Driven: 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Joe Lorio
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2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited

Base price (with destination): $34,370
Price as tested: $37,900

Standard Equipment:
3.6-liter V-6 engine
6-speed manual transmission
4:1 Rock-Trac part-time 4-wheel drive
Tru-Lok electronic locking front/rear differentials
Hill start assist
Electronic front sway bar disconnect
Dana 44 heavy duty front and rear axles
Traction control, stability control
Skid plates for transfer case and fuel tank
Electrically assisted power steering
Seven air bags
Rock rails
Tow hooks: two front, one rear
Gas-charged dampers
32-inch mud terrain tires
Power windows
Power locks with remote
Air-conditioning
Power, heated mirrors
Tilt steering column
Sunrider soft top
17-inch aluminum wheels
Automatic headlamps
7-speaker, 368-watt Infinity sound system with subwoofer, XM radio, and audio input jack
Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls

Options on this vehicle:
5-speed automatic transmission - $1125
Media center - $1035

Navigation
Sirius/XM travel link w/1-year sub.
Hard disc drive
6.5-inch touch-screen
3-piece black hard top - $735
Connectivity group - $385

Remote USB port
Electronic vehicle information center
Uconnect voice command with Bluetooth
Heated front seats - $250

Key options not on vehicle:
Leather seats - $900
Front seat-mounted side air bags - $490

Fuel economy:
(city/hwy/combined)
16 / 20 / 18 mpg

Engine:
3.6L V-6
Horsepower: 285 hp @ 6400 rpm
Torque: 260 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm

Drive:
Four-wheel

Transmission:
5-speed automatic

Curb weight: 4535 lb

Wheels/tires:
17 x 7.5 inch
LT255/75R17 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain

Competitor:
Toyota FJ Cruiser

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