Jeep Wrangler Review
One of the World's Most Popular SUVSunday, November 17, 2013
The Jeep Wrangler is a compact 4-wheel drive SUV with great off-road capabilities. It is a true SUV and marks the definition of adventure with a different point of view. It is a power packed machine with robust design and great mechanics which unleashes a powerful force out of this off-road vehicle. It is manufactured by American automaker Chrysler under its Jeep brand and is currently in its third generation. It is a direct descendant of the World War II Willys Military Jeep which was later produced by Kaiser-Jeep and American Motors.
The exterior of this sturdy gives an authentic raw look with tough body design and rocker panel protection. It is available in both 2-door and 4-door versions. It has removable doors and fold-down windshield, legendary seven slot front radiator grille, bolted door hinges and latched functional hood, dual front and single rear heavy duty forged steel tow hooks, heritage stamped grab handles, huge front windshield with wiper, washer and remote sensing functions, automatic round halogen headlamps with impact resistant polycarbonate clear lens, big hood with beautifully crafted forged aluminium hood latches, 17-and 18-inch 5-spoke sparkle silver painted aluminium alloy wheels with huge wheel arches made of high impact polystyrene and polyurethane to prevent dents and resist corrosion, wide flared fenders, black colored huge front bumper with low and wide beam illuminating fog lamps, heated power exterior mirrors, Dana front axle and Dana 44 heavy duty rear axle, under-hood insulation, side steps, crank windows, Sun-rider Soft Top, black tail lamp guards and fuel filler door. It has a length of 3882mm, width of 1872mm and height of 1801mm as its dimension and has a large wheelbase of 2423mm for a stable ride. It has a great ground clearance of 224mm for a bump free off-road ride and has a kerb weight of 2213kgs with the fuel tank capacity of 72liters.
The interior of this macho SUV is very soft and qualitatively designed. It has leather trimmed seats with high seating position and trim logo on the backrest, optional heated seats, leather wrapped steering wheel with speed and audio controls, removable carpet and drain plugs, driver side door storage, lockable central console, removable front air dams, new interior lighting, automatic electro-chromatic rear view mirror to illuminate blinding glare of headlamps, voice activated UCONNECT system with hands-free, quality audio system with CD, DVD, MP3, USB port with auxiliary jack, a hard disk storage and six speakers, advanced voice command with Sirius XM satellite radio and Bluetooth streaming audio, advanced Garmin GPS navigation system with lane assist and junction view, intelligent internet system with Wi-Fi and browsing at broadband speeds, power windows, spacious with front and rear headroom of 41mm and 40mm respectively, front passenger and rear passenger legroom of 41mm and 37mm respectively and front seat and rear seat shoulder space of 55mm and 56mm respectively, powerful AC with Automatic Climate Control System with cabin air filtration, chromed automatic transmission shifter, 12V power outlets and a 115-V auxiliary power outlet and pleasing circular air-ducts.
Jeep Wrangler has a 3798cc, 3.6L, 24-valve, VVT, V6 engine with a maximum power of 285 bhp at 6400 rpm and a maximum torque of 352.5 Nm at 4800 rpm and has a five speed automatic and six speed manual gearbox transmission. It has a top speed of 173kmph and reaches 0-100kmph mark in just 8.1 seconds with the mileage of 6.80kmpl in the cities and 8.50kmpl on the highways.
Jeep Wrangler is equipped with power vented disk brakes at front and power solid disk brakes at rear wheels. The suspension system is a Coil Spring with Gas-charger Shock-absorbers and electronic disconnecting Stabiliser Bar at front and Coil Springs with Gas-charged Shock-absorbers at rear. For the safety, it has Command-Trac Shift-on-the-Fly 4WD system, ABS with EBD, Traction Control, BA and ESC, security alarm, advanced multi-stage front Airbags with supplement side Airbags, body-on-frame construction, energy absorbing steering wheel and column, energy absorbing front rail tips, integrated restraint system with 3-point lap and shoulder belts for all seating positions, off-road tested emergency brake system, pretensioners and load-limiting retractors on the front seat backs and strong sport bar design, Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control, Electronic Roll Mitigation, remote key-less entry, fog lamps, anti-theft alarm sentry key and engine immobilizer.
Jeep Wrangler has seven variants to choose from which includes Sport, Sport S, SAHARA, Freedom Edition, Rubicon, MOAB Edition and Rubicon 10th Anniversary Limited Edition. It has eight shades to choose from which includes Black, Flame Red, AMP'D, Billet Silver, Anvil, Bright White, Dune and Granite.