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Avg. Price Paid: $20,842 - $29,621
Original MSRP: $30,215 - $42,295
MPG: 16 City / 23 Hwy
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2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRINGRecall Date: 07/01/2014
  • Consequence: If the vanity lamp wiring shorts, there is an increased risk of fire.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V391000
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 651130
  • Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured January 5, 2010, through December 11, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the wiring for the vanity lamp in the sun visor may short circuit, after a service repair is performed.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair any damaged wiring, and install a new sun visor that properly routes the wire, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is P36.
  • Dates of Manufacture JAN 04, 2010 to DEC 10, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: P36
SERVICE BRAKES , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULICRecall Date: 04/01/2014
  • Consequence: The water inside could freeze and limit the braking ability of the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V154000
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 644,354
  • Summary: Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango vehicles manufactured from January 5, 2010, through September 8, 2013. The subject vehicles have a brake booster with a center shell that may corrode and allow water to get inside.
  • Remedy: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will add a water diverter shield to the booster after the booster has been tested to confirm it can hold an acceptable amount of vacuum pressure. If the booster inspection confirms an unacceptable loss of vacuum pressure, the booster will be replaced. Repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's recall campaign number is P14.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Reliability

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

Dependability Ratings1 2011
Overall Dependability
Powertrain Dependability
Feature & Accessory Dependability
Body & Interior Dependability
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  • Among The Best
  • Better Than Most
  • About Average
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Warranty

Note that warranty coverage that came with the vehicle when it was new may not transfer to subsequent owners. Check with the manufacturer to see if a warranty may still apply.

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