NEW FOR 2011:
- Sport adds standard cruise control, hill descent control, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls
- Sahara adds 115-volt power outlet, automatic headlamps, and optional body-colour hardtop
- All models add available heated mirrors and heated seats
For 2011, changes to the Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited are in trim: the Sport adds standard cruise control, hill descent control and steering-wheel mounted audio controls, while the Sahara adds a 115-volt power outlet and automatic headlamps, and its optional “Freedom Top” hardtop can now be ordered in body colour to match the vehicle. All models can now be optioned with heated mirrors and seats.
The Wrangler is available as the two-door Wrangler, or as the four-door Wrangler Unlimited, in Sport, Sahara and Rubicon trim lines. All use a 3.8-litre V6 with six-speed manual transmission or optional four-speed automatic, and with part-time four-wheel drive.
Features on the Wrangler Sport include 16-inch steel wheels, full-framed doors with roll-up windows, black fender flares, fog lamps, black manual mirrors, tow hooks, Sunrider soft top, variable intermittent wipers, rear under-floor storage bin, floor console with locking bin, front floor mats, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, two-tone cloth bucket seats, driver’s height adjustment, fold-and-tumble second-row bench seat, tilt steering column, removable carpet panels with floor drain plugs, Dana 30 solid front axle, Dana 44 heavy-duty solid rear axle, 3.21 axle ratio, hill start assist, skid plates, and tire pressure monitoring system.
The Wrangler Sport S package adds 17-inch alloy wheels, deep-tinted windows, cruise control, and leather-wrapped steering wheel.
The Unlimited Sport is equipped similarly to the Sport S, but adds a 60/40 split-folding and reclining second-row bench seat, and front and rear floor mats.
The Wrangler Sahara builds on the Sport S and adds 18-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, body-colour fender flares, tubular side steps, Freedom Top three-piece modular hardtop, power locks with keyless entry, security alarm, power windows with auto-down, premium Infinity speakers and subwoofer, and heavy-duty suspension.
The Unlimited Sahara is similarly-equipped.
The Wrangler Rubicon builds on the Sport S and adds 17-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, power locks with keyless entry, power windows with auto-down, security alarm, premium Infinity speakers and subwoofer, Dana 44 heavy-duty solid front axle, 4.10 axle ratio, front and rear remote electronic locking differentials, performance-tuned suspension, and electronic disconnecting front sway bar.
The Unlimited Rubicon is similarly-equipped.
Depending on the trim line, available options include half-metal doors, dual hard- and soft-top package with storage bag, trailer tow package, navigation system, and leather seats.
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