Jeep Wrangler - Rugged and Made for the Beaten Track

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The 2010 Jeep Wrangler has always been a favorite for its rugged off-road capabilities and boxy styling. The 2010 won't disappoint if what you're looking for is a fun, rugged off-roader. If you're in need of something for daily use, the Wrangler may not be right for you due to its sometimes poor on-road handling and less than comfortable ride. Regardless of its shortcomings, the Wrangler's off-road abilities, distinctive styling have helped it build a following.

The Wrangler may even work as a rugged hauler for particularly adventurous families who can do without a lot of creature comforts. The 2010 Wrangler sees minor changes to the base model. These include newly standard fog lamps, tow hooks, a compass, and outdoor temperature gauge and an indicator that shows when you're driving efficiently. The Wrangler comes in three trim levels: the base Sport, Islander, Sahara, and Rubicon. The performance is superior to almost any other SUV; however, its on-pavement ride is choppy and could be called adequate at best.

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The vehicle is equipped with a 3.8-liter 202 horsepower V6 engine that's enough to pull the Wrangler over obstacles, but proves sluggish in acceleration. The Wrangler's EPA ratings are also low, with 15/20 mpg city/highway with the 2WD. Since its creation, the exterior appearance of the Wrangler has remained largely unchanged. Inside, the interior has long been a point of criticism due to its rugged, rather than comfortable, nature. Sadly, it still doesn't measure up to the competition and features almost nothing in the way of standard features.

The front seats are comfortable, but still cramped and difficult to access. The Wrangler does come with new features as standard, as mentioned above, but anything extra or optional will set you back a few more thousand dollars.