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2005 Jeep Wrangler

2005 Jeep Wrangler
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The Jeep Wrangler is perhaps the most unique vehicle on the road today. A simple mention of the Wrangler and you instantly conjure up an image of the rugged off-roader. It is perhaps so dominant that sometimes people associate the Wrangler with the entire Jeep division, neglecting such other models as the Grand Cherokee and the Liberty.

You know what you're going to get with the Wrangler: a compact model with plenty of driving fun that results from its performance ability and open-aired configuration.

Now, the 2005 Jeep Wrangler is also offered in a larger Unlimited model. The Unlimited offers more refined, on-road comfort and quietness because of its longer 103-inch wheelbase-10 inches longer than the original Wrangler.

Available Models
The 2005 Jeep Wrangler is offered in six models: SE, X, Sport, Unlimited, Rubicon and Unlimited Rubicon. Rubicon models are covered in a separate review.

Interior Features
The versatility and functionality of the 2005 Jeep Wrangler is increased with the additional 13 inches of space behind the Unlimited's second row, giving the Jeep double the amount of cargo capacity. The additional two inches in the second row provide more leg and knee room for passengers, and access to the second row is improved with tip and slide front seats added to the driver's side.

Options for 2005 include tinted glass, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and an audio group that includes an AM/FM radio with a 6-disc CD changer and an upgraded sound system.

Exterior Features
Wranglers are available with a soft top and plastic side windows or with an extra-cost hardtop with glass windows. The Unlimited's soft top features a fold-back forward section for a sunroof effect.

Entry-level SE models come with a 2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that pumps out 147 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 165 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. It is coupled to a brand-new 6-speed manual transmission.

X, Sport and Unlimited use a 4.0-liter inline 6-cylinder engine. It produces 190 horsepower at 4600 rpm and 235 lb-ft of torque at 3200 rpm. The I6 can be had with the new 6-speed manual transmission or an optional 4-speed automatic system.

All models have a standard 4-wheel drive system that must be disengaged on dry pavement but includes low-range gearing.

Safety and Security
Safety features standard on all Jeep Wranglers include next-generation airbags, a driver's side constant force retractor, self-adjusting low-tension three-point belts, height-adjustable shoulder belts and energy-absorbing foam in the sport bar and trim around the windshield and back of the hard top.

Antilock brakes are optional on 2005 Sport models.

2005 Jeep Wrangler - New for 2005

Revised short-wheelbase lineup: SE, X, Sport and Rubicon
New six-speed manual transmission replaces five-speed manual
Full-size spare tire made standard on all models
Full-face steel wheel made standard on SE, X and Sport
Medium Gray replaces Black as color for top and fender flares
New Neutral Density fender flares for Rubicon
Paint: Impact Orange replaces Solar Yellow
Paint: Deep Beryl Green Pearl Coat replaces Shale Green
Air conditioning made standard on Sport and Rubicon
Seven-speaker system made standard on Sport and Rubicon
New Security Group (electrochromic rearview mirror and Sentry Key®); Optional on Sport, Rubicon
New Brake and Traction Group (four-wheel disc brakes and Trac-Lok®(a)); Optional on Sport (must have 30-inch tires); standard on Rubicon and Tru-Lok replaces Trac-Lok
(a)Trac-Lok is a registered trademark of Spicer Technology, Inc.

Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.4L I4
4.0L I6
147 @ 5200
190 @ 4600
6-speed manual
4-speed auto
MPG: City/Hwy
2.4L: 18 / 20
4.0L: 16 / 20

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