cadillac STS, Mitsubishi Endeavor, Dodge Caliber, four Suzukis, and the Jeep Liberty have in common? They all generated U.S. sales activity in 2013, and we all forgot about them in 2014. Jeep first introduced the Liberty in 2001 as a […]

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What do the Honda Element, Honda S2000, Chevrolet Aveo, Mazda Tribute, Chevrolet HHR, Lexus HS250h, Cadillac STS, Mitsubishi Endeavor, Dodge Caliber, four Suzukis, and the Jeep Liberty have in common? They all generated U.S. sales activity in 2013, and we all forgot about them in 2014. Jeep first introduced the Liberty in 2001 as a […]

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A Second Tesla Model S Burns http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/a-second-tesla-model-s-burns/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/a-second-tesla-model-s-burns/#comments Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:30:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=636697 A second Tesla Model S has burned following an accident, this time near Merida, Mexico. Tesla Motors issued a statement saying the customer was unhurt after crash in which the Model S hit a concrete barrier. The accident occurred on October 19 according to local news reports that say that the luxury electric car was […]

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A second Tesla Model S has burned following an accident, this time near Merida, Mexico. Tesla Motors issued a statement saying the customer was unhurt after crash in which the Model S hit a concrete barrier. The accident occurred on October 19 according to local news reports that say that the luxury electric car was […]

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Jeeps Get Hitched To Prevent Fiery Union http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/jeeps-get-hitched-to-prevent-fiery-union/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/jeeps-get-hitched-to-prevent-fiery-union/#comments Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:01:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492669 As we reported yesterday, Chrysler will be recalling the 2.7 million  1.56 million Jeeps being targeted by NHTSA over rear-end crashes that can lead to a fiery death. The solution; a trailer hitch out of the Mopar catalog. Both Chrysler and NHTSA get to walk away from this one without losing too much face; NHTSA […]

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As we reported yesterday, Chrysler will be recalling the 2.7 million  1.56 million Jeeps being targeted by NHTSA over rear-end crashes that can lead to a fiery death. The solution; a trailer hitch out of the Mopar catalog. Both Chrysler and NHTSA get to walk away from this one without losing too much face; NHTSA […]

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Chrysler Stands Down, Recalls Jeeps http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/chrysler-stands-down-recalls-jeeps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/chrysler-stands-down-recalls-jeeps/#comments Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:47:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=492574 Facing a looming deadline to comply with a NHTSA request to recall 2.7 million 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty SUVs – some of which are close to 20 years old at this point – Chrysler had decided to comply with NHTSA’s request. While Chrysler maintains that their vehicles are safety, the auto […]

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Facing a looming deadline to comply with a NHTSA request to recall 2.7 million 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty SUVs – some of which are close to 20 years old at this point – Chrysler had decided to comply with NHTSA’s request. While Chrysler maintains that their vehicles are safety, the auto […]

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The Flame Wars: Jeeps “Absolutely Safe,” Marchionne Says http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/the-flame-wars-jeeps-absolutely-safe-marchionne-says/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/the-flame-wars-jeeps-absolutely-safe-marchionne-says/#comments Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:29:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=491286   Fiat’s Sergio Marchionne jumped, so to speak, into the flames erupting around the rebuffed Jeep recall.  Says Reuters: “Marchionne Friday reiterated Chrysler’s resistance to a recall of 2.7 million older-model Jeep vehicles, adding that the automaker is preparing to supply the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with information it had requested.” Marchionne told […]

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  Fiat’s Sergio Marchionne jumped, so to speak, into the flames erupting around the rebuffed Jeep recall.  Says Reuters: “Marchionne Friday reiterated Chrysler’s resistance to a recall of 2.7 million older-model Jeep vehicles, adding that the automaker is preparing to supply the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) with information it had requested.” Marchionne told […]

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The NHTSA And Chrysler. Or: Some Pigs Are More Equal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/the-nhtsa-and-chrysler-or-some-pigs-are-more-equal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/the-nhtsa-and-chrysler-or-some-pigs-are-more-equal/#comments Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:53:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=490902 In a letter sent (“VIA FEDERAL EXPRESS AND ELECTRONIC MAIL”) to Chrysler on Monday, the NHTSA requests that “Chrysler initiate a safety recall on MY 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and MY 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles and implement a remedy action that improves their performance in rear-impacts and crashes.” The NHTSA illustrated its request with pictures […]

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In a letter sent (“VIA FEDERAL EXPRESS AND ELECTRONIC MAIL”) to Chrysler on Monday, the NHTSA requests that “Chrysler initiate a safety recall on MY 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and MY 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles and implement a remedy action that improves their performance in rear-impacts and crashes.” The NHTSA illustrated its request with pictures […]

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NHTSA Asks Chrysler To Recall 2.7 Million Jeeps, Chrysler Says “No” http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/nhtsa-asks-chrysler-to-recall-2-7-million-jeeps-chrysler-says-no/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/nhtsa-asks-chrysler-to-recall-2-7-million-jeeps-chrysler-says-no/#comments Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=490891 In a rare display of defiance, Chrysler is refusing to comply with NHTSA’s request to recall 2.7 million SUVs, and is publicly challenging NHTSA on the validity of the recall. NHTSA asked Chrysler to recall Grand Cherokee models made between 1993-2004 and Liberty models made between 2002-2007,  due to a defective fueling system that can […]

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In a rare display of defiance, Chrysler is refusing to comply with NHTSA’s request to recall 2.7 million SUVs, and is publicly challenging NHTSA on the validity of the recall. NHTSA asked Chrysler to recall Grand Cherokee models made between 1993-2004 and Liberty models made between 2002-2007,  due to a defective fueling system that can […]

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Jeep Says Capacity, New Cherokee, Keys To Sales Growth http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/jeep-says-capacity-new-cherokee-keys-to-sales-growth/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/jeep-says-capacity-new-cherokee-keys-to-sales-growth/#comments Thu, 21 Mar 2013 15:20:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=481944 Jeep is counting on the new Cherokee to help continue its streak of year-over-year sales growth, but the brand is facing production related challenges that could torpedo their quest for three consecutive years of sales growth. Despite adding jobs at their Toledo plant (including 200 new positions for Wrangler production and a third shift to […]

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Jeep is counting on the new Cherokee to help continue its streak of year-over-year sales growth, but the brand is facing production related challenges that could torpedo their quest for three consecutive years of sales growth. Despite adding jobs at their Toledo plant (including 200 new positions for Wrangler production and a third shift to […]

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Car And Driver Nails The Jeep Cherokee http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/car-and-driver-nails-the-jeep-cherokee/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/car-and-driver-nails-the-jeep-cherokee/#comments Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:20:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=478618 Remember the Jeep Cherokee rendering we posted last month courtesy of Car and Driver? Well, we had it on good authority that the rendering was very accurate. Turns out our sources were right. Jalopnik has photos of the new Jeep Cherokee undisguised and it is dead on. The styling is polarizing, to say the least. […]

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Remember the Jeep Cherokee rendering we posted last month courtesy of Car and Driver? Well, we had it on good authority that the rendering was very accurate. Turns out our sources were right. Jalopnik has photos of the new Jeep Cherokee undisguised and it is dead on. The styling is polarizing, to say the least. […]

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Jeep’s Toledo Plant Winds Down Liberty Production http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/jeeps-toledo-plant-winds-down-liberty-production/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/jeeps-toledo-plant-winds-down-liberty-production/#comments Thu, 09 Aug 2012 15:11:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456068 The last Jeep Liberty will be coming off the line on August 16th, as the rugged 4-door Jeep makes way for its upcoming, car-based replacement. The next Liberty (or Cherokee…or whatever it’s called. Nobody is quite sure what moniker will be used) will have a “Trail Rated” version meant for off-road use. But it will […]

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The last Jeep Liberty will be coming off the line on August 16th, as the rugged 4-door Jeep makes way for its upcoming, car-based replacement. The next Liberty (or Cherokee…or whatever it’s called. Nobody is quite sure what moniker will be used) will have a “Trail Rated” version meant for off-road use. But it will […]

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Automotive News Spills The Beans; Confirms Chrysler 100, Jeep Liberty Based On Dodge Dart Platform http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/automotive-news-spills-the-beans-confirms-chrysler-100-jeep-liberty-based-on-dodge-dart-platform/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/automotive-news-spills-the-beans-confirms-chrysler-100-jeep-liberty-based-on-dodge-dart-platform/#comments Mon, 14 May 2012 13:09:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=444324 An article in Automotive News lavishing praise on the Chrysler/Fiat merger of equals marriage inadvertently spilled the beans on a couple upcoming products from Marchionne’s minions. The AN piece, which focuses on the birth of the miracle child known as the Dodge Dart, briefly touches on the car’s platform, known as CUSW. Discussing the ability for CUSW to […]

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An article in Automotive News lavishing praise on the Chrysler/Fiat merger of equals marriage inadvertently spilled the beans on a couple upcoming products from Marchionne’s minions. The AN piece, which focuses on the birth of the miracle child known as the Dodge Dart, briefly touches on the car’s platform, known as CUSW. Discussing the ability for CUSW to […]

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Dodge Dart Platform Will Underpin Chrysler 200, Jeep Compass Replacement http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/dodge-dart-platform-will-underpin-chrysler-200-jeep-compass-replacement/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/dodge-dart-platform-will-underpin-chrysler-200-jeep-compass-replacement/#comments Wed, 25 Jan 2012 16:16:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=428023 A USA Today interview with Sergio Marchionne revealed some interesting details about Chrysler’s future product plans – among them, a wider adoption of the Dodge Dart/Alfa Romeo Giulietta platform, a possible small hatch dubbed the “Chrysler 100″ and Alfa Romeos built on American soil. The upcoming replacements for the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 will […]

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A USA Today interview with Sergio Marchionne revealed some interesting details about Chrysler’s future product plans – among them, a wider adoption of the Dodge Dart/Alfa Romeo Giulietta platform, a possible small hatch dubbed the “Chrysler 100″ and Alfa Romeos built on American soil. The upcoming replacements for the Dodge Avenger and Chrysler 200 will […]

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Piston Slap: At Liberty to Go There? You Know… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/piston-slap-at-liberty-to-go-there-you-know%e2%80%a6/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/03/piston-slap-at-liberty-to-go-there-you-know%e2%80%a6/#comments Mon, 29 Mar 2010 15:31:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=350649 TTAC Commentator cc-rider writes: Hi Sajeev- I am a huge fan and advocate of TTAC.  I have a co-worker and friend in dire need of some good advice from the best and the brightest. She has a 2002 Jeep Liberty with 110,000 miles.  Last week her car had to be towed to her mechanic.  She […]

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TTAC Commentator cc-rider writes: Hi Sajeev- I am a huge fan and advocate of TTAC.  I have a co-worker and friend in dire need of some good advice from the best and the brightest. She has a 2002 Jeep Liberty with 110,000 miles.  Last week her car had to be towed to her mechanic.  She […]

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