2017 Jeep Wrangler

Original MSRP Range
$23,995 - $37,445
Available Style(s)
Sport Utility
MPG
16 - 17 MPG City / 20 - 21 MPG Hwy
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2017 Jeep Wrangler

What We Like

Open-air cockpit; phenomenal off-road ability; wide range of trims and prices; chunky styling; it's a Jeep

What We Don't

Poor fuel economy; poor crash-test scores; uncomfortable rear seats; removing the roof is less than straightforward

Ratings

Expert Rating

3.8/ 5

Consumer Rating

4.5/ 5

Overview

What's New in the 2017 Jeep Wrangler?

A few new exterior colors have been added. And a Cold Weather bundle joins LED headlights and fog lamps on the options list. See the 2017 Jeep Wrangler models for sale near you

Which Wrangler is the Best?

The Sport model is the best seller. It's a good starting point for the many options (from both Jeep and the aftermarket) that a dedicated off-roader might choose. That's the beauty of the Wrangler -- you can build it virtually any way you want. Just be sure to specify those side airbags. Mud rats who want to go straight from the showroom to the wilderness should choose the Rubicon. Find a Jeep Wrangler for sale

 

How Much Does a 2017 Jeep Wrangler Cost?

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler is offered with two or four doors (Unlimited) and in Sport, Sport S, Sahara and Rubicon trim levels.

The Sport ($24,990) starts with 16-inch steel wheels, all-terrain tires, a black removable soft top, fog lights, manual accessories, a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, cruise control, a height-adjustable driver's seat and an 8-speaker audio system with steering-wheel-mounted controls and an auxiliary input. The Sport Unlimited ($28,890) adds the bigger 4-door body, air conditioning and a larger gas tank.

The Sport S ($27,990) gets 17-in alloy wheels, air conditioning and a leather-wrapped shift knob. The Sport S Unlimited ($32,090) is also eligible for the optional 115-volt outlet.

The Sahara ($31,440) has 18-in alloy wheels, an upgraded suspension with gas shocks, automatic headlights (LED), body-color fender flares, silver bumper trim, heated exterior mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a 115-volt power outlet, power accessories and an optional body-color hardtop. The Sahara Unlimited ($35,240) is similarly equipped and has tubular side steps.

The hardcore Rubicon ($34,640) features 17-in alloy wheels, a performance suspension, a special Rock-Trac 4-wheel-drive system with an electronically disconnecting front anti-roll bar, heavy-duty axles, front and rear electronically locking differentials, rock rails and manual accessories. The Rubicon Unlimited ($38,440) is similarly equipped.

It's the stuff you don't often see that still makes a difference. For example, the Wrangler's lubrication system is designed to keep the oil flowing even when the vehicle is at an extreme angle. And the alternator is placed high enough in the engine bay to stay dry and functional while the vehicle is wading through water. These are important considerations when there isn't even a road for miles around, let alone a repair shop.

Options are extensive and include many items that may be standard on higher trims. If you want a Rubicon with power accessories, for example, Jeep will be happy to oblige. Bluetooth/USB connectivity and a 9-speaker Alpine sound system with a subwoofer are optional across the lineup, while the Sahara and Rubicon can be outfitted with a touchscreen interface that includes navigation.

The Sport S and Rubicon versions are eligible for the Cold Weather bundle, which includes a remote start function, an engine block heater, special all-terrain tires, all-weather mats and heated seats.

Various customization options and special-edition models can be explored on the Jeep website or at a local dealer.

Wrangler Trims

Sport UtilityOriginal MSRP / PriceEngineHorsepowerCity MPG / Hwy MPGTransmissionDrive
Wrangler 75th Anniversary 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$30,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Big Bear 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$23,995 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Chief Edition 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$30,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Freedom 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$23,995 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Rubicon 4x4$33,645 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$33,645 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Rubicon Recon 4x4$33,645 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Sahara 4x4$30,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Smoky Mountain 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$30,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Sport 4x4$23,995 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited 75th Anniversary 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$34,245 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Big Bear 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$27,895 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Chief Edition 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$34,245 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Freedom 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$27,895 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4x4$37,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Hard Rock 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$37,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon 4x4$37,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4x4$34,245 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Smoky Mountain 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$34,245 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Sport 4x4$27,895 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Sport RHD 4x4$32,695 / N/A6 Cylinder28516 / 206-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Willys Wheeler 4x4$27,895 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Unlimited Winter 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$34,245 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Willys Wheeler 4x4$23,995 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Wrangler Winter 4x4 *Ltd Avail*$30,445 / N/A6 Cylinder285N/A6-Speed Manual / 5-Speed AutomaticAWD4WD
Jeep Wrangler Safety

Is the 2017 Jeep Wrangler a Safe Car?

It's just the basic equipment here, such as dual front airbags, anti-lock disc brakes, traction control and roll bars. Front side airbags are an extra-cost option.

The government has not crash-tested the Wrangler, but the independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the 2-door version a worrying report card, including a Poor (the worst score out of four) in the side-impact test and a Marginal (second-worst) in both the small-overlap front crash test and the head restraint/seat test. The Unlimited did slightly better, earning a Marginal in the side-impact test. Both models were deemed Good (the best score) in the moderate-overlap front crash test.

Note that the IIHS only tested Wranglers without the optional side airbags.

Rollover Rating
Warranty

Original Warranty

Basic3 Years/36,000 Miles
Drivetrain5 Years/60,000 Miles
Corrosion5 Years/Unlimited Miles
Roadside Assistance5 Years/60,000 Miles

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Brake Assist
  • Traction Control
Passenger Restraint
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Side Air Bag
Road Visibility
  • Fog Lights
Accident Prevention
  • Bluetooth, Hands-Free
Security
  • Alarm System
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
Packages
  • Rollover Mitigation

Competition

2017 Jeep Wrangler vs the competition

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee -- Great off-road ability and the legendary Jeep name, but with better safety and a more carlike ride and interior.

2017 Toyota 4Runner -- A combination of capability and reliability that has delighted off-road enthusiasts for years.

2017 Toyota Tacoma -- Admittedly, this is a pickup truck, but the TRD Off Road version can go just as far into the wild as a Wrangler.

Used Toyota FJ Cruiser -- Although it's now discontinued, the FJ Cruiser remains a highly competent off-road vehicle with more civility than the Jeep. Its fixed roof creates plenty of blind spots, however.