Turn off the pavement, and Liberty can negotiate most trails with confidence. The Liberty doesn't ride as smoothly on the road as a Ford Escape, particularly over bumps and other irregularities where it bobbles a bit. The Limited adds attractive satin chrome highlights to the instrument panel and doors. Fold the rear seats and it can move two people and some serious cargo. The Limited adds attractive satin chrome highlights to the instrument panel and doors. I try to keep my tach at or below 2000rpm when on the highway.
The power at high way speeds is slow. The ride is well cushioned and smooth, though you feel road imperfections cushioned thanks to the off-road-ready suspension. The system is calibrated to offer more control of the vehicle under a variety of conditions, and to operate in a manner that is not intrusive in normal or spirited driving. Fold the rear seats down and the Liberty offers a lot of cargo space 69. InteriorClimb into a Liberty, and the first thing you'll likely notice is that it feels tall in the saddle.
True to its Jeep heritage, Liberty offers superior off-road capability that sets it apart from the herd of compact urban cute-utes. I paid 350 to have the first one fixed. Day in and day out, Liberty works like a car or wagon. Model year 2006 Year of manufacture 2007 First year of ownership 2007 Most recent year of ownership 2007 Engine and transmission 2. On the highway, the diesel Liberty becomes an easy cruiser, showing just 2000 rpm on the tach at 70 mph. Textures and finishes are nicely done.
It was a very sporty looking vehicle, and got a lot of positive comments about that. True to its Jeep heritage, Liberty offers superior off-road capability that sets it apart from the herd of compact urban cute-utes. It was hard to lower bass enough for talk radio and it doesn't remember settings by station , but otherwise had good sound. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 12V-085. There is no comfort in the seats.
This is largely thanks to the new common-rail technology developed in Europe, which uses a high-pressure fuel injection system that burns diesel fuel much more cleanly than earlier designs. If the materials were at the level of the design, the interior would be great — as is, it's just okay. The diesel comes standard with a stronger five-speed electronic automatic transmission, which benefits from advanced logic. I do not feel it is dependable. All-new for 2001, Liberty was extensively updated for 2005, with more comfortable seats and a more contemporary appearance. Before I continue, I acknowledge that I abuse my Jeep, but I also work really hard to fix and maintain it as needed. Faults: My driver side front window broke, I have to push it up and down with my hand, if not, a large spring appears and makes a grinding noise.
I enjoy my Jeep, but I hate having to deal with these constant setbacks. It is easy to swing into place our into storage, and can easily be folded out as well. Sliding out of the back seat requires a bit of a stretch down, and your legs drag across the fender. Parts are easy to get. Have problems with hand brake, doesn't hold, must put in gear for positive 'lock' when parking. In the rear, the seats are bench-like but comfortable.
Two adults should be happy here. Entry and exit is fairly easy, thanks to doors that open wide, and loading up the rear is convenient thanks to the Liberty's reasonable height. Vehicles included in that campaign are not included in this recall. It was very responsive and fun to drive. Driving Impressions The standard V6 provides good acceleration but drinks plenty at the gas pump.
It's the sport model with a bunch of options inc. As a result, the vehicle may not be started when the clutch pedal is pushed down or the engine may crank and start without the clutch pedal being pushed down causing the vehicle to unexpectedly lurch. Make sure that you warm up the Jeep for at least 10 min minimum. Its standing as a daily driver is, however, tarnished by its big thirst at the fuel pump, at least with the V6. The selectable full-time four-wheel drive can remain engaged indefinitely. The Liberty offers a generous amount of cargo space behind the rear seats.