Jeep Wrangler Overview
The Jeep Wrangler is the original all-rounder that still retains the spirit of the original military vehicle. The Jeep Wrangler is a throwback to rougher, more rugged SUVs. It is not as comfortable as most modern SUVs, but it provides excellent off-road capability, two- and four-door configurations, and a removable top.
Jeep Wrangler Specifications
Jeep Wrangler Specs & Features
Compact SUV (Wrangler 2-door models), Mid-size SUV (Wrangler Unlimited and Wrangler 4-door models)
Front engine, rear-wheel drive / four-wheel drive
Jeep Wrangler Generations
- Wrangler YJ. 1986 – 1995
- Wrangler TJ. 1996 – 2006
- Wrangler JK. 2006 – 2018
- Wrangler JL. 2018 – Now
Jeep Wrangler Engines
- 3.6-liter V6 (285 horsepower, 260 lb-ft). Comes with a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission. Also available with Jeep’s eTorque mild hybrid system for improved fuel economy
- Turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder (270 hp, 295 lb-ft); automatic transmission only
- Turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel V6 (260 hp, 442 lb-ft); automatic and four-door only
- 6.4-liter V8 called the 392 (470 hp, 470 lb-ft); automatic, four-door Rubicon only
- Plug-in hybrid powertrain called the 4xe (375 hp, 470 lb-ft); automatic and four-door Rubicon and Sahara only
Jeep Wrangler Maintenance schedule
|Engine Oil Change||
Every 7,500 Miles
|Tire Rotation & Balance||
Every 7,500 Miles
Every 20,000 Miles
|Replace A/C Filter||
Every 20,000 Miles
|Front & Rear Axle Fluid Change||
Every 40,000 Miles
|Transfer Case Fluid Change||
Every 60,000 Miles
|Inspect Belts & PCV Valve||
Every 100,000 Miles
Jeep Wrangler Servicing
The Jeep Wrangler, like any vehicle, needs care and maintenance to keep it in good technical condition.
You need to have your Jeep Wrangler oil and fluids changed, as well as filters, and windshield washer brushes replaced every year on a regular basis.
Replacement of spark plugs, brake pads, and discs, steering system components, shocks, and struts in Jeep Wrangler requires replacement once every few years.
Tires and battery replacements in the Jeep Wrangler are done after about 5-6 years, depending on the frequency of travel and the conditions of use of the Jeep Wrangler.
If you plan to install a different size tires, you will need to replace the wheels on your Jeep Wrangler.
You will need to have your Jeep Wrangler’s parking lights, headlight bulbs, and taillight bulbs checked.
If you want brighter light in your Jeep Wrangler, then you need to replace the regular halogen bulbs with brighter LED bulbs. You can also use extra Light Bars if you want to get more light for your Jeep Wrangler.
Jeep Wrangler Maintenance Plan
- Fluid levels (engine oil, coolant, brake fluid, windshield washer fluid)
- Interior and exterior lighting
- Tire pressure, oil level, battery terminals, brake pads, door latches.
Replace every 20,000 miles
- Air Conditioner / Cabin Air Filter Replacement
- Universal joints
- Front suspension, tie rod ends
- Front and rear axle fluid
Replace every 30,000 miles
- Brake pads
- Engine air cleaner filter
- Fluid in transfer case crankcase
- Manual transmission fluid if vehicle is used for: trailer towing, snow removal, heavy loading, cab, police, off-road, etc.
Replace every 40,000 miles
- Air conditioner and cabin air filter
- Replacing or topping up front and rear axle fluid if you used your Wrangler for towing or off-roading
Replace every 60,000 miles
- Spark plugs
- Manual transmission fluid if the vehicle is used for towing
- Transfer case fluid if vehicle is used for cab, fleet, or frequent towing
Replace every 100,000 miles
- Flush and replace engine coolant, intercooler, battery, and engine-generator block
- Check and replace the PCV valve
Jeep Wrangler Maintenance Costs
- Engine oil: $20 to $50
- Oil filter: $5 to $20
- LED Headlight Bulbs: $20 to $100
- Wheels: $100 to $250 each
- Tires: $70 to $150 each
- AGM battery: $200 to $350
- Brake pads: $50 to $100 each
- Shock absorbers, struts: $100 to $250 per set
- Wiper blades: $15 to $50
- Deflectors and shields: $50 to $100
- Trucking controls: $50 to $150
- Grille guards: $20 to $200
- Tonneau Cover: $40 to $80
- Cargo Liners: $70 to $130
- Floor Mats: $90 to $150
- Seat Covers: $120 to $180
- Steering Wheels: $15 to $40
- Car Covers: $40 to $80
- Running Boards & Steps: $150 – $400
- Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPMS): $40 to $70
- Towing Mirror: $20 to $80
- Back Up Camera: $60 to $140
Jeep Wrangler Towing Capacity
If you like to travel, you can buy or rent a camper trailer for Jeep Wrangler. Please consider the maximum towing capacity of your Jeep Wrangler when choosing a trailer.
The maximum towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds of Jeep Wrangler.
Max. Towing Capacity
Can I tow more than my towing capacity?
No, we do not recommend doing so. When you consider the physics behind it, you are putting all of your Jeep Wrangler’s major systems at risk. You could be endangering yourself and others around you. You don’t do things that could endanger your Jeep Wrangler.
Jeep Wrangler Parts & Accessories
|Jeep Wrangler Engine Oil||Jeep Wrangler Wheels||Jeep Wrangler Tires|
|Jeep Wrangler Tonneau Cover||Jeep Wrangler Light Bars||Jeep Wrangler Running Boards|
|Jeep Wrangler Floor Mats||Jeep Wrangler AGM||Jeep Wrangler Seat Covers|
Jeep Wrangler Optional Accessories
You can give your Jeep Wrangler more personality and technology by purchasing these accessories:
- Deflectors and shields
- Cargo control
- Cargo liners
- Security grilles
- Toney Cover
- Floor mats
- Seat covers
- Steering wheels
- Car covers
- Running boards and steps
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
- Towing mirror
Jeep Wrangler Additional Services
If you need Jeep Wrangler insurance, truck rental or camper trailer services for your Jeep Wrangler, go to the page dedicated to that service.
|Jeep Wrangler Rental||Jeep Wrangler Insurance||Jeep Wrangler Trailer|