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2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport Review

The 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport Gets a New Engine

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The exemplar of all off-road capable vehicles, the Jeep Wrangler, has upped its game. The 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport now has the high performance 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 engine and a 5-speed automatic transmission in its arsenal to ensure trail rated status.

The appearance of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport is hardy from bumper to bumper: fold-down windshield, massive wheels, exposed door hinges, round headlamps and the iconic Jeep 7-slot front grille. There is also the option of the Freedom Top to provide the full experience of a Jeep.

The interior of the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport mirrors the exterior. Hardy materials, plenty of storage space, a drain plug, water resistant cloth seats and a lockable glovebox. There are also intelligent technologies that make your life a little easier: Media Centre 130 CD/MP3 radio, with audio jack and four speakers and steering wheel mounted speed control and standard audio controls.

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The power and ability that you get with the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport is trail rated out of the factory. The new 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 engine and available 5-speed automatic transmission add to the Sport’s performance. It is also equipped with Command-Trac transfer case and electronic stability control with hill start assist.

2012 Engines:

  • 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6: 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque

2012 Fuel Economy:

  • 3.6L V6 with 6-speed manual (2-door): city 12.7 (22) and highway 9.3 (30)
  • 3.6L V6 with 5-speed auto (2-door): city 12.6 (22) and highway 9.2 (30)
  • 3.6L V6 with 6-speed manual (4-door): city 13.4 (21) and highway 9.6 (29)
  • 3.6L V6 with 5-speed auto (4-door): city 13.2 (21) and highway 10.0 (28)

The 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport keeps you safe by utilizing the best in safety features: electronic stability control, hill start assist, all-speed traction control and electronic roll mitigation. This Jeep is also backed by the 5-year or 100,000 km fully transferable Powertrain Warranty with $0 deductible, plus 24-hour roadside assistance. You are getting hooked up when you buy the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport.

The upgrade to the 3.6L Pentastar VVT V6 has ensured the Jeep Wrangler will be a top choice when it comes to off-road capable vehicles. This engine was actually named Ward’s 10 Best Engines by Ward’s Automotive. You can only expect good things from the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport.

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