2005 Jeep Wrangler Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$10,449 - $16,308
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
Crash Test
MPG (up to)
14 City / 18 HWY
Horsepower
147-190
Seats
2-4

How 2005 Jeep Wrangler Ranks In Its Class

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Ranks  
#17
  By Price
Ranks  
#2
  By Experts
Ranks  
#16
  By MPG

Jeep Wrangler Models & Trims

SE $10,449 - $13,762
Horsepower: 147 hp - 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas I4, Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 x 7 (in.) - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
X $10,986 - $14,401
Horsepower: 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 x 7, 15 x 8.0 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Sport $10,677 - $14,134
Horsepower: 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 x 7, 15 x 8 (in.) - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Rubicon $12,601 - $16,308
Horsepower: 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 16 x 8 (in.) - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
Unlimited $11,779 - $15,458
Horsepower: 190 hp
Engine Type: Gas I6
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 x 8 (in.) - Aluminum
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

Owner Reviews

4.56

Jeeps are fun for adventures!

My Jeep is very reliable and fun to use. I love to go off-roading and taking the top down. However, it is absolutely awful on gas and I typically spend $100-$200 every month, even if I only travel to work and school. Overall though, my Jeep has been very good to me and I couldn’t be any happier with it.

Carlie B
Helpful

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited- all weather durable car

The Jeep Wrangler is a great durable car that will make it through any weather condition. I am able to drive anywhere in the snow without problems with skidding or sliding. The gas mileage it pretty fair for an SUV. It is easy to drive as it is a very small car. However, there is little trunk space.

Patricia H
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Jeeps are great cars, and very fun to drive:).

Very nice car, but there are often issues regarding the car. For example, there are often leaks, the brakes often go out, and occasionally unreliable. But mostly a great car. Jeeps are very good cars, the inly thing is the mileage, highway and city, not great if you're on a budget.

Cameron W
Helpful

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Compare Models & Key Features

Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$10,449 - $13,762
$10,986 - $14,401

Horsepower

Horsepower
147 - 190 (hp)
190 (hp)

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.4L SMPI DOHC 16V 4, 4.0L SMPI I6 "POWER TECH" ENGINE, 23N SE CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG, 24N SE CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
4.0L SMPI I6 "Power Tech" engine, 4.0L SMPI I6 "POWER TECH" ENGINE, 25X X CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG, 24X X CUSTOMER PREFERRED ORDER SELECTION PKG
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.1 (in.)
41.1 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.9 (in.)
40.9 - 41.9 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
Not Available
36 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.4 (in.)
40.3 - 41.5 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Standard
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Vinyl
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
2
4

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard

Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/75R15
P225/75R15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
93.4 (in.)
93.4 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36.7 (ft.)
36.7 (ft.)

Length

Length
155.4 (in.)
155.4 (in.)

Width

Width
66.7 (in.)
66.7 (in.)
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3457 - 3493 (.lbs)
3328 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
190 (hp)
190 (hp)

Torque

Torque
235 (ft. lbs.)
235 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
200 (.lbs)
200 (.lbs)

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Straight 6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 (gal.)
19 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
16 (mpg)
17 (mpg)

City

City
14 (mpg)
15 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
18 (mpg)
19 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Traction Control

HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
Front
Side
Not Available
Rollover
Not Available

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
A
Side
M
Roof Strength
N/A
Driver-side Overlap Front
N/A
G
Good
A
Acceptable
M
Marginal
P
Poor

Safety Features

  • Driver & front passenger next generation airbags

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (1)

Power Train > Automatic Transmission Oct 4, 2005
Report Receipt Date:
Oct 4, 2005
NHTSA Campaign:
05V460000
Summary:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY AND PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 42RLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS, THE CUP PLUG THAT RETAINS THE PARK PAWL ANCHOR SHAFT MAY BE IMPROPERLY INSTALLED. IF THE SHAFT MOVES OUT OF POSITION, THE VEHICLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE 'PARK' POSITION.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS AND THE PARKING BRAKE IS NOT APPLIED, THE VEHICLE MAY ROLL AWAY AND CAUSE A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSIONS AND INSTALL A BRACKET TO ENSURE THE PARK PAWL ANCHOR SHAFT IS RETAINED IN THE PROPER POSITION. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.

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