2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited review notes – Autoweek

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Of all the road vehicles in production, none can trace an line back to its original for as long as the Wrangler — a that is now 73 years old. beside an original Willys it remains instantly recognizable. the Volkswagen Beetle comes with 65 years of worldwide

The Hindustan Ambassador of India is 60 including its Morris ancestor, the Porsche 911 is a mere 50 years

Like the traditional Coke or a hot rod, the sight of a Jeep is American. It has always been with getting off the road and the freedom of open space. A aftermarket business has grown of the Jeep and there are numerous clubs dedicated to the brand the world.

Highlighting one Jeep in the 2013 Wrangler Sport is a model, and thus comes with cloth seats, no system, and no luxury touches. As a vehicle, it traversed the snows of Arizona in the winter and travelled many desert roads.

Delivered in late fall it has had no mechanical problems of any kind; the minor defect being a badge on the glove compartment. The green color has attracted more comments than we ranging from, did you choose or was it the last on the lot, to an excited barista calling her co-workers out to it.

As a daily driver, it is perfectly at highway speeds, not sporty, but it along fairly well. The braking requires a bit more than expected, but on the other given the fact that the is an unlined shell, external is better than expected. One that arose was very wind buffeting at highway when the roof panels the driver and passenger were

The opening is best used off-road at much lower

The 3.6-liter V6 is a major improvement the old 4.0-liter mill and is perfectly cruising at Arizona’s 75-mph limit. Driving several miles at a stretch was not fatiguing Heating and air conditioning worked in all temperatures except as explained where a few flaws came up.

However, this is not where the shines.

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Off the road, it is transformed. The rear-wheel drive setting is adequate for simple dirt but the desert has endless challenges. four-wheel drive — requires a muscular tug — the vehicle a catlike ability to hills at much more angles, even in the basic specification.

Low range is really not except for some very areas. When out in the desert, the majority of other drivers and guides were driving or ATVs. Some of them upgraded for the most dangerous which we did not attempt.

There a few negatives with the Jeep It is not a gas-sipper; we were averaging 14 mpg mixed on- and off-road driving. The seats were comfortable but the were flat, hard and the recipient of complaints from When the weather was cold rear riders also about cold feet.

And although the doors are removable, is no detente, meaning that uphill results in trying to the doors from slamming your legs when

Overall, it has been a very experience so far. The JK has been the successful Jeep to date, and is now advanced in its production life. has been far better than and the Jeep has been trouble and does what it normally best. gives the driver the to get to great open spaces, from the paved roads, noise and congestion that is of normal lives.

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