The 2017 Jeep WranglerOpens in New Window is like a shark or a crocodile. It has evolved over many years to reach a pinnacle of form and function. It follows a certain logic and is a tool for a specific task. As arguably the best off-roader ever, it’s certainly one of the only vehicles where fun and freedom can win out over caution.
That ability to roam where and when you want — and not worry about getting stuck — is dear to Wrangler owners’ hearts. This vehicle allows you to travel roofless, doorless and even without a windshield if the whim arises. Embracing the minimalist cabin and opting for the most affordable model requires only a sacrifice of creature comforts, not capability. That’s part of the joy of owning one of these truly iconic JeepsOpens in New Window.
Despite lacking modern safety features, reasonable fuel consumption or sophisticated styling, the Wrangler and its 4-door sibling, the Wrangler Unlimited, are among the best-known, most-loved vehicles on the road and off it. Because of that, they also enjoy strong resale values and are estimated to retain 54.9 percent of their value over 5 years.
Both models are available with removable soft tops or hardtop shells.