2010 Jeep Liberty  RealSafeCars69Safety Rating

#45 of 2010 SUVs

#97 of all 2010 vehicles


The Liberty, part of Jeep's lineup since 2002, is a midsize SUV with seating up to 5. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Jeep offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Jeep Liberty is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Jeep Liberty has a score of 69, implying a 0.056% chance of driver death (5% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Jeep Liberty has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0563% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.4332%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0563% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.4332% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Jeep Liberty is 17% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2010 Jeep Liberty is 35% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8358Suzuki Grand VitaraDodge NitroJeep LibertyMazda TributeMercury MarinerFord EscapeHonda ElementToyota FJ CruiserJeep WranglerNissan PathfinderNissan XterraVolkswagen TiguanComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Jeep Liberty with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 83. The 2010 Jeep Liberty is safer than the 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara and less safe than the 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan, the 2010 Nissan Xterra, the 2010 Nissan Pathfinder, the 2010 Jeep Wrangler, the 2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser, and the 2010 Honda Element. It is about as safe as the 2010 Mazda Tribute, the 2010 Mercury Mariner, and the 2010 Ford Escape.

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