Monday, December 27, 2010

Jeep Liberty Product Chronology

Jeep Liberty Product Chronology

The Jeep Liberty remains true to its legendary 4x4 heritage by offering two Jeep Trail Rated® four-wheel-drive systems – Command-Trac II® and Selec-Trac II®. The Liberty features independent front suspension with rack-and-pinion steering and a five-link rear suspension.

The All-new 2011 Jeep Liberty
2011 Jeep Liberty

PRODUCT CHRONOLOGY
2010 MODEL YEAR
  • New Renegade model positioned between Sport and Limited models
  • Interactive Decel Fuel Shut Off (iDFSO)
  • Fuel-Saver with “ECO” lamp indicator in cluster
  • Standard front-row Active Head Restraints
  • Uconnect™ Phone (Limited model)
  • Front-passenger Express-up power window (Limited model)
  • Power heated manual folding mirrors (Sport model)
  • Standard air filtration system
  • Standard premium seat trim with stain-repel seat fabric and front-passenger fold-flat seat
  • Leather interior seat trim (Limited model)
  • Heated front seats (Limited model)
  • Power driver and passenger leather seats with manual lumbar control (Limited model)
  • Larger floor mats standard
  • Light Sandstone Metallic replaces Light Graystone exterior color
  • 2009 MODEL YEAR
  • Sunburst Orange Pearl Coat
  • Deep Water Blue Pearl Coat
  • Floor mats standard
  • Auto unlock at exit standard
  • Remote express-open front windows (Limited only)
  • Stain-repel seat fabric—available on Sport with Popular Equipment Package
  • Uconnect studios SIRIUS Satellite Radio standard on Sport with six speakers
  • Addition of luxury features on Limited model includes soft-touch door uppers, all monochrome/dark gray interior soft-door armrest, leather-wrapped shift knob, dual in-mold film for instrument panel and console and leathewrapped parking brake, steering wheel and grab handles
  • Stiffer rear axle shafts provide a more precise, linear feel to vehicle handling
  • Re-tuned springs, shocks, anti-roll bars and a steering gear valve and stiffer rear axles improve steering and handling
  • Re-tuned booster, low rollback calipers and revised brake-pedal ratio improve brake-pedal feel
  • Popular Equipment Group (which includes six speakers, fold-flat front-passenger seat,
  • 115-volt outlet, roof rails, floor mats, fog lamps, compass/temperature display, cargo shade, speed control and deep tinted glass) Premium Sound Group includes six speakers, Uconnect studios SIRIUS Satellite Radio and AM/FM/MP3/six-disc CD (Limited only)
  • Premium Group I includes driver-lumbar support, automatic on/off headlamps, memory seats and mirrors, power-passenger seat, Remote Start, heated seats and leather seat trim
  • Premium Group II includes air filtration, rain-sensing wipers, automatic temperature control, ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System and 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels
  • Trailer-tow Group – Class III includes full-size spare tire, Class III trailer hitch and
  • Trailer-Sway Control
2008 MODEL YEAR
  • All-new Jeep® Liberty available in two models: Jeep Liberty Sport and Jeep Liberty Limited
  • Available in eight new colors: Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat, Stone White Clear Coat,
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat, Red Rock Crystal Pearl Coat,
  • Jeep Green Metallic Clear Coat, Light Graystone Pearl Coat and Modern Blue Pearl Coat
  • Classic Jeep design cues – signature seven-slot grille, trapezoidal wheel openings, round headlamps
  • Tough, strong, capable appearance with deep body sections and high beltline
  • Rugged stance
  • Single-unit halogen headlamp system
  • Body color fascias and fender flares— Standard on Sport and Limited
  • Standard chromed-grille—Limited or body color—Sport
  • Fascia-mounted fog lamps—Optional on Sport and Limited
  • Fog lamps—Optional on Sport and standard on Limited
  • Roof rails—Optional on Sport and standard on Limited
  • Liftgate with standard wiper and washer
  • Industry-exclusive Sky Slider™ full-open roof—Optional on Sport and Limited
  • Cargo capacity of 31.5 cu. ft. with rear seat up, 64.2 cu. ft. with rear seats folded
  • Reversible rear cargo tray
  • Six cargo tie-down loops
  • YES Essentials® stain resistant, odor resistant, antistatic seat fabric—Standard on Limited (now called stain-repel)
  • Standard AM/FM/MP3 stereo with single-CD radio MP3/WMA auxiliary input jack
  • Optional AM/FM/MP3 stereo with six-disc CD/DVD audio capability MP3/WMA auxiliary input jack
  • MyGIG™ Multimedia Infotainment System—Optional on Sport and Limited (now called Uconnect Multimedia)
  • Four-speaker sound system—Standard on Sport
  • Infinity® Premium Audio System with eight speakers plus subwoofer—Standard on Limited
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio optional Sport—Standard on Limited
  • Optional 115-volt AC inverter outlet
  • 12-volt auxiliary power outlets (one in the instrument panel and the other in the cargo area)
  • Optional power sunroof
  • Optional UConnect Hands-free Communication System
  • Driver’s six-way power seat— Standard on Limited
  • Optional heated leather seats—Limited
  • Reclining 60/40 split-folding and fold-flat, rear seat
  • Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC)—Standard on Limited
  • Power windows, locks, mirrors
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Compass, temperature readout—Optional on Sport; standard on Limited
  • HomeLink® Universal Home Security System Transceiver—Standard on Limited
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror—Standard on Limited
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring warning lamp—Standard on Sport
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring display—Standard on Limited
  • Speed control—Optional on Sport, Standard on Limited
  • Air conditioning—Standard
  • Illuminated entry—Standard
  • Available floor mats
  • Standard 3.7-liter SOHC 12-valve V-6 engine with Electronic Throttle Control
  • Rear-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive models
  • Optional Command-Trac® part-time four-wheel drive
  • Optional Selec-Trac® II full-time four-wheel drive
  • Standard six-speed manual transmission with 3.7-liter V-6 engine
  • Optional four-speed automatic transmission with 3.7-liter V-6 engine
  • Optional Remote Start
  • New short- and long-arm (SLA) front suspension
  • New five-link rear suspension
  • Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering
  • 16-inch aluminum wheels—Standard on Sport
  • 17-inch aluminum wheels—Standard on Limited
  • 18-inch chrome-clad aluminum wheels—Optional on Limited
  • P225/75R16 all-season BSW—Standard on Sport
  • P225/75R16 all-season OWL—Optional on Sport
  • P235/70R16 all-season All-terrain OWL—Optional on Sport
  • P235/65R17 all-season BSW—Standard on Limited
  • P235/60R18 all season BSW—Optional on Limited
  • Standard four-wheel-disc Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • 19.5-gallon (73.8-liter) fuel tank
  • Optional Class III trailer hitch
  • Advanced multi-stage air bags
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Rough-Road Detection
  • All-speed Traction Control
  • Auto-reverse sunroof
  • Auto-reverse driver window
  • BeltAlert
  • Brake Assist
  • Brake/Park Interlock
  • LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers of CHildren)
  • Child-protection rear door locks
  • Crumple zones
  • Digressive load-limiting retractors
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM)
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Energy-absorbing steering column
  • Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS)
  • Height-adjustable front seat belts
  • Hill Descent Control (4x4 ATX models)
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Interior Head-Impact protection
  • Knee bolsters
  • Low-risk deployment front-passenger air bag
  • ParkSense® Rear-Park Assist System
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Remote Start
  • Safety cage body structure
  • Seat-belt pretensioners (both front seat belts)
  • Sentry Key® engine immobilizer
  • Side-guard door beams
  • Side-occupant protection system
  • Supplemental side-curtain air bags
  • Trailer-Sway Control System
  • Vehicle theft security alarm
  • 2007 MODEL YEAR
  • Sport and Limited 4x2 and 4x4 models
  • New color: Jeep Green Metallic
2006 MODEL YEAR
  • Available 2.8-liter common-rail turbo diesel on Sport and Limited 4x4 models
  • New exterior colors: Inferno Red and Midnight Blue
  • Standard six-way power driver seat on Limited with optional leather, heated seats and six-way power passenger seat
  • Mini overhead console with universal garage door opener, mini-trip computer and vehicle information optional on Sport C Package (carryover as optional on Renegade and Limited)
  • 3.7-liter V-6 engine becomes standard. 2.4 liter I-4 engine is no longer available
  • Standard Electronic Stability Program (ESP) includes Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM), Brake Assist and all-speed Traction Control System
2005 MODEL YEAR
  • Freshened exterior and interior. Exterior included new fascias, bumper, grilles, bodyside moldings and sill moldings. Refined interior included new lighter colors, new front-seat contours, sew styles and fabrics, new flatter-folding rear seat
  • More rugged exterior appearance for Renegade including new hood, unique grille and molded-in accent color fender flares with silver attachment details
    and other components
  • New exterior colors: Dark Khaki Pearl Coat and Deep Beryl Green Pearl Coat
  • 16 x 7-inch full-face steel wheel (standard on Sport)
  • 16 x 7-inch cast-aluminum painted Sparkle Silver (Sport optional)
  • 16 x 7-inch cast-aluminum painted Mineral Gray Metallic (Renegade standard)
  • 17 x 7-inch Dakar cast-aluminum painted Sparkle Silver (Limited standard—not available on diesel)
  • 17 x 7-inch Oasis chrome-clad cast aluminum (Limited optional—not available on diesel)
  • New molded-in accent colors for Sport and Renegade
  • New cargo organizer available
  • UConnect Hands-free Communication System (Bluetooth®) available as factory-installed option
  • Silver mini-carbon shift and center-stack bezels for Renegade
  • Satin Silver shift and center stack bezels for Limited
  • Air conditioning standard on Sport
  • Power Convenience Group (power door locks, remote keyless entry, illuminated entry and Sentry Key® engine immobilizer) made standard on SportRe-located power-window switches for easier operation
  • New instrument cluster graphicsOptional navigation radio Renegade and Limited
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio available on all models
  • Second-row dome lamps added
  • New segment-exclusive 2.8-liter four-cylinder turbocharged Common Rail Diesel (CRD) engine available on Sport and Limited models
  • Diesel engine package included: five-speed automatic transmission, Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), extensive Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH) Package and a hybrid cooling system (electric fan plus engine-driven fan)
  • 3.7-liter V-6 engine refinements provide more available torque throughout the operating range while enhancing fuel efficiency
  • 3.55:1 final drive ratio with 3.7-liter V-6 engine and six-speed manual transmission, replacing the five-speed manual transmission
  • Increased fuel tank capacity (20.5-gallon)
  • Integrated ignition key and remote keyless entry fob
  • Revised Tire-Pressure Monitoring system
  • Six disc in-dash AM/FM radio standard on Limited Group
2004 MODEL YEAR
  • Renegade adds rock-rail protection and black body-side moldings
  • Larger, 19.5-gallon fuel tank
  • New Next-Generation Controller (NGC) powertrain controller
  • AM/FM/CD radio standard on all models
  • Passenger-side instrument panel-mounted grab handle
  • Power accessory delay
  • Enhanced Accident Response System
  • Tire-Pressure Monitoring available on Renegade and Limited models as part of EVIC
  • BeltAlert standard on all models
  • Advanced multi-stage front driver and passenger air bags with Occupant- classification System (OCS) for front-passenger seat
2003 MODEL YEAR
  • Renegade Premium model added
  • Four-wheel disc brakes standard on all models
  • Full-size spare with matching wheel—Standard
  • EVIC with overhead console
  • New optional six-disc in-dash CD player
2002 MODEL YEAR
  • Initial introduction mid-2001 as a 2002 model
  • Addition of Renegade model

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