The Jeep Wrangler is the quintessential off-road SUV. Introduced in 1986, the Wrangler has become one of the most recognizable cars on the road. Everything from the design to the name itself sparks a vivid picture in the heads of consumers. It’s like the Beetle of Jeeps. And each year since it was first produced, it just keeps getting better and better.
2021 Jeep Wrangler Comparison
The 2021 Jeep Wrangler dazzles with incredible off-road performance, a spacious interior and impressive specifications. Discover engine specs, comfort features, safety features and much more as we compare all six available trims in the Jeep Wrangler lineup.
It should also be noted that the Wrangler is more customizable than ever before. Not only are there a dozen of color options to choose from, including yes - pink, but you’ll also have a variety of optional features and packages you can choose from.
The Wrangler Sport is the base trim of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler. It boasts a 285-horsepower V6 engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission, and also has four-wheel drive. Other features include a two-speed transfer case, skid plates, a Sunrider folding soft-top. For $1,500, you can opt in for an eight-speed automatic transmission, or for $3,000 - eTorque mild-hybrid assist system with eight-speed automatic.
In the interior, are manual windows and door locks, a push-button start ignition, rearview camera and three 12-volt power outlets. The infotainment system consists of a 5-inch display, Bluetooth, a USB port and eight-speaker audio system.
On four-door models, you can upgrade your powertrain to a 3.0-liter Ecodiesel V6 powertrain with 260 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with the eight-speed transmission and the upgrade will cost you $6,000.
Get the Sport model starting at $28,475 for two-door model and $31,975 for the four-door model. Additional options include a hardtop for $1,495, air-conditioning for $1,295, a tow package for $795, and leather upholstery for $1,750, among others.
The Sport S starts at $31,675 for the two-door model and $35,175 for the four-door model. It comes standard with air-conditioning, power windows and locks, and remote keyless entry. Most of the same features, powertrains and transmissions are carried over from the Sport trim.
There are however several optional features and packages you can choose that are not available with the Sport trim. For one, you can get a nine-speaker Alpine stereo for $1,295, or remote start for just $395. The Cold Weather package for $695 adds remote start as well as heated front seats and a steering wheel. A Technology package adds an upgraded infotainment system with 7-inch touch screen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, dual-zone climate control and satellite radio. In four-door models, you can add a superior 8.4-inch touch screen infotainment system with HD radio, navigation and a Wi-Fi hotspot.
The Safety Group for $995 adds to your vehicle a suite of useful safety features. Blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert and parking sensors are all part of this package. The Jeep Advanced Safety package adds forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking.
With the four-door Sahara, starting at $38,825, your get plenty of optional features to choose from and superior standard features too. The 7-inch touch display infotainment system, additional USB ports and dual-zone climate control are standard features. Side steps and larger brakes are other standard pieces of equipment with this model as well. Add an off-road camera for $595, which comes installed on your front grille.
The Rubicon starts at $38,875 for the two-door model and $42,375 for the four-door model. It includes most of the features from the Sahara trim in addition to rock rails, a sway bar, locking front and rear differentials, and upgraded 4WD and transfer case.
If you are looking for the most powerful Wrangler of the bunch, you’ll want the Rubicon 392, which starts at $73,500. Like the Sahara, it is a four-door only model. The Rubicon 392 offers unique interior and exterior accents, steel front and rear bumpers and performance shocks. The most impressive inclusion, however, would have to be the V8 engine that delivers a whopping 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque.
If you are looking for a fuel-efficient Wrangler, the 4xe is Jeep’s first-ever plug-in hybrid Wrangler with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors that, when combined, generate 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. The 4xe itself has three different options: the Sahara, Rubicon and High Altitude. The price starts at $47,995.