Summary, Prices, Specs

By November 10, 1999


The stiff new chassis, compliant new suspension, smoother, stronger engines, and comfortable new interior add up to a dramatic improvement.

While the increased off-road capability has been greeted with enthusiasm by off-road Jeep enthusiasts, the improved ride and handling on the road means you don't have to be a club member to enjoy driving this new Wrangler. There really is only one.

Model Line Overview
Model lineup:N/A
Engines:181-hp 4.0-liter ohv inline 6-cyl.
Transmissions:3-speed automatic
Safety equipment (standard):Dual airbags
Safety equipment (optional):N/A
Basic warranty:3 years/36,000 miles
Assembled in:Toledo, OH
Specifications As Tested
Model tested (MSPR):Wrangler Sport
Standard equipment:(Sport) 4WD, AM/FM radio, fuel tank skid plate, removable soft top, rear bumper, tachometer, front carpeting
Options as tested (MSPR):Air conditioning, AM/FM/cassette audio, full console with cup holders, large fuel tank, 30-in. tires, aluminum wheels, heavy duty shocks, Dana rear axle, differential, sport bar with full padding, fog lights, side steps, leather-wrapped steering wheel, tow hooks
Destination charge:N/A
Gas guzzler tax:N/A
Price as tested (MSPR):$21190
Engine:2.5-liter ohv 4-cyl.
Horsepower (lb.-ft @ rpm):120 @ 5400
Torque (lb.-ft @ rpm):140 @ 3500
Transmission:5-speed manual
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy:18/21 mpg
Wheelbase:93.4 in.
Length/width/height:151.8/66.7/70.2 in.
Track, f/r:58.0/58.0 in.
Turning circle:33.6 ft.
Seating Capacity:4
Head/hip/leg room, f:40.9/51.1/41.1 in.
Head/hip/leg room, m:N/A
Head/hip/leg room, r:39.4/43.5/34.9 in.
Cargo volume:N/A
Towing capacity:2000 Lbs.
Suspension, f:Live axle, coil springs
Suspension, r:Live axle, coil springs
Ground clearance:N/A
Curb weigth:3092 lbs.
Brakes, f/r:disc/drum
Fuel capacity:15.0 gal.
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. All prices are manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSPR) effective as of November 10, 1999.Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. N/A: Information not available or not applicable. Manufacturer Info Sources: 1-800-925-JEEP -