The 2013 Jeep Wrangler comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 that produces 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Four-wheel drive is also standard and includes high- and low-range transfer case gears. This unit comes with a five-speed automatic transmission. EPA-estimated fuel economy for the two-door is 17 mpg city/21 mpg highway and 18 mpg combined regardless of transmission.
If your mission is to blaze trails off-road, you won't do much better than the 2013 Jeep Wrangler. The Rubicon trim is especially capable, thanks to its specialized hardware. While the Wrangler won't win any drag races, its V6 is capable and gets the heavy SUV moving briskly. The five-speed automatic offers decent power delivery and good fuel economy.
Though the Wrangler has been refined and civilized over the years, there's no hiding the fact that, at heart, the interior prioritizes function over comfort. Lean and durable, the cabin can be easily cleaned after a day spent in the dirt and dust. It's also fairly attractive, with rounded lines that give it a fluid, organic look.
The 2013 Jeep Wrangler comes standardly equipped with front and rear tow hooks, fog lamps, a removable soft top, crank windows, manual locks and mirrors, cruise control, a tilt-only steering wheel, a height-adjustable driver seat and a six-speaker sound system with an auxiliary audio jack, CD player and steering wheel controls. The Sahara adds the above options plus 18-inch alloy wheels, an upgraded suspension, under-hood insulation, side steps, automatic headlamps, body-colored fender flares and a six-speaker Alpine sound system.
The 2013 Jeep Wrangler comes standard with antilock disc brakes, traction and stability control, and hill start assist. In Edmunds brake testing, both two- and four-door Wranglers came to a stop from 60 mph in about 140 feet.