Trail Rated® Tough

Every Jeep® Wrangler proudly wears the Trail Rated® badge – signifying its ability to perform well under various off-road+ conditions. It carries on the Jeep brand tradition of having legendary traction, ground clearance, maneuverability, articulation and water fording+ abilities.

Best-in-Class horsepower+

The 2016 Wrangler boasts a powerful and efficient 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine rated at 17 city / 21 highway mpg+. It has Best-in-Class 285 horsepower+ and kicks out 260 pound-feet of torque for tremendous low-speed crawling capability.

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2016 Jeep Wrangler Pentastar V6 Engine
2016 Jeep Wrangler 4x4 System

Choose a 4x4 system


Made to bring you four-wheel off-roading+ power, the Command-Trac® NV241 4x4 system comes standard on Wrangler Sport, Wrangler Sport S and Wrangler Sahara and delivers equal power to all four corners to give you Best-in-Class winter performance+.


For more control and more torque, the Rock-Trac® 4x4 system offers Best-in-Class off-road performance+ with a 4:1 low-gear ratio that lets you to crawl at a lower speed with a greater increase in torque at the wheels.

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Watch it in action:

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2016 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Rubicon: born to reach the summit

Voted “Best 4x4 Vehicle Of The Decade” by Four Wheeler Magazine, the Wrangler Rubicon is equipped with Tru-Lok® electronic locking differentials, Mud-Terrain T/A® tires, the Rock-Trac® transfer case, a 4:1 low-range ratio and rock rails. A 73.1:1 crawl ratio with the manual transmission lets you cruise up rocks to places that others only dream of reaching.

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Hill Descent Control and Hill Start Assist

Hill Descent Control helps you monitor throttle, speed and braking when you’re traveling downhill and need it most. Plus, Hill Start Assist keeps your brakes applied for a short time after you’ve removed your foot from the brake to give you time to accelerate without rollback.

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Dana 44
Heavy-Duty Axle

2016 Jeep Wrangler Dana 44 Axle

The above-center mounting on this axle adds ground clearance and helps to reduce the driveshaft's joint angles for smooth and quiet operation.

Locking Differentials

2016 Jeep Wrangler Locking Differentials

The 2016 Wrangler Rubicon offers standard Dana 44 front and rear axles equipped with Tru-Lok® locking differentials that help provide the ultimate in traction.

Sway Bar
Disconnect System

2016 Jeep Wrangler Sway Bar Disconnect System

This system lets you automatically disengage the sway bar when driving under 18 mph in 4LO mode. The front wheels can then drop and compress up to 25% further.

2016 Jeep Wrangler Angle Capability

Best-in-Class angles+

Wrangler offers Best-in-Class ground clearance+ (10 inches) and Best-in-Class approach (42.2-degree), breakover (25.8-degree) and departure (32.3-degree) angles+.

Up to 3,500 pounds of towing capability+

Wrangler offers you the ability to tow up to an astonishing 3,500 pounds. Plus, Trailer Sway Control (TSC)+ is an available safety and security feature packaged in the Trailer Tow Class III Group that does not require driver input and automatically kicks in whenever it senses you need it.

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