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Jeep Wrangler

Designed for the deserts of California and with a heritage that dates back to military vehicles, the Jeep Wrangler is a little out of place in an urban environment. Perhaps the ultimate off-road vehicle, it makes no compromises for road use but then nobody buys a Wrangler for its practicalities. Competitive price and excellent fuel economy in the diesel option now put it in a position to challenge the Land Rover Defender as the best 4×4 workhorse. Due to its simple construction and long life the Wrangler can even make claims as an eco vehicle.

Jeep Wrangler Details

Production dates2006-current
Length 4223 mm / 166 in
Width inc. mirrors 1873 mm / 74 in
Height 1840 mm / 72 in
Wheelbase 2424 mm / 95 in
Luggage capacity 142 litres / 5.01 cu ft
Fuel tank capacity 79.5 litres / 21 US gal
Warranty 3 years or 36,000 miles
Service intervals 12,500 miles

Jeep Wrangler 3.6

The Jeep Wrangler's Pentastar 3.6-litre engine was a vast improvement over the ageing 3.8 V6. Not only is it more efficient but it produces nearly 100 more horsepower in standard form. While it is the only engine option for North American customers the V6 Wrangler was phased out from the European market in 2009 where a more economical diesel option is preferred.

Jeep Wrangler 3.6 Specifications

Fuel type Unleaded Petrol
Engine type V6
Engine capacity 3604 cc
Power 290@6400 bhp
Torque 260@4800 lb.ft
Torque 353@4800 nm
Transmission type 4-spd auto

Jeep Wrangler 3.6 Performance

Max speed (auto) 112 mph / 180 kph
0-60mph (auto) - seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 9.6 seconds

Jeep Wrangler 3.6 Economy and Emissions

Jeep Wrangler 2.8 CRD

The Jeep Wrangler CRD diesel engine was developed for the export market.

Jeep Wrangler 2.8 CRD Specifications

Fuel type Diesel
Engine type Straight 4
Engine capacity 2777 cc
Power 197@3800 bhp
Torque 339@2000 lb.ft
Transmission type 5-spd manual / 5-spd auto
Kerb weight 2003 kg / 4416 lb
UK retail price from £28,665
UK insurance group 10/24

Jeep Wrangler 2.8 CRD Performance

Max speed (manual) 107 mph / 172 kph
Max speed (auto) 107 mph / 172 kph
0-100kmph (manual) 11.2 seconds
0-100kmph (auto) 10.6 seconds

Jeep Wrangler 2.8 CRD Economy and Emissions

EU combined MPG (manual) 39.8 mpg
EU combined MPG (auto) 34.9 mpg
CO2 emissions (manual) 187 g/km
CO2 emissions (auto) 187 g/km

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One Owner Review

Do you drive a Jeep Wrangler? Would you recommend it to others? Why not leave a comment to let us know what you think of the car. This Jeep has one owner review.

  1. Franck Franck says:

    Great vehicle. 2007 CRD Auto. 95000 km. Heavy driving 4×4 and never had problem. No oil leaks. Diffs clear. Breathing pipes on diffs are excellent. Usage us 12,7 litre per 100km. 2inch lift and with mud terrain tyres. Not a car for four person every day driving. Will definitly buy next generation model again. Also drive Grand Cherokee, Land Rover Puma 90. Toyota LDV 2.4 diesel.

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