2010 Jeep Wrangler Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$21,165-$28,775
$20,614-$27,116
15 /CITY / 19 /HWY
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What Changed for the 2010 Jeep Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited:

Introduced as a follow-up to the venerable Jeep CJ, the Jeep Wrangler is a compact SUV epitomizing the Jeep brand. Unlike nearly all other vehicles on the road, the Wrangler continues to utilize front and rear live axles under a rugged frame platform for maximum off-road capability. Now in its third generation-last redesigned for the 2007 model year when a new 4-door Unlimited model joined the lineup-the Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited see only minor equipment changes for 2010.

  • New easier-to-remove soft convertible top
  • New standard fog lamps, tow hooks and a compass
  • Standard cloth seats replace vinyl on base Sport models
  • Optional two-tone leather upholstery available on Sahara and Rubicon models
  • Discontinued paint colors: Detonator Yellow, Green Metallic and Sunburst Orange
  • New exterior paint colors: Dark Charcoal, Natural Green and Surf Blue

The Jeep Wrangler, an open-air SUV, is one of the longest-running vehicle nameplates in the world. The Jeep's versatility has been its main selling point over the years, and it has long been popular with off-road enthusiasts.

The 2010 Jeep Wrangler offers three trim levels: Sport, Rubicon, and Sahara, with either two or four doors. The 4-door version, known as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, has been given a few upgrades for 2010, including a larger fuel tank.

The entry-level Jeep Wrangler Sport features 16-inch steel wheels, a folding soft top, cloth upholstery, flip-and-fold removable rear seat, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Sahara and Rubicon models include various upgrades, mainly in the form of option packages. The Power Convenience Group, for example, includes 18-inch wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, power locks and windows, tubular side steps, and an upgraded stereo. That package is standard on the Sahara trim. A 3-piece modular hardtop is available on all trim levels, and includes a rear window defroster and wiper, and a storage bag. Half-metal doors with plastic windows and a towing package are also available.

All 2010 Jeep Wranglers employ 4-wheel drive and a 202-horsepower, 3.8-liter V-6 engine, with a standard 6-speed manual or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. (Rear-wheel drive is optional on the Unlimited version.) According to the EPA, this powertrain delivers 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Jeep Wrangler include 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, traction control, stability control, dual front air bags, and an air bag occupancy sensor. In government (NHTSA) crash tests, the Wrangler received five stars (out of five) for driver and front passenger protection in front-impact tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Wrangler a \"Good\" rating in frontal-offset tests, \"Poor\" for side-impact protection, and \"Marginal\" for rear-impact protection.

Starting MSRP for the 2010 Jeep Wrangler was $21,165.

What Changed for the 2010 Jeep Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited:

Introduced as a follow-up to the venerable Jeep CJ, the Jeep Wrangler is a compact SUV epitomizing the Jeep brand. Unlike nearly all other vehicles on the road, the Wrangler continues to utilize front and rear live axles under a rugged frame platform for maximum off-road capability. Now in its third generation-last redesigned for the 2007 model year when a new 4-door Unlimited model joined the lineup-the Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited see only minor equipment changes for 2010.

  • New easier-to-remove soft convertible top
  • New standard fog lamps, tow hooks and a compass
  • Standard cloth seats replace vinyl on base Sport models
  • Optional two-tone leather upholstery available on Sahara and Rubicon models
  • Discontinued paint colors: Detonator Yellow, Green Metallic and Sunburst Orange
  • New exterior paint colors: Dark Charcoal, Natural Green and Surf Blue

The Jeep Wrangler, an open-air SUV, is one of the longest-running vehicle nameplates in the world. The Jeep's versatility has been its main selling point over the years, and it has long been popular with off-road enthusiasts.

The 2010 Jeep Wrangler offers three trim levels: Sport, Rubicon, and Sahara, with either two or four doors. The 4-door version, known as the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, has been given a few upgrades for 2010, including a larger fuel tank.

The entry-level Jeep Wrangler Sport features 16-inch steel wheels, a folding soft top, cloth upholstery, flip-and-fold removable rear seat, and a 6-speaker sound system. The Sahara and Rubicon models include various upgrades, mainly in the form of option packages. The Power Convenience Group, for example, includes 18-inch wheels, air conditioning, cruise control, power locks and windows, tubular side steps, and an upgraded stereo. That package is standard on the Sahara trim. A 3-piece modular hardtop is available on all trim levels, and includes a rear window defroster and wiper, and a storage bag. Half-metal doors with plastic windows and a towing package are also available.

All 2010 Jeep Wranglers employ 4-wheel drive and a 202-horsepower, 3.8-liter V-6 engine, with a standard 6-speed manual or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. (Rear-wheel drive is optional on the Unlimited version.) According to the EPA, this powertrain delivers 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway.

Standard safety features on the 2010 Jeep Wrangler include 4-wheel anti-lock brakes, traction control, stability control, dual front air bags, and an air bag occupancy sensor. In government (NHTSA) crash tests, the Wrangler received five stars (out of five) for driver and front passenger protection in front-impact tests. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Wrangler a \"Good\" rating in frontal-offset tests, \"Poor\" for side-impact protection, and \"Marginal\" for rear-impact protection.

Starting MSRP for the 2010 Jeep Wrangler was $21,165.

Available Trims for the 2010 Jeep Wrangler
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Sport (4WD 2dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 21165.00 Engine 3.8L/231 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name Sahara (4WD 2dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 26255.00 Engine 3.8L/231 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name Rubicon (4WD 2dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 28775.00 Engine 3.8L/231 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name Islander (4WD 2dr *Ltd Avail*) Transmission Automatic MSRP 21165.00 Engine 3.8L/231 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
Name Mountain (4WD 2dr) Transmission Automatic MSRP 21165.00 Engine 3.8L/231 City/Hwy MPG 15/19
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INTERIOR
  • Air conditioning bypass (REQ: 2_B CPOS Pkg)
  • Cloth seat trim
  • Low-back front bucket seats
  • Reclining front seats
  • Driver height adjustment
  • Easy-access passenger seat
  • Rear folding seat
  • Rear seat outboard head restraints
  • Full length floor console
  • Front floor mats
  • Tilt steering column
  • Premium instrument cluster w/tachometer
  • Temp & compass gauge
  • Sentry Key theft deterrent system
  • Heater w/instrument panel ventilation
  • Aux 12V pwr outlet
  • Sport bar w/full padding
  • Sliding sun visors w/mirrors
  • Front dome lamp w/on/off switch
  • Front seatback map pockets
  • Cargo compartment covered storage
  • Cargo tie down loops
  • Air conditioning
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/bright spokes
  • Speed control
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch down
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Security alarm
  • Bright interior accents
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Cloth seat trim w/Islander logo
  • Mopar slush mats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/blue stitching
  • Cloth seat trim w/Mountain logo
  • Graphite interior vent trim rings
EXTERIOR
  • 16" x 7.0" lux styled steel wheels
  • P225/75R16 on/off-road BSW tires
  • Full size spare tire
  • Matching spare wheel
  • Outside tire carrier
  • Easy folding soft top
  • Sunrider soft top feature
  • Black front bumper
  • Accent color fender flares
  • Body color grille
  • Halogen headlamps
  • Fog lamps
  • Tinted windshield glass
  • Front door tinted glass
  • Swing-away mirrors
  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • 18" x 7.5" satin silver painted aluminum wheels
  • P255/70R18 on/off-road OWL tires
  • Black/silver front bumper
  • Black/silver rear bumper
  • Body color fender flares
  • Tubular side steps
  • Deep-tint sunscreen windows
  • Hood insulation
  • 17" x 7.5" satin carbon painted aluminum wheels
  • LT255/75R17 off-road BSW tires
  • 17" x 7.5" painted aluminum wheels
  • Mopar matte black hood decal
  • Black/mineral gray front bumper
  • Black/mineral gray rear bumper
  • Mopar black fuel filler door
  • Mopar black tail lamp guards
  • Mineral gray grille
MECHANICAL
  • 3.8L OHV 12-valve SMPI V6 engine
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • 3.21 axle ratio
  • Hill start assist
  • Next-generation Dana 30 solid front axle
  • Next generation Dana 44 HD rear axle
  • Command-Trac shift-on-the-fly 4WD system
  • 600-CCA maintenance free battery
  • 140-amp alternator
  • (2) front/(1) rear tow hooks
  • Fuel tank skid plate
  • Transfer case skid plate
  • Front stabilizer bar
  • Rear stabilizer bar
  • Pwr steering
  • 4-wheel disc brakes
  • Hydraulic assist brake boost
  • HD suspension w/gas shock absorbers
  • 4.10 axle ratio
  • Tru-Lok front & rear axles
  • Next generation Dana 44 HD front axle
  • 4:1 Rock-Trac HD part-time 4WD system
  • Rock rails
  • Performance suspension
  • Electronic front sway bar disconnect
PACKAGE
  • Pwr convenience group -inc: pwr locks, pwr windows w/front one-touch down, remote keyless entry, security alarm
SAFETY
  • 4-wheel anti-lock brakes
  • Electronic roll mitigation
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control
  • Driver & front passenger advanced multi-stage frontal airbags w/occupant classification system (OCS)
  • Tire pressure monitoring warning lamp
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Media center 130 -inc: AM/FM stereo, CD/MP3 player
  • Audio input jack
  • (6) speakers
  • (6) Infinity speakers w/subwoofer
  • SIRIUS satellite radio w/1-year subscription *N/A in Hawaii or Puerto Rico*

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