Best Off-Road SUV (Jeep Wrangler)

In this speedily advancing time of technology, there exist only a few automobiles that have kept their legacy and are as incorruptible as they were when launched for the first time. Jeep Wrangler is one of those cars that fit perfectly with the description of loyalty. In spite of decades of expansion in automobile industry, Wrangler SUV endures to be the one vehicle, which has kept its hard earned and profoundly deserved reputation in off road vehicles.

Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler has a little something for everyone who wants to have his hands on off road vehicles, which are famous for their uses and versatility. It has all the right features for its customers. Nimble suspension, four-wheel drive, ample ground clearance, all is available in one package.

Yes this model is still little bit unrefined but considering where it came from and where it can take you, Jeep Wrangler is now more livable. Reason behind it are the necessary modifications made in it over the past few years. Wrangler also provides four doors and a back seat, which is more usable than the one being offered in other off road SUVs.

Impressive Interior Dimensions of Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2015 Jeep Wrangler comes in varied styling. It is available in two door Wrangler and a four door Wrangler Unlimited. Both vehicles have two rows of seating. Wrangler Unlimited is 20.6 inches longer than its predecessors. It has more cargo space and rear legroom whereas, in two-door variant, it is below class average.

Wrangler Unlimited feels like a quite spacious and mid-size utility car inside with its 116-inch wheelbase. There is ample space for full-size adults in the back that makes journey more comfortable especially for off-roading adventures.

Jeep Wrangler Interior

Innovative Exterior Design

Choice is offered between soft and hard tops and also a combined package. It includes both options typically for those who are more into switching back and forth in accordance with seasons. People could entirely open the cabins of car which makes the Wrangler a real changeable SUV. It offers roof panels which can be taken away at any time for an experience of semi open air. Soft top design of jeep has been refined over the years which make it easier to use. Handling and operation of car is still a little bit complex.

By the looks of Jeep Wrangler one might not believe easily about the advanced functioning and smooth driving it offers. But people who possess a good knowledge about cars can immediately point out differences in the 2015 model of Jeep Wrangler. According to the design department of jeep, it is not expected of them to bring innovation in the looks of jeep but sure improvements are made in the processing and performance of it.

Jeep Wrangler offers uncompromising off road service which makes it superior in the list of off road utilities. It offers the same 2 door and a 4 door Wrangler with additions in color schemes and the regular updates in processing of jeep to keep Wrangler queue modern each year.

Improved Fuel Economy

All Wrangler models are powered by 3.6 liter V6 Pentastar engine that produces 250 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. This V6 engine can now accelerate to 60mph in just 8.4 seconds for Wrangler Unlimited and 7.7 for two-door model. It also shares multiple aerodynamic attributes with a barn door which usually is way too good at low speed than highway cruising.

 V6 Engine is the best thing that has ever happened to Jeep Wrangler. With nice throttle response, smooth operation and good fuel economy, Wrangler is just about as perfectly suited as it can be.

With 5-speed automatic, Wrangler is also offering 6-speed manual for this year. Towing performance of Wrangler is rather disappointing given this model’s rugged character. Two-door Wrangler has a maximum capacity of 2000 pounds and Wrangler Unlimited tops out to just 3500 pounds.

What’s new for 2015?

Changes for 2015 comprises of new trim packages and paint color. Other added features in 2015 model include 31 inch tire package specifically for Sports model which was missing in previous models of Jeep. Plus all Wranglers of this year come standard with a torx tool. This tool works as an effective support for removing the roof of jeep. The power convenience group has added Powers mirrors and auto dimming rearview mirror in 2015 Jeep Wrangler.

Notable Features in Wrangler’s Cockpit

 Jeep Wrangler 2015 is more than a mainstream jeep with the use of technologies. It is more desirable than the ones that have been launched in the previous years. Jeep gained fame for its heated seats with leather upholstery and a navigation system, which in itself is a definition of excellence. An upgraded sound system can be seen as the specialty of Wrangler, available with 9 speaker alpine ring which will jiggle your fillings loose.

There have been many improvements in Wrangler in recent years including quite dramatic transformation for its interior. It has now new instrument panel that is modern and curvy with soft-touch materials offered in some spots where they will be noticed. Four-door Wrangler Unlimited accommodates five people while two-door Jeep Wrangler seats four passengers.

Stylish yet Simple Cabin

Although this model’s cabin has a modicum of style especially with its ‘bright interior accent’ metal-look. But in the end, functions triumphs over form. Though Wrangler’s dashboard offers clear gauges and good laid-out controls but still there is this distinct throwback feel while driving this model. It evokes bygone era when automobile’s cabins did not resemble fighter-plane cockpits. Car enthusiasts can still have Chrysler’s older 6.5-inch touchscreen navigation system but other than that, Wrangler’s cabin is as basic as it gets.

No Safety Features in Wrangler 2015

With all the new features and changes in Wrangler, it is still not considered safe vehicle. No safety systems have been installed in this jeep because of limitation of SUV’s boxy structure except antilock brakes and traction & stability control. If these limitations were not there, modern comforts like lane departure warning indicators and blind spot monitoring would have been a part of this jeep.

It also lacks frontal collision avoidance system, which is basically designed that in case of any misfortune the severity of accident could be minimized. It is also known as collision mitigating system. Front airbags are available as an option, which would cost the buyer an extra $495. Only three stars have been given to Jeep Wrangler in a roll over crash by NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration).

Two-door and Wrangler Unlimited, both are available in Sahara, Sport or Rubicon trim levels. Wrangler has a base price of $24000 but Rubicon and Sahara models costs thousands more. Nissan Xterra and Toyota 4Runner are being seen as true rivals of 2015 Jeep Wrangler.

Although this vehicle is not the safest one in its lineup but it is still considered the best off-road SUVs. Whenever you want to go on off-road adventures in winters, make sure you maintain your car beforehand. It will save you thousands of bucks and also ensures your safety.

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