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2006 Jeep Liberty

At a Glance

Pricing $21,290 - $25,370
Drive Types RWD, 4WD
Engines 2.8l I4 D, 3.7l V6
Transmissions A4, A5, M6
Fuel Economy 17-21 (city), 22-26 (highway)

Although the Liberty replaced the hugely popular Cherokee, it has never met with the same enthusiasm as its chunky predecessor. Some may argue that the Liberty isn't as macho-looking as the old Cherokee, but it is still a credible SUV with strong off-road credentials. The standard 210-bhp 3.7L V-6 can be mated to a 4-speed or 5-speed automatic. Some models are available with a 6-speed manual. Buyers looking for better fuel economy, and willing to give up some refinement, should consider the 160-bhp/295 lb-ft. 2.8L I-4 turbodiesel. A choice of axle ratios and part-time and full-time 4WD systems allow buyers to customize the Liberty to their needs.

What Changed:

Standard ESP

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Liberty 2.8l I4 D (160-bhp) A5 4WD 21/26/23 $25,370
Liberty 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) M6 4WD 18/22/20 $22,800
Liberty 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) A4 RWD 17/22/19 $22,115
Liberty 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) A4 4WD 17/22/19 $23,625
Liberty 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) M6 RWD 18/22/20 $21,290