Thursday, September 26, 2013

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon - Reviews and Pictures



A four-passenger SUV (well, at least that’s where we would slot it, seeing there is not pure category for off roaders) the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is an example of old school flair – and flares - coupled with modern-day technology. For 10 years now, the Wrangler Rubicon has remained the most stout off roader of any the Jeep family. The Wrangler’s overall design dates back to this generation’s introduction in 2007, but you may as well trace its seven-slot grille to day one in 1941.


Comprised of body on ladder frame chassis, its power comes from the Chrysler brand’s Pentastar 3.6-liter V6 engine with sequential multiport fuel injection. Rated at 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque, it delivers the power to the ground through a five-speed automatic transmission complete with a Rubicon-exclusive Rock-Trac transfer case with extra low off road gears. As an added nicety, the transfer case and fuel tank are both protected by skid plate shields.

The suspension is as old school as they come, with live Dana Tru-Lok axles, front and rear, surrounded by link coils, high pressure gas-charged shocks, and an electronic front sway-bar disconnect system for extreme articulation. It’s gobbledygook to most, but in a phrase, it says this Jeep has the goods – and more.

The Wrangler Rubicon is the king of the Jeep hill that includes Sport and Sahara trims, plus a multitude of special editions. Wrangler is also available in a four-door model known as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. And for those with the propensity for shift-it-yourself driving, the entire Wrangler line can be had with a buyer’s choice of six-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmissions. An eight-speed automatic gearbox is bound to arrive in the Wrangler soon.

Our example also included Chrysler’s Uconnect package for Bluetooth and SiriusXM Satellite radio connectivity, and a “sunrider” soft top that's better insulated and less challenging to put down that before – but it's hardly a “push a button and watch” affair. For those who pursue stump pulling (or vehicle retrieval) as a hobby, the Wrangler is equipped with a pair of hooks on the front bumper as well as a single hook located under the rear for a retraction after some intense mud bogging.

1 comments:

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