2020 Jeep Wrangler vs Wrangler Rubicon


Price, Specs, Performance

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If you want a vehicle that combines a tough attitude with refined features, there’s no better choice in Middletown than the Jeep Wrangler lineup. But between two of the most popular options, the 2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon, which should you choose for your off-road adventures in Old Saybrook? Compare the two, side-by-side, and see which one feels right:

Jeep Wrangler


Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
$28,295 MSRP

2-Door Starting Price

$38,625 MSRP
$31,795 MSRP

4-Door starting Price

$42,320 MSRP
3.6L V6

Standard Engine

3.6L V6
Command-Trac® 4x4 System

4x4 System

4:1 Rock-Trac HD Part-Time 4WD
3,500 pounds

Maximum Towing

3,500 pounds
17 city/25 highway mpg

Fuel Economy

17 city/23 highway mpg

Rubicon vs. Wrangler: Price

Price is a key factor for many New London drivers, so which model gives you more bang for your buck? The Jeep Wrangler Sport costs $10,000 less than the deluxe Wrangler Rubicon, and it still packs quite a punch when it comes to features:

2020 Jeep Wrangler Sport

  • 2-Door: $28,295 MSRP
  • 4-Door: $31,795 MSRP

2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

  • 2-Door: $38,625 MSRP
  • 4-Door: $42,320 MSRP

Rubicon vs. Wrangler: Features

So, why is there such a steep price difference between the 2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon? The Wrangler Sport offers tons of comforts, conveniences, and technology – but the Rubicon offers impressive performance features that are perfect for the off-road enthusiast.

2020 Jeep Wrangler Sport

  • Command-Trac® 4×4 System
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera
  • Uconnect® touchscreen
  • Zipperless Sunrider® Soft Top

2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

  • Rock-Trac® 4:1 Low Transfer Case
  • 33-Inch All-Terrain Tires
  • High Clearance Fender Flares
  • Tru-Lok® Electronic Locking Differential
  • Electronic Sway Bar Disconnect
  • Available LED Lighting Group

Rubicon vs. Wrangler: Engines

Both models feature similar builds under the hood. You’ll find a standard 285-hp 3.6L V6 with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) to boost efficiency. Both offer your choice of 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission. Both tow up to 3,500 pounds with similar fuel economy figures. And while both are perfect options for driving around Madison, the Rubicon can also handle tougher terrain with its off-road features. So think carefully about your plans for your Jeep!

Take a Test Drive at Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM

We’ve explored the 2020 Jeep Wrangler vs. Rubicon, but there’s plenty more to discover about both models. Take a trip to Old Saybrook to see the Jeep lineup in person at Old Saybrook Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM. Contact us to set up a test drive and ask any questions!

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