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Should I Buy This Jeep Liberty?

Postby Ricardo » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:22 pm

Originally it was a joke but my friend owns a jeep liberty 03 and is willing to sell for 5k the only catch is that it already has 120k miles on it. So my question I guess is how many miles on average does this car run without kicking out? Also what would a monthly insurance rate be for a 16 year old guy? Thanks in advance
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Should I Buy This Jeep Liberty?

Postby Josef » Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:45 pm

I purchased a used 2003 Liberty from a friend four years ago at a very good price. I used that car until last October (2010) until it had over 250,000 miles on it.

I LOVED that Jeep so much I purchased a new Liberty to replace it (which I also love, FYI).

With the '03 Liberty I had some small issues as the vehicle aged, but nothing I would consider out of the ordinary for any vehicle with so many miles on it. At the very end my transfer case (something attached to the transmission) just drop-out one day. That cost me $800, to repair, but the mechanic told me he had NEVER seen this issue happen to a Liberty before & considered my problem to be "one-of-a-kind" & a bad luck fluke.

The reasons I sold my '03 Jeep & got a new one were financial & overall safety... I put many, many miles on my vehicles for business purposes every year. I cannot afford to have the small issues that came (& will with any older-model vehicle withhigh mileage) up put me without a vehicle for a day or two for repairs. If I did significantly less mileage on vehicles & didn't travel out of town so much, I would still be driving my '03 Liberty.

So I encourage you to consider this vehicle. I donlt think you'll be dissapointed... Solid vehicle, fun & easy to drive (REALLY easy to park the Jeep almost anywhere!!!).
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Should I Buy This Jeep Liberty?

Postby Awst » Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:09 am

sounds fair,

but see if you can get a ford escape instead

chrysler cars arent the best
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Should I Buy This Jeep Liberty?

Postby Chrystian » Fri Aug 18, 2017 12:07 am

Buy Jeep Liberty
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Should I Buy This Jeep Liberty?

Postby Cas » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:30 am

That would be a fair price if it had the 4.0. The miles are average for an 02. If the vehicle is in great condition, it's a good sign he took care of the mechanical stuff too, and another 80,000 miles wouldn't be too much to hope for.
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Should I Buy This Jeep Liberty?

Postby Arnon » Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:07 am

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The decision is purely subjective based upon your preferences. If I were buying I'd go for a new vehicle with everything I wanted. My best advice if this is not an option is to go with the lower mileage vehicle with a brother-in-law price.
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