What’s new? The Jeep Wrangler is to strengthen its already robust collection of special models with the addition of the edition of the black bear. Wrangler Sahara pad wins some aesthetic upgrades and a new interior option olive green. There are also some new colors available, which is actually very notable for the Wrangler.
The list of “contra” reads like words we art would be after driving something designed there behind the iron curtain in 28 years. You should consider almost any vehicle, we are talking about pictures grainy, sepia with occasional image of Lenin and a parade of ballistic missiles thrown in for good measure.
And yet, the vehicle in question is the Jeep Wrangler, real similar to any other American icon 2016. What else can conjure up images of Ike cities released from Normandy and young love have fun enjoying the infinite freedom of nature? Wow, the word ‘Freedom’ is still plastered on a Special Edition package, design and roof.
2016 Jeep Wrangler is available in two BodyWorks: two-door, four passenger Wrangler and the four-door, five-seater Wrangler Unlimited. Each is available in three main levels of finish – additional Sport, Sahara and Rubicon – with special models which technically applies in the form of packages for these versions. A vinyl sunroof is standard in both, but there is a roof with easily removable panels in the front seats.
Standard equipment in the base Wrangler sport is a little as you will find in all vehicles sold today. Includes on/off road, steel wheels 16 inch, tires, tire of the full-sized spare, plates of protection, tow hooks, fog lamps, doors, removable, folding windshield, manual mirror and locks, doors metal complete with crank windows, cruise control, driver seat adjustable in height, fabric trim, Tilt steering wheel, one-piece double and falls in the front and a bench rear seat to eight-speaker sound system with CD player auxiliary audio input connector. The unlimited version has a larger gas tank, air conditioning and 60/40-split fold and fall forward headquarters.
Each Jeep Wrangler 2016 is powered by an engine 3.6 l V6 good for 285 horsepower and 260 lb – ft of torque. Four wheel drive is standard and high – equipment and low. Short films of Rubicon unique gear and a transfer case is improved with a very low analysis report. It is standard, while a 5-speed automatic transmission, with Hill Start assistance a manual six speed transmission with Hill-Start assist and hill descent control is optional. Trailer is rather thin to a maximum of 2,000 books for Wrangler and 3 500 pounds for the unlimited.
Each 2016 Wrangler comes standard with traction and stability, brake control front air bags and anti-lock. Front side air bags are optional. A backup camera is not available, or other AIDS for parking or safety.
The Wrangler of the worst fall of scores of any vehicle currently on sale. The Insurance Institute for the safety of the road (IIHS) awarded two-door Wrangler its highest possible rating of ‘Good’ in moderate accident-proof front overlay offset but a risk score (segundo-peor) «Marginal» in the test overlap petit front offset. Without optional side airbags, the tested vehicle considered «Bad» (worst) during the side impact test. Design of seat and the headrest was rated “Marginal” for whiplash protection back.
The Interior of the 2016 Wrangler made minimalist style, especially when the metal-look “bright interior accents” are specified. But at the end of the day, triumph of function over form. Although the vertical Board provides clear indicators and controls wisely willing, there is a sense of separate return when you’re behind the wheel of a Wrangler, evoking a bygone era when domestic car is not resemble flying fighter aircraft positions.
Of course, you can have touchscreen navigation if you want – although Chrysler’s frustrating, former unit of 6.5 – but in the contrary case, the Wrangler is almost as fundamental as it gets. Honestly, nothing else seems somewhat irrelevant. If you want the latest luxuries, another Jeep is probably more their speed.