2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon Recon

At a Glance

Pricing $27,895 - $38,845
Drive Types 4WD
Engines 3.6l V6
Transmissions A5, M6
Fuel Economy 16 (city), 20-21 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 31
Style 3 stars out of 5
Utility 2 stars out of 5
Livability 3 stars out of 5
Value 2 stars out of 5
Fun 2 stars out of 5

Overview Information

Jeep faithful will be pleased that the Wrangler Unlimited embodies all the traditional Jeep attributes, adding much-needed cargo room and two more doors. The Wrangler Unlimited has a stiffer frame, longer 116-inch wheelbase, and retuned suspension, which should help tame the infamously jittery on-road ride. A 3.6L V-6 couples to a standard 6-speed manual or optional 5-speed automatic. Electronic Stability Program (ESP) is standard. Serious rock hoppers should get the Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, which has locking differentials, Active Sway Bar System, and dedicated off-road tires. One often overlooked fact about the Wrangler is that it is one of the least expensive convertibles on the market.

Official Word:

Already the most capable production vehicle in the world, Jeep(R) Wrangler is about to deliver even more capability - specifically more protection from the most severe, rugged off-road terrain - with the addition of the new Wrangler Rubicon Recon. Improved off-road prowess is a result of a stronger front axle, enhanced rock rails and heavy-duty cast differential covers.   "With an array of beefed up off-road components, the new Rubicon Recon provides even more legendary Jeep...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Wrangler Unlimited Sport 1 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) M6 4WD 16/21/18 31 $27,895
Wrangler Unlimited Sport 1 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) A5 4WD 16/20/18 27 $29,295
Wrangler Unlimited Sport S 1 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) M6 4WD 16/21/18 31 $31,095
Wrangler Unlimited Sport S 1 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) A5 4WD 16/20/18 27 $32,495
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 2 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) M6 4WD 16/21/18 29 $34,245
Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 2 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) A5 4WD 16/20/18 29 $35,645
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 1 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) M6 4WD 16/21/18 27 $37,445
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 1 3.6l V6 (285-bhp) A5 4WD 16/20/18 27 $38,845