CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2014 (and 2015) Jeep Grand Cherokee shows an early trend of transmission complaints. Most of the complaints are for rough shifting — things like jerking & hesitation when shifting gears.

We are keeping an eye on things but the 2014 Grand Cherokee doesn't look like a good model year compared to past years.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,400 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee electrical problems

electrical problem

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 172016

Grand Cherokee

  • 40,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While the vehicle was parked with the engine running, the driver exited the vehicle. After exiting the vehicle, it suddenly began to roll backwards. The vehicle made contact with the driver and a second vehicle. There were no injuries and a police report was not filed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that a transmission software update was needed. The software update was performed. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 16V240000 (power train). The contact stated that the vehicle experienced the same failure listed in the recall. The failure mileage was 40,000.

- Mckinney, TX, USA

problem #1

Apr 222016

Grand Cherokee

  • 10,800 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. While parked, the vehicle began to reverse while the gear shift was in park. The contact stated that the vehicle sustained a few dents due to the failure. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the system required an update. The vehicle was repaired per NHTSA campaign number: 16V240000 (power train). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 10,800. Updated 09/08/16

- Farmingdale, NY, USA

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