2012 Jeep LibertyPosted: June 22nd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: 2012 New Car Models, Jeep | Leave a comment »
The 2012 Jeep Liberty is a five-passenger SUV that offers a good compromise between off-road and on-road capabilities. For 2012, Jeep added to Liberty a rear park assist, overhead console, compass and Bluetooth hands-free interface as standard equipment for all models. New to 2012 Jeep Liberty are also five colors: Mineral Gray Metallic, Canyon Brown Pearl, Rescue Green Pearl, True Blue Pearl and Black Forest Green Pearl.
The 2012 Jeep Liberty is offered in three trim levels: Sport ( MSRP from $23,295), Limited ( starting at $ 26,760) and Limited Jet ( from $26,995 MSRP). The entry-level Jeep Liberty Sport comes standard with 16-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, full power accesories, automatic headlights, keyless entry and air-conditioning. This model features also 60/40-split-folding rear seats, a tilt-only steering wheel with built-in audio controls, a six-speaker sound system with CD player and common new standard facilities mentioned above. The Driver’s Convenience Group adds an auto-dimming rearview mirror and an outside temperature display. The Comfort Seating Group adds driver memory functions, leather upholstery and heated power front seats.
The 2012 Jeep Liberty Limited includes all of the above optional equipment from the Sport along with 17-inch alloy wheels, an eight-speaker audio system and exterior chrome trim. The Jeep Liberty Limited Jet adds 20-inch alloy wheels, security alarm and distinctive exterior trim. Every trim is available with a panoramic cloth sunroof and an upgraded sound system that includes a touchscreen interface and DVD audio playback.
The new 2012 Jeep Liberty is designed to appeal to customers who are looking for Jeep 4×4 capability as well as comfort and convenience. This car is targeted to young couples and new families, as well as professional, young singles, balanced male to female.
The 2012 Jeep Liberty is powered by a 3.7-liter V6 engine that produces 210 hp and 235 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is a four-speed automatic. The Liberty features independent front suspension with rack-and-pinion steering and a five-link rear suspension. Jeep Liberty remains true to its legendary 4×4 heritage by offering two Jeep Trail Rated FWD systems: Commad-Trac (part-time) and Selec-Trac (full-time). EPA fuel economy estimates are 15 mpg city and 21 mpg highway.