2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Jeep Liberty Sport Competitors

$24-25k mid-size SUV, designed & built in U.S.A. 15-16 city / 21-22 hwy 292-429 mile range, gas engine
210 hp 225 cu. in. V6 3 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other mid-size SUVs, minivan and SUVs and truck and SUVs, the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport is also often compared to cars. The 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport's top rivals come from Jeep (such as the Grand Cherokee Laredo and the Compass Limited) and Subaru (such as the Forester 2.5X and the Outback 3.6R Limited)

compared to mid-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Liberty Sport compared to other mid-size SUV competitors include: it has slightly more cargo space (60.9 ft3 vs 33.5 ft3), has slightly more airbags (5 vs 4), has better traction (four-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive), slightly tighter turning radius (35.5 ft vs 37.3 ft) and has standard power outlets (standard vs not available).

However, on average it slightly less ground clearance (7.8" vs 8.6"), is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (15 mpg vs 19 mpg), is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (21 mpg vs 25 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable) and is slightly more sluggish (20.4 lb/hp vs 17.1 lb/hp).

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo
$31,040

Significant advantages of the Grand Cherokee Laredo (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Many higher towing capacity: 2,030 lb vs 1,150 lb
  • More powerful: 290 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 210 HP @ 5,200 RPM
  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.6" vs 7.8"

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Cherokee Laredo (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive

common strengths of the Grand Cherokee Laredo and Liberty Sport

  • Both have spacious back seats: 50.8 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Both have a power seat option for the passenger
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the Grand Cherokee Laredo vs the Liberty Sport

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X

2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X
$21,220

Significant advantages of the Forester 2.5X (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.7" vs 7.8"
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Forester 2.5X (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Significantly less cargo room: 33.5 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • Significantly fewer airbags: 4 vs 5
  • Only has four-wheel drive: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive

common strengths of the Forester 2.5X and Liberty Sport

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 34.4 ft vs 35.5 ft
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.4 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Inexpensive: $21,220 vs $25,660
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Forester 2.5X vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i

2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i
$37,625

Significant advantages of the X3 xDrive28i (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Much shorter braking distance from 60mph: 129 ft vs 150 ft
  • Better highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 21 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the X3 xDrive28i (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Much less cargo room: 27.6 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • Power outlets not available
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 39.0 ft vs 35.5 ft

common strengths of the X3 xDrive28i and Liberty Sport

  • Let your passengers conveniently adjust their seat with the {better}'s power seats; requires an optional upgrade on the {worse}
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW X3 xDrive28i vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Jeep Compass Limited

2011 Jeep Compass Limited
$26,745

Significant advantages of the Compass Limited (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly better city mileage: 21 mpg vs 15 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Compass Limited (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Significantly fewer airbags: 4 vs 5
  • More trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 351 miles vs 410 miles
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Compass Limited and Liberty Sport

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.1 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the Compass Limited vs the Liberty Sport

2010 Jeep Commander Sport

2010 Jeep Commander Sport
$32,355

Significant advantages of the Commander Sport (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • More ground clearance for rough terrain: 8.6" vs 7.8"
  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Much roomier front seats: 59.9 ft3 vs 54.5 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Commander Sport (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 38.7 ft vs 35.5 ft
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Commander Sport and Liberty Sport

  • Both have spacious back seats: 49.3 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
  • Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system
arrow Compare the Commander Sport vs the Liberty Sport

2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X

2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X
$30,480

Significant advantages of the Xterra PRO-4X (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Much more ground clearance for rough terrain: 9.5" vs 7.8"
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 135 ft vs 150 ft
  • Sportier performance: 16.9 lb/hp vs 20.4 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the Xterra PRO-4X (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Navigation system not available
  • Leather not available
  • Passenger power seats not available

common strengths of the Xterra PRO-4X and Liberty Sport

  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Xterra PRO-4X vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

compared to minivan and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Liberty Sport compared to other minivan and SUV competitors include: it has slightly more spacious back seats (51.1 ft3 vs 36.9 ft3), has better traction (four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive), has an auxiliary audio input jack, slightly tighter turning radius (35.5 ft vs 40.4 ft) and has standard power outlets (standard vs optional).

However, on average it has slightly less cargo space (60.9 ft3 vs 115.0 ft3), has 2 rows of seats (2 vs 3), higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change (3 stars vs 4 stars), has significantly fewer seats (5 vs 8) and is slightly more sluggish (20.4 lb/hp vs 15.9 lb/hp).

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS
$30,240

Significant advantages of the Traverse LS (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • More cargo room: 116.4 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • More seats: 8 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Traverse LS (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Power outlets not available
  • Entertainment system not available

common strengths of the Traverse LS and Liberty Sport

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LS vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Nissan Pathfinder S

2011 Nissan Pathfinder S
$31,380

Significant advantages of the Pathfinder S (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • More seats: 7 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the Pathfinder S (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 34.1 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Entertainment system not available

common strengths of the Pathfinder S and Liberty Sport

  • Both have good drivetrains for driving off-road or in poor weather: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan Pathfinder S vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Buick Enclave CXL

2011 Buick Enclave CXL
$41,790

Significant advantages of the Enclave CXL (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • More cargo room: 115.0 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Enclave CXL (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • More cramped back seats: 41.0 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Power outlets must be bought separately

common strengths of the Enclave CXL and Liberty Sport

  • Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system
arrow Compare the 2011 Buick Enclave CXL vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet

2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet
$25,280

Significant advantages of the Journey Mainstreet (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live

Significant disadvantages of the Journey Mainstreet (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Navigation system not available
  • Leather not available

common strengths of the Journey Mainstreet and Liberty Sport

  • Inexpensive: $25,280 vs $25,660
  • Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew

2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew
$29,630

Significant advantages of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly more cargo room: 143.8 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 128 ft vs 150 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Folding rear seats not available
  • Leather not available

common strengths of the Grand Caravan Passenger Crew and Liberty Sport

  • Both cars offer an entertainment system for passengers, but it'll cost extra to get it on the {worse}
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan Passenger Crew vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Ford Explorer

2011 Ford Explorer
$29,185

Significant advantages of the Explorer (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Number of rows of seating: 3 vs 2
  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 135 ft vs 150 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Explorer (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Significantly more cramped back seats: 36.9 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
  • Entertainment system not available

common strengths of the Explorer and Liberty Sport

  • None found
arrow Compare the 2011 Ford Explorer vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Liberty Sport compared to other truck and SUV competitors include: it has slightly more cargo space (60.9 ft3 vs 44.4 ft3), has slightly more spacious back seats (51.1 ft3 vs 29.0 ft3), has better traction (four-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive), has an auxiliary audio input jack and has better brakes (disc vs drum).

However, on average it slightly less ground clearance (7.8" vs 10.4"), is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (15 mpg vs 18 mpg), gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (292 miles vs 342 miles), has slightly less spacious front seats (54.5 ft3 vs 57.6 ft3) and has rougher suspension (live vs independent).

2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT

2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT
$29,025

Significant advantages of the Explorer Sport Trac XLT (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Roof rails comes standard
  • More gears: 5 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the Explorer Sport Trac XLT (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: two-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Navigation system not available
  • Leather not available

common strengths of the Explorer Sport Trac XLT and Liberty Sport

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 36.8 ft vs 35.5 ft
  • Inexpensive: $29,025 vs $25,660
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
arrow Compare the 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab LT

2011 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab LT
$24,755

Significant advantages of the Colorado Extended Cab LT (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Significantly more ground clearance for rough terrain: 10.4" vs 7.8"
  • Significantly better city mileage: 18 mpg vs 15 mpg
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars

Significant disadvantages of the Colorado Extended Cab LT (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Worse brakes
  • Roof rails not available
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack

common strengths of the Colorado Extended Cab LT and Liberty Sport

  • Inexpensive: $24,755 vs $25,660
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Power steering availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab LT vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Liberty Sport compared to car competitors include: it has significantly more cargo space (60.9 ft3 vs 15.3 ft3), has significantly more spacious back seats (51.1 ft3 vs 32.6 ft3), has slightly more gears (4 vs continuously variable), has better traction (four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive) and has better brakes (disc vs drum).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (15 mpg vs 23 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (21 mpg vs 32 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), is slightly more sluggish (20.4 lb/hp vs 14.3 lb/hp) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (292 miles vs 460 miles).

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT
$18,240

Significant advantages of the Cobalt LT (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Significantly better highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 21 mpg
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly better city mileage: 24 mpg vs 15 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Cobalt LT (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 13.9 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • Much more cramped back seats: 32.6 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3

common strengths of the Cobalt LT and Liberty Sport

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Both cars ride quite high, great for off-roading: 13" vs 7.8"
arrow Compare the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt LT vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
$32,220

Significant advantages of the Outback 3.6R Limited (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Smoother suspension: Independent vs Live
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 4 stars vs 3 stars
  • Significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph: 131 ft vs 150 ft

Significant disadvantages of the Outback 3.6R Limited (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Power locks not available
  • Only has four-wheel drive: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive

common strengths of the Outback 3.6R Limited and Liberty Sport

  • Lots of cargo room: 71.3 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • Both have good drivetrains for driving off-road or in poor weather: all-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Both have spacious back seats: 48.2 ft3 vs 51.1 ft3
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5

2012 Nissan Altima 2.5
$21,170

Significant advantages of the Altima 2.5 (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 640 miles vs 410 miles
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 460 miles vs 292 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Altima 2.5 (vs the Liberty Sport)

  • Only has four-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive
  • Much less cargo room: 15.3 ft3 vs 60.9 ft3
  • CD player not available

common strengths of the Altima 2.5 and Liberty Sport

  • Both have spacious front seats: 57.7 ft3 vs 54.5 ft3
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan Altima 2.5 vs the 2011 Jeep Liberty Sport