The 2012 Jeep Liberty is a compact SUV powered by a 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 210 hp and 235 lb-ft of torque. Both drivetrains, RWD and 4WD, are paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission that enables the Liberty to achieve an EPA estimated 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. Tow hooks, advanced traction control, and an upgraded suspension grants the Liberty off-road capabilities in addition to a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs. Features include 20-inch wheels, leather trim, steering-wheel mounted controls, premium sound system, heated seats, automatic climate control, power sunroof, cargo storage, rear park assist, and hands-free phone capabilities. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, anti-lock braking, traction control, brake assist, electronic roll mitigation, hill descent control, hill start assist, and tire pressure monitoring. The Liberty is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
Jeep's compact off-roader didn't change much from 2011Last year's 70th Anniversary edition and Sport Jet models have been dropped. Minor equipment changes include Sport trims offer a Driver Convenience Group that includes Bluetooth, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and UConnect voice command. UConnect is standard on Limited Jet trims. New colors include Deep Cherry Red, True Blue Pearl, Mineral Gray, Canyon Brown. Natural Green, Light Sandstone and Dark Charcoal have been dropped.
Off-road capable; secure handling and steady ride; good towing ability
The Liberty's size allows it to maintain a tight turning radius for negotiating tight parking spaces and off-road trails. The Liberty may be a compact SUV, but it is capable of light towing, and available in 4-wheel drive as well as 2-wheel drive. Luxury-oriented Jet editions brings surprisingly upscale trim to the small SUV.
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