2016 Jeep Wrangler

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2016 Jeep Wrangler
2016 Jeep Wrangler

Key specs

Base trim shown


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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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


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.



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.


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.

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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
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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