In the world of all kinds of jeep category, jeep wrangler is one of the best-selling and people’s choice vehicles on road or off road. There are three types of jeep wrangler such as sports, Sahara and Rubicon.
In a short version, sports is kind of basic jeep wrangler and Sahara is updated version of sports category and Rubicon JK is the latest in the wrangler family that means upgraded than Sahara. Usually we ride these beasts but do not know types of jeep wranglers, here we compiled a list of best wrangler model in 2018.
What is the meaning of CJ, JK, TJ, YJ, WJ, YJ?
If you are a new buyer of wrangler or jeep, you may hear the two letters like CJ or JK. Probably you might find the letter on jeep Cherokee or Grand Cherokee limited, but their nothing written anything like that.
That’s okay because its not the name of jeep wrangler or brand, it just a simply code of identify the vehicle manufacturing between year. Below I will serial how it counts or describes.
|Manufactuing Year||Identify Chassis Code|
|1987-1995||Jeep Wrangler YJ|
|1997-2006||Jeep Wrangler TJ|
|2004-2006||Jeep Wrangler TJL|
|2007-2017||Jeep Wrangler JK/JKU|
Types of Jeep Wranglers
Literally there are three kind of Jeep wrangler you will find on the market which is also offered various limited edition each year. Sports, Sahara and Rubicon.
From decades jeep wrangler comes with new feature and facility to add a better composition on riding.
On below we listed several models of jeep wrangler in 2018 and it will also rock in 2019 because the year ending soon and jeep lover ready to add latest feature in their wrangler.
Different Model and Types of Jeep Wranglers
All the jeep wrangler 2012 JK has nearly same features and similarities, some may vary with customization and extra add on and also of course according to your choice and taste.
We just defined the difference and similarities between various JK model.
Key Features of JK:
- 6L pentaster V6 engine
- Produce 285Hp and 260 lb.-ft
- 6 speed manual transmission
Jeep Wrangler in 2018
- Sport & Sport S
- Willys Wheeler & Willys Wheeler W
- Freedom Edition
- Rubicon & Rubicon Recon
1. Sport & Sport S
Sport is the beginner and basic level wrangler which has all the essential features you will need. It is cost efficient and heavy-duty construction will not break your bank with extra money.
While this model has not every comfort you need but great for new buyer to ride a wrangler.
Key Features of Sport
- Manual windows and locks
- Cost efficient wrangler
- High Pinion Dana 30 front axle
- Low Pinion Dana 44 rear axle
- 16-inch steel wheels
- Black fender flares
- Sunrider soft rooftop
Sports S is the upgraded result of starter wrangler sport with some extra features like to add more luxury and comfortable in your wrangler.
These facilities you will not get in Sport edition, if you add extra cash on this then the ride will be more flexible and relaxing.
- air conditioning
- Leather wrapped steering wheel
- 17-inch aluminum wheel
- side steps facility
- deep tint sunscreen windows
- Power Convenience Group
2. Willys Wheeler & Willys Wheeler W
Willys wheeler is constructed with same components like Sports wrangler. And it also inspired by the original CJ group of wranglers.
The model well serves on every kind of terrain like mud or dirt or rock zone. Besides Willys wheeler also perform as Rubicon sometime.
Key Features of Willys Wheeler
- Off road rock rails
- 17inch black Rubicon wheel
- Good rich mud terrain tire
- 73 gear performance
- Tru Lock rear locker
While Willys wheeler presents the key features of Sports and on the other hand next Willy Wheeler W presents the similar facilities like Sports S.
Key Features of Willy Wheeler W
- Air conditioning
- Power windows and door lock
- Heated and auto dimming mirror
- Remote keyless entry
- Security alarm
- Tow strap and D ring
3. Freedom Edition
Freedom edition is dedicated to the national heroes of our nation. Not only signifies but also a sale percentage donates to the united services organization to help service men and women.
The edition is nearly constructed similar of Sports S with a little add on featuring components.
Key Features of Freedom Edition
- Leather trimmed seats
- Off road steel bumper
- Black soft roof top
- 115V power outlet
Sahara is one of the most popular off-road wrangler models which has all the latest equipment’s you will need ever on your ride. Sahara is the lined of series model of YJ and quite impressive ride for adventure enthusiast.
Key Features of Sahara
- Automatic transmission with 3.8 gear
- LED headlights and fog lights
- Deep tint sunscreen windows
- Power convenience group
- 18inch aluminum wheels
In one line, Altitude is the extra add on latest version of Sahara jeep wrangler. Day by day wrangler enthusiast love to add more comfort and latest upgraded features in their riding, so altitude fulfil their dreams.
6. Rubicon & Rubicon Recon
Literally Rubicon is made for off road to beat any kind of terrain and heavy-duty work station. Rubicon is the best choice of that want to exchange their present wrangler with a fine vehicle.
Same as Rubicon Recon is an extra little added wrangler than Rubicon.
Key Features of Rubicon
- Rock in any terrain
- 10 gears
- Rack trac four and four system
- Dana 44 heavy duty front and rear axle
- Monotube shocks with high pressure
Rubicon reckon is extra privilege of Rubicon with large wheel, BF Good rich mud terrain tire, black soft top, heated leather seat and at all interior design is awesome to have like a dream comes true. From all this Rubicon is one of my favorite wrangler to ride on it.
2018 JK WRANGLER COLORS
- Firecracker Red
- Chief Coat
- Xtreme Purple
- Granite Crystal Metallic
- Billet Silver Metallic
- Rhino Coat
- Bright White
- Gobi Clear Coat
PRICE RANGE OF 2018 JK WRANGLER
The price range is collected from jeep.com and it may vary from various marketer or shop.
|Jeep Wrangler JK||Price Range 2 door & 4 door|
|Sport||23K – 28K|
|Sport S||26K – 31K|
|Willys Wheeler||28K – 32K|
|Willys Wheeler W||30K – 34K|
|Freedom Edition||29K – 33K|
|Sahara||30K – 34K|
|Altitude||33K – 37K|
|Rubicon||33K – 37K|
|Rubicon Recon||39K – 44K|
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