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Jeep Wrangler 2006 2-door SUV
Trim Shown: Sport Utility
The Wrangler is best suited for off-road use rather than highway travel. While its off-pavement credentials are impeccable, this smallest and crudest Jeep is perhaps a bit too true to its roots. The ride is noisy and snappy, and handling is clumsy with vague and imprecise steering. Outward visibility is poor, and opening the canvas top is a project. The cramped rear seat is better suited to carrying cargo than passengers, but the longer wheelbase in the Unlimited model helps alleviate that problem. Antilock brakes are not available on most versions.

See Reliability page for the latest 2006 Jeep Wrangler recalls.

Safety Equipment

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

Road Test

This version of the Wrangler was introduced in 1997 and it became quite dated. Our Unlimited has a 10-inch wheelbase stretch over the standard model, resulting in more rear-seat room. Its strengths are solely off-road; it may be hard to live with eve...


2 front, 2 rear
Drive Wheels

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Body Styles
2-door SUV
Transmissions Available
  • 5-speed Manual
  • 4-speed Automatic
  • 6-speed Manual
Engines Available
  • 2.4-liter 4 (147 hp)
  • 4-liter 6 (190 hp)