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Jeep Wrangler SUV (2007-2018) - Interior & comfort

The Wrangler interior feels cheap and is fairly uncomfortable

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Comfort in the Jeep Wrangler is hampered by a noisy diesel engine and the car’s unsettled suspension, though we were pleasantly surprised by the relatively low level of wind noise on the motorway considering its boxy shape.

This may be a car with irreproachable off-road credentials but they come at the cost of on-road manners. For some, though, this ‘characterful’ driving experience is all part of the Wrangler’s charm.

Jeep Wrangler dashboard

Despite costing as much as a well-specified BMW 3 Series, the interior of the Wrangler is somewhat rough and ready. The dashboard design is simplistic in the extreme, while the plastics used are of poor quality. At least the layout is easy to use – apart from the infotainment system with its columns of small, fiddly buttons, while most interior surfaces can be wiped-clean.

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We found the seats to be uncomfortable and unsupportive, both in front and in the back, while the driver sits bolt upright and hemmed in by the doors – in a similar fashion to the now discontinued Land Rover Defender

Equipment

Jeep hasn’t been mean when it comes to the Wrangler’s standard equipment. Every model has climate control, tubular side steps, automatic headlamps, Hill Descent Control and a Alpine Audio system with subwoofer.

All Wranglers get 18-inch alloy wheels. Overland models add a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment system with sat-nav, while the hardtop is upgraded to a body-coloured three-piece ‘Freedom Top’.

Rubicon models have additional equipment to provide greater off-road capabilities, including extra protective underbody components.

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Richard is a former editor of Carbuyer, as well as sister site DrivingElectric.com, and he's now Deputy Editor at Auto Express. Having spent a decade working in the automotive industry, he understands exactly what makes new car buyers tick.

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