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I’ve owned dozens of Jeeps since 1994. My 2018 Jeep JLU Rubicon was ordered and purchased at my local dealer, Faricy Jeep, in Colorado Springs, CO. The order and purchase experience was top notch. Currently I have 10k miles on the Jeep. Only issues so far: 1. Rattling speaker that is back ordered but should be fixed soon. 2. Steering play - I’ve learned to live with it. 3. Off road pages isn’t available yet. I spent more for the 8.4 nav system to get the off road pages program. I’ve been told it will eventually be available. It is frustrating it isn’t available now. Otherwise I love the Jeep. It is great using it to explore Colorado. It’s expensive at $50k but worth it.
I love my Jeep Sport Wrangler. Owning a Jeep is a preference, it rides a little rougher than a car, but I wouldn’t own anything else, it is very versatile in dry weather as well as rain, snow or mud. It is very durable, on and off road, and there is no limit to accessories, other suv's bored me and had nothing to offer as far as having a old fashion rugged look, I wanted to feel comfortable taking it off road and not scared to get it dirty. It would be nice though if my Jeep had leather seats to choose from rather than just cloth, it would be a lot easier to maintain if I could just wipe them clean.
I purchased my Jeep several years ago simply because I have to haul rolls of fabric for my job. My Jeep Wrangler has been very dependable and perfect for my use. I also use my vehicle to transport my jet ski to and from the lake. I wish that it had come with leather seats instead of cloth, but I did change them to leather. This was a major improvement to the interior. A few more drink holders would be nice too. A way to hold open the back gate would be a good improvement. But I like the rugged style of the Jeep. The convenience of the back gate door is very convenient for my work use. I bought the car used and got a very good deal. Even though this vehicle holds its value, I don't plan to trade or sell it in the near future.
Awesome. I love my Jeep Wrangler very much. It is fun and safe and I can also take it out and get it dirty. However, it is too bumpy and needs a console and it is not good on gas. Removing and adoring the hard top and soft tops is a chore. Also, the sound level is loud and I have to try to soundproof it to be able to hear music. But it is great to drive and easy to clean. My Jeep is very attractive and people admire it a lot. Easy and cheap to fix and parts are very accessible, too. The online Jeep community is also a great resource.
I love my Jeep Wrangler. It's fun and safe to drive. It has four-wheel drive and I really like the soft top so that I can take the top down. It's got big tires that are great in all kinds of weather. It has had minimal things go wrong with it. Although, I wish the carpets were made a little better. They roll up and it's hard to clean. I had to upgrade the tires too. The standard tires were awful. The rims also rusted out and the tires wore down quickly. The soft top windows do scratch easily as well, but I love driving it and I would recommend a Jeep to anyone.
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Where do I even start! I purchased my used 2008 Jeep Wrangler Sahara in 2016 after trading in my 2011 Honda Accord (another mistake). Everything was going well until almost a year into it (April 2017) the transmission went out. I went back to the dealership and was told my warranty had just expired 200 miles. I had the transmission repaired and received a transmission to warranty everything was going fine until May 2018 and the transmission went out AGAIN! This transmission was covered under warranty and everything was free. Besides other minor issues like radio automatically shutting off or whatnot things were fine and now fast forward to May 2019 and the transmission has went out AGAIN for the 3rd TIME! I am so frustrated and over this vehicle. I was told by my repair guy he has heard of numerous issues with Jeep Wranglers and transmissions.
Bought a used 2016 black Hardrock Jeep Rubicon with 12,500 miles in January. Ran perfect for a month, no problems in vehicle history report, vehicle was always garaged, excellent condition. A month out of warranty it just quits in parking lot with no warning, will not start, 14,500 miles. Dealer has been trying their best to fix it without success. Dealer contacts Chrysler since they have tried almost everything after a month. Chrysler customer care claims they are trying to get to the bottom of it, I have been calling them every other day. After a month, still no visit from Chrysler to get this vehicle fixed.
Just a bunch of nonsense over the phone about how it will be fixed, nonsense, after 2 months still no further progress. Totally dissatisfied! I wish I could rate my satisfaction at a ZERO! I previously owned a 2006 Wrangler and my dad has owned multiple Jeep Rubicons, a Liberty and a Wrangler, not to mention a 1947 Willys, and other older Jeeps. Both of us are considering never buying another Chrysler product after this experience. I am very unhappy!
My husband and I leased a 2019 Wrangler exactly 2 weeks ago today. The vehicle has 137 miles. Tuesday, the car completely shut down while driving a mile from my house. The car wouldn't turn on at all. After waiting 2 hours for the FCA hired tow truck, I arrived at the dealer to not even get a loaner and told diagnostics needs to happen before they give me a rental.
Last night, Thursday, I picked up the Jeep and drove home. Just now, I get in the Wrangler and not even a mile from my house the transmission light turns on! This is totally unacceptable for a new vehicle, let alone one with a sticker price of $42k. Even if they bring it back and "fix" it, I cannot trust this vehicle to drive out of town. What if I was on the highway and it just shut down? This is not only frustrating but extremely unsafe and truly putting lives at danger. I owned a 2001 Cherokee prior to this, and I'm in shock that the quality of Jeep has plummeted like this.
My 2012 Jeep Wrangler only has 42,000 miles and this is the second time I’ve had issues with the check engine light and cylinder head issues both times!! Now this second time it’s worse. No car for a month because the part is back ordered! I wonder why??? Not good. I hope they pay for my car rental, because they didn’t even offer me one. :(
Have a 2014 Wrangler. Since the second year of purchase the ABS/traction lights come on constantly. Every year, have to be at the dealer every couple of months. It's a constant hassle for a vehicle that's less than 5 years old.
I don’t really know where to start. The Jeep Wrangler is a really cool vehicle but that’s about it. Problem one, rear armrest doesn’t latch properly. Took to service, I was told they won’t replace it, it’s just new and it’s a Jeep, there’s going to be problems. Second issue on same visit the 8-9” Uconnect audio navigation system audio system is very glitchy, sound fades in and out. Manufacturer says they don’t have a fix, Will in time. Wow a $55,000 vehicle and audio system is broken. Has been months now, no resolution. I decided to take it to another dealer for a second opinion, oh on the way to the dealer the passenger seat belt broke. The second dealer said the same thing, it’s new, it’s a Jeep, problems are going to happen. They ordered the part, that was fixed. I’ve never seen a seat belt break, a very important safety device.
My confidence in Jeep products are very low at this point based on how I’ve been treated and how they regard their product. I actually chose the Jeep over a reliable 4Runner. It was a very expensive mistake on my part. Hopefully it lasts long enough for the duration of my loan. I’m not sure it will. Don’t buy a Jeep product unless you have an endless supply of money, time, and patience. I’ll post an update when something else breaks.
Complaint - In June 25, 2018 I took my 2016 Jeep Wrangler for an ABS light on. This is when the whole ordeal started and hasn’t ended since now. I took my vehicle to Jim Browne Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram in Tampa Fl. The service department is PATHETIC. I brought my vehicle in for a code for an abs light on the dash. I met Julie. The worst day of my life. She suggested I needed a tire rotation which I thought was odd as I just purchased 4 new tires and had them rotated but it only cost $22.00 so I told her, "Ok if you think I need it."
Then she starts with an obsession-with a low ticking noise. My Jeep was running great. My husband tells her, "Let’s not lose focus we know." She checks her handheld computer and states, "Oh you don’t have warranty." I told her I just purchased an extended warranty and she looked at it and say, "Oh it’s Assurant. I have dealt with them all the time. I will call them and gets the ticking noise and abs light covered under warranty."
I left the vehicle and she calls me back later that afternoon to say, "I spoke to warranty and they say you will have to pay $400.00 to look at the engine," but not to worry, that I won’t have to pay for that. She is sure it would be under the warranty. She then calls me back and say, "Well the warranty would not cover the engine because they feel it’s preexisting," and I asked what about the abs light. She say, "Oh that’s not covered because they didn’t see the abs light on and they feel it’s preexisting as well." I told her just put my car back together and I’ll be there to pick it up and take it somewhere else. She calls back a short time and states, "Oh I’m just calling to tell you that if you want your car put back together you will have to pay an additional 400.00 to get the car put back together." I asked to speak to her supervisor and I spoke with Justin who adjusted the price and charged me $426.00 for them to look at the engine.
Four days later when they were complete I picked up my Jeep Wrangler just to stall out in the highway. I could have died this day as I was traveling at 55mph but GOD was with me. With very hard maneuver I was able to pull to the side of the road and not get hit from the rear. I called the dealership and told them what just happen and I was getting it towed back to them. My first thought is they were upset about not getting the engine work that they didn’t put things back in place as they should have. Or forgot to put oil back in the engine and it locked. But I’m not mechanic. I could smell fumes from burnt oil that came from the hood of the car.
I had the vehicle towed back to the dealership and now after they diagnosed it they come back and say it was a starter that went bad. They wanted to get a starter and Justin called me back a few days later to say that the car still won’t start after they placed the starter in it. So they are still working on the vehicle to see what occurred. He did provided a rental and said they will work on it and let me know what happen. A few days later he calls me back and say, "Well we are going to replace the engine on a goodwill," and to bring back the rental and get one of their vehicles until the engine comes in and is replaced. I would have to pay another $500.00 for a warranty and they will cover the rest.
The warranty covers 5 years /100,000 miles I was told and if anything goes wrong I can take it to any Jeep dealership. I had to pay for a starter which he say before was not the problem and the warranty. Now I’m up to $1078.00 for a warranty, starter and for the diagnose of ticking noise and my abs light was never repaired. That was the reason for going there from the start.
I picked up my Jeep after almost a month and I leave the dealership to experience the vehicle smoking from the hood and fumes of burning oil. I called them back again and Julie stated that the smoke is from burn off period which should go away in a couple of days driving it. I then took my Jeep to Firestone which is on the MacDill AFB military base and the mechanic stated it is an oil leak from the gaskets. He say that doesn’t look like burn off oil. He just looked down where the smoke was coming from and he states, "I see the drip on the manifold cover."
I then called Justin to explain to him our finding and he suggested I give him the mechanic's name and number that he wants to talk to him. He doesn’t know what he’s talking about. He then calls the Firestone and the mechanic tells him, "I believe it’s a leak not a burn off period." So Justin calls me back and states he wasn’t for sure that it was a leak as he did not take the motor apart. He suggested we drive the vehicle for a couple of days and if it’s still smoking bring it back. My husband told him maybe we should just take it to another dealership and he said, "No. Bring it here." My husband told him, "We just don’t trust you anymore."
I drove the vehicle for another 4 hours and it’s started smoking so much into the vehicle as well while I had my grand babies in the vehicle. I then took it to Central Orlando Jeep dealership and he states, "We can’t look at it because it’s a goodwill warranty from Chrysler." Now there’s a check engine light on and smoke still coming from the hood. I don’t trust taking my vehicle to Jim Browne Jeep and Chrysler. I’m looking to get rid of the Jeep at this point. The ticking noise is back. Not knowing the condition of my vehicle. I do not feel safe driving this new 2016 Jeep as it smokes in the engine area and ticking noise is back.
I took the vehicle back to Jim Browne dealership and they worked on the engine again and after a month they called to tell me the vehicle is ready. I took possession on August 1, 2018 and explained that I was traveling out of state and I want to make sure this Jeep will make it. Justin assured me the engine is fine and it will make it to NJ and back with no issues. In September 2018 as we were driving back from a cruise in South Carolina the Jeep breaks down again. I had it towed now to Hendrick Chrysler Jeep dealership in North Carolina and the service manager say it’s the engine that failed and they would have to look into it further and order parts and talk to someone in the dealership in Tampa as they appeared to not have tightened some part in the engine which caused it to damage the engine. It appears that something in the engine was not tightened and the oil started to leak in the engine again.
The dealership took possession of the Jeep and stated they would have to wait for parts to come in from the warehouse. I was given a rental for a month and they were completed September 24th and I took possession of the vehicle. Some more major work was done to the engine. On December 7, 2018 took my Jeep to Central Florida Chrysler dealership for an oil change and was advised that there appear to be an oil leak from the engine again. A further diagnostic should be conducted but that they don’t have the professionals for this type of work. What am I to do now. I have had the worst experience with this Jeep and this engine. I need some type of resolution. If my issues are not resolved you give me no alternative then to file a complaint with the State Attorney General and will report you to the Better Business Bureau.
I have had many problems from day one when I bought it. My Jeep is a 2015 Wrangler Sahara Unlimited. First the paint job was very terrible. It's still is. It looks like fish eyes. I had to have them fix it at least twice now. At 21,000 miles give or take was on vacation and then something with the fuel ignitor went literally driving down the road and had to hurry up and pull off. Yes Jeep did take care of it because it was under warranty but the fact that it's 21,000 miles that sucked. I have had the fenders redone because they have cracked.
I have also had the seals replaced in the freedom top twice and also on the door driver side. I have never taken the doors off many many leaks. I'm also having problems with my radio. It literally just shuts off and reboots itself. Took it to the dealership to see if they can fix it. The only thing they told me was, "There's nothing we can do for it except for put about $1,800 into a radio." It is touch screen has navigation but still $1,800 for a radio.
I've also had issues with some wires touching and literally driving down the road have no gas pedal. I was traveling a highway and I could not hit the gas pedal to get out of the way. I was lucky enough to be able to pull over and then I could not start the Jeep. After that had to have it towed to the dealership and of course it was not under warranty anymore because I could not afford to buy the extended warranty and I had to pay out of the pocket. This is my first Jeep that I ever bought and I'm telling you up in three and a half years having the issues that I have had I swear I'll probably never go back and buy any type of Jeep Chrysler Dodge any type of Mopar product. Very very very unhappy with it.
We have a 2007 Jeep Wrangler with primarily highway miles (110K) that is leaking fuel. There is a technical service bulletin published about the failure and it seems to infer that the particular tank is defective. So instead of Earnhardt Jeep covering this repair, because clearly it is and always was a defective part, they would like us to pay $1,000 + labor to resolve their issue. We have always been a Jeep family and this is now possibly going to be our last Jeep. Sorry that you will lose a good customer but you need to fix your own defects not leave it to the consumer to repair.
Bought new 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport March 2017, check engine light come on 995 miles, transmission wouldn't shift out of 1st gear. Had car in to one dealer 5 times in 12 months, always showed po714 code along with few others, PO714 has to do with transmission. Took back to selling dealer on advice from Jeep CC, they replaced more electrical components, check engine light come on again. Took to 3rd dealership 10 days later, they found rodent damage, basically confirmed it probably had been problem from the get go. Out of pocket $1800 repair with insurance paying $1200, less than 10 days ck engine light again, PO714 ww done again. 12 days later ck engine light again, back to selling dealer with PO714 showing, replaced same module that had been replaced before.
Selling dealer GM would not talk to me. JEEP CC was supposed to contact me in 48hrs. It was over 2 weeks when he finally called, I told him I had traded out of Jeep, as I was tired of making $550 payments on something that was not dependable. Now this all transpired in 16 month timeframe with less than 7000 miles. SO as far as I can tell The Lemon Law is useless to the consumer, basically Lemon Law is a JOKE!!
I love everything about Jeep Wrangler. The color black is great. 5-speed standard transmission and two front bucket seats. Even a little truck with fold down seat. Reclining front seats too. It is very durable and holds its resale value. Four-wheel drive was the most important factor as I live ln the wintery weather. I need that to get through the deep snow. It has lived up to all my expectation and then more.
I always wanted a Jeep Wrangler & my lease was almost up on my Jeep Cherokee, I figured it would be a great opportunity to check it out. It is less than 30 days of ownership and I've only experienced driving it in the bad weather & snow. It eats a lot more gas than I thought. But I wanted this type of vehicle for when the weather is nice out as well & to bring it on the beach.
I have had a Great experience with my car. Strong and comfortable vehicle, runs great and I have traveled long distances with it. This car is also very good looking and I love the style that makes it very cool. But electric issues can be a bit of a hassle. Air conditioning broke down and had to get fixed. Also the door button broke off and had to be replaced twice. The parts are pretty reasonable though and I've had to get it serviced and maintained. That is what's cost the most but it helps keep my car in good condition.
The Wrangler handles fantastic in all kinds of weather and road conditions. It is a dream to drive. The four wheel drive system makes driving in snow so much easier. I like the sporty appearance but also the four wheel drive system is perfect for driving in all conditions. I also enjoy being able to remove the hard top in the summer for a true all season vehicle. I would like though to see more color options offered such as a plum crazy purple or a metallic dark grey.
I purchased a 2018 Jeep JL Rubicon in May of 2018. On July 3, 2018 my wife noted a message on the console while driving that stated she should pull over as the vehicle will shutdown soon. She was only a short ways from home and was able to safely return home with the vehicle. I drove it the next day and had the same problem and it was worse. The vehicle started shutting down, the electrical was going crazy, the 4x4 system started randomly to engage the 4x4 and disconnect the sway bar and engage the lockers. This is very dangerous while driving. I got the Jeep home and called for a tow truck to take it to the dealership on July 4, 2018. The Jeep would not start. It would not go into gear and it started acting crazy and the stereo would even randomly come on at maximum volume. The dealership did everything and tried to find what was wrong. They replaced a module and did a recall on the vehicle.
They had the vehicle for 7 days which placed it out of service. On July 15 I had completed washing the vehicle and decided to inspect the frame of the vehicle. On the JL Wrangler forums it had been noted by several other JL owners that the steel frame of the vehicle was rusting around the welds and paint on the frame is flaking off. I checked under my vehicle and found advanced rust around the welds in key areas and that rust is starting at most of the major weld points due to poor welding from the manufacturing process. I am not the only one. This is a well documented issue for several Jeep owners. We have also filed complaints with the NHTSA for this issue as one person while driving with his family had a catastrophic structural failure of the vehicle.
On July 20 while driving the Jeep the same electrical issues started again and the message about Stop Immediately and pull over as the Jeep will shutdown soon will happen. Not more than a few seconds later the Jeep started going crazy it lost all power. I almost wrecked. Fiat Chrysler the owners of Jeep have had very poor customer service and have not given my complaints any serious consideration. Jeep has been horrible through this whole experience. I have requested numerous times to have this vehicle returned under the lemon law but they are being obstinant about the entire situation. By far one of the worst vehicles I have ever owned and I am severely disappointed in Jeep AKA Fiat Chrysler.
Bought for adventure outings and to explore on road trips. Purchased used. Jeeps hold their resale value very very well. It's a 4 wheel drive and we liked the look and style. This motor is one of the best motors there is for lasting for miles and miles. Rides rough but it's a Jeep. Hard to access the back seat especially for seniors too. Top comes off but not too easy to take top off or put back one. We bought 2 door. 4 door would have more room. If we purchase another Jeep, it will be 4 door for sure. But we are satisfied with this vehicle.
Bought a brand new 6-speed 2018 Jeep Unlimited. 2 miles when I bought it. I've had it maybe a month. My nephew and I both were driving and there are MAJOR STEERING ISSUES. THE JEEP DOES NOT WANT TO TURN. I almost side-swiped the car next to me. It has a hesitation and each time, it gets longer in the amount of time it takes to finally turn. I took it to the dealership today. I bought this Jeep because I have a Lexus that has had numerous issues and needed something reliable. Now, with my 8 yr old daughter, and being a single mom, while also working in the hospital 12 hr shifts, I have nothing reliable. I work too hard for issues such as this. I do not recommend the purchase of the new Jeep. I had a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sahara and loved it. My love for Jeep is gone.
I wish the shifter up & down was opposite and the auto 4x switch wasn't in the place it is. Other than that Jeep Renegade is fabulous. I couldn't afford a Wrangler and this is the next best thing.
The engine and undercarriage of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon are a step up for sure from Wrangler. But overpriced for the value! Makes no sense why it costs so much new. Not worth it. Buy it used.
I have contacted Jeep three times about the transmission lines leaking from the factory crimp on my 2010 Jeep Wrangler. I keep getting the runaround. They put me on hold while they act concerned then come back and tell me sorry that my Jeep is not included in the transmission lines leaking defective parts issue. So when the transmission leaves us stranded on the highway and causes an accident Jeep will be receiving another copy of this review from my lawyer.
I have a 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport with 46000 mile. I take it to an oil change place every 3000 mile. I have the paperwork. I took it to get my oil changed. When I got it back I noticed a knock from the engine that it didn't have before. I took it back to the oil change place. The sound was louder. They said it sounded like the lower end of the engine was coming apart and recommended I take it to a Jeep dealer. I had it towed there. They said for 250 dollars they would check it out. They did and said the motor was blowing up. They checked with Jeep with all my oil change paperwork in hand. They said Jeep might cover it.
They checked with Jeep and they said, "nope not covered." I talked with Jeep Headquarters. They said the same thing. The main guy at Jeep checked to see if he could get a crank and found there was none in the U.S.A. and no aftermarket. He said they would have to replace the complete engine at a cost of 5600 dollars. I talked with Jeep Headquarters again to see if they would help with the cost, again nope. This is my daily driver back and forth to work. Never been out four wheeling. They could tell it's been taken care of. I have had 3 Jeep Wanglers in my life with not one problem just normal wear and tear. I had a new engine put in by another company for 4800. This is the last jeep for me.
I have a 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with a manual transmission. The clutch went out at approximately 52500 miles. I had it replaced and come to find out that I no longer have a 5th gear. I contacted Jeep to see if it was still under warranty. They said it was no longer under warranty and I would have to replace the transmission. I'm very disappointed that it was slightly out of warranty. I have owned Jeeps for several years now and have never had a problem to this extent. I have read many reviews on the 2010 Jeep regarding the engine and transmission. This year has several complaints. I would like for Jeep to reconsider honoring a warranty for a known issue on this vehicle.
I bought a used 07 Wrangler. Worked fine at first. However, I have had multiple issues starting about 6 months after purchase. Continuous electrical issues. Turn signals and brake lights work when they want to. Electrical door lock works when it wants to. The passenger side window does not work anymore. Also, the gear shift bushing had to be replaced several times, we are using a zip tie now and it works better than the bushings. We have had to replace the radiator due to a crack, replaced brakes and pads as well as 2 calipers due to the caliper piston not retracting after releasing the brake. Finally, something I consider a total manufacturing error, the WCM does not work properly. I have original keys but the module does not always recognize my key and will lock me out from starting my vehicle. I have to remove the fuse to reset it in order to start my car. Not happy. Will not purchase another Jeep again.
I bought a 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport for my son. It was new and had a 5 year 50,000 mile warranty. He meticulously maintained this vehicle. It had a complete engine failure with 3 days left on the warranty and 48,000 miles on the odometer. The dealer had a computer failure and wouldn't take the car in. I had it towed there the next week--they would not honor the warranty because it went out of service over the weekend. I had multiple customer service reps at Jeep that said it would be covered--but when it came down to it--they only covered half--costing me over $2500.00 for a product that failed under warranty. Never, ever buy a Jeep or Chrysler product. THEY WILL NOT DO THE RIGHT THING. I have always tried to buy American--but seriously--that is no longer a concern of mine and please DON'T BUY A JEEP PRODUCT. You will regret it!!!
We are the unfortunate owners of a 2013 Jeep wrangler. To put it bluntly, this machine is a hunk of junk!!! We've had nothing but electric problems, sensors crapping out costing loads of money. Wires melting because they're too close to the catalytic converter. Can't wait for this thing to go on fire. One short after another. And we're told it's out of warranty and Chrysler won't do a damn thing. So stay away from these Jeeps!!!
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