Jeep Liberty 2WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Jeep Liberty 2WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 2 recalls, 4 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 331 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2012 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV 2WD 3 3 (picture) 2 5 (picture) 5 3
2012 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV 4WD 3 3 (picture) 2 5 (picture) 5 3
2011 2011 Jeep Liberty SUV 4WD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2011 2011 Jeep Liberty SUV RWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 3
2010 2010 Jeep Liberty 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2009 2009 Jeep Liberty 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2008 2008 Jeep Liberty 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 5 3
2002 2002 Jeep Liberty 4-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 2

Fuel Efficiency

Jeep has manufactured models of Liberty 2WD for 6 years. They average 17.8 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2012 Liberty 2WD above average at 18 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2012 Liberty 2WD to be $2,150 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $3,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Liberty 2WD consumes about 18 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2012 Jeep Liberty 2WD 18 22 16
2011 Jeep Liberty 2WD 18 22 16
2010 Jeep Liberty 2WD 18 22 16
2009 Jeep Liberty 2WD 18 22 16
2008 Jeep Liberty 2WD 19 22 16
2002 Jeep Liberty 2WD 17 20 15

MPG breakdown by model options

The Jeep Liberty 2WD has 8 different model options on record with the EPA since 2002. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2012 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 18 22 16
2011 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 18 22 16
2010 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 18 22 16
2009 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 18 22 16
2008 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 18 22 16
2008 Manual 6-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 19 22 16
2002 Automatic 4-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 16 19 15
2002 Manual 5-spd, 6-cyl, 3.7 L 17 20 15