We recently had two recalls completed, both were software related, within 24hrs we had a completely drained battery. RACV came out, load tested the battery - advised it was ok and something was running in the background which caused the fault. They did a temp reset to enable us to take the car back to the dealer where we were advised a new battery was required @ $700.00. Has anyone else experienced this after a software update - seems very coincidental to me especially when we have not had one issue with this car.
Purchased in November 2014.
- KL Trailhawk (2014-2021)
Lots of problems
Quality is very bad - my car is now on it's 3rd transmission, the air conditioner is unreliable and doesn't blow the temperature it's set to and the USB ports don't function sometimes. The interior is well laid out and the steering controls good. Note that you can only control the heated seats from the console.
Purchased in June 2015.
I am tradesman
Comes in few models
More features in hemi
Nice exterior look
Every thing perfect if u see in other hands
But eat huge amount of fuel because of heavy weight
Electronic problem is normal after few years
American made not rally for Australia because of fuel cost
- Cherokee KK (2008-2013)
I think my jeep Cherokee 2012 consumes a lot of petrol on open road at 500km only ? From a 69 full t
I feel it up with 66- 69L of petrol , then I make 522km only on open road . not happy with that only , All the features are my dream. Comfortable , well holding on the road , an interior to die for nice radio fitted with built in GPS .
Looks great, feels great, shame it's always under repair.
One of the first Trailhawks off the boat in 2014 I loved the car for comfort and driving, just some little Transmission glitches at the start. It took 17 months and 3-4 re-flashes to get the transmission to kick down at the right point.
In the meantime I've had bluetooth issues, oil leak on the left rear axle, broken oil pressure switch, intermittent sensor failures (intermittent), Tailgate lift failure (intermittent), broken cargo blind stopper (design flaw), Flat tyre pressure warnings on cold days. I wouldn't risk buying another Jeep but series 2 will probably be better.
Fuel usage is about 12/100 mixed urban on petrol.
Surprisingly not good
My KJ jeep worked wel for 50,000 kilometres and then went berserk... Fuel line issues, terrible to start and the Canberra Jeep people were appalling. I spent nearly 8 grand trying to fix it and gave up, bought a hilux and no troubles after 180k. Don't buy a jeep in ACT is my advice.
After 50k no service or support
- Cherokee KJ (2001-2007)
- Selected Review
JEEP - Just Empty Every Pocket...
I have now owned 2 Cherokee's an XJ and a KJ, great cars to drive, but when the start to go wrong... it never ends.
Both vehicles, although well maintained, started to develop electrical problems at the 9 year stage.
In both cases, numerous visits to Jeep servicing centers, several over the years, resulted in often being told "nothing is wrong with this Jeep" or "we can't find the problem"
In the last ten years I have spent nearly $15,000 in repairs, ay present my current Cherokee has an transmission problem, I have replaced the PCM, t...he Valve Body and am currently replacing the transmission so it will be roadworthy enough to trade in.. Would I buy another one.... I would rather walk, you'll probably have to if you own a Jeep anyway.. No wonder the US army doesn't use them anymore..
This car is a fuel guzzler! It costs double my new Nissan Tiida in fuel per week. It was a really nice car to drive. I felt very safe in this vehicle. The parts were very expensive. Servicing at the jeep dealer was also extremely expensive. Great car to take on the beach, it was alot of fun. Our Jeep had an airbag problem also which we were told would cost around $2000 to fix. Air con problems as well. We sold this car to save money, and we deinately have. Pitty it is so expensive to run. Would not buy another Jeep Cherokee again.
Nice to drive, great turning circle
we had the loss of power issue once, it was going into 'get home safe' mode as there was a loose connection on the auto shifter, so the car didn;t 'know' what gear it was in, hence the 'get home safe'. Once conenction was remade, issue has not re appeared.
acceleration, easy to park, easy to get kids in and out. easy to get pram in boot
fuel consumption (what did I expect), clunking of front wheel case (we drive full time 4 everywhere except above 80 km roads), jeep cust service in both albion and the other place is attrocious, would never buy another jeep for that reason alone
as above plus thirsty also driver's seat leather cracked prematurely - can't wait to get rid of it - any offers ?
Wife loves the small turning circle for parking etc
Ours is late 03 model (bought new)pulls violently to the left, "clunky" auto and intermittant (drive train) vibration all not corrected under warranty so am stuck with it - probably would not buy another US built car or recommend it
Great car to drive, safety features are good, but you have to be able to STOP and without having the steering wheel shaken out of your hands, not suited to our australian conditions under brakes, untill this is resloved by chrysler i wont buy another one and want to sell this one and would not recommend one to anyone that cant afford this cost every year.Simply due to the wrong suitability of these brake components to our driving conditions, they are great in the US,canada,Uk and europe but cant cut it here.
I agree with all other reviewers, fo...
pity about the rattles and Jeep dealers inability to resolve them. COuld live with the thristy consumption but wouldn't buy another one.
good mid sized, looks good.
very thirsty, rattles from the seats
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what are the biggest problems with a 2007 jeep limited auto cherokee?
I have a 2015 Jeep Cherokee Sport 73k klm and it has just started to go crazy jamming in park or neutral, flatening battery, unable to remove key, different warnings coming up on display. got it towed to a dealer and they said all the modules needed to be reset, 2 days later same issue, personally I think the Battery is dyeing but the dealer said it was fine, anyone else had these sort of issues I would like to hear
Our 2015 sport won't start due to electric steering part failure. Jeep says $1100 to fix. Has only done 110kms
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|Category||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs||Midsize / Medium SUVs|
|Drive Type||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)||Four Wheel Drive (4WD)|
|Wheels||17" Alloy||17" Alloy||18" Alloy||17" Alloy|
|ANCAP Safety Rating||5 Stars|
|Fuel Consumption||8.5 L/100km||9.8 L/100km||9.8 L/100km||10.2 L/100km|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60 L||60 L||60 L||60 L|
|Engine||4 Cylinder 2.4L||6 Cylinder 3.2L||6 Cylinder 3.2L||6 Cylinder 3.2L|
|Max Power||130kW @ 6400rpm||200kW @ 6500rpm||200kW @ 6500rpm||200kW @ 6500rpm|
|Max Torque||229Nm @ 3900rpm||315Nm @ 4300rpm||315Nm @ 4300rpm||315Nm @ 4300rpm|
|Country of Manufacture||USA||USA||USA||USA|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)||1,500 kg||2,200 kg||2,200 kg||2,200 kg|
|Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg||750 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)||5 year(s)|
|Ground Clearance||185 mm||185 mm||185 mm||221 mm|
|Release date||Jan 2014||Jan 2014||Jan 2014||Jan 2014|
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