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ENGINE: 3.8 Liter, OHV, 12-Valve SMPI V-6
Availability
Std.
Type and Description
Six-cylinder, 60° V-type, liquid-cooled
Displacement
230.5 cu. in. (3778 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke
3.78 x 3.43 (96 x 87)
Valve System
OHV, 12 valves, roller followers, hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection
Sequential, multi-port, electronic
Construction
Cast-iron block, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
Power (SAE net)
205 hp (153 kW) @ 5,200 rpm (53.9 hp/L)
Torque (SAE net)
240 lb.-ft. (325 N•m) @ 4,000 rpm
Fuel Recommendation
Unleaded regular, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity
6 qt. (5.7L) plus filter
Coolant Capacity
13.36 qt. (12.64L) Std.
Emission Controls
Three-way catalytic converter, heated oxygen sensors, electronic EGR and internal engine features
Meets Tier 2 Bin 5 (federal) and LEV 2 (CA) emission requirements
Electrical
Alternator
160A
Battery
600 CCA, maintenance-free
Transmission: NSG 370 - 6 Speed Manual Transmission
Availability
Std.— All models
Description
Synchronized in all forward gears and reverse,
multi-rail shift system with top-mounted shift lever
Clutch
Hydraulic actuation
Gear Ratios

1st
4.46
2nd
2.61
3rd
1.72
4th
1.25
5th
1.00
6th
0.84
Reverse
4.06
Axle Ratio
3.21 Std., 4.10 Opt. (Std. on Rubicon)
Overall Top Gear
2.69 Std., 3.44 Opt. (Std. on Rubicon)

Transmission: 42RLE - Automatic Four Speed w/ Overdrive
Availability
Optional
Description
Electronic governor, electronically controlled converter clutch
Gear Ratios

1st
2.84
2nd
1.57
3rd
1.0
4th
0.69
Reverse
2.21
Axle Ratio
4.10
Overall Top Gear
2.83

Transfer Case: NV241 Command-Trac
Type
Part-time
Operating Modes
2WD High; 4WD High; Neutral; 4WD Low
Low Range Ratio
2.72:1
Center Differential Type
None

Transfer Case: NV241OR Rock-Trac
Type
Part-time
Operating Modes
2WD High; 4WD High; Neutral; 4WD Low
Low Range Ratio
4.0:1
Center Differential Type
None
DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES
General Overall Length
152.8 (3881.1)
Overall Width (without mirrors)
73.7 (1872.0)
Overall Height, Hard top
70.9 (1800.9)/72.3 (1836.4) Rubicon
Wheelbase
95.4 (2423.2)
Track, Front
61.9 (1572.3)
Track, Rear
61.9 (1572.3)
Overhang, Front
26.7 (678.2)
Overhang, Rear
30.6 (777.2)
Maximum Payload (includes occupants and cargo)
1000 lbs. (454 kg)

Clearances

P225/75R16
P245/75R16
P255/75R17
P255/70R18
LT255/75R17
Approach Angle Deg.
40.8
42.0
43.8
44.6
44.3
Breakover Angle Deg.
21.8
23.1
24.9
25.5
25.4
Departure Angle Deg.
37.4
38.7
40.3
40.6
40.4
Front Axle to ground (inches)
9.1
9.6
10.3
10.6
10.5
Rear Axle to ground (inches)
8.8
9.4
10.1
10.3
10.2

Curb Weight
Wrangler X, Man. Trans.
3760 lbs. (1706 kg)
Wrangler X, Auto. Trans.
3785 lbs. (1717 kg)
Wrangler Sahara, Man. Trans.
3951 lbs. (1792 kg)
Wrangler Sahara, Auto. Trans.
3976 lbs. (1804 kg)
Wrangler Rubicon, Man. Trans.
4104 lbs. (1862 kg)
Wrangler Rubicon, Auto Trans.
4129 lbs. (1873 kg)

Accommodations
Seating Capacity, F/R
2/2
FRONT
Headroom
41.3 (1049.0)
Leg Room
41.0 (1041.4)
Shoulder Room
55.8 (1417.3)
Hip Room
55.6 (1412.2)
Seat Travel
Driver – 9.4 (238.8), passenger – 9.4 (238.8)
Front Volume Index, cubic ft. (cu. m)
54.6 (1.545)
REAR
Headroom
40.3 (1023.6)
Leg Room
35.6 (904.2)
Shoulder Room
61.6 (1564.6)
Hip Room
44.7 (1135.4)
Rear Seat Volume Index, cubic ft. (cu. m)
48.3 (1.367)
Cargo Liftover Height
27.8 (706.1)
Maximum Cargo Width at Swing Gate Opening
58.7 (1491.0)
Minimum Cargo Height at Swing Gate Opening
37.0 (939.8)
Maximum Cargo Height at Swing Gate Opening
37.1 (942.3)
Minimum Cargo Height at Swing Gate Opening
37.0 (939.8)
Distance between wheelhouses
44.7 (1135.4)
Cargo Volume cubic ft. (cu. m)
Rear seat installed
56.5 cu. ft. (1.60)
Rear seat removed
61.2 cu. ft. (1.73)
Behind Rear Seat
17.15 cu. ft. (0.49)

Body & Chassis
Layout
Longitudinal front engine, four-wheel drive
Construction
Ladder-type frame, open steel body

Suspension
Front
Live axle, leading arms, track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar,
low-pressure (on 16-inch wheel packages) gas-charged shock absorbers—std.;
Monotube high-pressure (on 17- and 18-inch wheel packages) gas-charged shock absorbers—std.;
Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect System (ASDS) opt.
Rear
Live axle, trailing arms, track bar, coil springs, stabilizer bar,
low-pressure (on 16-inch wheel packages) gas-charged shock absorbers—std.;
Monotube high-pressure (on 17- and 18-inch wheel packages)
gas-charged shock absorbers—std.

Steering
Type
Power, recirculating ball with damper
Overall Ratio
16.7:1 overall
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb)
34.9 ft. (10.64 m)
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock)
3.5

Brakes
Availability
Std. All
Power Assist Type
10 (254) single-diaphragm vacuum
Four-Wheel Anti-Lock with on- and off-road calibrations
Std.
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Std.
Parking Brake Type
Drum-in-hat
Front Size and Type
11.9 x 1.1 (302 x 28) vented rotor
with 2.6 (66) single-piston floating caliper
Swept Area (total front)
234.3 sq in (1511.6 sq cm)
Rear Size and Type
12.44 x 0.47 (316 x 12) solid rotor
with 1.9 (48) single-piston floating caliper
Swept Area (total rear)
202.6 sq in (1307.1 sq cm)
Wheels
Availability
X Standard
Type and Material
Painted Steel
Size
16 x 7.0
Availability
X Optional
Type and Material
Painted Cast Aluminum
Size
16 x 7.0
Availability
Sahara Standard
Type and Material
Painted Cast Aluminum
Size
17 x 7.5
Availability
Rubicon Standard
Type and Material
Machined Cast Aluminum
Size
17 x 7.5
Availability
Sahara Optional
Type and Material
Painted Cast Aluminum
Size
18 x 7.5

Wheels
Availability
X Std.
Size and Type
P225/75R16, On/Off-road, Black Side Wall
Mfr. and Model
Goodyear Wrangler ST
Revs per Mile (km)
712 (1146)
Availability
X Optional
Size and Type
P245/75R16, On/Off-road, Black Side Wall
Mfr. and Mode
Goodyear Wrangler SRA
Revs per Mile (km)
687 (1106)
Availability
Sahara Standard
Size and type
P255/75R17, On/Off-road, Outlined White Lettered
Mfr. and Model
Goodyear Wrangler SRA
Revs per Mile (km)
661 (1064)
Availability
Sahara Optional
Size and Type
P255/70R18, On/Off-road, Outlined White Lettered
Mfr. and Model
Bridgestone Dueler 693
Revs per Mile (km)
653 (1051)
Availability
Rubicon Standard
Size and Type
LT255/75R17, Off-Road, Black Side Wall
Mfr. and Model
B.F. Goodrich Mud Terrain
Revs per Mile (km)
650 (1046)

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