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2017 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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There’s no other vehicle on the road today that’s quite like the Jeep Wrangler. Blessed with top-notch off-road-capabilities and one-of-a-kind looks, the Wrangler is the go-to vehicle for people who don’t mind traveling off the beaten path in search of a new adventure. The Jeep Wrangler has also earned numerous industry accolades, including a KBB.com 5-Year Cost-to-Own Award and it won the SEMA Award for Hottest 4×4 SUV seven consecutive times. In addition, the Wrangler has a reputation for maintaining strong resale values and the 2017 model starts for less $24,000.


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The Jeep Wrangler is offered with new LED headlights for the 2017 model year

2017 Jeep Wrangler

What’s new for the 2017 Jeep Wrangler?

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is expected to introduce a new-generation Jeep Wrangler for the 2018 model year, so the 2017 Wrangler carries over relatively unchanged from the previous version. One notable update is the availability of LED headlamps and foglights, which should please the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) because that organization recently published a report saying that many new vehicles actually come with inadequate lighting.

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The Jeep Wrangler is offered with new LED headlights for the 2017 model year

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Exterior

The 2017 Wrangler stays loyal to the distinctive design that’s made it one of Jeep’s top-selling vehicles for so many years. Everything from the seven-slot grille to its squared silhouette is unlike anything else you’ll come across whether in the city or out on the highway. However, it’s in off-road situations where the Wrangler really shines, which is why the 2017 model comes standard with tow hooks, skid plates, and 16-inch steel wheels. Buyers who are looking to stay in the city can also add unique 18-inch alloy wheels, as well as distinctive LED lighting. Moreover, exterior color options for the ‘17 Wrangler include Firecracker Red Clear Coat, Hypergreen Clear Coat, and Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat.

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Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport

  • 16-inch x seven-inch styled steel wheels, Full size spare tire, Goodyear® brand tires, Black Sunrider® soft top, Full metal doors with roll-up windows, Fog lamps, Halogen headlamps, Accent color fender flares, Black front and rear bumper, Command-Trac® Shift-on-the-Fly Part-Time 4WD

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport S

  • Adds to or replaces features on Sport: 17-inch x 7.5-inch aluminum wheels

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler

  • Adds to or replaces features on Sport S: 17-inch x 7.5-inch high gloss black wheels, BF Goodrich® brand tires, Deep tint sunscreen windows

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler W

  • Contains the same features as Willys Wheeler.

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

  • Adds to or replaces features on Willys Wheeler W: Heavy duty suspension with gas shocks, 18-inch x 7.5-inch polished wheels w / granite crystal pocket, Bridgestone® Brand Tires, LED fog lamps, LED reflector headlamps

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

  • Adds to or replaces features on Sahara: 4:1 Rock-Trac® Part-Time 4WD System, Heavy duty suspension with gas shocks delete, 17-inch x 7.5-inch polished mineral gray wheels, BF Goodrich® Brand Tires, Body-color fender flares optional, Deep tint sunscreen windows optional

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary Edition

  • Adds to or replaces features on Rubicon: Command-Trac® Shift-on-the-Fly Part-Time 4WD, Heavy duty suspension with gas shocks, 17-inch x 7.5-inch bronze aluminum wheels, Goodyear® Brand Tires, Premium Black Sunrider® Soft Top, Body-color fender flares, Deep tint sunscreen windows, Power heated mirrors

Exterior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock

  • Adds to or replaces features on 75th Anniversary Edition: 4:1 Rock-Trac® Part-Time 4WD System, Heavy duty suspension with gas shocks delete, 17-inch x 7.5-inch polished semi-gloss black wheels, BF Goodrich® Brand Tires, Body-color fender flares optional

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The Jeep Wrangler is offered with new LED headlights for the 2017 model year

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Performance

The standard engine for the 2017 Jeep Wrangler is a 3.6-liter V6 good for 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. This engine can be paired with the buyer’s choice of either a six-speed manual transmission or five-speed automatic gearbox. This powertrain also gives the 2017 Wrangler the ability to tow up to 2,000 pounds. In addition, every new Wrangler comes standard with a part-time four-wheel drive system and body on frame chassis, which allows it to dominate the competition when traveling off-road.

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The Jeep Wrangler is offered with new LED headlights for the 2017 model year

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Efficiency

The 2017 Jeep Wrangler provides EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 17 mpg in the city, 21 mpg on the highway, and 18 mpg combined. An 18.6-gallon fuel tank also comes standard with the new Jeep Wrangler.

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The Jeep Wrangler is offered with new LED headlights for the 2017 model year

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Interior

The interior of the Wrangler is straightforward and to the point. The entry-level model comes with cloth upholstery, reclining front seats, and an eight-speaker sound system, while higher-level models offer premium equipment such as air conditioning, heated seats, and a nine-speaker Alpine stereo system. Consumers also get to choose between a soft top roof made out of vinyl and a hardtop roof that comes with panels that can be removed. As far as cargo spaces goes, the 2017 Wrangler provides 12.8 cubic inches of storage room behind the rear seats, but more than 55 cubes become available when the rear seats are folded down.

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport

  • Cloth seats, Cargo tie-down loops, Full-length floor console, Sliding sun visors with mirrors, Temperature and compass gauge, Tire Pressure Monitor with warning lamp, Base interior accents, Rear compartment covered storage, Eight speakers, Radio 130, Steering wheel mounted audio controls

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport S

  • Adds to or replaces features on Sport: Air conditioning, Chrome/leather wrapped shift knob, Leather-wrapped steering wheel

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler

  • Adds to or replaces features on Sport S: Air conditioning optional, All-weather slush mats, Tire pressure monitoring display, Electric vehicle information center, One-year SiriusXM Radio Service, Remote USB port, Uconnect® Voice Command with Bluetooth®

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler W

  • Adds to or replaces features on Willys Wheeler: Air conditioning

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

  • Adds to or replaces features on Willys Wheeler W: Bright interior accents, Coat hooks, Power door locks, Power windows, Electronic Vehicle Information Center delete, Remote USB Port optional, Uconnect® Voice Command with Bluetooth® optional

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

  • Adds to or replaces features on Sahara: Manual door locks, Manual windows

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary Edition

  • Adds to or replaces features on Rubicon: Leather seats with ombre mesh inserts, Bright interior accents delete, Power door locks, Power windows, Electronic Vehicle Information Center, Tire Pressure Monitoring Display, Radio 130 delete, Remote USB Port, Uconnect® Voice Command with Bluetooth®

Interior available on the 2017 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock

  • Adds to or replaces features on 75th Anniversary Edition: Leather-trimmed bucket seats, Bright interior accents, Alpine® Premium nine-speakers w/all-weather subwoofer, Radio 130

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Safety

Every 2017 Jeep Wrangler comes standard with electronic stability and traction control, advanced multistage front airbags, and electronic roll mitigation. When the third-generation Wrangler underwent safety tests for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), it earned a “Good” rating in the moderate frontal overlap test, but received a “Poor” rating in the side impact crashworthiness test and only a “Marginal” score in the small front overlap evaluation. Furthermore, the Wrangler received three out of five stars for rollover resistance when evaluated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Standard Safety Features

  • Advanced Multistage Front Airbags
  • Electronic Roll Mitigation
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Sentry Key® Theft Deterrent System
  • Speed Control
  • Sport Bar with Full Padding

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