Review: Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2018)


Impressive off road. CRD diesel is strong.

Automatic gearbox is horrible. Interior trim is crude and old fashioned. Massively lacking in refinement and quality.

Recently Added To This Review

18 September 2019 R/2019/198:

Front passenger airbag inflator may explode on deployment. Fix: replace the passenger air bag inflator. VINS: *********EL131872 to *********GL349452 . Dates: 29-04-2009 to 01-12-2016. Read more

14 July 2017 Wrangler Rubicon Recon launched

Based on the existing Wrangler Rubicon model, the new Recon adds 18-inch Low Gloss Granite Crystal painted aluminium wheels, a black dual top (including both soft and hardtop options), and a dual-vented... Read more

15 May 2017 Wrangler Night Eagle introduced

Just 66 examples of this special new arrival are bound for the UK – all fitted with Jeep’s 2.8-litre CRD 200PS diesel engine paired to a five speed automatic gearbox. The engine gives the... Read more

Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2018): At A Glance

What does a Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2018) cost?

List Price from £39,955
Buy new from £34,816
Contract hire from £466.85 per month
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Real MPG average for a Jeep Wrangler (2007 – 2018)

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17–29 mpg

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My used car has had faults since I bought it - will my warranty cover them?

I purchased a used Jeep Wrangler from a dealer for £20,000. They told me the car had been serviced by themselves, including all oil changes. Upon driving home, the car didn't feel right. I rang the dealer and he said all should be okay, if I had any problems to call Warranties 2000. I registered my issues with them and explained my worry about the clutch or gearbox (that's my guess as to what's wrong). I'm now concerned to as how much this is going to cost me and if they will dispute or payout.
If the problem you are experiencing pre-existed your purchase of the car and the warranty, then it isn't covered by the warranty. A warranty cannot cover a pre-existing fault. The dealer himself is liable for that and remains liable for any fault that could have been present or developing in a car for six months from the purchase date. Seems to me that this dealer is trying to wriggle out of his legal liability:
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