2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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$31,795

starting MSRP

Key specs

Base trim shown

SUV

Body style

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5

Seating capacity

188.4” x 73.6”

Dimensions

Four-wheel drive

Drivetrain

Overview

The good:

  • Impressive off-road capability
  • Traditional Jeep styling
  • Better on-road handling
  • Choice of powertrains
  • Easy to remove top, doors and windshield
  • Power-sliding top available

The bad:

  • Expensive base price
  • Rougher ride than rivals
  • Tops of gauges obscured by dash
  • Fuel economy
  • LED headlights not standard

13 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

Wondering which trim is right for you?

Our 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited trim comparison will help you decide.

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Notable features

  • Turbo-diesel engine now available
  • Turbo gas four-cylinder and V-6 also offered
  • Four- or five-seat convertible SUV
  • Four-wheel drive standard
  • Removable top, doors and windshield
  • Two-door and four-door Unlimited models

2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2020 Jeep Wrangler?

The Wrangler is Jeep’s wildly popular 4×4. It’s available as a two-door or four-door SUV, the latter known as the Wrangler Unlimited. The two-door model has room for four people while the Unlimited version seats five.

A standard 285-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine pairs with a six-speed manual transmission; an eight-speed automatic is available. There’s also an optional 270-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that delivers 295 pounds-feet of torque; it pairs with the eight-speed automatic. A turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 that works with an eight-speed automatic is newly available for the Wrangler Unlimited. Four-wheel drive is standard, and the Rubicon trim level features upgraded mechanicals for serious off-roading. Wrangler competitors include the Land Rover Defender, Toyota 4Runner and Jeep Grand Cherokee.

What’s New on the 2020 Jeep Wrangler?

The big news is the new turbo-diesel V-6 that joins the Wrangler Unlimited’s engine offerings. It makes 260 hp and a whopping 442 pounds-feet of torque. The Unlimited also offers versions of the gas V-6 and turbo four-cylinder with the eTorque mild-hybrid system.

What Features in the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Are Most Important?

The Wrangler is all about off-road driving, or at least the image of it. Even if you never put one tire onto a muddy surface, the Wrangler’s go-anywhere attitude is part of its appeal.

While it has a rugged image, available comfort features include heated front seats, a heated steering wheel and an 8.4-inch touchscreen multimedia system that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity. The Wrangler Unlimited offers more towing capability than the two-door variant, and the diesel V-6 should make the task easier even if it doesn’t increase the Unlimited’s 3,500-pound towing capacity.

2020 Jeep Wrangler Vs. 2020 Toyota 4Runner: How Do They Compare?

The Wrangler and 4Runner are legends among fans of off-roading, but there are some major differences between these two SUVs. To start, the Wrangler is available in two- and four-door form while the 4Runner is a four-door SUV. With its new engines, the Wrangler also offers more choices under the hood; in the 4Runner, the sole engine is a 270-hp V-6. The 4Runner can seat up to seven with an available third row, and it does offer rear-wheel-drive versions if you don’t plan on venturing off-road. In terms of ride and handling, these SUVs are fairly evenly matched but are less comfortable and don’t handle as well as similarly sized crossover SUVs.

Should I Buy the 2020 Jeep Wrangler?

The Wrangler is a back-to-basics SUV, but that doesn’t mean it comes cheaply. The base two-door model lacks creature comforts like power windows and power locks but still starts around $30,000. The Wrangler Unlimited is even pricier. For your money, you get a rugged 4×4 that’s fun to drive, has an iconic look and is extremely capable off-road. Better still, the latest Wrangler is better behaved than its predecessor on paved roads.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.7
  • Interior 4.8
  • Performance 4.8
  • Value 4.4
  • Exterior 4.9
  • Reliability 4.7

Most recent consumer reviews

1.0

It lived up to the name heep

My 2020 jeep wrangler Sahara unlimited 4 door has already rusted. All hinges on all doors, hood and tail gate needed to be repainted. My service stop.start system light came on.. That cost me a replacement of both batteries... Under 90k and 3 years and 2 batteries fail hmm.. Both front seats are ripping at the seams and a tear in the back seat (leather) nothing is covered under extended warranty.. Only spills and stains? Also if you enjoy replacing windshields get a jeep!! I would never recommend or buy a jeep again off of my current experience and good luck getting an answer from FCA

5.0

Sahara Unlimited - She is such a Jeep!

I love my 2020 Sahara Unlimited. She is beautiful but still drives and handles like a jeep, which is why I wanted her. The stock tires for the unlimited are bigger than regular tires, and makes her fierce! I have almost 30K on mine and have had no problems (knock on wood) whatsoever. It is a joy to ride with or without the top off. Easy to remove the driver and passenger top for a quick fun ride. Easy but a little heavy to remove the entire top, but totally worth it. I've even had it on the beach and it handles like a dream!

4.0

2020 Sahara Unlimited 2.0 Turbo

Purchased in August 2020 with 8.5k miles for $41k, headlights suck, tachometer, auto start stop, radio, running lights got completely messed up for whatever reason this year, dealer fixed all but start/stop for cheap but the vehicle idles rough and sometimes shifts odd. Now has 31k miles and hasn't had any major issues. Engine has lots of pep and it's fun to ride around in with the top off. Remote start and CarPlay/Android Auto work well but the vehicle feels cheap and is scary at speeds over 80 mph.

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Safety

Based on the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited base trim.
Frontal barrier crash rating driver
4
Frontal barrier crash rating passenger
4
Overall frontal barrier crash rating
4
Rollover rating
3

Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Jeep
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
60 months/60,000 miles
Maintenance
24 months/unlimited distance
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
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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