2016 Jeep Wrangler

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$23,895

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2016 Jeep Wrangler
2016 Jeep Wrangler

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Off-road capability
  • Convertible versatility
  • Cargo room
  • Rugged styling

The bad:

  • Unrefined handling
  • Highway noise
  • Side airbags not standard

5 trims

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Our 2016 Jeep Wrangler trim comparison will help you decide.

Notable features

  • New Black Bear Edition
  • 285-hp V-6 engine standard
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Four-wheel drive standard

2016 Jeep Wrangler review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

This SUV emphasizes rock-crawling over highway comfort, and it epitomizes Jeep’s heritage for hard-core trailblazing. Body styles include the two-door, four-seat Wrangler and four-door, five-seat Wrangler Unlimited. Competitors include the Toyota 4Runner.
New for 2016
A new Black Bear Edition, named after an off-road trail in Telluride, Colo., is available on the Sport trim level. It has a black grille, black 17-inch wheels, unique decals, rock rails and other exterior details. Inside, special features include all-weather slush mats, black cloth upholstery and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with black stitching. The Sahara model gets minor interior and exterior updates.
Significant Standard Features

  • 285-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine
  • Six-speed manual transmission
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Solid front and rear axles
  • Underbody skid plates
  • Soft-top with sunroof feature
  • Removable side doors
  • Fold-down windshield
  • Full-size spare tire with matching wheel mounted on rear swing-gate
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Five-speed automatic transmission
  • Dual locking differentials
  • Hardtop with removable overhead sections
  • Tubular side steps
  • Electronically disconnecting front stabilizer bar
  • Heated front seats
  • Air conditioning
  • Household power outlet
  • Power windows and locks
  • Navigation system
  • Front-seat side-impact airbags

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.4
  • Interior design 4.6
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.5
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

5.0

Looks brand new

This Jeep has a 2.5 lift kit. Looks great. I feel like a bad boy driving it. Love it! The soft top is going to be awesome this summer.

5.0

Reliable

Excellent for our needs. It is in great condition. Looking forward to having it a long time. Better ride than I thought it would be.

4.9

Fun & great drive

This dealership has outstanding customer service. Detailed service department & Manager is extremely knowledgeable. We will be buying our cars here. Top dealership we've been to in 30 yrs.

See all 75 consumer reviews

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Jeep
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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