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2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Available Price Range $13,037-$29,417 Trims6 Combined MPG 17 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

Our Take

This off-roader emphasizes rock crawling over highway comfort, and when it comes to hardcore trailblazing, it's rarely matched. Trim levels include the base X, midlevel Sahara and Rubicon. Competitors include the Nissan Xterra and Toyota FJ Cruiser. The Wrangler was redesigned for 2007.All m... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Highway comfort
  • Rugged but basic interior
  • Configurable roof panels cumbersome to install

Notable Features

  • Standard V-6
  • Standard 4WD
  • Available heavy-duty offroad suspension
  • Available long-wheelbase Unlimited version
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Our Expert Reviews

If there was any doubt a four-door Jeep Wrangler makes sense, you need only look at the numbers.After selling Wrangler with just two doors for decades, Jeep added a four-door for the 2007 model year. Sales of the SUV icon now run 60 percent four-door.The adventuresome want to go anywhere, any time, with everyone. That was possible with the two-door but not without a squeeze to get into and out ... Read full review for the 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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My 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited in Red Rock

by David B Jeep Enthusiast from Memphis on May 5, 2009

This is my third Jeep, a 89 YJ(Wrangler), 99 WJ Grand Cherokee, and this 09 JK Unlimited, that I bought 3 weeks ago, put 1200 miles on it so far. This thing drives better than my Grand Cherokee. It do... Read Full Review

6 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.


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Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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