The latest model year upgrade saw the Wrangler receiving features that it previously only dreamed about, so our test car treated us with heated leather seats, larger power mirrors, an automatic climate control system with two areas, as well as a multifunctional steering wheel covered in leather. We also received a premium audio system, but we didn’ get the all-important navigation system.
The Wrangler has also learned a few tricks in terms of safety systems, as the car comes with ABS, electronic stability control, electronic traction control, rollover mitigation. There are also areas that leave things to be desired and will only be fixed by turning to the aftermarket offer, such as the headlights, which are good friends of dim light.
We didn’t get to enjoy these, but if you plan on using this car the way it’s meant to be used, we’d also recommend you to dip into the list of optional extras and go for the lockable front and rear Dana axles, as well as for the disengageable front anti-roll bar. We tested both during our past drive in the Wrangler
and we can tell you that both do wonders off-road.
Since we didn’t get to play with these, our favorite toy, besides the all-wheel drive system, of course, was the removable hard top, which, once we put in in a shed, allowed us to enjoy unique feelings. It doesn’t take too long to get it off or on, but you do need two people if you want to remove it all, not just the two targa roof-like panels above the driver and the front passenger.Continue reading