(4.6) 34 reviews
MSRP: $7,422$23,750
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 16-19
Engine: 190-hp, 4.0-liter I-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 4
2006 Jeep Wrangler

Our Take on the 2006 Jeep Wrangler

Our Take

Nothing is more traditional in the world of sport utility vehicles than the smallest, entry-level Jeep model. Today's Wrangler is a direct descendant of the World War II-era military Jeep. In fact, many consider the Wrangler to have pioneered the SUV category, even though the term "SUV" didn... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Interior noise
  • Fuel economy
  • Crude by modern standards

Notable Features

  • Quasi-military appearance
  • Four- or six-cylinder power
  • Available hardtop
  • Standard part-time 4WD
  • Low-range gearing


Our Expert Reviews

Normally, the announcement of an upcoming model would be a cause for celebration among a marque's loyalists. This is not necessarily true with die-hard devotees of the Jeep Wrangler, arguably the most traditional mainstream vehicle you can buy, usually purchased by savvy customers who are skeptical of "innovations."Two Jeep generations ago, the company began using innovative rectangular he... Read full review for the 2006 Jeep Wrangler

Consumer Reviews


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Wrangler X for x-citing

by Phil from Charleston, WV on March 21, 2008

Other than brake work at 13000 miles I have had no trouble, but plenty of pleasure from my Wrangler X. It's fun and the looks I get are a bonus feature. Excellent off road and in snow. I have the hard... Read Full Review

7 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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