The Jeep Liberty is a four door unibody compact SUV four-door manufactured and marketed by Jeep for model years 2002–2012 over two generations, internally designed the KJ (2002-2007) and KK (2008-2012), respectively. Both generations were marketed globally, including as the Jeep Cherokee outside North America.
|Production||2001 – August 2012|
|Body and chassis|
|Body style||4-door SUV|
|Layout||Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive / Four-wheel drive|
|Related||Dodge Nitro |
|Predecessor||Jeep Cherokee (XJ)|
|Successor||Jeep Cherokee (KL)|
Introduced as a replacement for the Cherokee (XJ), the Liberty was priced between the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee and was the smallest of the 4-door Jeep SUVs until the car based 4-door Compass and Patriot arrived for 2007. Both generations were assembled at the Toledo North Assembly Plant in the United States and other countries including Egypt and Venezuela. The KK generation was manufactured alongside the closely related Dodge Nitro. Production ended in August, 2012.
The Liberty was superseded by the Jeep Cherokee.