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Jeep Wrangler 2000 convertible
Consider the Wrangler a vehicle for off-road use rather than highway travel. This is the smallest and crudest model in Jeep's lineup, and it carries on without any significant changes. The ride is dreadful, noisy, and uncomfortable, with nearly every pavement irregularity eliciting snappy, rubbery kicks. The steering is vague and imprecise. The driving position is unpleasant: The seat is too low and the steering wheel is too close to the chest. A short driver can't see well over the hood. While the 4.0-liter Six is responsive, the optional three-speed automatic transmission blunts its performance. Its manual transmission suits this vehicle better.

See Reliability page for the latest 2000 Jeep Wrangler recalls.

Safety Equipment

ABS available, standard from 2007. Side air bags available from 2007. ESC standard from 2007.

Road Test

The Wrangler was last updated in 1997 and it's quite dated. Its strengths are solely off-road; it may be hard to live with every day. Its thirsty engine performs just adequately, handling is clumsy, and the ride is sloppy.


2 front, 2 rear
Drive Wheels

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Body Styles
Transmissions Available
  • 3-speed Automatic
  • 5-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 2.5-liter 4 (120 hp)
  • 4-liter 6 (181 hp)