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2009 Jeep Liberty - Specs

2009 Jeep Liberty

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Engine Specs
Transmission Specs

Transfer Case
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions

Dimensions and capacities are in inches unless otherwise specified.

Engine 3.7-Liter SOHC V-6
Availability Standard
Type and Description 90º V-6, liquid-cooled with balance shaft
Displacement 225.8 cu. in. (3700 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke 3.66 x 3.57 (93.0 x 90.8)
Valve System Chain-driven, SOHC, 12 valves, with hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers
Fuel Injection Sequential, multiport, electronic, returnless
Construction Cast-iron block, compacted graphite bedplate, aluminum alloy heads, balance shaft
Compression Ratio 9.7:1
Power (SAE net) 210 hp (157 kW) @ 5,200 rpm (56.8hp/L)
Torque (SAE net) 235 lb.-ft. (319 N•m) @ 4,000 rpm
Max. Engine Speed 6,000 rpm, electronically limited
Fuel Requirement Regular unleaded, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity 5 qt. (4.7L)
Coolant Capacity 14 qt. (13.25L)
Emission Controls Two mini-oxidation and one 3-way catalytic converters; four heated oxygen sensors; EGR and internal engine features(a)
Max. Gross Trailer Weight Automatic with Trailer Tow Package 5,000 lbs. (2250 kg)
Manual Transmission 3,500 lbs. (1600 kg)
Estimated 2009 EPA Fuel Economy - mpg (City/Hwy) 2WD with Automatic Transmission 16/22
4WD with Automatic Transmission 15/21
(a) Meets ULEV II emission standard in all 50 states.

Transmission 42RLE - Automatic Four-Speed Overdrive
Availability Standard
Description Adaptive electronic control and electronically modulated torque converter clutch
Gear Ratios 
     1st 2.84
     2nd 1.57
     3rd 1.0
     4th 0.69
   Reverse 2.21
Axle 3.73
Overall Top Gear 2.57

Transfer Case MP1522 Command-Trac® MP3022 Selec-Trac®
Availability Standard on 4WD models Optional on 4WD models
Type Part-time, electronic shift Full-time active, electronic shift
Operating Mode 2WD, 4WD Lock, 4WD Low, Neutral 2WD, 4WD Auto, 4WD Low, Neutral
Low Range Ratio 2.72:1 2.72:1
Center Differential Type None  
Low Range Ratio   2.72:1

Axles 2009 Jeep Liberty
3.7-liter V-6 Engine Auto 3.73:1

Electrical System 2009 Jeep Liberty
Availability 160-amp
Battery 600-amp, maintenance-free

Dimensions & Capacities(a) 2009 Jeep Liberty
Wheelbase 106.1 (2694.4)
Track Front 61.0 (1549.4)
Rear 61.0 (1549.4)
Overall Length (NAFTA vehicles) 176.9 (4492.9)
Overall Width 72.4 (1838.0)
Overall Height (with roof rack) 70.6 (1794.6)
Load Floor Height 32.8 (834.3)
Sill Step Height 19.8 (503.2)
Ground Clearances (4WD with P235/65R17 tires) Chassis 9.5 (240.7)
Fuel Tank 10.2 (260.3)
Front Axle 7.4 (189.1)
Rear Axle 7.7 (196.0)
Approach Angle, (with air dam) 27.6°
Breakover Angle 21.5°
Departure Angle 29.7°
Towing Capacities, lbs. (kg) All models equipped with Class II type hitch 2,000 (907)
3.7L engine automatic transmission with Trailer Tow Package (Class III) 5,000 (2268)
Curb Weight, lbs. (kg) 3.7-liter 2WD 4,030 (1827)
3.7-liter 4WD 4,222 (1915)
Maximum Payload (includes occupants and cargo), 16-inch tires only, lbs. (kg) 950 (431 kg)
Maximum Payload (includes occupants and cargo), lbs. (kg) 1,150 (522 kg)
Weight Distribution, 4x4, F/R 44/56
Frontal Area 30.21
Aero CdA 12.21
Aero Cd 0.403
Fuel Tank Capacity 19.5 gal. (73.8L)
(a) All dimensions measured with two passengers.

Accomodations Front Row Rear Row
Seating Capacity 2 3
Head Room without Sun Roof 40.4 (1025.1) 40.3 (1023.0)
with Sun Roof 38.5 (976.8)
Leg room 40.8 (1036.4) 38.8 (984.5)
Knee Clearance   1.3 (34.1)
Shoulder room 56.8 (1443.0) 56.6 (1436.4)
Hip room 52.7 (1338.1) 48.4 (1229.0)
Seat Travel 9.0 (229.1)  
Recliner Range 6.6° to 51.6° 21.5° to 33.5°
SAE Volume (standard roof) 54.00 cu. ft.  

Cargo Volume 2009 Jeep Liberty
Cargo Access Liftover Height 33.3 (844.8)
Maximum Cargo Width at Liftgate Opening 44.2 (1122.9)
Minimum Cargo Width at Liftgate Opening 47.0 (1194.2)
Maximum Cargo Height at Liftgate Opening 35.3 (895.7)
Minimum Cargo Height at Liftgate Opening 34.4 (873.5)
Distance Between Wheelhouse Interior Trim 41.7 (1059.1)
SAE Cargo Volume Behind Rear Seat 31.2 cu. ft. (0.9 cu. m)
Behind Front-row Seats with Rear Seats Folded 64.6 cu. ft. (1.8 cu. m)

Body and Chasssis 2009 Jeep Liberty
Layout Longitudinal front engine, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive
Construction Steel uniframe

Suspension 2009 Jeep Liberty
Front Upper and lower “A” arms, coil springs, low-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
Rear Live axle, upper and lower trailing arms, track bar, coil springs, low pressure gas-charged shock absorbers and stabilizer bar

Steering 2009 Jeep Liberty
Type Power rack-and-pinion
Overall Ratio 17.36:1
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) 35.5 ft. (10.83 m)
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock) 3.42

Wheels Standard - Sport Standard - Limited Optional - Limited
Type and Material Machined and painted cast aluminum Machined and painted cast aluminum Chrome-clad cast aluminum
Size 16-in. x 7-in. 17-in. x 7-in. 18-in. x 7-in.

Tires Standard - Sport Optional - Sport Standard - Limited Optional - Limited
Size and Type P225/75R16 all-season, black sidewall (BSW) P235/65R17 all-season, black sidewall (BSW) P235/70R16 all-season, all-terrain outline white letter (OWL) P235/60R18 all-season, black sidewall (BSW)
Mfr. and Model Goodyear Wrangler ST Goodyear Wrangler HP Goodyear Wrangler SRA Goodyear Fortera HL
Revs per Mile (km) 715 (1151) 721 (1160) 721 (1160) 722 (1160)
Compact Spare Tire Standard Sport
Full-size Spare Tire with Matching Wheel Standard Limited
Available Sport

Brakes 2009 Jeep Liberty
Front Size and Type
11.9 x 1.1 (302 x 28) vented rotor with 2.6 (66) single-piston floating caliper
Swept Area
55.1 sq. in. (355.3 sq. cm)
Rear Size and Type
12.44 x 0.47 (316 x 12) solid rotor with 1.9 (48) single-piston floating caliper
Swept Area
51.8 sq. in. (334.5 sq. cm)
Power Assist Type
8 x 9 (204 x 230) tandem diaphragm, vacuum assist
Four-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Standard - all
Electronic Stability System (ESP)
Standard - all
Parking Brake Type
Rear brake drum-in-hat

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