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2021 Jeep Wrangler

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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler may be the most modern Wrangler ever, but it’s still unique and instantly recognizable. The current, JL-generation Wrangler, introduced two years ago, is a giant leap forward in refinement, technology, and ease of use. Yet it maintains the model’s legendary off-road capability and awesome throwback features, including the removable roof and doors, and the fold-down windshield. The Wrangler continues to be offered in classic two-door and 22-inch-longer four-door (Unlimited) body styles. This is absolutely a special-purpose vehicle, and is highly compromised as a daily driver. Despite the JL’s improvements, the Wrangler is still a noisy, stiff-riding, vague-steering machine. It’s hard to climb into, and the interior is cramped — the two-door Wrangler’s rear seat and cargo hold are particularly small. The cabin is full of neat design features, however, and the available Uconnect infotainment system is first-rate.

Jeep has added a new “TrailCam” forward-facing camera and made the Off-Road Plus drive mode standard on Rubicon models. Two new special models are also being offered for 2021. The 80th Anniversary edition has “Granite Crystal” interior accents and wheel finish, a three-piece black hardtop and anniversary-themed exterior badges. The Islander returns sporting the Jeep Tiki hood decal and 32-inch tires; it’s available with an optional white hard top.

Trim levels encompass Sport, Sport S, Black and Tan, Sport Altitude, Willys, Sahara, Rubicon, and Sahara Altitude (the Saharas are four-doors only). The Sports are the more affordable, mainstream versions, the Saharas are the fancy models, while the Rubicon (and to a lesser extent the Willys) emphasizes off-road capability. Your choice among these comes down to your budget first and foremost, and then your style preference and just how much you intend to venture off road. If the answer to that is “not much,” going for the Rubicon probably isn’t worth the extra cost.

A 3.6-liter V6 (285 horsepower, 260 lb-ft) is standard on all 2021 Wrangler models, and can be paired with a six-speed stick or the automatic. Besides the diesel, the other optional engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (270 hp, 295 lb-ft), offered exclusively with the automatic in either body style. The four-cylinder is a tough sell given the price premium and the modest fuel-economy gains: 22 mpg city, 24 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined for the two-door versus 18/23/20 mpg for the two-door V6 (that equates to an estimated $250 per year in average fuel costs). The 2.0L and the 3.6L can be combined with an eTorque mild hybrid system in the Sahara only, but don’t expect a significant fuel-economy bump. Towing capacity is 3,500 pounds no matter what engine is selected. All models come standard with four-wheel drive, and buyers choose among three different transfer cases.

You can use the rest of this page to find more in-depth information about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler, including features, specs and where to find a good deal near you.
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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler may be the most modern Wrangler ever, but it’s still unique and instantly recognizable. The current, JL-generation Wrangler, introduced two years ago, is a giant leap forward in refinement, technology, and ease of use. Yet it maintains the model’s legendary off-road capability and awesome throwback features, including the removable roof and doors, and the fold-down windshield. The Wrangler continues to be offered in classic two-door and 22-inch-longer four-door (Unlimited) body styles. This is absolutely a special-purpose vehicle, and is highly compromised as a daily driver. Despite the JL’s improvements, the Wrangler is still a noisy, stiff-riding, vague-steering machine. It’s hard to climb into, and the interior is cramped — the two-door Wrangler’s rear seat and cargo hold are particularly small. The cabin is full of neat design features, however, and the available Uconnect infotainment system is first-rate.

Jeep has added a new “TrailCam” forward-facing camera and made the Off-Road Plus drive mode standard on Rubicon models. Two new special models are also being offered for 2021. The 80th Anniversary edition has “Granite Crystal” interior accents and wheel finish, a three-piece black hardtop and anniversary-themed exterior badges. The Islander returns sporting the Jeep Tiki hood decal and 32-inch tires; it’s available with an optional white hard top.

Trim levels encompass Sport, Sport S, Black and Tan, Sport Altitude, Willys, Sahara, Rubicon, and Sahara Altitude (the Saharas are four-doors only). The Sports are the more affordable, mainstream versions, the Saharas are the fancy models, while the Rubicon (and to a lesser extent the Willys) emphasizes off-road capability. Your choice among these comes down to your budget first and foremost, and then your style preference and just how much you intend to venture off road. If the answer to that is “not much,” going for the Rubicon probably isn’t worth the extra cost.

A 3.6-liter V6 (285 horsepower, 260 lb-ft) is standard on all 2021 Wrangler models, and can be paired with a six-speed stick or the automatic. Besides the diesel, the other optional engine is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder (270 hp, 295 lb-ft), offered exclusively with the automatic in either body style. The four-cylinder is a tough sell given the price premium and the modest fuel-economy gains: 22 mpg city, 24 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined for the two-door versus 18/23/20 mpg for the two-door V6 (that equates to an estimated $250 per year in average fuel costs). The 2.0L and the 3.6L can be combined with an eTorque mild hybrid system in the Sahara only, but don’t expect a significant fuel-economy bump. Towing capacity is 3,500 pounds no matter what engine is selected. All models come standard with four-wheel drive, and buyers choose among three different transfer cases.

You can use the rest of this page to find more in-depth information about the 2021 Jeep Wrangler, including features, specs and where to find a good deal near you.
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$39,820 MSRP / Window Sticker Price
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Engine 3.6L V-6
MPG 17 City / 25 Hwy
Seating 4 Passengers
Transmission 6-spd man w/OD
Power 285 @ 6400 rpm
Drivetrain four-wheel
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